The Purdue University College of Engineering is naming the directorship of the Women in Engineering program for former Dean Leah Jamieson in recognition of her 11 years of service as dean and for her work in encouraging women to become engineers. Jamieson completed her term as dean in June 2017. She remains the Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
A Purdue-affiliated startup, MR-Link LLC, is developing a coin-sized, affordable device that once inserted into existing MRI machines could allow researchers and medical professionals to perform multiple imaging scans at once and more efficiently and effectively understand a patient’s physiology.
Mark Lundstrom, the Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is one of two Purdue University faculty members chosen to lead the year-long festival of ideas that will be the centerpiece of the university’s sesquicentennial celebration in 2019.
A Purdue University student startup that provides musical backtracks for practice was accepted to compete in Student Startup Madness. Jose Moreno, a senior in Purdue’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and intern for the Purdue Foundry, founded One Man Band with Radomir Novkovich.
Purdue University is leading a new center to overcome the challenges of critical parts needed for low-power, high-performance computer chips in consumer electronics, vehicles and national security. The NEW LIMITS center is named for three aspects of a computer chip that the center's researchers aim to improve: NEW materials for LogIc, Memory and InTerconnectS.
Prof. Aly El Gamal has co-authored the book "Interference Management in Wireless Networks: Fundamental Bounds and the Role of Cooperation." The book details an information-theoretic approach to minimizing interference in 5G wireless networks.
Decorated NASA astronaut David Wolf will serve as a member of the new Users Advisory Group for the National Space Council. The group is sponsored by NASA and reports to the National Space Council on a range of issues.