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.
The Purdue University chapter of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) has received the 2016-2017 IEEE-HKN Outstanding Chapter Award from the IEEE-HKN Board of Governors. The award is presented to IEEE-HKN chapters in recognition of excellence in their chapter administration and programs.
Professor Minghao Qi has been elected to the 2018 Fellows Class of The Optical Society (OSA). He is one of 101 OSA members to receive this honor for significant contributions to the advancement of optics and photonics. Qi was recognized “for creative and impactful contributions to nanophotonic fabrication and integrated nanophotonic devices.”
Purdue ECE PhD student Supriyo Maji is one of the winners of the 2017- 2018 Circuit Analysis and Design Contest, organized by the IEEE Solid State Circuit Society (SSCS). The goal of the contest was to engage both undergraduate and graduate students in thought provoking circuit analysis and design problems.
Purdue University will lead a new national center to develop brain-inspired computing for intelligent autonomous systems such as drones and personal robots capable of operating without human intervention. The Center for Brain-inspired Computing Enabling Autonomous Intelligence, or C-BRIC, begins operating in January 2018.
Co-ops and internships are a great way to gain real-world experience while building on the skills and knowledge that students receive in the classroom. Both also offer work experience that allows students to be more competitive employment candidates upon degree completion.
Check out what some of our ECE students did during the Fall 2017 semester!
Purdue University researchers will use an award from the National Science Foundation to make computing more effective and energy efficient using "spins." Joerg Appenzeller, the Barry M. and Patricia L. Epstein Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue, will lead the effort.
A company started by two ECE graduates to help high-end retail stores improve customer service through automated coaching of sales associates has received a two-year, $750,000 federal grant to continue improving its software.
They were: Professors Muhammad Ashraful Alam, Alexandra Boltasseva, Charles Bouman, Y. Charlie Hu, Pedro Irazoqui, Byunghoo Jung, David J. Love, Mark Lundstrom, Samuel Midkiff, Dimitrios Peroulis, Minghao Qi, Kaushik Roy, Babak Ziaie, and Senior Research Scientist Charilaos Mousoulis.