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June 30, 2016

ECE Alum Astronaut David Wolf speaks at Purdue Cancer Moonshot event

In January, President Barack Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum establishing a first-of-its-kind federal task force to end cancer as we know it and announced a new $1 billion initiative to jumpstart the Cancer Moonshot. As part of this initiative, the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research hosted a Cancer Moonshot Summit Wednesday (June 29) in the Herman and Heddy Kurz Atrium of the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering.
June 21, 2016

Purdue's Board of Trustees ratifies Professor Peide "Peter" Ye as Richard J. and Mary Jo Schwartz Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Ye's research includes semiconductor and physics devices, nano-structures and nano-fabrications among other areas. His work in semiconductor technologies is recognized nationally and internationally, and he has been credited with a series of research breakthroughs. Each one was significant enough to be deemed "field-defining."
May 19, 2016

Gratitude Benefits Graduate Students

Some 40 years ago, when Hemant Thapar first considered where to attend graduate school, Purdue topped his list. For good reason. Highly ranked, the (then) School of Electrical Engineering produced some of the world's foremost research in his chosen area - circuits and systems. This year, Thapar (MSEE '77, PhD '79) is helping to make graduate school an easier option for students at his alma mater.
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