In the U.S. News & World Report survey "Best Colleges 2019" Purdue's College of Engineering ranked 9th nationally among doctoral-granting universities. Electrical Engineering came in at #10, as did Computer Engineering.
Purdue University researchers are using technology to help police monitor emergency and public safety information on game day. ECE Prof. David Ebert says the platform also has applications for monitoring traffic, finding victims when hurricanes make landfall, analyzing school threats and helping with security at major speeches or visits by people of note.
The Indiana Innovation Institute has awarded Purdue a $2.3 million contract to help develop the ASSURE program (Achieving Scientifically Secured User Reassurance in Electronics), which is being led by ECE Prof. Peter Bermel.
ECE Alumnus Shehrin Sayed has been awarded the 2018 Prize by the Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation for his research on spintronics, a field that has significantly improved the memory industries. The Foundation awards scientific prizes for outstanding work in selected fields in the engineering sciences, medicine and the natural sciences.
A Purdue University-affiliated company is developing a method to accurately and efficiently predict chemical reactions in liquid solutions, which would help agribusinesses, fuel companies, food makers, cosmetic industry and many other businesses. QUAIL Modeling LLC was co-founded by ECE Prof. Tillmann Kubis and Ph.D. student James Charles.
Steven Pekarek, the Nick Trbovich Professor of ECE, is the recipient of the the 2018 IEEE Power and Energy Systems Cyril Veinott Electromechanical Energy Conversion Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of electromechanical energy conversion.
Dan Jiao has been selected as a PI of the Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) IDEA program. The ERI initiative – which was unveiled last year, with potentially upwards of $1.5 billion in funding over five years – is meant to jump-start innovation in the electronics industry.
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 Spring 2018 semester!