Purdue Engineering has felt a profound loss in the recent deaths of professors James Barany and Robert Squires. Both men accomplished major achievements in their respective fields and will be remembered for their dedication to students’ success.
Purdue finished second in the Solar Decathlon 2011, a solar house collegiate competition in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Rakesh Agrawal, the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama in a White House ceremony.
The College of Engineering has reported a nearly 31 percent increase in enrollment of first-year women for 2011-12 compared with a year earlier.