Winter 2011 - Engineering Impact
Celebrating two legends
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.
Solar home captures second in national competition
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.
Purdue engineer receives top innovation award from President Obama
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.
Purdue reports surge in women in first-year engineering
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.