College of Engineering - Purdue University


October 7, 2015
A Purdue University researcher has solved a 140-year-old enigma in fluid mechanics: Why does a simple formula describe the seemingly complex physics for the behavior of elliptical particles moving through fluid?
October 6, 2015
Purdue University researchers will tackle several alternative energy-related projects for the U.S. Navy and develop a power and energy course through a grant of nearly $3 million from the Office of Naval Research.
October 5, 2015
Over the next week, Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will recognize several alumni with the President's Council Distinguished Pinnacle Award for the significant impact their generous gifts have on university student and faculty programs, organizations, and initiatives. Pinnacle Awards recognize donors to the university who have given more than $1 million.
October 5, 2015
A three-year Purdue University study on the challenges women in engineering face has earned support from the National Science Foundation.
October 2, 2015
C. Douglas Ebersole (BSAAE '82), has been named the top civilian leader at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Ebersole will manage a workforce of about 10,000 military, civil service and contractor employees and a $4.4 billion budget. Most recently, he was the director of the Aerospace Systems Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
October 2, 2015
A late 1920s bungalow in West Lafayette that Purdue and Whirlpool Corp. are remodeling and retrofitting for net-zero energy status is featured in The 2015 Hot 50 Green Products by Green Builder® Media. The project is called ReNEWW House which stands for retrofitted, net-zero energy, water and waste.
October 2, 2015
Mobile Enerlytics LLC, a software startup based on Purdue University technology, has been chosen as one of 16 teams to participate in the next class of the Alchemist Accelerator program, beginning Dec. 3.
October 2, 2015
Three Purdue Engineering faculty members are among 70 of the nation's most innovative, young engineering educators who have been selected to take part in this year's National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium.
October 1, 2015
Researchers for the first time have applied a modern theory of heat transport in experiments with semiconductors used in computers and lasers, with implications for the design of devices that convert waste heat into electricity and the control of overheating in miniaturized and high–speed electronic components.
September 28, 2015
NASA administrator Charles Bolden on Friday (Sept. 25) helped kick off the Purdue Systems Collaboratory aimed at integrating multidisciplinary teaching and research stressing the "convergence of knowledge" in problem solving.
Professor Supriyo Datta
September 28, 2015
Professors David J. Love and Supriyo Datta have been named Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers for 2015.
September 28, 2015
Purdue University professor Anand Raghunathan is spending the year at a new brain research center in India to explore the interface between neuroscience and engineering to learn more about how the brain works, and how this knowledge can be applied to improve computer systems. The findings could help drive technological advances and the creation of new engineering tools to study the brain.
September 24, 2015
High school seniors can register now for a firsthand look at the College of Engineering at Purdue University.
September 24, 2015
Rolls-Royce is the first partner on the runway with Purdue Research Foundation in the recently established Purdue Research Park Aerospace District in West Lafayette, officials announced Wednesday (Sept. 23).
September 22, 2015
Li Yi (Physics PhD ’14) was confirmed by the Chorafas Foundation to receive the 2015 D.N. Chorafas Foundation Prize. Yi’s PhD dissertation, “Study of Quark Gluon Plasma by Particle Correlations in Heavy Ion Collisions,” which was supervised by Fuqiang Wang, professor of physics, focused on experimental high-energy nuclear physics.
September 22, 2015
The Purdue University-based I-STEM Resource Network will receive $442,956 to continue its partnership with the South Bend Community School Corporation. The award is an Improving Teacher Quality Grant from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the U.S. Department of Education.
September 22, 2015
Michele Jamiolkowski, professor emeritus at the University of Torino in Italy, will speak about two of the world's significant structures during a visit to Purdue University this week.
September 22, 2015
The high cost and scarcity of lithium are driving research to develop alternatives to lithium-ion batteries, especially to meet future needs in energy storage, say researchers from Purdue University in an article about a potential replacement.
September 21, 2015
Purdue University's School of Industrial Engineering will hold a celebration and open house for its "reimagined" home in Grissom Hall on Oct. 9.
September 18, 2015
Quality control facilities in the food industry and the federal government can use new technology developed by a team of Purdue University researchers to speed up the process of detecting pathogens like salmonella in fruits, vegetables, meat and other food.
September 17, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden announced that Purdue University has received an advanced U.S. Department of Energy research award to improve concentrating solar power (CSP) technology. Funded by the DOE SunShot Initiative, a research team from Purdue aims to test the material limitations of critical components often found in large-scale solar power plants.
September 16, 2015
A project in Purdue’s Department of Engineering Education that could open the field to a greater cross-section of students has received a multi-million-dollar funding grant.
August 17, 2015
Tom I-Ping Shih, head of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, was recently given the 2015 Energy Systems Award by the AIAA, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
July 1, 2015
Professor Vlad Shalaev has won the IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) 2015 William Streifer Scientific Achievement award "for seminal contributions both to the theoretical framework and to the ground-breaking experimental realization of optical metamaterials."