In its 40th Annual Salute to Women tonight (March 4), the Greater Lafayette YWCA will present Leah Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering, the Mary Keller Ade Woman of Wisdom Award.
Purdue University will be part of a digital manufacturing institute announced Tuesday (Feb. 25) by President Barack Obama.
An analytics sensor for predicting bearing failure in machinery and a company developing an alternative method for removing excess material during the aluminum extrusion process were the big winners Tuesday (Feb. 18) at Purdue University's $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 21) ratified five named professors and approved a posthumous degree.
The Purdue Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 21) approved naming the School of Civil Engineering for the Lyles family in recognition of a $15 million gift from the Lyles Foundation.
Ten esteemed alums of Purdue's College of Engineering will be recognized Friday, Feb. 21, at a luncheon celebrating the 50th anniversary of Distinguished Engineering Alumni/Alumnae.
Eight individuals and a team have been announced as recipients of the College of Engineering's Faculty Awards of Excellence for 2014.
Jan Allebach, the Hewlett-Packard Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering, the NAE announced Feb. 6, 2014.
Tamara Moore, associate professor of engineering education, has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The award, also known as PECASE, is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
The College of Engineering is urging active campus participation in Purdue's examination of safety and security following the tragedy on January 21. If you have suggestions for possible improvements to the University's preparedness or safety procedures, please take a moment to share your ideas.
Researchers are proposing a new technology that might control the flow of heat the way electronic devices control electrical current, an advance that could have applications in a diverse range of fields from electronics to textiles.
The model of the Boeing X-20 was lifted into position in the Herman & Heddy Kurz atrium of the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering on Friday January 10, 2014.
Professor Rakesh Agrawal, Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, was elected as a NAI Fellow.
Researchers at Purdue University have successfully tested the conversion of large particles of pinewood char in a gasification process, a step necessary for the mass production of synthetic liquid fuel from recalcitrant biomass.
Researchers are developing computers capable of "approximate computing" to perform calculations good enough for certain tasks that don't require perfect accuracy, potentially doubling efficiency and reducing energy consumption.
Researchers have created a new type of molecular motor made of DNA and demonstrated its potential by using it to transport a nanoparticle along the length of a carbon nanotube.
Researchers working to advance imaging useful to medicine and security are capitalizing on the same phenomenon behind the lingering "ghost" image that appeared on old television screens.
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a system that makes it easier to collect, share, explore and re-use data related to the impacts of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and floods.
A Purdue University engineer and private pilot said Amazon's plan to deliver packages with drones is feasible, but several challenges must be met to prevent midair collisions with small aircraft and accidents near the ground.
Four winning research teams have forged the College of Engineering's priority for faculty hiring during the coming year.