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Prof. Charles A. Bouman named Honorary Member of Society for Imaging Science and Technology

Charles A. Bouman, Showalter Professor of ECE for Purdue’s Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named an Honorary Member of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T).

Charles A. Bouman, Showalter Professor of ECE for Purdue’s Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named an Honorary Member of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T). This is the highest honor awarded by the society to one person each year. Honorary Membership recognizes outstanding contribution to the advancement of imaging science and engineering. Bouman is being awarded the status of Honorary Member for his “pioneering efforts in the field of computational imaging, which have been widely used in computer printing, computed tomography scanners, mobile phone cameras, and defense, security, and space applications, among others.”

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Duerstock-Pitts team named winner of $1M first place prize in DOT's Inclusive Design Challenge

A team of Purdue engineering professors was named the winner of the $1 million 1st place prize on July 26 in the 2020 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Inclusive Design Challenge (IDC). The contest aimed at improving transportation access to persons with disabilities and individuals with mobility challenges.

A team of Purdue engineering professors was named the winner of the $1 million 1st place prize on July 26 in the 2020 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Inclusive Design Challenge (IDC). The contest is aimed at improving transportation access to persons with disabilities and individuals with mobility challenges.

A stream cast of the ceremony with remarks from Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is today (July 26) at 2 pm ET, which coincides with a celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the ADA.

DOT created the $5 million challenge that focused on innovative design solutions to enable people with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities to use automated vehicles (AV) to access jobs, health care and other critical destinations.

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