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Purdue President Mitch Daniels and leaders from some of the top U.S. manufacturers will be among the speakers at a National Academy of Engineering regional meeting on economic development.
Officials from NASA and the nonprofit entity that manages the International Space Station's U.S. National Laboratory will visit Purdue University on April 30 to meet with faculty and students.
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The Office of the Provost recently announced the 2014 University Faculty Scholars, four of whom are from the College of Engineering.
Haefa Mansour, a junior majoring in chemical engineering from Mentor, Ohio; and Sean McDowell, a junior from Stevensville, Mich., majoring in biomedical engineering, have been chosen to receive Barry Goldwater Scholarships.
We congratulate these outstanding educators and researchers.
Five College of Engineering faculty are among eight at Purdue who have been awarded the 2013 Faculty Early Career Development award by the National Science Foundation.
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Three College of Engineering faculty members are among seven Purdue professors to receive 2014 Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards and the first Exceptional Early Career Awards.
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Arvind Raman, the Robert V. Adams Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been named associate dean of Global Engineering Programs. Leah Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering, announced the appointment yesterday (3/25/14). It will be effective on May 1.
Purdue's School of Industrial Engineering has received the first incentive award to support the design and launch of its new program in China that will help the university meet its goal of encouraging more students to study abroad.
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Dimitrios Peroulis, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and mechanical engineering by courtesy, has been awarded the Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.
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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.
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The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 21) ratified five named professors and approved a posthumous degree.
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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.
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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.
Professor Rakesh Agrawal, Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, was elected as a NAI Fellow.
Purdue University's College of Engineering has named four research teams that will be a priority for faculty hiring during the coming year.

Bouman, formerly the Michael J. and Katherine R. Birck Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is co-director of the University's magnetic resonance imaging facility at Purdue Research Park.
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The Purdue University Teaching Academy welcomed Jeffrey Rhoads, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering as a new member.
Dean Leah H. Jamieson and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Klod Kokini welcomed the new faculty to the College of Engineering at a reception held on Friday, September 6, 2013, in the Dunville Conference Room in Armstrong Hall.
Purdue University chemical engineering professor Joseph Pekny has been appointed interim director designate of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, working with current director Richard Cosier until he returns to the Krannert School of Management full time in August, where their collaborations will continue.

Fred Mannering, the Charles Pankow Professor of Civil Engineering, is a recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy. (Purdue University photo/Mark Simons)