The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 21) ratified five named professors and approved a posthumous degree.
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.
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.
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)