Pedro Alvarez, the George R. Brown Professor of Civil Environmental Engineering at Rice University, will give the keynote address Feb. 2 at the 2018 Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Distinguished Lecturer Conference.
Imagine working and living inside a simulated Mars colony for two weeks. If you’re AAE PhD student Jennifer Pouplin (MS ’16), that’s a dream come true. She participated in the Poland Mars Analogue Simulation.
Purdue University will lead a new national center to develop brain-inspired computing for intelligent autonomous systems such as drones and personal robots capable of operating without human intervention.
Scott Tingle (MSME ’88) arrived at the International Space Station, the 23rd Purdue graduate to become an astronaut. Scott will spend the next six months conducting scientific experiments as part of Expedition 54. Fellow Purdue graduate Drew Feustel will join him on the ISS in March 2018.