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May 19, 2017

Beth Holloway to receive ASEE Fellow status

Dr. Beth M. Holloway has been selected as a Fellow Member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).  Holloway is Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Education, Director of the Women in Engineering Program, and an Assistant Professor (by courtesy) in the School of Mechanical Engineering. She will be recognized nationally on June 28 at the ASSE Annual Awards Luncheon in Columbus, Ohio.
May 18, 2017

Baratunde Cola receives NSF Waterman Award

Congratulations to Baratunde Cola, a PurdueME PhD, who received the Waterman Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), recognizing outstanding researchers under 35. Baratunde works in nanotechnology, pioneering a method of using carbon nanotubes as antennas to capture light, potentially delivering a much more efficient method of delivering solar energy.
May 18, 2017

FirePUP: Firefighting Vehicle for Africa

A team of Purdue engineers has created the FirePUP, a three-wheeled vehicle designed to serve as a firefighting engine in Africa. In addition to pumping 200 gallons of water, the FirePUP can travel over all terrains, a necessity for areas in Africa that have few paved roads.
May 17, 2017

Harris to be honored as an ASEE Fellow

Dr. Michael T. Harris will be recognized June 28 in Columbus, Ohio, as a Fellow Member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Admission into the society is highly select and “one of unusual professional distinction,” according to the ASEE website.
May 11, 2017

Research solves centuries-old riddle of Prince Rupert's drops

Small glass structures resembling tadpoles that can withstand the blows of a hammer and yet burst into powdery dust by simply snipping their threadlike tails have been a source of fascination and mystery since they were discovered in the 17th century.
May 11, 2017

Computer scientist chosen for Purdue's 2017 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award

Mikhail Atallah, distinguished professor of computer science and a professor of electrical and computer engineering (courtesy), has been chosen as the 2017 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award recipient. One of Purdue University's top three research honors, the Bement Award is the most prestigious award the university bestows in pure and applied science and engineering.
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