Neera Jain in Forbes: Trusting Robots Is Key to Fighting the Next Pandemic

In a Forbes opinion piece, Neera Jain, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University, describes how robotic nurses have helped care for COVID-19 patients in an Italian hospital – one example of automated technology’s valuable role in combating the pandemic. In other countries, she observes, robots also are being used for important disinfection and delivery tasks.

May 27, 2020

ECE’s Datta named 2020 Morrill Award winner

Supriyo Datta, the Thomas Duncan Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a 2020 Morrill Award winner. The Morrill Award was initiated in 2012 and is the highest honor that Purdue confers on a member of its faculty.

May 11, 2020

SURF 2020 program moves to remote platform

Based on recent decisions by Purdue leadership, the Engineering Undergraduate Research Office (EURO) has finalized plans for the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program to be delivered online.

May 29, 2020

GEP2’s Churchill named outstanding leader

Our very own Jill Churchill was selected by the Global Academic Committee for the Outstanding Leadership in Globalization Award for Staff in 2020!

May 29, 2020

PUBLICATIONS

Engineering IMPACT: Spring 2019 cover

Engineering IMPACT: Spring 2019

Frontiers: Summer 2019 cover

Frontiers: Summer 2019

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