Donna Riley has been named the next Kamyar Haghighi Head of the School of Engineering Education, effective July 1, 2017. The appointment was announced Monday, March 27, by Leah H. Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering.
A drug developed during World War II as an antidote for a chemical warfare agent has been found to be effective at suppressing a neurotoxin that worsens the pain and severity of spinal cord injuries, suggesting a new tool to treat the injuries.
Purdue University will host 25 of Africa's brightest emerging leaders for an academic and leadership institute focused on business and entrepreneurship from June 16 to July 28 and needs volunteers and interns to assist with the program.
Carl Wassgren, professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy. Wassgren was surprised with the news on Thursday (March 23).
Representatives of USAID and the United Nations Foundation are among the speakers talking about using engineering innovation for sustainable development in low-income countries at the I2D Lab Exposition, March 23 and 24.
Purdue researchers are developing an integrated biosensing platform aimed at detecting and monitoring mosquito-borne diseases faster and cheaper than current methods, to aid in preventing virus outbreaks and their devastating effects.
In March 2016, Leah H. Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, rolled out an initiative to transform the College into a more efficient, transparent, and inclusive operation.
New research findings suggest mild blast trauma suffered by military personnel affects portions of the auditory system that have not been extensively studied after injuries occur, and this impairment might be diagnosed using well-established testing methods.