Gift launches Shah Family Global Innovation Lab at Purdue Engineering
Purdue’s Shah Family Global Innovation Lab will be a place of learning, exploration and problem solving with international impact. Formerly the Global Engineering’s Innovation for International Development (I2D) Lab, the new program is launched by a significant gift from Manahar (Manu) Shah, who received a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue in 1968. Shah and his family’s impactful commitment was announced on Nov. 2 at the signing ceremony.
November 8, 2018
Purdue contingent participates in USS INDIANA commissioning
A group of Purdue representatives was among the 5,000 attendees September 28-29 at Port Canaveral, Fla., for the commissioning of the nuclear-powered submarine USS INDIANA (SSN 789). It is the first Navy ship to be named after the State of Indiana since World War II and the third overall to be named after the state.
October 16, 2018
Small new shoe sensor may be a driving force to help prevent injuries and improve athletic performance
Sensor can show athletes, trainers where foot impacts are strongest to detect and correct inefficiencies in movement and reduce injuries, also can help diabetics avoid foot blisters.
October 25, 2018
MRI tool watches how electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders
More than 60 million people in the U.S. suffer from disorders in the gastrointestinal tract that could be cured by electrical stimulation, but scientists don’t fully understand the therapy’s effects on a critical organ: the stomach.
October 25, 2018
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