First Lillian Gilbreth Postdoctoral Fellows Honored
Five of the world’s most promising young engineering scholars have been honored by Purdue Engineering as inaugural recipients of the prestigious Lillian Gilbreth Postdoctoral Fellowship in recognition of their outstanding scholarly achievements and proposed innovative interdisciplinary research and its potential for broad impact on industry and society.
November 16, 2018
EcoMake: The only sustainability-centered Midwestern student design contest offers entrepreneurial focus
Purdue faculty and staff constantly encourage students to get involved around campus, and one great new way to get involved this year was EcoMake weekend, an engineering and design competition centered on sustainability.
November 12, 2018
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
Future wildfires: Stronger buildings could delay, but not stop, destruction alone
California’s deadly Camp Fire is now 100 percent contained, but low humidity and strong winds in the state mean that wildfires could strike again.
December 13, 2018
Purdue solar device to dry grains, other food products and fight waste wins national product design award
Purdue researchers devise 3D printer that can make energetic materials safer, in more environmentally friendly way
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