First all-digital nuclear reactor control system in the U.S. installed at Purdue

Nuclear power plants generate 20% of the nation’s electricity and are the largest clean energy source in the U.S. But to further offset climate change, the nuclear energy sector needs to extend the lifetime of existing facilities as well as build new ones.

July 8, 2019

Featured in IBJ: 50th anniversary celebration

Purdue brings Apollo program alums to campus for 50th anniversary celebration of moon walk.

July 3, 2019

Op-ed by ME's Rojas in LA Times

A lot of students graduating from Los Angeles high schools and hoping to go to college are probably feeling pretty discouraged this year. The college admissions scandal has made it clear that the deck is stacked against them. But I can say from experience that doing it the hard way is not only possible — it’s better than simply sailing through life with every obstacle cleared.

July 3, 2019

Holloway chosen to serve on NAE diversity-focused committee

Beth Holloway has accepted an invitation from the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) to serve as a member of its planning committee for the workshop, “Sharing Exemplary Admissions Practices That Promote Diversity in Engineering.” The workshop is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

July 8, 2019

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