News and Events

February 24, 2014
An analytics sensor for predicting bearing failure in machinery and a company developing an alternative method for removing excess material during the aluminum extrusion process were the big winners Tuesday (Feb. 18) at Purdue University's $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.
February 21, 2014
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 21) ratified five named professors and approved a posthumous degree.
February 21, 2014
The Purdue Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 21) approved naming the School of Civil Engineering for the Lyles family in recognition of a $15 million gift from the Lyles Foundation.
February 20, 2014
Ten esteemed alums of Purdue's College of Engineering will be recognized Friday, Feb. 21, at a luncheon celebrating the 50th anniversary of Distinguished Engineering Alumni/Alumnae.
February 13, 2014
Eight individuals and a team have been announced as recipients of the College of Engineering's Faculty Awards of Excellence for 2014.
February 17 - 22, 2014
A mix of activities on campus for students, engineering societies, and alumni will take place the week of February 17-22, 2014.
February 7, 2014
Jan Allebach, the Hewlett-Packard Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering, the NAE announced Feb. 6, 2014.
February 4, 2014
Tamara Moore, associate professor of engineering education, has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The award, also known as PECASE, is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
February 3, 2014
The College of Engineering is urging active campus participation in Purdue's examination of safety and security following the tragedy on January 21. If you have suggestions for possible improvements to the University's preparedness or safety procedures, please take a moment to share your ideas.
January 27, 2014
Heat Flow
Researchers are proposing a new technology that might control the flow of heat the way electronic devices control electrical current, an advance that could have applications in a diverse range of fields from electronics to textiles.
January 22, 2014
The majority of the Electrical Engineering Building will reopen for standard operating hours beginning at noon Wednesday (Jan. 22).
January 22, 2014
In addition to providing counseling services for students, Purdue is reaching out to faculty and staff and to offer campus resources for counseling in the wake of the shooting death on campus Jan. 21.
January 15, 2014
The model of the Boeing X-20 was lifted into position in the Herman & Heddy Kurz atrium of the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering on Friday January 10, 2014.
January 14, 2014
Professor Rakesh Agrawal, Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, was elected as a NAI Fellow.
December 18, 2013
Purdue University will offer students in sixth through eighth grades a free after-school engineering program next semester.
December 18, 2013
Researchers at Purdue University have successfully tested the conversion of large particles of pinewood char in a gasification process, a step necessary for the mass production of synthetic liquid fuel from recalcitrant biomass.
December 17, 2013
Researchers have created a new type of molecular motor made of DNA and demonstrated its potential by using it to transport a nanoparticle along the length of a carbon nanotube.
December 17, 2013
Researchers are developing computers capable of "approximate computing" to perform calculations good enough for certain tasks that don't require perfect accuracy, potentially doubling efficiency and reducing energy consumption.
December 16, 2013
Researchers working to advance imaging useful to medicine and security are capitalizing on the same phenomenon behind the lingering "ghost" image that appeared on old television screens.
December 10, 2013
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a system that makes it easier to collect, share, explore and re-use data related to the impacts of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and floods.
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