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January 11, 2016

EE alum named IEEE fellow

Timothy Davis, BSEE '83, has been named a 2016 fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Davis, of College Station, Texas, was recognized for his contributions to sparse matrix algorithms and software.
January 5, 2016

Purdue engineer receives top award from President Obama

Nancy Ho, founder and president of Green Tech America Inc. and a research professor emerita in Purdue University's School of Chemical Engineering, will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama.
January 5, 2016

Ramani's robot toy merges creativity, technology

Karthik Ramani, professor of mechanical engineering, created a robot toy that is sparking an interest in technology and engineering that could encourage a future work force to control similar robots in tomorrow's manufacturing industry.
December 11, 2015

Howell receives Haas award

Kathleen C. Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, was honored at a reception Dec. 2, 2015 as the winner of the 2015 Violet Haas Award.
December 11, 2015

IN-MaC appoints Hartman and Sutherland as co-executive directors

Computer graphics technology professor Nathan W. Hartman and engineering professor John W. Sutherland have been appointed as co-executive directors of Purdue University's Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC).
December 7, 2015

Hyperloop Technologies expert to lecture during Purdue class on Hyperloop design

A group of Purdue University students will participate in a SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition to help design test vehicles for a vacuum-tube transit system proposed by inventor and business magnate Elon Musk. The students are taking a Hyperloop design class that will end on Thursday (Dec. 10) with a 5 p.m. public lecture in Fowler Hall by Josh Giegel, vice president of design and analysis for Hyperloop Technologies Inc. He also will meet with the Purdue design team.
December 7, 2015

Purdue student innovations: from aerial drone to diesel engines

Purdue University students completing a mechanical engineering senior design course will demonstrate 13 inventions, including a system to improve the efficiency of diesel engines in trucks and an autonomous shopping cart, during the School of Mechanical Engineering's Thomas J. & Sandra H. Malott Innovation Awards competition on Friday (Dec. 11). The projects will be on display from 1-3 p.m. in the Hill Student Commons in the Gatewood Wing of the Mechanical Engineering Building. An awards ceremony will be in the same location at 2 p.m.
December 3, 2015

Harbin receives commercialization award

Sherry Harbin, professor of biomedical engineering and basic medical sciences, has been awarded the Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University Faculty.
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