The Purdue University Board of Trustees voted Friday (April 21) to approve naming the Lyles School of Civil Engineering graduate program in recognition of a recent significant gift by generous alumni Christopher and Susan Burke.
Purdue University is working with MIT and Stanford University in a project funded by the Toyota Research Institute to improve rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and accelerate their integration into electric and hybrid vehicles.
Three Purdue University faculty members in the College of Engineering won 2017 Faculty Early Career Development awards from the National Science Foundation, one of the most prestigious NSF honors for outstanding young researchers.
John Howarter, an assistant professor of materials engineering (MSE) and environmental and ecological engineering, has won Purdue’s 2017 Presidential Safety Award. The award is given to individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution toward improving safety at Purdue University.
A casual conversation with a high school jazz band friend about industrial engineering led Giovanni Malloy to an unlikely career. With no plans of studying biology in college, and definitely not entertaining life as a doctor, Malloy is headed after graduation from Purdue in May for life as an infectious diseases specialist. He recently received a 2017 Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) Excellence in Research Award for work in this area.
Kathleen Howell, Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and associate dean for engineering, is one of only 228 members elected to the class of 2017 of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.