News and Events

April 18, 2014
Kathleen Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, and Jason Weiss, the Jack and Kay Hockema Professor of Civil Engineering, each received a 2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy.
April 18, 2014
Cary Troy, assistant professor of civil engineering, has received the University's newly established Exceptional Early Career Award. His story was shared by Purdue Today.
April 17, 2014
New "plasmonic metamaterials" that operate at high temperatures could radically improve solar cell performance and bring advanced computer data storage technology that uses heat to record information on a magnetic disk.
April 15, 2014
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James Longuski, professor of aeronautics and astronautics engineering, has been chosen to receive the 2014 Distance Teaching Award from Engineering Professional Education.
April 15, 2014
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The Office of the Provost recently announced the 2014 University Faculty Scholars, four of whom are from the College of Engineering.
April 10, 2014
A Purdue University experiment that will test how plant cells sense and respond to different levels of gravity is scheduled to launch aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Monday (April 14).
April 8, 2014
Three engineering students who created a soy-based renewable and recyclable filament for 3D printing called "Filasoy," won first place in Purdue's 20th-annual Student Soybean Product Innovation Contest.
April 7, 2014
The Purdue College of Engineering will be host on April 24 to Economic Development Through Technology: Manufacturing in the Midwest, a regional meeting of the National Academy of Engineering. A 1-6 p.m. symposium at Kurz Technology Center in Purdue Research Park is free and open to the public. The center is at 1281 Win Jentschel Blvd., West Lafayette.
April 7, 2014
Haefa Mansour, a junior majoring in chemical engineering from Mentor, Ohio; and Sean McDowell, a junior from Stevensville, Mich., majoring in biomedical engineering, have been chosen to receive Barry Goldwater Scholarships.
April 4, 2014
We congratulate these outstanding educators and researchers.
April 1, 2014
Cindy Svestka, Engineering Group Manager (EGM) for General Motors Powertrain's North American Gas Engine Diagnostics and Evaporative Emissions Group, will receive the J. Cordell Breed Award for Women Leaders during the Society of Automotive Engineers 2014 World Congress. Svestka will receive the award during the society's Awards and Recognitions Ceremony on April 8.
April 1, 2014
Five College of Engineering faculty are among eight at Purdue who have been awarded the 2013 Faculty Early Career Development award by the National Science Foundation.
March 31, 2014
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Three College of Engineering faculty members are among seven Purdue professors to receive 2014 Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards and the first Exceptional Early Career Awards.
March 26, 2014
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Arvind Raman, the Robert V. Adams Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been named associate dean of Global Engineering Programs. Leah Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering, announced the appointment yesterday (3/25/14). It will be effective on May 1.
March 25, 2014
Purdue's School of Industrial Engineering has received the first incentive award to support the design and launch of its new program in China that will help the university meet its goal of encouraging more students to study abroad.
March 21, 2014
Registration is open for next summer's Purdue University Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects (STEP). STEP is a one-week camp for high school students entering their senior year who are interested in studying engineering. It provides an opportunity to explore disciplines within engineering and the careers for which an engineering degree can prepare a student.


March 18, 2014
The I-STEM Resource Network, Purdue University's colleges of engineering and education and the South Bend Community School Corp. will partner in a program to help science teachers incorporate mathematics and engineering in their classrooms.
March 18, 2014
Researchers are working to enable smartphones and other mobile devices to understand and immediately identify objects in a camera's field of view, overlaying lines of text that describe items in the environment.
March 12, 2014
Researchers have created a new type of "ultracold" molecule, using lasers to cool atoms nearly to absolute zero and then gluing them together, a technology that might be applied to quantum computing, precise sensors and advanced simulations.
March 11, 2014
The Purdue College of Engineering remains ranked 8th in the most recent U.S. News & World Report graduate program rankings made public today, March 11, 2014. The rankings also put seven engineering disciplines in the top 10.
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