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November 2, 2015

Nanotweezer is new tool to create advanced plasmonic technologies

A new type of "nanotweezer" capable of positioning tiny objects quickly and accurately and freezing them in place could enable improved nanoscale sensing methods and aid research to manufacture advanced technologies such as quantum computers and ultra-high-resolution displays.
October 15, 2015

Purdue startup commercializes assistive wheelchair technology, develops first prototype

A Purdue startup is commercializing an assistive wheelchair technology that could provide people with disabilities an efficient and easy-to-use method to more easily position and remove an iPad or other mobile device without being limited by a table or moving in and out of the chair. The company has recently developed its first prototype.
October 10, 2015

Tailgate at Grissom's de Bedout Piazza

Over 100 IE alumni and friends gathered on October 10 for a Tailgate Party before the Purdue v. Minnesota football game. The event took place in the newly-finished de Bedout Piazza at Grissom Hall.
October 9, 2015

Sun shines on Oct. 9 Grissom Hall Celebration

The sun came out for Industrial Engineering’s "A New Era at Grissom Hall" ceremony on an otherwise-cloudy October 9. IE alumni, faculty, staff and friends gathered at the new de Bedout Piazza behind Grissom Hall for the celebration event, along with local and state dignitaries.
October 7, 2015

Purdue professor solves 140-year fluid mechanics enigma

A Purdue University researcher has solved a 140-year-old enigma in fluid mechanics: Why does a simple formula describe the seemingly complex physics for the behavior of elliptical particles moving through fluid?
October 5, 2015

Daniels recognizes generosity of Pinnacle Award honorees

Over the next week, Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will recognize several alumni with the President's Council Distinguished Pinnacle Award for the significant impact their generous gifts have on university student and faculty programs, organizations, and initiatives. Pinnacle Awards recognize donors to the university who have given more than $1 million.
October 2, 2015

Three CoE faculty chosen for NAE FOEE symposium

Three Purdue Engineering faculty members are among 70 of the nation's most innovative, young engineering educators who have been selected to take part in this year's National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium.
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