February 21, 2014
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 21) ratified five named professors and approved a posthumous degree.
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.
January 14, 2014
Professor Rakesh Agrawal, Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, was elected as a NAI Fellow.
November 27, 2013
Ahmed Hassanein, the Paul L. Wattelet Professor and Head of Nuclear Engineering and the director of the Center for Materials Under eXtreme Environment, has been elected a fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA).
November 22, 2013
Wenbin Yu, associate professor of aeronautical and astronautical engineering, who joined the Purdue Engineering faculty this fall, was recently recognized as a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
November 22, 2013
John W. Sutherland, the Fehsenfeld Family Head of Environmental and Ecological Engineering (EEE) at Purdue University, is the recipient of the 2013 ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award.
September 11, 2013
Two engineering disciplines, electrical engineering and biomedical engineering, moved up in the latest US News & World Report undergraduate program rankings released Tuesday, Sept. 10. Purdue's EE program stepped up two spots from No. 9 to No. 7, and BME rose from 18th to 15th. Agricultural and Biological Engineering continues its reign at No. 1 for the third consecutive year.
Overall, the College of Engineering's undergraduate programs remain at No. 10 among doctoral-granting universities, tied with UT-Austin.
August 21, 2013
Working to expand and strengthen research relationships with industry, Purdue University's College of Engineering has named Eric Holloway as senior director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.
July 29, 2013
Purdue congratulates Ryan Newman, (BSIDE '01), who kissed the bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway yesterday (July 28, 2013) after winning the annual Brickyard 400 NASCAR race.
July 12, 2013
Pedro Irazoqui, associate professor of biomedical engineering and electrical and computer engineering, has been selected by the Office of the Provost and the Showalter Board as one of three inaugural Showalter Faculty Scholars.
July 1, 2013
The Purdue Women in Engineering Program was presented with WEPAN's Women in Engineering Program Award recently in Atlanta, Ga. Beth Holloway, director of WIEP and Student Success, and Jennifer Groh, associate WIEP director, accepted the award.
June 27, 2013
Leah H. Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering, has been named to receive the 2013 IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award for "contributions to IEEE technical activities through leadership, strategic planning, public advocacy, and effective new programs." IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the world's largest technical professional association.
June 18, 2013
Seven first-year engineering students who will start at Purdue in the fall have been awarded Beering scholarships that cover full educational expenses for a bachelor's degree and the opportunity to pursue two other graduate degrees at Purdue. In addition to the graduate degrees, Beering scholars are covered for one semester abroad and may choose medical school at Indiana University for their graduate studies.
June 7, 2013
Purdue President Mitch Daniels has named Suresh Garimella as the university's chief global affairs officer, effective immediately.
May 31, 2013
Karthik Ramani, the Donald W. Feddersen Professor of Mechanical Engineering and, by courtesy, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named winner of the Distance Education Faculty Award given annually by Engineering Professional Education.
May 31, 2013
IDG's Computerworld Honors Program has named the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Network (NEES) as a 2013 Laureate.
May 22, 2013
Purdue University distinguished professor Sangtae Kim has received the 2013 Ho-Am Engineering Prize from South Korea, the highest engineering research award issued by that nation. Please join us for a reception honoring Sangtae Kim on May 22 at 3:30 p.m. in Kurz Atrium.
May 10, 2013
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 10) ratified appointments of five named and distinguished professors at the West Lafayette campus and approved a new health studies program at Purdue North Central.