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2013 Purdue Silicon Valley Symposia

The 2013 Purdue–Silicon Valley Symposia are a series of technical seminars introducing alumni and corporate friends in California’s Silicon Valley to exciting research taking place at Purdue. These talks highlight areas of new opportunity for Silicon Valley investors and Purdue faculty to join forces in their common pursuit of field-defining research and educational innovation.

Attending the Symposia

Please RSVP through the Office of Special Events: 800-213-3044 | 765-494-0900

$20 registration fee per event. | Business casual attire


Special thanks to the Engineering Alumni Association for their support.


Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 Empowering Metamaterials Technology with New Materials
Purdue-Silicon Valley Symposium:
Alexandra Boltasseva
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
6:30pm
Thursday, May 2, 2013 Maximum Impact: The College of Engineering's Plan for Strategic Growth
Purdue-Silicon Valley Symposium:
Leah Jamieson
The John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering

with special guest
President Mitch Daniels
6:30pm
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 Do Engineers Drive Trains or Make iPods? Partnering to Promote Engineering in K-12
Purdue-Silicon Valley Symposium:
Monica Cardella, Associate Professor and Senay Purzer, Assistant Professor Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning (INSPIRE) School of Engineering Education
6:30pm
The 4th annual “Discovery with Delivery” Symposium and Reception
Explore potential areas of collaboration between Purdue and the West Coast
To be determined
To be determined