Purdue Engineering Impact Magazine Winter 2009

Electrical & Computer Engineering Electrical & Computer Engineering

RISE Project Boosts Boiler Sports Experience
April 06, 2009
Students, staff, and faculty of the Center for Wireless Systems and Applications (CWSA) successfully demonstrated their Rich Immersive Sport Experience System (RISE) for Motorola executives and Purdue administrators during November's Old Oaken Bucket game against Indiana at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Within Our Reach?
April 06, 2009
With talk about "green" initiatives and alternative energy potential so prevalent in the current national conversation, solar energy is once again a bright topic.
Energy Outlook
April 06, 2009
Alumnus Thomas Mason’s perspective on alternative energy
Putting Together Yin and Yang
April 06, 2009
Celebrating the career of Bill Drake Sr.
An Illuminating Career
April 06, 2009
Richard Schwartz reflects on the bright spots in a long career
A Match Made in Heaven
April 06, 2009
New e-mentoring program brings students together
New Challenge Match to Boost Scholarship Support
April 06, 2009
ECE students will benefit from a new $5 million university-wide matching gift challenge that will match gifts to create endowments for scholarship support.
Wang Hall Groundbreaking and Celebration
April 06, 2009
In the fall of 2008, the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering celebrated the completion of fundraising for Seng-Liang Wang Hall. The building will be located near the university’s Discovery Park.
Looking to the Future
April 06, 2009
Advisory board benefits from a breadth of experience
Prominent ECE Alumnus Presents Timely First Book
April 06, 2009
Dr. Marwan Muasher, author, Purdue alumnus, Jordan's former ambassador to Israel, and prominent Jordanian diplomat, celebrates the publication of his first book, The Arab Center: The Promise of Moderation. In this book, Muasher addresses the successes and failures of the Arab political center to bring peace and stability to the Middle East and how the tactics of Western governments in regard to the Middle East should be re-thought.