MEDIUM: Self-disinfecting ‘supersurface’ fights superbugs
Infectious disease is one of the many hazards of life on a planet with more than 7 billion people. It can’t be avoided, but one of the great advances in medicine has been the development of the antibiotic to treat infection. Now, overuse and misuse of this “supercure” has led to the superbugs — so-called “multi-resistive” germs that, under constant attack by antibiotics, have figured out ways to resist the drugs. At Purdue University, we think we’ve figured out a way to beat back antibiotic resistance in bugs.
February 12, 2020
Four Engineering professors among world’s most influential researchers
Four Purdue Engineering professors have been named to the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2019 from the Web of Science Group. This group annually compiles a list of the world’s most influential researchers, this year from over 1,200 institutions in more than 60 countries.
December 2, 2019
Trask Innovation Fund accepting applications to advance Purdue intellectual property
Purdue University inventors who are prepared to move their innovations to market have until Feb. 21 to apply for funding through the Trask Innovation Fund.
January 16, 2020
18th Annual Staff Awards of Excellence celebrates engineering accomplishments
Bright spotlights illuminated the stage Friday, Dec. 6, at the Shively Club at Ross Ade Stadium as the Purdue College of Engineering celebrated the contributions of 18 engineering staff members for 2019. Dean Mung Chiang welcomed more than 200 guests, including the honorees, their families, friends and colleagues. “Staff make the College hum. We wouldn’t be here today without their awesome contributions,” said the dean.
December 9, 2019