Spotlights

April 18, 2014
Kathleen Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, and Jason Weiss, the Jack and Kay Hockema Professor of Civil Engineering, each received a 2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy.
April 18, 2014
Cary Troy, assistant professor of civil engineering, has received the University's newly established Exceptional Early Career Award. His story was shared by Purdue Today.
April 17, 2014
New "plasmonic metamaterials" that operate at high temperatures could radically improve solar cell performance and bring advanced computer data storage technology that uses heat to record information on a magnetic disk.
April 15, 2014
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James Longuski, professor of aeronautics and astronautics engineering, has been chosen to receive the 2014 Distance Teaching Award from Engineering Professional Education.
April 10, 2014
A Purdue University experiment that will test how plant cells sense and respond to different levels of gravity is scheduled to launch aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Monday (April 14).
April 8, 2014
Three engineering students who created a soy-based renewable and recyclable filament for 3D printing called "Filasoy," won first place in Purdue's 20th-annual Student Soybean Product Innovation Contest.
April 7, 2014
The Purdue College of Engineering will be host on April 24 to Economic Development Through Technology: Manufacturing in the Midwest, a regional meeting of the National Academy of Engineering. A 1-6 p.m. symposium at Kurz Technology Center in Purdue Research Park is free and open to the public. The center is at 1281 Win Jentschel Blvd., West Lafayette.
April 1, 2014
Cindy Svestka, Engineering Group Manager (EGM) for General Motors Powertrain's North American Gas Engine Diagnostics and Evaporative Emissions Group, will receive the J. Cordell Breed Award for Women Leaders during the Society of Automotive Engineers 2014 World Congress. Svestka will receive the award during the society's Awards and Recognitions Ceremony on April 8.
March 21, 2014
Registration is open for next summer's Purdue University Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects (STEP). STEP is a one-week camp for high school students entering their senior year who are interested in studying engineering. It provides an opportunity to explore disciplines within engineering and the careers for which an engineering degree can prepare a student.


March 18, 2014
The I-STEM Resource Network, Purdue University's colleges of engineering and education and the South Bend Community School Corp. will partner in a program to help science teachers incorporate mathematics and engineering in their classrooms.
March 18, 2014
Researchers are working to enable smartphones and other mobile devices to understand and immediately identify objects in a camera's field of view, overlaying lines of text that describe items in the environment.
March 12, 2014
Researchers have created a new type of "ultracold" molecule, using lasers to cool atoms nearly to absolute zero and then gluing them together, a technology that might be applied to quantum computing, precise sensors and advanced simulations.
March 11, 2014
The Purdue College of Engineering remains ranked 8th in the most recent U.S. News & World Report graduate program rankings made public today, March 11, 2014. The rankings also put seven engineering disciplines in the top 10.
February 26, 2014
Purdue University will be part of a digital manufacturing institute announced Tuesday (Feb. 25) by President Barack Obama.
February 24, 2014
An analytics sensor for predicting bearing failure in machinery and a company developing an alternative method for removing excess material during the aluminum extrusion process were the big winners Tuesday (Feb. 18) at Purdue University's $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.
February 21, 2014
The Purdue Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 21) approved naming the School of Civil Engineering for the Lyles family in recognition of a $15 million gift from the Lyles Foundation.
February 20, 2014
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Ten esteemed alums of Purdue's College of Engineering will be recognized Friday, Feb. 21, at a luncheon celebrating the 50th anniversary of Distinguished Engineering Alumni/Alumnae.
February 17 - 22, 2014
A mix of activities on campus for students, engineering societies, and alumni will take place the week of February 17-22, 2014.
February 3, 2014
The College of Engineering is urging active campus participation in Purdue's examination of safety and security following the tragedy on January 21. If you have suggestions for possible improvements to the University's preparedness or safety procedures, please take a moment to share your ideas.
January 27, 2014
Heat Flow
Researchers are proposing a new technology that might control the flow of heat the way electronic devices control electrical current, an advance that could have applications in a diverse range of fields from electronics to textiles.
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