2018 News

August 1, 2018

Purdue researchers develop ‘tornado’ lab-on-a-chip technology with micro tweezers to detect dangerous viruses, biological contaminants

Purdue University researchers have developed a new class of optical nanotweezers that can trap and detect biomolecules, viruses and DNA more rapidly. The technology can also use light to promptly detect cancer or improve the production of medications, an important step forward as nearly half of Americans have used at least one prescription drug within the past month.
August 1, 2018

Howell featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

An article about Kathleen Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, published July 25 on Bloomberg Businessweek’s website, has caught the attention of someone famous.
July 31, 2018

AAE Launchboxes available to send school experiments into space

Standing less than a foot tall and weighing a few ounces, the rectangular box doesn’t seem like much but Purdue’s School of Aeronautics and Astronautics hope it will represent the first step for schools nationwide wanting to conduct zero-gravity experiments in space.
July 31, 2018

ME's Yao selected for Nagamori Award

Bin Yao, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, was selected as one of the recipients to receive the 4th Nagamori Award through the Nagamori Foundation in Japan.
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