Spotlights

May 19, 2015
High school students from economically disadvantaged families with interests in chemistry might be eligible for an internship program this summer at Purdue University.
May 15, 2015
On Friday (May 15) the Purdue Board of Trustees approved naming the Innovation Design Center – a student projects facility scheduled to open in 2017 – for Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., in recognition of the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation’s leadership gift toward the $18.5 million building.
May 12, 2015
Three new studies suggest that when communities are hit with disasters that contaminate drinking water the official decision-making and response often lack scientific basis.
May 7, 2015
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on April 17 approved naming the future Active Learning Center for two College of Engineering alumni brothers to honor their long-term commitment and generous support of Purdue University Libraries.
May 1, 2015
We are very grateful to our extraordinary alums and friends from around the world who gave so generously during our Purdue Day of Giving.
April 28, 2015
Engineering is again participating in the University's Bravo Awards program, which recognizes the extraordinary achievements of College of Engineering faculty and staff. The deadline for this round of nominations is May 21.
April 27, 2015
Two key labs in Seng-Liang Wang Hall of Electrical and Computer Engineering celebrated grand openings Friday, April 24. The Grainger Energy Conversion and Microgrid Laboratory, and The Grainer Power Magnetics Fabrication Laboratory are located on the first floor of Wang Hall. A $1 million grant from the privately held Grainger Foundation helped fund the laboratories where faculty and students will not only design, but also fabricate electrical machinery — a unique combination for a university.
April 21, 2015
Agriculture and biological engineering professor D. Marshall Porterfield will headline the next Science on Tap with a talk focusing on the technology and engineering needed to launch the space missions that will retrieve asteroids and explore Mars.
April 21, 2015
Three Purdue University undergraduate students will present their research to members of congress and federal funding agencies as part of the Council on Undergraduate Research's annual Posters on the Hill event Wednesday and Thursday (April 22-23) in Washington, D.C.
April 21, 2015
The inaugural class of U.S. military officers in the Purdue Military Research Initiative is helping the university advance its research efforts and launching future leaders in the STEM fields.
April 10, 2015
A partnership program in which the final two years of a Purdue University bachelor's degree in engineering may be offered on Vincennes University campuses was announced Friday (April 10) by Purdue and Vincennes. The program is a partnership among Vincennes, Purdue's College of Engineering at West Lafayette and the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI.
April 10, 2015
Purdue's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 10) approved a contract for a new supercomputer project that will keep the university on the cutting edge of research computing power.
April 10, 2015
A study aimed at improving engineering education in public schools found that only a dozen states clearly define and lay out engineering curricula for K-12 students in their science standards, and only four of these states present a "comprehensive" inclusion of engineering.
April 9, 2015
A dedication ceremony is planned April 18 for Visiting Our Solar System, a $1.5 million student-led interactive exhibit that puts the size of space in perspective and celebrates the contributions of alumna and NASA astronaut Janice Voss.
April 9, 2015
Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Viktor J. Cybulskis was recently honored by Purdue for his efforts to improve safety in the laboratory. Cybulskis, who is advised by Professor Fabio H. Ribeiro, received the award at the university’s annual safety chair meeting in March.
April 7, 2015
A Purdue University researcher and entrepreneur is commercializing her laboratory's innovative collagen formulations that self-assemble or polymerize to form fibrils that resemble those found in the body's tissues.
April 7, 2015
New research shows how inkjet-printing technology can be used to mass-produce electronic circuits made of liquid-metal alloys for "soft robots" and flexible electronics.
March 31, 2015
Purdue is reaffirming its nondiscrimination policy in light of the recent signing of the religious freedom restoration act in Indiana.
March 30, 2015
The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers retained its Rube Goldberg Machine Contest national championship on Saturday (March 28) by defeating teams from around the nation in building a complicated, whimsical device to accomplish a simple everyday task.
March 30, 2015
A vibrational spectroscopic imaging technology that can take images of living cells could represent an advanced medical diagnostic tool for the early detection of cancer and other diseases.
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