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ECE Prof. Evgenii Narimanov to receive 2019 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award

Evgenii Narimanov, professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering, will receive the 2019 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award for significant accomplishments in pure and applied science and engineering.

Evgenii Narimanov, professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering, will receive the 2019 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award for significant accomplishments in pure and applied science and engineering. Narimanov, who is also a faculty member in Birck Nanotechnology Center in Purdue’s Discovery Park, is being honored for pioneering the concept of hyperbolic metamaterials in the field of nanophotonics. He will deliver the Arden L. Bement Jr. Distinguished Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in Fowler Hall.

The Arden L. Bement Jr. Award was established in 2015 by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Arden Bement and his wife, Mrs. Louise Bement. The award is the most prestigious award given by the university in pure and applied science and engineering. The award consists of a monetary prize of $4,000 plus an additional contribution of $7,000 to support the research of the recipient.

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Howell honored with Morrill Award

Kathleen Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, was honored May 7 with the highest honor that Purdue confers onto a member of its faculty.

Kathleen Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, was honored May 7 with the highest honor that Purdue confers onto a member of its faculty.

Howell received the Morrill Award, intended for faculty at the rank of full professor who most strongly exemplify the spirit of the land grant university. She was honored for demonstrating a synergy among all dimensions of her profession: Teaching, research, and engagement.

Each year, the Office of the Provost selects up to three Morrill Award recipients who receive a $30,000 cash prize.  

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