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December 5, 2017

Inkjet-Printed Thermite Combines Energetic Materials and Additive Manufacturing

Researchers have developed a method to deposit tiny amounts of energetic materials (explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics) using the same technology as an inkjet printer. This research, which combines Purdue expertise in both energetic materials and additive manufacturing, allows energetic materials to be deposited with unprecedented levels of precision and safety.
September 28, 2017

Professor Andres Arrieta awarded Best Paper at Conference

Professor Andres Arrieta of Purdue along with Falk Runkel, Giulio Molinari, and Paolo Ermanni of ETH Zurich were awarded the 2017 Best Paper Award in Dynamics and Control of Adaptive Structures for their paper titled "Novel Chiral Structure with Tailored Mechanical Response Exploiting Elastic Instabilities". The award is organized by the ASME Technical Committee on Adaptive Systems Dynamics and Control which chooses from all the papers presented during the Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems SMASIS2016 on the topic of Dynamics and Control of Adaptive Structures for the year 2016.
September 28, 2017

Ford collaborates with Purdue on automotive research

Ford Motor Company has teamed up with Purdue University on a research alliance to set the course for the future of the automotive industry. One of the areas Purdue specializes in: testing the noise and vibration of car seats at Herrick Labs.
September 20, 2017

Professor Eckhard Groll and student Nick Salts wins paper award

At the recent 10th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems, their paper "System Solution to Improve Energy Efficiency of HVAC Systems" was voted as one of the three best papers based on a review process by an external scientific panel. The paper was also co-authored by Ludovic Chretien and Roger Becerra both from Regal Beloit Corp., the research sponsor.
September 13, 2017

Haitian Hao receives 2017 Magoon Award

Haitian Hao, a MSME student working with Dr. Fabio Semperlotti, has been selected as a recipient of the 2017 Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The honor recognizes outstanding teaching assistants and instructors and the selection is made by both faculty and students to recognize those students who were exemplary in their work as teaching assistants or instructors.


July 13, 2017

Purdue researchers looking to improve net-zero housing

Low-income families spend 3 times more of their income on energy than the average family. What's being done to reduce these costs? A Purdue team, including Jim Braun (director of the Center for High Performance Buildings) is working on a solution that reduces these energy costs, while also reducing the environmental footprint of multifamily buildings (which make up a quarter of all housing in the US).
July 5, 2017

Herrick Conferences: Coming July 2018

The premier conferences in Compressor Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, and High-Performance Buildings are coming to Purdue University on July 9-12, 2018. Hear from world-class experts in the field, tour the largest academic HVAC lab in the world, and make connections to people in your field. It's all coming to West Lafayette, Indiana in July 2018, so mark your calendars!
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