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June 29, 2020

Carter Named to Purdue Board of Trustees

Theresa Carter, BS IE '85, was appointed by the governor of Indiana as one of three alumni members of the Purdue Board of Trustees.


"Purdue is indeed lucky to have someone with Theresa's experience, insight and integrity on the Board of Trustees to guide us, especially during these critical times for academia. It is certainly an honor for the School of Industrial Engineering to have one of our own distinguished alumnae on the Board," says Abhijit Deshmukh, James J. Solberg Head and Tompkins Chair of Systems, School of Industrial Engineering.

June 19, 2020

Connecting older adults with smart tech — by design

Intelligent technologies have begun to affect nearly every corner of our lives. At the same time, people 65 years and older have become the fastest-growing age group worldwide. While there are many benefits of a future enabled by smart tools, older adults have typically been left out of the product design conversation, which has not taken into account their capabilities, limitations, expectations, and usability issues. That exclusion is compromising their potential to use these advances to extend their capabilities, improve safety, reduce workload, and enhance convenience.

May 13, 2020

Student Spotlight: Rishabh Jajodia

Rushabh Jajodia was recently features in the Spring ENTRnews, a publication of the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Purdue University.
May 8, 2020

Four IE Faculty Promoted

"Please join me in congratulating Professors Susan Hunter and Mario Ventresca on being promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure, and Professors Vincent Duffy and Juan Wachs, on being promoted to Full Professor. We wish them long and productive careers at Purdue," states Purdue School of Industrial Engineering Head, Abhi Deshmukh.
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