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December 22, 2015

Duerstock's Prehensile Technologies receives NSF grant

A Purdue IE professor's startup has received federal funding to further develop an assistive wheelchair technology that allows power wheelchair users an efficient and easy-to-use method to more easily position and remove an iPad and other mobile devices.

December 18, 2015

IE Academic Advisor honored for excellence

IE Academic Advisor Elizabeth Allum was recognized for excellent service to the Purdue University College of Engineering at the 2015 Engineering Staff Awards of Excellence. She was a finalist for the New Employee Award.


December 15, 2015

Diario de Navarra features new IE professor

IE Assistant Professor Joaquín Goñi was featured in a November issue of his hometown newspaper, Diario de Navarra, for starting his position at Purdue University this fall.
December 11, 2015

2 IE grad students attend 27th IHI National Forum in Orlando

Five Purdue students and one staff advisor traveled to Florida this week to present a poster at the 27th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care. The forum was hosted by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Purdue IE graduate students Amanda Hobbs and Katie Ernst attended along with IE academic advisor Elizabeth Allum and Purdue Nursing students Daisy Feldman, Meghan Cowden, and Rachell Terrell.
December 8, 2015

IE undergrad: From Purdue to Cameroon and Italy

By the end of her third semester at Purdue, Industrial Engineering (IE) sophomore Pamela Yuan traveled overseas twice, using her IE skills and knowledge in a rural Cameroonian village and also at a United Nations meeting in Italy.
December 4, 2015

PRF recognizes Cheng for patent

Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) recognized IE faculty member Gary Cheng for a patent at its 11th annual Inventors Recognition Reception.
December 1, 2015

Purdue students participate in 2015 INCOSE GLRC

Purdue University’s Student Division of International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE) sponsored student participation at the INCOSE Great Lakes Regional Conference (GLRC) conference in Cleveland, OH, Oct. 23-25.
November 25, 2015

IE grad student wins Calkins Scholarship

First-year IE PhD student graduate student Amanda Hobbs (McComb group) has been awarded the 2015 David Calkins Memorial Scholarship from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).
November 24, 2015

GE Manufacturing Days

GE-Purdue PRIAM (Partnership in Research & Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing) hosted “GE Manufacturing Days” last week on campus.
November 17, 2015

PRF recognizes Yih for patent

Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) recognized IE Professor Yuehwern Yih for a patent at its 11th annual Inventors Recognition Reception on Nov. 3 at Purdue Research Park.
November 12, 2015

PRF recognizes Nof for 2 patents

Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) recognized IE Professor Shimon Nof for two patents at its 11th annual Inventors Recognition Reception on Nov. 3 at Purdue Research Park.
November 11, 2015

Advance could bring commercial applications for silver nanowires

Silver nanowires hold promise for applications such as flexible displays and solar cells, but their susceptibility to damage from highly energetic UV radiation and harsh environmental conditions has limited their commercialization. Gary Cheng, an associate professor of industrial engineering at Purdue University, works on the project with other researchers.
November 10, 2015

Purdue IE INFORMS wins annual award

Purdue's IE INFORMS student chapter was selected as a Magna Cum Laude winner of the INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award for 2015.
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