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July 22, 2021

Making Compostable Dinnerware More Sustainable

Likely, you've used compostable plates made of plant fiber, but Professor Chandrasekar's research team found ways to make them an even better replacement for plastic single use dinnerware.
July 20, 2021

Wu Among Virtual Lab Fellows

Professor Wenzhuo Wu was recently named a Virtual Lab Faculty Fellow by the College to pursue development of virtual laboratory curriculum.
July 7, 2021

Reinventing everyday items to live more efficiently

Ramses Martinez, has developed to make the Internet of Things more practical for everyday use. This internet is any network of devices that could one day include various items in your home in addition to smart fridges and smartwatches.
June 9, 2021

Envision Center app helps train future nurses

A multi-disciplinary collaboration between the School of Nursing, the School of Industrial Engineering, the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and ITaP has developed new ways to improve training for nursing students.


June 3, 2021

Wang honored with "Best Presentation" at Materials Research Society spring meeting

IE Graduate student Ruoxing Wang won the “Best Presentation Award” for her oral presentation titled “Holistic Engineering of Biocompatible and Biodegradable Polymers as Wearable Triboelectric Devices for Self-Powered Cardiovascular Monitoring” in Symposium NM09 : Nanogenerators and Piezotronics during the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting 2021, (04/2021, virtual format).
May 27, 2021

Luster Named Prestigious Boren Fellow

IE PhD student, Maya Luster, was named a We're celebrating #PurdueIE PhD student Maya Luster for being named a National Security Education Program David L. Boren Fellow 2021, for study in 2022.

May 19, 2021

Designing AVs so persons with disabilities can travel anywhere they wish

An estimated 25.5 million people have some type of travel-limiting disability, making daily trips to work, doctor’s appointments, grocery stores, and family outings difficult, if not impossible. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have the potential to make such trips, which most people take for granted, available and convenient for persons with disabilities.
May 3, 2021

Faculty Promotions

Six Purdue Industrial Engineering professors were approved for promotion.
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