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January 10, 2018

Holostream: live 3D streaming on your cellphone

PhD student Tyler Bell has developed Holostream, a platform that allows live 3D images to be captured, compressed, streamed, and displayed over standard consumer cellphone networks.
January 8, 2018

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.
January 2, 2018

Zucrow Labs Annual Report now available

It's been an amazing year, especially at Zucrow Labs, with its largest expansion in nearly 40 years. Million-dollar combustion test cells, a new laser lab, a visit from the Slow Mo Guys, and even a new astronaut! Read Zucrow's annual report...
December 19, 2017

Scott Tingle arrives at International Space Station

Scott Tingle (MSME '88) arrived at the International Space Station, the 23rd Purdue graduate to become an astronaut. Scott will spend the next six months conducting scientific experiments as part of Expedition 54. Fellow Purdue graduate Drew Feustel will join him on the ISS in March 2018.
December 14, 2017

Patricia Davies and Jim Jones celebrate 30 years of service

Congratulations to Patricia Davies and Jim Jones, who just celebrated 30 years of service to Purdue University Mechanical Engineering! Thank you for your dedication! Others celebrating milestones: 10 years: Nicole Key, Jeff Rhoads, Xiulin Ruan, and Fu Zhao. 15 years: Yan Chen, Bob Lucht, and Ganesh Subbarayan.
December 13, 2017

Ashley Evans named Academic All-American

Purdue Volleyball setter Ashley Evans, an ME senior, has been named an Academic All-American... the first ever Boilermaker to receive the honor three times.
November 30, 2017

Collaborating to bring light to the world

Steve Katsaros (BSME '96) founded Nokero, a company that makes solar-powered portable lights, eliminating the need for dangerous kerosene lanterns in developing countries. In this Purdue Alumni article, Steve collaborates with fellow Boilermakers to distribute his lights to Syria and other needy places around the world.
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