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  Purdue ME welcomes 12 new faculty
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The School of Mechanical Engineering is extensively expanding faculty to meet the needs of a growing student population and student programs and services. ME is pleased to announce the addition of 12 new faculty members for 2014-15 across 9 research areas.
Schematic diagram Findings suggest how swimming cells form biofilms on surfaces
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New research findings point toward future approaches to fighting bacterial biofilms that foul everything from implantable medical devices to industrial pipes and boat propellers.
1963 conference Conference returns to Purdue after 51 years
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Purdue University will hold the annual meeting of the Society of Engineering Science in October after hosting the society's first meeting 51 years ago.
Dutta School of Mechanical Engineering introduces New Faculty for 2014-2015
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Mechanical Engineering welcomes our new faculty members - Arezoo Ardekani, Edward Berger, Ilias Bilionis, Debasish (Deba) Dutta, Marcial Gonzalez, Guillermo Paniagua, Carlo Scalo, and Kejie Zhao
Robotic skin schematic Project part of national effort to create advanced space technologies
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Professor Rebecca Kramer is among seven researchers selected by NASA for Early Career Faculty awards to pursue new technologies in robotics, lasers and other systems for space exploration. Dr. Kramer will lead a Purdue team focusing on active elastic skins for soft robotics, focusing on the development of an elastic robotic skin containing a shape-memory alloy for muscle-like movement as well as numerous sensors to provide feedback and environmental information.

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