November 13, 2015
Eric Nauman, professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Engineering Honors Program, and HIRRT, the Human Injury Research & Regenerative Technologies Lab at Purdue, has been quoted recently in articles in Time magazine and ESPNW online...
November 6, 2015
A new system allows a 3-D printer to produce functioning products with enclosed electronic and motorized components and customized devices such as a computer mouse molded to a user's hand.
November 5, 2015
A new type of "nanotweezer" capable of positioning tiny objects quickly and accurately and freezing them in place could enable improved nanoscale sensing methods and aid research to manufacture advanced technologies such as quantum computers and ultra-high-resolution displays.
September 24, 2015
September 22, 2015
August 26, 2015
Eight new ME faculty members are among the 53 joining the College of Engineering for the 2015-2016 academic year: Andres Arrieta Diaz, James Gibert, Neera Jain, Chi Hwan Lee, Terrence Meyer, Fabio Semperlotti, Benxin Wu, and Song Zhang.
August 21, 2015
New research into the effects of repeated head impacts on high school football players has shown changes in brain chemistry and metabolism even in players who have not been diagnosed with concussions and suggest the brain may not fully heal during the offseason.
August 5, 2015
Using heat to style curly hair poses a nagging problem: applying too much causes permanent damage resulting in limp fibers devoid of natural curve. Researchers are now working to learn precisely how much heat to apply and how frequently to use heat treatment for a given hair type without destroying it.
July 31, 2015
July 23, 2015
Issam Mudawar, professor in Purdue's School of Mechanical Engineering, has developed a device that could use aircraft fuel to cool hot engine components in order to alleviate the high temperatures generated by high-performance supersonic engines.
July 22, 2015
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