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January 12, 2016

Microbots individually controlled using 'mini force fields'

Professor David Cappelleri and colleagues are using a technology likened to "mini force fields" to independently control individual microrobots operating within groups, an advance aimed at using the tiny machines in areas including manufacturing and medicine.
November 13, 2015

CoE brain injury research spurring ongoing national dialogue

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 5, 2015

Nanotweezer is new tool to create advanced plasmonic technologies

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.
August 26, 2015

CoE introduces new faculty for 2015-2016

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

'Deviant brain metabolism' found in high school football players

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.
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