When Patrick Mahomes got a concussion, we all saw it. But what about the smaller brain injuries you don't see? Prof. Eric Nauman is quoted in this article about how mild hits accumulate damage to the brain.
Aircraft turbulence is very complex, with vortices that collide and "dance" with each other. Carlo Scalo has simulated this "dance" using Purdue's supercomputers, creating models that aircraft designers can use to make future aircraft safer.
A Purdue team has received a $3.2 million grant from NASA's University Leadership Initiative to use optical and laser-based sensors to monitor the flow around the surfaces of hypersonic vehicles. The team includes Purdue ME professors Chris Goldenstein, Bob Lucht, and Terrence Meyer.
Congratulations to Sansit Patnaik, who won a design competition in Germany by optimizing the battery housing for an electric car. Sansit, a PhD student under Fabio Semperlotti, collaborated remotely with friends at RWTH Aachen University in Germany.
The 2020 pandemic has challenged our healthcare systems but it has also opened the door to a greater acceptance of virtual-clinic-visit and AI-enabled automation. What will the future of healthcare look like in the AI era? How data science and AI will shape the post-pandemic future of healthcare? Find out in this webinar hosted by Guang Lin, on Wednesday, January 27.
Assistant Professor David Warsinger has received a Young Membrane Scientist Award from the North American Membrane Society. David's research focuses on the nexus of water and energy, with a specific concentration on desalination.
Every year, the faculty and students of Purdue Mechanical Engineering accomplish amazing things, and 2020 was no different. Below are the most-watched stories of research, student success, and amazing alumni from each month of 2020.