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.
These Purdue ME students didn't get the chance to showcase their talents on the field this fall, but they did excel in the classroom. Alyssa Cwidak (Soccer), Curt Eckstein (Cross Country), and Teagan Jones (Soccer) have been named to the Fall 2020 Academic All-Big Ten Team.
White Castle recently introduced a robot, Flippy, to help its understaffed restaurants during the pandemic. But automation has its limits, as Prof. Neera Jain writes in Forbes. Experiential learning at Purdue proves just how important human experience is.
Habitats on the moon will need to be resilient against meteorites, radiation, and seismic activity. The Wall Street Journal recently visited Herrick Labs and talked to Prof. Shirley Dyke about her new lunar habitat testbed.
In the midst of a challenging semester (in which many students never even met face-to-face), Purdue ME seniors have created amazing new prototype products. The most innovative have received the Malott Innovation Awards.