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July 16, 2021

Purdue Formula finishes top 10 in a crazy year

More success for Purdue's student auto racing teams! Purdue Formula SAE scored a 6th place finish at the most recent in-person race event at Michigan International Speedway. Combined with their previous 2nd place in the Design presentation, the team finished a combined 3rd overall – the best result in their 29-year history!
July 13, 2021

Groll and Lin receive Trask Innovation Funding

Eckhard Groll and Guang Lin have projects supported by the Trask Innovation Fund from the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization: Groll for an oil-sensing system in refrigeration compressors, and Lin for a 4D cardiac ultrasound imaging system.
July 12, 2021

Why Greater Lafayette?

When Monique McClain joins Purdue ME as an assistant professor next month, she'll already be a Lafayette homeowner... something she couldn't imagine in her hometown of San Diego. Find out why the Greater Lafayette area is just right for her.
June 28, 2021

Undergrads help with lunar habitat research

At Purdue Engineering, you can get involved in research, even in your very first year. FYE students Shantanu Sinha and Nathan Stonitsch joined Prof. Davide Ziviani in his project of cooling a lunar habitat simulator, as part of the Resilient Extra Terrestrial Habitat (RETH) Institute at Herrick Labs.
June 25, 2021

The history of acoustic source localization

The science of locating sound has come a long way... from tin cans, to holographic microphone arrays. In this special publication from the National Academy of Engineering, Purdue acoustics experts Yangfan Liu, Stuart Bolton, and Patricia Davies discuss the history and future of acoustic source localization.
June 24, 2021

Issam Mudawar honored by ASME

Issam Mudawar, the Betty Ruth and Milton B. Hollander Family Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Allan Krauss Thermal Management Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for 35 years of pioneering accomplishments and international leadership in high-heat flux thermal management of electronics and its impact on the cooling of computers, data centers, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, defense electronics and space vehicles.
June 23, 2021

Frank Lee: Accidental Astronaut

Frank Lee is probably the only refrigeration technician in history to perform his job in zero gravity! After 25 years of service as an engineering technician (on the ground) at Purdue's Herrick Labs, Frank helped to test a new zero-gravity refrigerator prototype for NASA by embarking on a series of parabolic test flights.
June 18, 2021

Printable biosensor for tissues and organs

Surgeons may soon be able to localize critical regions in tissues and organs during a surgical operation, thanks to a soft, thin, stretchable biosensor that can be 3D printed, developed by Chi Hwan Lee.
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