Materials Engineering, Purdue University

Spotlights

February 27, 2015
Purdue Research Foundation Board of Directors on Wednesday (Feb. 18) approved construction of the $50 million, 62,000-square-foot Indiana Manufacturing Institute, where Purdue University researchers will expand research of composite materials manufacturing.
February 27, 2015
MSE alumni, Dr. Özgür Keleş (PhD, 2013) has discovered a unique correlation between engineering and art by turning symmetries he has discovered in the scientific world into digital art that he creates outside of the laboratory. (PDF)
February 26, 2015
Travis Thornell, a second-year Materials Engineering graduate student advised by Prof. Kendra Erk, was recently named First Runner-Up in the Student Poster Competition at the 38th Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society (Feb 22-25, 2015 in Savannah, GA).
February 26, 2015
Purdue's innovative work with a southern Indiana company intent on enhancing oil recovery.
February 23, 2015
The Senior Design Team led by Rachel Stone, Juan Rivera, Roman Motyka, Ryan Thompson and Seung-Yun Song, placed second in the Black Division of the 2015 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition and received $10,000.
February 9, 2015
Development of epitaxial AlxSc1?xN for artificially structured metal/semiconductor superlattice metamaterials
January 26, 2015
Tresa M. Pollock, the 2015 Acta Materialia Inc. Hollomon Materials & Society Award recipient, is the Alcoa Professor of Materials at the University of California Santa Barbara. She will deliver the presentation, "Design of New Co-base Alloy Single Crystals: The Impact of an MGI Approach."  on Wednesday afternoon, March 18, at TMS2015 in Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida. Dr. Pollock will formally accept her award at the 2015 TMS-AIME Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 17.
January 23, 2015
Associate Professor Edwin Garcia is part of a group of researchers at Purdue University who are using numerical modeling to find ways to understand the complex science behind the formation of 'dendrites' that cause lithium-ion batteries to fail which will help to design better separators to create longer-lasting batteries.
January 11, 2015
Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering was named on Jan 6, 2015 to receive a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award from the National Science Foundation.