Neil Armstrong Distinguished Visiting Professors

The prestigious Neil Armstrong Distinguished Visiting Professors program brings highly accomplished and recognized scholars and practitioners to the college to catalyze collaborations with faculty and students. They are preeminent in their fields and are typically Fellows of the US National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

During their visits, they collaborate with Purdue Engineering faculty members on research projects and/or initiatives including new research directions, industry engagement, on-campus and online educational efforts, increasing diversity and inclusion, as well as entrepreneurship. Their selections are based on nominations made by faculty and the proposed impact of their research and visit to Purdue Engineering.