BNC's Weaver recipient of the 2011 Monroe Seligman Award by the Institute of Environmental Sciences
April 11, 2011
John R. Weaver, facility manager at Purdue University's Birck Nanotechnology Center, has been named a recipient of the 2011 Monroe Seligman Award by the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology. Weaver is being recognized "for his unparalleled contributions to nanotechnology research facilities in both the public and private sectors," according to the award's citation. A formal announcement will be made during a meeting on May 4. Weaver has been involved in the design of the Birck Nanotechnology Center from its conceptual stages.
He has participated in the design and construction of more than 25 "clean" facilities, including several semiconductor wafer fabrication facilities.
- John R. Weaver
July 29, 2014
Michael Ladisch, distinguished professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue University, has been appointed to the board of directors of the newly created Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research, which Congress authorized in the 2014 farm bill. Ladisch, who also is director of Purdue's Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering and holds a joint appointment in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is one of 15 board members appointed by U.S. agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on July 23.Read Full Story
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Seven Purdue faculty members have been selected to the New York-based Thomson Reuters Corp's. list of "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014" The honor recognizes researchers around the world who have earned distinction by publishing the highest number of articles that rank among the most frequently cited by fellow researchers, according to Thomson Reuters. Purdue scientists on the list include David J. Love, professor of electrical and computer engineering; Mark S. Lundstrom, the Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Kinam Park, the Showalter Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Zhixiang Chen, professor of botany and plant pathology; R. Graham Cooks, the Henry B. Hass Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry; Jian-Kang Zhu, Distinguished Professor of PlanRead Full Story
July 25, 2014
A Purdue Research Park-based company whose one-step, patent-pending technology could improve the efficiency of alternative fuels and the production of fragrance products has received funding from the National Science Foundation. Spero Energy Inc. has received a six-month SBIR Phase I grant from the NSF worth $150,000. Its technology is based on Purdue University intellectual property.Read Full Story