Appointments, honors and activities

November 20, 2015  

• Faculty and staff honors:

- Prasoon Diwakar, a postdoctoral research associate in the College of Engineering, was named winner of the 2016 CappSci Inventors prize. He was selected for his proposed laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy detector, a portable instrument for real-time detection of carcinogens in airborne material, solids or liquid samples.  He receives a $100,000 grant for a 12-month residency at Frost Science in Miami. 


Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

© 2014-17 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Integrity Statement | Copyright Complaints | Brand Toolkit | Maintained by Marketing and Media

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact us at so we can help.