June 16, 2022

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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Purdue University names Chiang its next president

The Purdue Board of Trustees announced June 10 its unanimous election of Mung Chiang, currently the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and executive vice president for strategic initiatives, as the university’s next president. Chiang will replace current president Mitch Daniels effective Jan. 1, 2023.

Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


Meeting students’ needs, wherever they are

Meet three graduates who recognized that the flexibility of Purdue University Global’s online associate, bachelor’s, graduate and law programs – a total of 175 programs in all – could allow them to persistently pursue their educational goals.

Media contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


Purdue’s new Institute of Hard AI connects AI with the physical world

Purdue’s College of Engineering is launching the Institute of Hard AI, establishing Purdue as a national leader in artificial intelligence at the interface of the virtual and physical worlds.

Media contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu


An edible QR code takes a shot at fake whiskey

Young Kim and Jungwoo Leem, of Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, are part of a global research team that has developed an edible QR code on a tag made of specialized silk that could help consumers detect fake whiskey – a step that could be not only a solution for the alcohol industry but also one that addresses fake medications.

Media contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


Gift to Purdue establishes Institute for Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals

The William D. Young Institute for Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals at Purdue, launched with a gift from William D. Young, will unite faculty in overhauling pharmaceutical manufacturing with a goal of reducing costs and expanding access to innovative drugs emerging from biotechnology research.

Media contact: Rhianna Wisniewski, rmwisnie@purdue.edu


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