Michele R. Buzon, Mikhail Atallah and Jean A. Chmielewski

From left to right: Michele R. Buzon, Mikhail Atallah and Jean A. Chmielewski. Photos by Vincent Walter.


Michele R. Buzon, Mikhail Atallah and Jean A. Chmielewski will give free public lectures on Oct. 30 in Fowler Hall as the 2017 recipients of Purdue’s most prestigious awards for research and scholarship. Buzon, a professor of anthropology, will deliver the 2017 Research and Scholarship Distinction Distinguished Lecture at 10:30 a.m. Atallah, a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and a professor of electrical and computer engineering (courtesy), will deliver the 2017 Arden L. Bement, Jr. Distinguished Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Chmielewski, the Alice Watson Kramer Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and a professor of biomedical engineering, will deliver the 2017 Herbert Newby McCoy Distinguished Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Each lecture will be followed by a reception in the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center.

Discovery Park will hold a Convergence and the Future of Research Conference on Oct. 6 in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. The event, which will run from 1 to 6 p.m., is free and is open to the public. It will include a series of Voss Talks (TED-style talks) presented by leading experts, followed by a panel discussion on the future of research. A reception with the distinguished speakers will follow the conference.

This fall, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships is hosting a series of grantsmanship workshops that are geared particularly for new faculty or those new to the research process at Purdue. For further information and to register for an upcoming workshop, see a list of events here.