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Dennis Lin named head of statistics department at Purdue University
Purdue University's College of Science has named Dennis K.J. Lin to lead its department of statistics.

Irena Swanson named head of mathematics department at Purdue University
Purdue University's College of Science has named Irena Swanson to lead its department of mathematics.

Donatella Danielli selected as a Fellow of the AWM
Donatella Danielli has been selected for the 2020 class of Fellows of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences.

Purdue’s Scientific Glass Blowing Lab offers unique services
Jordan Smith is Purdue's scientific glassblower. His jobs range from repairing glass to fabricating lab equipment to customizing gifts. The lab provides its services for the Purdue campus and region.

Profs. Bernal and Lin Named 2020 Dean's Fellows
Ximena Bernal, Associate Professor of Biological Studies and Guang Lin, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering have been named 2019-20 Dean’s Fellows in the College of Science.

Enzyme trigger that tells cells to move characterized for the first time
"Our structural data will allow the development of models for these proteins and their interactions, which could eventually lead to new therapies," Tesmer said.

Purdue’s data science initiative featured in video
Purdue’s campus-wide data science initiative was created to enhance students’ skills in the growing field of data analysis. The story of the data initiative is featured in a four-minute video.

Tesmer, Kadlubowski earn nationally prestigious Goldwater Scholarships
Two students in the College of Science have earned the Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s preeminent scholarship for undergraduates in mathematics, natural sciences or engineering.

Transforming biology to design next-generation computers, using a surprise ingredient
Purdue researchers in the Claridge Research Group have developed surfaces that act as molecular-scale blueprints for unpacking and aligning nanoscale components for next-generation computers. The secret ingredient? Water.

New Computer Science head
Professor Dongyan Xu has been named the next head of the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University. He begins his position Sept. 1.

New Associate Deans
Two faculty members from the College of Science have accepted associate dean positions within the college, effective July 1.

Remembering Michael Rossmann
Michael Rossmann, Hanley Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences, died May 14 in West Lafayette, Indiana. He was 88. A giant in the field of structural biology, came to Purdue in 1964 and stayed nearly 55 years. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of London. We mourn his loss even as we celebrate his legacy and life well-lived.

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