Purdue Today

December 14, 2017

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Faculty and Staff News

Purdue's Garimella elected fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Suresh Garimella, executive vice president for research and partnerships and the R. Eugene & Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Additional Purdue honors

• Purdue poultry vet Patricia Wakenell receives Hovde Award for exemplary service to rural Indiana

• Daniels recognizes student Allen with One Brick Higher Award

Other Stories

2018 Anthem insurance cards to arrive soon with new ID numbers included; PayFlex replacement cards on the way

Nominations sought for Lu Ann Aday, Arden L. Bement Jr. and Herbert Newby McCoy awards

Winter walking: Tips to avoid slip and fall injuries

ITaP adjusts email scanning to make good web addresses less likely to be rewritten

Center for Healthy Living serves up healthy holiday recipes in exchange for food donations

International travel deadline announced

Skills for Performance programming feedback requested

In the Spotlight

electronic phone-size devices strapped on wrists

Purdue discovery clears way for human body to work as communication network for electronic devices

A group of Purdue researchers has discovered a new way in using the human body as a robust communication medium for networking electronic devices in and on the body that promises to be far more secure and low-energy than any wireless system. The advancement allows devices to communicate through the body instead of sending a signal through the airwaves that could be hacked.

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Additional News


Research shows why meteoroids explode before they reach Earth

Researchers in various studies looking for participants


Daniels, rabbi light menorah for Hanukkah

Justice Robert Rucker to speak at Purdue's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

Purdue, community celebrate Hanukkah with menorah lighting  »

Graduate course to prepare researchers and faculty for entrepreneurial success using 14 factors

Purdue to offer new online Master of Public Health program

Space available for S.A.F.E. training for women

Purdue TECHFIT showcase features students’ tech-based exergames

Tips to keep opened wine fresh during holidays


Three from volleyball earn All-America honors including first-team

Volleyball's Evans named Academic All-American

Purdue in the News

Here is a sampling of recent news reports about Purdue from media across the nation and the world.

• HostingAdvice.com: Purdue researchers develop Furion – a new VR framework enabling high-quality virtual reality on mobile devices

• Indianapolis Star: Trump wants to return to the moon. A Purdue alumnus, Gene Cernan, was there last

• Space.com: Olympus Mons: Giant mountain of Mars

• CNN: A 12 Diet Cokes-a-day habit like Trump's is worth changing


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