Spring 2016 E-Newsletter

Science learning communities are growing, award-winning
Learning communities led by Biological Sciences and Computer Science advisors were recently honored by Purdue.

Bio junior wins Goldwater Scholarship
Shovik Bandyopadhyay's stellar grades and hematology research helped him gain a 2016 Goldwater scholarship, which are awarded to students studying and pursuing a career in science, mathematics or engineering.

Famed theoretical physicist proves 'Math Is Key' in finding gravitational waves
S. James Gates Jr., distinguished professor of physics at University of Maryland, was the keynote speaker at the Department of Mathematics' annual "Math Is Key" lecture.

Science professors win Sloan fellowships for research efforts
Computer Science's David Gleich and Chemistry's Chris Uyeda will receive $55,000 to help intriguing work.

Chemistry professor wins $510K grant from Office of Naval Research
The U.S. military unit is interested in Prof. Jianguo Mei's research in creating printable, flexible electronics.

Mathematics professor earns University Faculty Scholar designation
Peijun Li's expertise in applied and computational mathematics earned him the honor.

Trio of faculty members win Research Awards
Gábor Csáthy (Physics and Astronomy), Zhao-Qing Luo (Biological Sciences) and Dongyan Xu (Computer Science) are making waves in their fields.

Cookies and Code creates sweet new software
Computer Science students attend new Purdue Hackers event where milk and cookies helped invent new program, apps and websites.

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