Friday, July 22, 2016

New Scholarship Opportunity: The Strong Sister, Silly Sister, Inc. 2016 Scholarship Application

The Strong Sister, Silly Sister, Inc. 2016 Scholarship Application is available. 

Qualified Applicants:  Incoming or current undergraduate student at Purdue University (West Lafayette campus). 

Deadline: August 5, 2016 12:00 am.


Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Research Opportunity

Hello Everyone,

You are invited to participate in a study so that we can understand mental states of people while when they are generating concepts.  This involves you wearing a wireless EEG device (see our device here:, which involves putting conductive cream on your hair. You will also wear a device on your wrist that measures your skin conductance. The entire process will take approximately 1.5 hours (2 hours max). We will offer $20/hr. for your participation.

If you are interested in participating in the study. Please complete the prescreening survey via the following link:

The survey will gather some information about your travel experience because we are looking for a specific group of participants. You will be informed via a follow up email if you met the eligibility criteria or not. The survey should take no more than 5 minutes to complete.

Your participation is voluntary and you may choose to stop the study at any time. All data will be kept confidential and no personal information such as your name, address, or phone number will be collected on the survey. Results of this research will be made available upon your request.

If you would like more information, please contact Wan-Lin Hu via email at

Hope to hear from you soon!

Research Team

Friday, May 13, 2016

Solvay's 2016 Summer Internship Program

Solvay's 2016 Summer Internship Program is designed with an emphasis on professional development through hands-on assignments. Summer Interns will find a challenging and rewarding business experience in a variety of areas all while acquiring an overview of our organization. 

Strategically, we are focusing on sustainable development and geographic expansion to meet the growing global demand for clean technologies and energy. 
  • Perform field equipment audits to update functional locations and equipment BOMs through the CMSS (SAP)
  • Update rotating equipment hierarchy, and build machines, within OneProd cloud system and assist maintenance in rotating equipment diagnostics (vibration analysis)
  • Initiate and complete preliminary engineering for small, short duration projects
  • Assist with technical calculations on maintenance reliability projects.
  • Develop maintenance safe job procedures (SJPs)
    • Use feedback from maintenance employees to improve PM work orders
  • Involved in daily operation and safety initiatives.
  • Electrical or Mechanical engineering student with at least 2 years of education
  • Previous working experience in an industrial environment
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills