Fiscal Year 2016-17 Innovators Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Bruce Applegate, professor of food science, College of Agriculture
  • Elisa Bertino, Samuel D. Conte Professor of Computer Science, College of Science; director of the Purdue Cyber Space Security Lab
  • Richard Cosier, dean emeritus, Krannert School of Management; Leeds Professor of Management, Krannert; founding director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Mark Cushman, distinguished professor of medicinal chemistry, College of Pharmacy; fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Vincent Jo Davisson, professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology, College of Pharmacy
  • Edward Delp, Charles William Harrison Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering; Morrill Award recipient
  • Harm Hogenesch, professor of comparative pathobiology; associate dean for research and graduate programs, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Klein Ileleji, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, College of Engineering
  • Leah Jamieson, The John A. Edwardson Dean Emeritus; Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Jules Janick, James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture, College of Agriculture
  • Deborah Knapp, Dolores L. McCall Professor of Veterinary Medicine; director, Purdue Comparative Oncology Program, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Rebecca Kramer, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, College of Engineering
  • James Lowenberg-Deboer, professor emeritus, College of Agriculture; former associate dean and director of Purdue International Programs in Agriculture
  • Gerry McCartney, Olga Oesterle Professor of Information Technology, Purdue Polytechnic Institute; executive vice president for information technology; system chief information officer; 2016 CTO of the Year for Non-Profit/Government, Indiana Business Journal
  • Ei-Ichi Negishi, Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor; Director of the Negishi-Brown Institute, College of Science; 2010 Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry
  • Corey Neu, associate professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering (Adjunct), College of Engineering
  • R. Byron Pipes, NAE; John Bray Distinguished Professor of Engineering, College of Engineering; Executive Director of the Composites Manufacturing Simulation Center
  • Julio Ramirez, Kettelhut Professor of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Nancy Rasche, clinical assistant professor of computer graphics technology, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • Lyudmila Slipchenko, professor of physical/theoretical chemistry, College of Science
  • Mark Smith, Michael J. and Katherine R. Birck Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Louis Tay, associate professor of psychological sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences
  • Arvind Varma, R. Games Slayter Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering; former Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Head of the School of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering; 2016 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award Recipient
  • Connie Weaver, retired, distinguished professor of nutrition science, College of Health and Human Sciences; director of the Women's Global Health Institute; 2012 Herbert Newby McCoy recipient
  • Steven Wereley, professor of mechanical engineering, College of Engineering
  • David Whittinghill, associate professor of computer graphics technology, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • You-Yeon Won, professor of chemical engineering, College of Engineering
  • Yuan Yao, associate professor of food science, College of Agriculture

Full 2016-17 Hall of Fame Booklet (PDF)

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