Purdue, IU form joint center on energy policy--Purdue News
October 30, 2008
October 30, 2008 - INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Purdue and Indiana universities have again joined forces, this time to expand research exploring crucial issues surrounding energy production, distribution and use.
The two institutions have jointly created the Indiana Consortium for Research in Energy Systems and Policy to advance interdisciplinary research related to energy systems and environmental and energy policy issues. Members of the consortium include IU Bloomington, Purdue University in West Lafayette, and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
The consortium will be inaugurated with a conference Friday (Oct. 31) in Indianapolis.
July 29, 2014
Michael Ladisch, distinguished professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue University, has been appointed to the board of directors of the newly created Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research, which Congress authorized in the 2014 farm bill. Ladisch, who also is director of Purdue's Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering and holds a joint appointment in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is one of 15 board members appointed by U.S. agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on July 23.Read Full Story