Purdue establishes multidisciplinary energy systems center--Purdue News
October 8, 2008
Purdue University has established a new center that will combine technology with economic analysis to develop viable new energy alternatives.
The goal of the Center for Energy Systems and Policy is to find solutions to global energy problems through multidisciplinary research.
The center is led by Wallace Tyner, professor of agricultural economics, and Joseph Pekny, interim head of the School of Industrial Engineering and a chemical engineering professor. It is a division of Purdue's Energy Center at Discovery Park, directed by Jay Gore, Reilly Professor of Combustion Engineering.
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