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 25, 2014
A Purdue Research Park-based company whose one-step, patent-pending technology could improve the efficiency of alternative fuels and the production of fragrance products has received funding from the National Science Foundation. Spero Energy Inc. has received a six-month SBIR Phase I grant from the NSF worth $150,000. Its technology is based on Purdue University intellectual property.Read Full Story