Hydrogen Road Tour
August 11, 2008
US Dept of Transportation: August 11, 2008: America Gets New Glimpse of Hydrogen Powered Future During Historic Two Week Road Tour Across the United States -- Americans will have a unique opportunity to see what the future holds for hydrogen in the United States with the launch of an historic two-week, cross country trek of a fleet of clean, efficient hydrogen vehicles.
Nine auto manufacturers, the U.S. Department of Energy, California Fuel Cell Partnership, National Hydrogen Association, and U.S. DOT are sponsoring the Hydrogen Road Tour to show that hydrogen vehicle and fueling technologies are approaching commercial availability, even as new research and development breakthroughs continue.
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