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August 11, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a grant to a Purdue University professor in the College of Engineering working on the characteristics of metals. Xinghang Zhang, a professor in the School of Materials Engineering, rec

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August 1, 2016

For the second consecutive year, Tipmont REMC co-sponsored The Energy Academy at Purdue University, a week-long program for high-achieving students and outstanding science teachers. These partnerships are crucial to preparing tomorrow's energy leade

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July 26, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 25, 2016 - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has named a national research university and a consortium of New Mexico universities to its team competing for the Sandia National Laboratories Management and Operating contract. Purdue U

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July 26, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 300 people and about 20 Indiana composite materials companies are expected at the ribbon cutting of the $50 million Indiana Manufacturing Institute at 2 p.m. Tuesday (July 26) 1105 Challenger Ave. in the Purdue Resear

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July 21, 2016

The recent recall of hoverboards because of exploding lithium-ion batteries highlights the danger of overheating batteries. Amy Marconnet, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, can speak about the effects of excessive heating in batteries

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July 20, 2016

Each year the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) Sustainable Energy Forum recognizes a researcher who has made significant technical contributions to research and development of sustainable energy with a Sustainable Engineering Forum R

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July 18, 2016

The Purdue University Northwest Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) and its collaborators have been awarded an $869,180 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program for th

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July 7, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – As the world swelters toward a third straight year of record-breaking heat, experts in air conditioning and refrigeration are chilling out during three international conferences this month at Purdue University. "This year's co

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June 22, 2016

Groups of high schoolers eagerly lined up Tuesday morning at Purdue University to test how well their handcrafted wind turbines would perform when stacked against the power of four fans. The kids were competing to create a turbine that would gener

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June 20, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A group of high school students and teachers got a chance to learn some hands-on skills during the summer break. More than 80 high school students and teachers seeking to broaden their knowledge of energy sciences a

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June 17, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue is advancing learning and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for high school students with an eye toward their future. The Purdue Energy Center in

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June 15, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will host a Clean Energy Innovation Forum for the Midwest on Thursday and Friday (June 9-10), featuring a keynote lecture on Mission Innovation and regional energy partnerships by Dr. Franklin (Lynn) Orr, the

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June 15, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE - State, regional and national executives are gathering at Purdue University today for the Clean Energy Innovation Forum for the Midwest. The event will feature a keynote from U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science and

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June 15, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Purdue University is hosting forum that looks to bring more clean energy to our part of the country. Representatives from seven other states are meeting at Purdue for The Midwest Clean Energy Forum. The U.S. Depart

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June 15, 2016

The Obama administration is reaching out to key regions throughout the nation for clean energy innovation — and Indiana is up to the challenge. Purdue University hosted a Midwest forum Thursday that continues Friday that will help guide the U.S. D

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June 6, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – From 2005 to 2014, an average of about 83 firefighters died while on duty each year, and 91 firefighters died while on duty in 2015, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. A Purdue technology is being developed that could

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June 3, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Current supplies of gasoline and expected production this year should keep prices at the fuel pump 40-60 cents per gallon lower than last summer despite supply disruptions that have pushed prices higher in recent months, especi

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May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON – The amount of brainpower in the East Room of the White House on Thursday afternoon was astonishing, President Barack Obama told this year’s recipients of the nation’s highest honor for scientific and technological achievement — includi

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May 24, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Nancy Ho, founder and president of Green Tech America Inc. and a research professor emerita in Purdue University's School of Chemical Engineering, received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack O

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May 4, 2016

Purdue Northwest’s Energy Efficiency and Reliability Center is helping municipalities, businesses advance improved street lighting For the past four years, the Purdue University Northwest Calumet Campus Energy Efficiency and Reliability Cente

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April 27, 2016

Purdue's Morrill Awards were announced Monday (April 25) at the Faculty Awards Convocation for three professors whose careers have demonstrated excellence in their teaching, research and engagement missions. This is the fifth year of the Morrill A

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April 25, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The deputy assistant secretary for clean coal and carbon management within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy this month will discuss the difficulties encountered during the research of fossil-based energy

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April 25, 2016

While solar energy has long been recognized as a sustainable energy resource, the question of producing electricity when sunlight is not available has persisted for just as long. More highly-refined technologies developed in recent decades have resul

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March 31, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – DATTUS, a Purdue-affiliated startup, is one of 10 finalists in the early stage track of the 2016 Clean Energy Trust Challenge, a nationally recognized accelerator program for clean energy innovation, and the largest single-day

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March 28, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Nathan Mosier, a professor from the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University, will headline next week's Science on Tap with a discussion on innovative technologies and how they are being used t

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February 23, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and United States Auto Club will host two additional karting events this year to go with the fifth annual International Electric Vehicle GrandPrix in May at the famed racetrack

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February 9, 2016

It was only a matter of time before Sam Midkiff would be forced to replace several computers he needed for educational and research purposes. The servers were so old that Midkiff, professor of electrical and computer engineering, couldn’t recall e

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February 9, 2016

ABSTRACT From Allergens to Battery Anodes: Nature-Inspired, Pollen Derived Carbon Architectures for Room-and Elevated-Temperature Li-ion Storage Jialiang Tang & Vilas G. Pol * School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University *E-mail:

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January 27, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Dec. 22, 2015 — A feasibility study has shown that using LEDs as greenhouse grow-lights for tomato crops does not diminish fruit quality, suggesting a potential alternative for or supplement to high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights.

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January 4, 2016

The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue has opened registration for high school juniors or seniors and secondary teachers interested in participating in the fifth annual STEM-focused summer program next June. The free weeklong course, organized by the P

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January 4, 2016

Nancy Ho, founder and president of Green Tech America Inc. and a research professor emerita in Purdue University's School of Chemical Engineering, will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama. The award,

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January 4, 2016

A research professor emerita in Purdue University’s School of Chemical Engineering will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama, which is the highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the pres

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January 4, 2016

It is likely that prices of natural gas - now at their lowest in two decades - will be even lower during the home heating season next winter, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says. In another good sign for low energy costs for consum

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December 16, 2015

Staff Report, "Indiana Electricity Projections: The 2015 Forecast," December 2015

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December 14, 2015

Researchers are proposing a new "hydricity" concept aimed at creating a sustainable economy by not only generating electricity with solar energy but also producing and storing hydrogen from superheated water for round-the-clock power production.

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December 1, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final rules on the volume of biofuels that must be produced from 2014 to 2016 continues the current policy thrust that biofuels reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared with fossil fuels, Purdue University e

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November 24, 2015

Higher education's ability to prepare students to compete in the 21st century workplace faces increasing scrutiny. Existing and ingrained structures of higher education, particularly in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

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November 23, 2015

The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue has opened registration for high school juniors or seniors and secondary teachers interested in participating in the fifth annual STEM-focused summer program next June.

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November 19, 2015

A Purdue University researcher led a team that won a 2015 R&D 100 award for developing a process to manufacture “carbon microspheres” from waste plastics.

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November 16, 2015

Purdue kicked off a collaboration with the U.S. Navy to diversify energy research Thursday. “Basic research can benefit in ... having Marines come in and kick the tires of your research,” said Joseph Bryan, the deputy assistant secretary of the Navy

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November 16, 2015

Innovative technologies developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory and their partners earned two R&D 100 Awards on Friday, November 13.

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November 16, 2015

In the decade since the federal government has required ethanol be blended into gasoline, Indiana’s ethanol industry has prospered. Ethanol plants in the state have increased from one to 14, most of them in rural communities that often struggle with

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November 12, 2015

Making biofuel from corn crop residue could become economically viable for farmers with government support and, therefore, lead to a major shift in crop rotation practices favoring more continuous corn plantings, Purdue University researchers conclud

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November 5, 2015

The top administrator for the U.S. Navy's energy efforts will speak at Purdue University next week as part of a kickoff workshop for a Purdue-Navy research effort to address alternative energy and power issues.

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November 2, 2015

To break new ground in alternative energy; increase educational opportunities for the military community; and bolster science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) outreach, the Department of the Navy and the Office of Naval Research (ONR)

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October 14, 2015

Purdue University researchers will tackle several alternative energy-related projects for the U.S. Navy and develop a power and energy course through a grant of nearly $3 million from the Office of Naval Research.

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October 12, 2015

Purdue University researchers have received a $3 million grant from the Office of Naval Research. The funding will support several alternative energy-related projects and the development of a power and energy course.

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October 1, 2015

Researchers for the first time have applied a modern theory of heat transport in experiments with semiconductors used in computers and lasers, with implications for the design of devices that convert waste heat into electricity and the control of ove

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September 29, 2015

Purdue's Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio) and Global Engineering Program are hosting the U.S.-France Science & Technology Workshop on Bioenergy this week, focusing on scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 2

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September 29, 2015

Purdue Extension will host three field days in Indiana to teach landowners, farmers, agribusiness personnel and farm-related agency employees about bioenergy grasses and current research.

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September 22, 2015

The high cost and scarcity of lithium are driving research to develop alternatives to lithium-ion batteries, especially to meet future needs in energy storage, say researchers from Purdue University in an article about a potential replacement.

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September 16, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden is announcing Wednesday (Sept. 16) that Purdue University has received an advanced U.S. Department of Energy research award to improve concentrating solar power (CSP) technology. Funded by the DOE SunShot Initiative, a resear

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September 11, 2015

A federal agency has recognized a husband and wife from northwest Indiana who lead nonprofit organizations that promote the use of clean fuels and clean vehicle technologies.

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September 10, 2015

The first large-scale study of smartphones in everyday use by consumers has revealed that apps drain 28.9 percent of battery power while the screen is off. To address the problem, researchers have created a software tool that reduces the energy drain

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August 17, 2015

Gasoline prices that spiked in Indiana and some other Midwest states in recent days likely will remain high until a unit at a refinery in northern Indiana is repaired, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.

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August 17, 2015

New research findings contradict a fundamental assumption about the functioning of "organic" solar cells made of low-cost plastics, suggesting a new strategy for creating inexpensive solar technology.

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July 29, 2015

Shortly before joining the faculty in the School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue as Associate Professor, Dr. Vilas Pol worked on a project at Argonne National Laboratory that has been selected as Finalist for a 2015 R&D 100 Award.

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July 28, 2015

High-performance aircraft turbine engine manufacturers are facing unprecedented increases in the amount of heat that must be released in order to maintain acceptable temperatures in supersonic engines that is required for the aircraft to operate at o

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July 2, 2015

A group of Purdue students and faculty are pursuing a noble cause: introducing a solar array to the University’s campus.

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June 30, 2015

The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue is helping secure STEM educational opportunities for high school students with an eye toward their future. The Academy hosts 50 high school students and 36 teachers seeking to broaden their knowledge of science, tech

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June 23, 2015

To inspire students to join the STEM disciplines, Duke Energy Corp. executive Caren Anders will deliver next week's keynote speech, Future of Power Generation and the Electricity Grid, as a part of the Duke Energy Academy at Purdue.

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June 10, 2015

Many people do not realize the vital role that veterinarians play in keeping people healthy, and that lack of awareness is especially true among elementary school students. The goal of a $1.26 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from t

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June 5, 2015

The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue is helping secure STEM educational opportunities for high school students with an eye toward their future.

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June 1, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tried to strike a balance between proponents and opponents of the Renewable Fuel Standards in setting levels for production of biofuels through 2016, said Purdue University energy policy specialist Wally Tyner

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May 27, 2015

Like most people, I never gave it much thought when I plugged my phone charger into an electrical socket. I certainly never thought about all the time, people, and resources it takes to power the lifestyle I took for granted.

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May 20, 2015

A Purdue University program that brings high school students and teachers to campus for a week each summer to investigate energy problems and solutions is the recipient of Duke Energy Corp.'s Difference Maker award for 2015.

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May 18, 2015

Purdue University and Red Hat Inc. (NYSE:RHT), the world's leading open-source solutions, are collaborating to create a two-year doctoral research position for Discovery Park's Research Center for Open Digital Innovation.

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May 18, 2015

Government fleet managers will learn about resources to transition vehicles to be powered by compressed natural gas during a Wednesday (May 20) seminar hosted by South Shore Clean Cities Inc., a nonprofit organization sponsored through a U.S. Departm

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May 18, 2015

Motorists can expect gasoline prices this summer to remain considerably lower than what they were last year even though they have been edging up in recent weeks, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.

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May 8, 2015

Organizers of the Cancer Culture and Community program at Purdue University are seeking fall semester classes to join them in activities leading up to the November symposium centering on the book "The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution o

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May 8, 2015

Purdue University and Indiana University Health Arnett in Lafayette have announced a three-year collaboration agreement to promote human clinical research efforts between the two groups.

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May 1, 2015

Starting as a pilot program in 2012 with just 38 participants, The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, has quickly grown to become one of the state’s most talked-about summer learning programs for high school juniors

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May 1, 2015

A Purdue University professor has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors given to a scientist in the United States.

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April 30, 2015

A Purdue University study sheds light on how cell damage is reversed by the cancer drug decitabine and identifies a potential biomarker that could indicate a patient's stage of cancer and response to treatment.

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April 22, 2015

A Purdue University research center is planning its second annual Record the Earth activity for Earth Day on Wednesday (April 22) to capture natural sound recordings and upload them for preservation.

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April 10, 2015

Atlas Energy Systems LLC, a Purdue University startup, is one of five finalists in the student track of the 2015 Clean Energy Challenge, a nationally recognized accelerator program for clean energy innovation, run by Chicago-based nonprofit Clean Ene

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March 26, 2015

Discovery Park Student Poster Session and Reception. Highlighting undergraduates in DP-affiliated interdisciplinary internships. Organizer: Discovery Learning Research Center. 4:30-6 p.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Atrium (first floor)

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March 23, 2015

Researchers have shown how to convert waste packing peanuts into high-performance carbon electrodes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that outperform conventional graphite electrodes, representing an environmentally friendly approach to reuse th

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March 22, 2015

One person’s trash literally could become another’s high-tech treasure, according to researchers who have developed a way to turn discarded packing peanuts into components for rechargeable batteries that could outperform the ones we use currently. Th

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March 17, 2015

Argonne National Laboratory director Peter Littlewood will tackle the complex issue of energy and sustainability as part of Purdue's Discovery Lecture Series at 1:30 p.m. March 25 in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121.

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March 13, 2015

Purdue University undergraduate students participate in more than 2,000 research projects each year across campus. To showcase what new opportunities are available for enterprising students, Discovery Park will offer Undergraduate Research Day on Mar

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March 5, 2015

Tiny, perfectly smooth carbon spheres added to motor oil have been shown to reduce friction and wear typically seen in engines by as much as 25 percent, suggesting a similar enhancement in fuel economy.

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March 5, 2015

Researchers have used an advanced model to simulate in unprecedented detail the workings of "resistance-switching cells" that might replace conventional memory for electronics applications, with the potential to bring faster and higher capacity compu

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March 2, 2015

Purdue University is expanding the nation's largest university propulsion laboratory for research aimed at reducing fuel consumption and emissions for next-generation jet engines.

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February 27, 2015

Ethanol producers are cutting output after getting squeezed by the biggest drop in gasoline prices since 2008.

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February 24, 2015

This Wednesday, February 25, representatives of VisionTech Partners and VisionTech Angels will travel to West Lafayette to participate in Purdue University's faculty "Pitch Day," part of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy. Our role: to serve as

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February 24, 2015

Purdue University has formed an industry research consortium as part of a national center to create temperature-control technologies for dynamic energy systems on aerospace vehicles.

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February 19, 2015

Longtime Purdue learning design and technology professor James Lehman has been selected as the new Jerry and Rosie Semler Director of the Discovery Learning Research Center in Discovery Park.

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February 16, 2015

Purdue University associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering Nathan Mosier has been appointed the Indiana Soybean Alliance Soybean Utilization Endowed Chair, continuing a partnership to develop new uses for soybeans.

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February 10, 2015

A team of Purdue University researchers has been awarded a $1 million W.M. Keck Foundation grant to develop a new type of imaging technology for cell and tissue analysis.

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February 5, 2015

The probability of saving money by using solar energy rather than standard grid electricity is 92 percent for Indiana farm businesses and about 50 percent for homes, Purdue University energy economists find.

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January 29, 2015

“Close your eyes and imagine you are living 200 years from now. Get up in the morning and you are not allowed to touch fossil fuels,” is the contemplative daydream of Dr. Rakesh Agrawal, distinguished professor of chemical engineering at Purdue Unive

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January 26, 2015

Research probing the complex science behind the formation of "dendrites" that cause lithium-ion batteries to fail could bring safer, longer-lasting batteries capable of being charged within minutes instead of hours.

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January 20, 2015

Purdue University is part of a deep and diverse team selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to lead a $259 million initiative to develop the next generation of energy-efficient vehicles and wind energy and compressed-gas storage technologies.

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January 20, 2015

Indiana farmers and ethanol producers are in limbo as they wait for the Environmental Protection Agency to decide how much of the biofuel should be blended into the nation’s gasoline.

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January 20, 2015

The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue has opened registration for high school juniors or seniors and secondary teachers interested in participating in a STEM-focused, annual summer program.

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January 20, 2015

Willie Reed, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and professor of veterinary anatomic pathology, has received Purdue University's 2015 Dreamer Award.

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January 14, 2015

Purdue University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chief Scientist and Executive Director of Discovery Park, Purdue’s interdisciplinary research hub established to foster broad partnerships for research and education.

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January 13, 2015

Researchers have demonstrated a new way to enhance the emission of single photons by using "hyperbolic metamaterials," a step toward creating devices in work aimed at developing quantum computers and communications technologies.

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January 13, 2015

Purdue's Discovery Park, which reached the $1 billion milestone this year for the amount of generated sponsored research, private gifts and endowments, is releasing a new video highlighting its role in fostering interdisciplinary research and connect

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January 12, 2015

U.S. students enrolled in an accredited U.S. graduate program can apply for international research grants of $15,000 to $40,000 through Purdue University's U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security program and funds from the U.S. Agency for Intern

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December 18, 2014

A new catalytic process is able to convert what was once considered biomass waste into lucrative chemical products that can be used in fragrances, flavorings or to create high-octane fuel for racecars and jets.

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December 18, 2014

Three Purdue University professors have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

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December 18, 2014

USAC – the United States Auto Club – has announced it will partner with Purdue University to produce the International Collegiate evGrandPrix.

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December 17, 2014

Plummeting gasoline prices over the past couple of months are expected to remain low through at least the spring, signaling generally good fortunes for the nation's economy, said Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner.

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December 17, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new catalytic process is able to convert what was once considered biomass waste into lucrative chemical products that can be used in fragrances, flavorings or to create high-octane fuel for racecars and jets.

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December 16, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - USAC - the United States Auto Club - has announced it will partner with Purdue University to produce the International Collegiate evGrandPrix.

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December 12, 2014

Three Purdue University professors have been awarded the distinction of fellow from the American Physical Society.

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December 11, 2014

A Purdue-based startup's sensing technology could improve smartphone battery life and service by monitoring and adjusting the phone's cellular antenna to run at its highest efficiency.

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December 11, 2014

A new method that creates large-area patterns of three-dimensional nanoshapes from metal sheets represents a potential manufacturing system to inexpensively mass produce innovations such as "plasmonic metamaterials" for advanced technologies.

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December 5, 2014

Postdoctoral researchers at Purdue University will have a chance to gain valuable proposal writing and reviewing experience in translational research, as well as the chance to win $5,000 for their own research, through the Purdue Postdoc Challenge.

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December 4, 2014

A new electrode design for lithium-ion batteries has been shown to potentially reduce the charging time from hours to minutes by replacing the conventional graphite electrode with a network of tin-oxide nanoparticles.

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December 2, 2014

When John Weaver was offered a job to run a facility that had yet to be completed, it only took him 10 seconds to say yes.

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November 26, 2014

The candidates for the position of the director of the Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC) will give seminars on their vision for the future of the DLRC.

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November 25, 2014

Spero Energy Inc., whose technology could make biofuel production more efficient and creates high-value, renewable chemicals used in the flavor and fragrance industry, has been awarded a $50,000 grant.

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November 24, 2014

Researchers at Nano-Meta Technologies Inc. (NMTI) in the Purdue Research Park have shown how to overcome key limitations of a material that could enable the magnetic storage industry to achieve data-recording densities far beyond today's computers.

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November 19, 2014

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is on the Purdue University campus learning more about developments in the field of biofuels.

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November 18, 2014

President Mitch Daniels and Andrew Schenk, graduate research assistant, discuss research at Purdue's Maha Fluid Power Research Center on Friday (Nov. 14). Daniels was taking a tour of the center, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. The ce

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November 18, 2014

Researchers at Purdue University report a proof-of-concept of a their novel consecutive two-step process (H2Bioil) for the production of liquid fuel range hydrocarbons (C4+) with undetectable oxygen content from cellulose and an intact biomass (popla

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November 14, 2014

The Purdue administration of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (Indiana CTSI) is offering post-doctoral investigators two $5000 grants for the use of specific Purdue core facilities.

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November 12, 2014

Researchers have demonstrated a new process to convert all biomass into liquid fuel, and the method could make possible mobile processing plants. The researchers at Purdue University filed a patent application on the concept in 2008 and have now d

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October 29, 2014

Purdue University ecologist Bryan Pijanowski gained international attention for an Earth Day effort to capture soundscapes from citizen scientists. Now, he is launching a research center aimed at preserving the sounds of the Earth and highlighting th

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October 17, 2014

SPEAK MODalities LLC, a startup commercializing an iPad application to help improve communication for children and families affected by severe, nonverbal autism, received top honors at the 2014 International 2014 GAIN-TEN Business Pitch Challenge.

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October 17, 2014

Registration is underway for the 28th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, the third-oldest business plan competition in the country, slated for Feb. 17 at Purdue University's Discovery Park.

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October 16, 2014

A two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund work by a Purdue Research Park-based company to improve methods to screen blood plasma samples for biomarkers, which are measurable indicators of a disease, to expedite diagnosis and t

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October 16, 2014

SpeechVive Inc., a company commercializing a Purdue University innovation that helps people with Parkinson's disease to speak more loudly and communicate more effectively, has expanded the availability of its product, which is currently available in

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October 11, 2014

The use of solar power could soon become a lot more popular as researchers have created a radical polymer called PTMA, which is about 10 times more electrically conductive than common semi-conducting polymers.

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October 10, 2014

Officials at a Chicago-based startup say innovations discovered in Purdue University's School of Nuclear Engineering are being commercialized to address challenges in improving radiation detection and making sealants and adhesives safer.

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October 10, 2014

An emerging class of electrically conductive plastics called "radical polymers” may bring low-cost, transparent solar cells, flexible and lightweight batteries, and ultrathin antistatic coatings for consumer electronics and aircraft.

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October 8, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A team of Purdue University students working on a hybrid renewable power system for use in remote communities in need of electricity has been awarded a 2014 Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3) grant.

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October 7, 2014

A two-day workshop at Purdue University this month will feature a Discovery Lecture by top U.S. Department of Energy official Sal Golub and a host of discussions and presentations on the future of nuclear power.

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October 6, 2014

Purdue Extension will co-host a meeting in Wabash on opportunities and available technology for "second generation" bioenergy crops.

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October 3, 2014

A Purdue-based startup is developing high-temperature "plasmonic metamaterials" that could dramatically increase data-storage capabilities, improve solar-cell and waste-heat recovery performance and provide a new avenue for clinical therapeutics.

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October 2, 2014

The Purdue Center for Global Food Security, a Purdue University research center leading efforts to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers to help solve world hunger, is seeking applications for U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Sec

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October 2, 2014

On-demand weighing of single dry biological particles over a 5-order-of-magnitude dynamic range

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September 26, 2014

Officials of a pharmaceutical startup based on a Purdue University innovation say their company is creating prefabricated drug dosages that could be used by compounding pharmacists to support patient-centered medicine.

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September 25, 2014

Purdue researchers have discovered the structure of the enzyme that makes cellulose, a finding that could lead to easier ways of breaking down plant materials to make biofuels and other products and materials.

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September 17, 2014

A Purdue startup is commercializing a technology that could reduce the symptoms and pain of neurological disease and injury, including multiple sclerosis, neuropathic pain and Parkinson's disease.

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September 15, 2014

Officials on Friday (Sept. 12) unveiled the ultra-energy-efficient ReNEWW house near the Purdue campus.

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September 15, 2014

A Purdue University innovator is commercializing technology that creates high-value, renewable chemicals used in the flavor and fragrance industry from wood lignin and that could make biofuel production more efficient.

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September 5, 2014

Purdue University marked the opening of new Discovery Park interdisciplinary research facilities in drug development and cancer, key components of the Purdue Moves initiative, during a dedication ceremony on Friday (Sept. 5).

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September 3, 2014

Purdue University is planning a ceremony to mark the opening of a nearly $29 million facility that will consolidate drug research centers at the school and a $16 million expansion of a cancer research center.

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August 28, 2014

The Purdue Center for Global Food Security is awarding more than $21,000 for student-led projects focused on seeking solutions to a range of food security problems locally and abroad.

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August 26, 2014

Brenda Capobianco, a Purdue science education professor and researcher on the issues of gender, culture and identity in science and engineering education, has been appointed interim director of Purdue's Discovery Learning Research Center in Discovery

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August 19, 2014

Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and gas boom could help offset the costs of substantially reducing the U.S.'s carbon footprint, Purdue agricultural economists say.

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August 19, 2014

It is now three and a half years since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami led to meltdowns at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the subsequent shuttering of all 48 of Japan’s nuclear reactors. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plans

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July 31, 2014

The Association of American Universities (AAU) has partnered with Discovery Learning Research Center's STEM-Ed Hub, powered by Purdue University's HUBzero, to create a website focused on the quality of undergraduate teaching and learning in science,

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July 31, 2014

Ten college students from Russia have spent three weeks at Purdue University learning to develop business and marketing plans, and how to pitch products to prospective investors. The students were selected by a committee of American and Russian sp

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July 31, 2014

Purdue University earthquake engineer Julio Ramirez testified before Congress on Tuesday (July 29) as it debates reauthorizing legislation to reinstate federal research funding devoted to mitigating earthquake damage to the nation's infrastructure.

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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 th

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July 29, 2014

Seven Purdue faculty members have been selected to the New York-based Thomson Reuters Corp's. list of "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014" The honor recognizes researchers around the world who have earned distinction by publishing t

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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.

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July 25, 2014

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel. Purdue University physicists are part of an international g

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July 14, 2014

A group of Russian undergraduate students will spend a month of their summer at Purdue University and the Purdue Research Park to expand their knowledge of entrepreneurship and startup company development. Twelve students were selected by a commit

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July 11, 2014

Three international conferences this month at Purdue University will focus on innovative concepts for air conditioning, refrigeration and high-performance buildings. More than 700 people are expected to attend the 15th International Refrigeration and

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July 9, 2014

Moments after Dr. Jeff Crecelius completes a surgery, hopeful family members typically want to know if he was able to "get it all," or remove all of the cancerous tumor from the brain of a loved one. It's their emotional plea for reassurance. They

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July 3, 2014

About 50 high school students and 30 teachers spent the past week on the Purdue campus learning about energy related topics. It was part of a program designed to spark their interest in fields related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

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June 26, 2014

Bearing Analytics, a Purdue University student startup based in Purdue Research Park, is one of 10 top startups to receive a $100,000 grant from FOUNDER.org, a global student entrepreneur investor and company building program.

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June 24, 2014

A weeklong program brings high school students and teachers from across the country to Purdue’s campus. About 50 high school students and 30 teachers are taking part in the Duke Energy Academy. Most of the participants are from Indiana, while othe

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June 24, 2014

The Purdue Energy Center is trying to address a shortage of students entering STEM disciplines. Managing Director Dr. Pankaj Sharma says increasing the number and quality of these students is necessary if the United States is to be a world leader

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June 23, 2014

A Purdue Research Park-based company whose one-step, patent-pending technology could improve the efficiency of alternative fuel production has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy. Spero Energy Inc. has received a nine-month SBIR Ph

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June 23, 2014

A research center at Purdue University's Discovery Park has been awarded a $12 million, four-year grant as part of a $100 million U.S. Department of Energy initiative to accelerate scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st century energy econ

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June 23, 2014

Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN), presented its prestigious annual Distinguished Service Award to Beth Holloway, Assistant Dean of Engineering for Undergraduate Education and Director of the Women in Engineering Program at Purdue Univer

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June 19, 2014

Researchers have shown how to modify a smartphone so that it can be used to measure a person's walking gait to prevent falls in people with compromised balance, such as the elderly or those with Parkinson's disease.

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June 18, 2014

A group of Purdue University engineering and technology students won kudos in a competition to convert an ordinary sedan into an ultra-efficient hybrid-electric vehicle.

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June 17, 2014

A Purdue engineering alumnus and longtime university supporter hopes to inspire others with his gift to the School of Mechanical Engineering and the nation's largest university propulsion laboratory.

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June 12, 2014

The expanded partnership between Purdue University and Duke Energy Corp. will allow the Duke Energy Academy at Purdue to open its innovative three-year program to more students and teachers this summer, exposing them to state-of-the-art laboratories,

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June 5, 2014

The third Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security will be held June 8-21at Purdue University for 30 graduate students from across the country taking on the challenge of helping to find solutions to world hunger.

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June 5, 2014

Researchers are reporting key milestones in developing new semiconductors to potentially replace silicon in future computer chips and for applications in flexible electronics.

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May 28, 2014

During the Faculty Awards Convocation on Thursday (April 24), the Morrill Awards were given to three faculty members whose careers have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and in engagement missions.

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May 21, 2014

Declining demand for gasoline coupled with increased oil refining capacity in the U.S. should help to keep the price of gas this summer below $4 per gallon in the Midwest barring any disruption of supply, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyne

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May 14, 2014

Researchers have taken a step toward practical applications for "hyperbolic metamaterials," ultra-thin crystalline films that could bring optical advances including powerful microscopes, quantum computers and high-performance solar cells.

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May 13, 2014

A new alliance focused on aligning resources to advance early stage drug development at top research universities across the state announced its first request for proposals during a retreat hosted by the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences In

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May 9, 2014

The U.S. Department of the Navy and Purdue University signed a statement of cooperation Thursday (May 8), agreeing to work together to convert up to half of the Navy and Marine Corps' energy consumption to alternative sources, including biofuels, by

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May 8, 2014

A group of Purdue University faculty and staff who work to convert non-food plant materials into usable transportation fuels and other products will receive the 2014 College of Agriculture TEAM award.

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May 7, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will sign a statement of cooperation between the Department of the Navy and Purdue on Thursday (May 8), agreeing to further develop and strength

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May 5, 2014

An effort to focus and bolster interdisciplinary research activities just 13 years ago is now a $1 billion enterprise at Purdue University. Discovery Park, launched in October 2001 with a $26 million grant from Lilly Endowment, has surpassed the $

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May 5, 2014

Cummins CEO speaks at Purdue on Indiana company's global sustainability efforts

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May 2, 2014

An effort to focus and bolster interdisciplinary research activities just 13 years ago is now a $1 billion enterprise at Purdue University. Discovery Park, launched in October 2001 with a $26 million grant from Lilly Endowment, has surpassed the $

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April 29, 2014

A Purdue University research center committed to helping the next generation strengthen international development and solve the global food insecurity problem is awarding $608,341 in grants to graduate students at 19 U.S. universities.

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April 25, 2014

Purdue University is working with Whirlpool Corporation on a three-year project to convert a home near campus to the most efficient domicile possible - a "net-zero" structure.

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April 23, 2014

Purdue University researchers have developed a way to detect and measure cancer levels in a living cell by using tiny gold particles with tails of synthetic DNA.

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April 22, 2014

New "plasmonic metamaterials" that operate at high temperatures could radically improve solar cell performance and bring advanced computer data storage technology that uses heat to record information on a magnetic disk.

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April 18, 2014

A Purdue University researcher is collaborating with partners across the globe for a special Earth Day experience on Tuesday (April 22) designed to capture up to 1 million natural sound recordings and upload them for preservation.

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April 11, 2014

Panel discussions and presentations are planned at a meeting this month for the second phase of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI), a partnership between Purdue University, Indiana University and the University of Notre

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April 11, 2014

Purdue University Libraries and Press, the College of Liberal Arts, the Global Policy Research Institute, and Discovery Park have received a $539,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support collaborations of humanists, social scientists

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April 10, 2014

Dr. Elisa Bertino, Cyber Center Director, presented a paper at the recent IEEE 20th ICDE Conference in Chicago, IL

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April 9, 2014

Entrepreneurs developing an innovative catheter and an advanced pneumatic compression device to improve circulation were the big winners in the eighth annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition.

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April 2, 2014

A new Discovery Park center affiliated with the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship will focus on equipping future systems designers, managers and leaders with new guidelines and database tools to solve complex problems in areas such as heal

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April 2, 2014

SpeechVive Inc. announced Wednesday (April 2) the completion of nearly $700,000 in funding to move a speech aid innovation for people with Parkinson's disease to the public. Ambassador Enterprises, an Indiana-based for-profit philanthropic equity

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April 1, 2014

Engineers and non-engineers alike gathered on campus to explore a 'hot' topic on Thursday, March 27th with special guest, Dr. Jay P. Gore of Purdue University. As part of the Faculty's Cafe X series, Purdue's Reilly University Chair Professor in Mech

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March 28, 2014

Purdue University researchers are launching a company focusing on an innovative process that could revolutionize how lignocellulosic biomass is used to make biofuels and other bio-based products and chemicals. Spero Energy Inc., which is based in

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March 27, 2014

Nanotechnology is advancing tools likened to Star Trek's "tricorder" that perform on-the-spot chemical analysis for a range of applications including medical testing, explosives detection and food safety. Researchers found that when paper used to

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March 27, 2014

The mayor of a Kansas community devastated by an F5 tornado in 2007 will meet on Tuesday (April 1) with Purdue University faculty members and students who are studying the role of science in policy decisions related to hurricanes, earthquakes and tor

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March 19, 2014

Genetically modifying a key protein complex in plants could lead to improved crops for the production of cellulosic biofuels, a Purdue University study says. Clint Chapple, distinguished professor of biochemistry, and fellow researchers generated

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March 14, 2014

An undergraduate student research poster session and reception on April 3 will highlight the achievements of students in a host of interdisciplinary internship programs affiliated with Discovery Park. The annual event, organized and led by the Dis

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March 14, 2014

Ali Shakouri, the Mary Jo and Robert L. Kirk Director of Purdue University's Birck Nanotechnology Center, is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious THERMI Award for his contributions to the field of semiconductor thermal management. Shakouri, who c

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March 14, 2014

Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute plan to collaborate on research and educational initiatives, including clinical trials of drugs developed at Purdue. The partnership helps to advance the Purdue Moves drug discovery initia

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March 13, 2014

Purdue Summer STEM Program Expanding

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March 13, 2014

SPEAK MODalities LLC is working to advance and commercialize a Purdue University developed technology to improve communication for children and families affected by severe, nonverbal autism. The company's technologies SPEAKall! and SPEAKmore! are

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March 3, 2014

Fred Pearce has visited over 64 countries exploring issues like land grabbing, overpopulation and water shortages. Whether he’s investigating acid rain in Germany or agricultural issues in India, he allows his personal experiences in each country to

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February 25, 2014

The registration deadline has been extended for secondary schoolteachers interested in participating in the expanded Duke Energy Academy at Purdue, slated for June 22-28 on the Purdue University campus. The new deadline is March 16. Interested tea

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February 21, 2014

Purdue University is recruiting high-tech startup and second-stage companies to participate in the Interns for Indiana program. Led by the Discovery Learning Research Center in Discovery Park, the Interns for Indiana program connects ...

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February 20, 2014

An analytics sensor for predicting bearing failure in machinery and a company developing an alternative method for removing excess material during the aluminum extrusion process were the big winners Tuesday (Feb. 18) at Purdue University's $100,000 B

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February 20, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A team of scientists from Purdue University and the University of Michigan have captured the structure of a protein that could lead to new treatments for dengue and West Nile viruses.

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February 18, 2014

Purdue University agronomy professor Ron Turco will receive the university's 2013 Spirit of the Land-Grant Mission Award for his work to assess and improve the environmental health of water and soil. The award is presented yearly to a Purdue facul

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February 12, 2014

A new pilot project hosted by AAAS provides graduate students with leadership, team building and problem-solving skills not often found in academic programs.

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February 11, 2014

Feb. 19, 1:00 PM in Lawson 1142 Howard T. Welser, Associate Professor Dept of Sociology and Anthropology Ohio University

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January 30, 2014

Purdue University's Energy Center in Discovery Park is welcoming officials from Siemens AG on Monday (Feb. 3) for a day of discussions, lectures, a research poster session and student recruitment opportunities. Siemens Energy Day at Purdue: New Fr

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January 28, 2014

IBCN January Newsletter

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January 28, 2014

Researchers are proposing a new technology that might control the flow of heat the way electronic devices control electrical current, an advance that could have applications in a diverse range of fields from electronics to textiles. The concept us

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January 17, 2014

Researchers and software developers at the Purdue-led George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) are building a data integration system that will allow seamless sharing of experimental data with earthquake engineers glob

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January 14, 2014

Researchers have shown how to increase the efficiency of thin-film solar cells, a technology that could bring low-cost solar energy. The approach uses 3-D "photonic crystals" to absorb more sunlight than conventional thin-film cells. The synthetic

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January 10, 2014

The Office of the Provost is seeking nominations for the new Chris A. Foster Award, which will annually recognize Purdue faculty members' contributions to K-12 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Indiana. Nominations are due

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January 10, 2014

Purdue University is internationally recognized for its contributions to the global community. Inventions originating from Purdue innovators are being used in all 50 U.S. states and in nearly 100 countries. Supporting research and commercialization e

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December 31, 2013

Analysts are predicting a 32 percent increase in electricity rates for Indiana by 2023 and an unprecedented stagnation in electricity demand over the next two decades. "This is something we've never seen before: essentially no growth in electricit

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December 20, 2013

Low corn prices on the heels of near-record yields this year could mean increased demand from ethanol producers, export markets and biofuels consumers, Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt says. A proposal by the U.S. Environmental P

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December 20, 2013

Staff Report, "Indiana Electricity Projections: The 2013 Forecast," December 2013

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December 19, 2013

Researchers at Purdue University have successfully tested the conversion of large particles of pinewood char in a gasification process, a step necessary for the mass production of synthetic liquid fuel from recalcitrant biomass. The results, which

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December 18, 2013

Daniel Aliaga, Associate Professor of Computer Science has been awarded a Discovery Park Faculty Research Fellow with the Cyber Center.

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December 18, 2013

Researchers are developing computers capable of "approximate computing" to perform calculations good enough for certain tasks that don't require perfect accuracy, potentially doubling efficiency and reducing energy consumption. "The need for appro

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December 17, 2013

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is designed to work in partnership the schools and colleges to complement a student's degree. Aimed at students with a true interest in entrepreneurship, our classes attract students from every colle

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December 16, 2013

In September 21-27, 2013 winners from the Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod's InnoBusiness competition participated in business training at Purdue University. Over the course of the week, guests from Nizhny Novgorod worked with Purdue f

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December 16, 2013

The annual energy camp put on by the Purdue University Energy Center is expanding thanks to continued support from Duke Energy. For the past two years, the Duke Energy Academy has offered hands-on learning opportunities for students and teachers t

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December 11, 2013

Two Purdue University professors have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The organization recognized Rakesh Agrawal, the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering, and Michael Ladisch, Di

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December 10, 2013

The Purdue University Energy Center is expanding its annual, free summer program to more high school students and teachers with support from Indiana's largest electric supplier. Newly named the Duke Energy Academy at Purdue, the Discovery Park pro

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December 6, 2013

Two years in the making, the expansion to the Ray W. Herrick Laboratories, a hub of interdisciplinary, industry-oriented research was dedicated on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Construction for the new 68,000-square-foot building just east of the existing H

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December 5, 2013

Dr. Sorin Matei to work with College of Technology.

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December 5, 2013

Dr. Sorin Adam Matei's students win second prize in Schurz Communication innovation challenge.

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December 2, 2013

The deadly tornadoes and related damage that swept through Indiana and Illinois on Nov. 17 has placed the spotlight on the unpredictability of our world and what we so often take for granted — that when we flip the wall switch in our homes, there wil

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November 27, 2013

Purdue University researchers successfully eliminated the native infection preferences of a Sindbis virus engineered to target and kill cancer cells, a milestone in the manipulation of this promising viral vector.

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November 26, 2013

Dr. Sorin Adam Matei was named Scientific Director for Computational Social Science of the Cyber Center at Purdue University

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November 24, 2013

In a world where diagnosis and treatment are the primary focal points of medical research, an international think tank led by two Purdue University professors is pushing for more cancer prevention research. As part of the International Breast Canc

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November 21, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new plan to reduce the required amount of biofuels to be produced in 2014 by 2.94 billion gallons would reduce incentive for biofuels growth, Purdue University energy policy specialist Wally Tyner says.

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November 20, 2013

A Purdue University agricultural economist says a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal would slow biofuels growth. Wally Tyner says the EPA plan to reduce the required amount of biofuels to be produced in 2014 is too deep of a cut.

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November 20, 2013

Energy research didn't used to be so interesting or so diverse. What has changed is the grand challenge of enhancing climate security while meeting a 50-percent increase in global energy demand by mid-century, a direct consequence of increasing popu

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November 20, 2013

A Physical Sciences, Engieering & Cancer Workshop will be held on December 6, 2013 from 1-4:30 p.m. in MRGN 121 on the Purdue Campus.

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November 19, 2013

The Purdue University Energy Center in Discovery Park announced today its affiliate membership in Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC). Since its founding in March 2010, SGCC has attracted many member organizations to listen, educate and collabor

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November 18, 2013

Researchers at Purdue University are part of a consortium of national laboratories, industry and other universities forming the Critical Materials Institute - a new national research hub focused on developing solutions to the shortages of rare earth

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November 18, 2013

Researchers have created tiny holograms using a "metasurface" capable of the ultra-efficient control of light, representing a potential new technology for advanced sensors, high-resolution displays and information processing. The metasurface, thou

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November 13, 2013

Purdue and GE have entered into a university-industry partnership that exemplifies a new approach to expediting the academia-based technology commercialization process. The agreement, signed this month, will merge the expertise of GE's corporate t

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November 12, 2013

Purdue University researchers successfully eliminated the native infection preferences of a Sindbis virus engineered to target and kill cancer cells, a milestone in the manipulation of this promising viral vector.

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November 12, 2013

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, a partnership among Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame, has received nearly $30 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue its mission acce

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November 12, 2013

Thousands of federal government and electric utility employees will conduct a two-day exercise on Wednesday and Thursday (Nov. 13-14) to examine the impacts of, and possible responses to, a nationwide collapse of the electric grid due to cyberterror

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November 7, 2013

From before birth to puberty is a critical window for breast cancer prevention and a time when diet and exercise could have a significant positive impact, according to an international group of experts. "Windows of opportunity for positively impac

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November 6, 2013

Paul Hommert, director of Sandia National Laboratories and president of Sandia Corp., will speak about national security Tuesday (Nov. 12) at Purdue's Discovery Park. Hommert, who holds graduate degrees in mechanical engineering from Purdue, will

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November 5, 2013

In October — National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — it seems to be everywhere: ribbons, T-shirts, football and marching band uniforms, jewelry, even kitchen appliances. Wherever you look, there are signs, commercials and articles urging greater awa

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November 1, 2013

Purdue University on Nov. 8 will unveil a new building and facilities for the expansion of the Ray W. Herrick Laboratories, a hub of industry-oriented research in areas ranging from advanced automotive technologies to "smart" buildings. The dedica

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November 1, 2013

Dr. George Tsao, Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering will be honored for his "leadership and early contributions to 21st century industrial biotechnology."

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October 30, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Duke Energy Corp. Chairman Jim Rogers, regarded as one of the most dynamic executives in the utility industry the past two decades, will return to Purdue University this fall for a talk as part of the Discovery Lecture Series.

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October 24, 2013

The Center for Global Food Security is Purdue's vanguard unit for fighting global hunger and advocating for sustainable food. As Green Week heads into its fourth day, activities and organizations that focus on sustainable food are in the spotlight

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October 24, 2013

Whether turning on a tap to fill a container or drinking from a fountain, people in developed countries normally have readily available and inexpensive access to a clean, safe water supply. That is not the case for more than 800 million people in

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October 22, 2013

Researchers at Purdue University are developing a method to mass-produce a new type of nanomaterial for advanced sensors and batteries, with an eye toward manufacturing in the Midwest. Research findings indicate the material shows promise as a sen

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October 22, 2013

OnTarget Laboratories LLC has teamed with partners in academia to test a novel optical imaging technology developed at Purdue University that could help surgeons see cancer tissue during surgery. The technology, developed by Philip Low, the Ralph

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October 15, 2013

The devices and technologies of the future will only be as good as the materials used to make them - and that's part of the problem. A new Purdue University research center hopes it can be a leader in finding solutions. The Purdue Center for Predi

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October 10, 2013

Registration is underway for the 27th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, a $100,000 event that showcases innovative ideas with commercialization potential from Purdue University students.

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October 9, 2013

The increasing production of shale oil and gas should benefit the U.S. economy by raising the nation's gross domestic product by an average of 3.5 percent annually through 2035, according to a report by Purdue University energy economists. "The ec

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October 9, 2013

Duke Energy Corp. Chairman Jim Rogers, regarded as one of the most dynamic executives in the utility industry the past two decades, will return to Purdue University this fall for a talk as part of the Discovery Lecture Series. Rogers, who spoke t

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October 8, 2013

West Lafayette, Indiana - The increasing production of shale oil and gas should benefit the U.S. economy by raising the nation's gross domestic product by an average of 3.5 percent annually through 2035, according to a report by Purdue University ene

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October 8, 2013

Purdue University graduate and undergraduate students in all academic disciplines are invited to a Sept. 25 callout meeting to learn about applying for a U.S. Department of Energy-sponsored business creation contest that includes a $100,000 prize.

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October 4, 2013

The CEO of General Electric (GE) surprised President Mitch Daniels and the audience by donating $100,000 to Purdue

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October 3, 2013

Necessity may indeed be the mother of invention. And whether they're saving lives or simply helping people cope with the difficulties of life, researchers throughout the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) are delivering much needed solutions

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October 2, 2013

Researchers are developing a system that uses tiny magnetic beads to quickly detect rare types of cancer cells circulating in a patient's blood, an advance that could help medical doctors diagnose cancer earlier than now possible and monitor how well

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October 2, 2013

Purdue University will open its Artisan and Fabrication Lab so that more faculty, staff and student entrepreneurs can use the space to build prototypes of their products. The 4,000-square-foot Artisan and Fabrication Lab opened in 2009 and has bee

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September 27, 2013

The U.S. Navy has awarded an 18-month Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II contract worth $500,000 to develop the Reconfigurable Microwave Filter, an innovation developed in Purdue University's College of Engineering and commercialized

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September 27, 2013

Dr. Elisa Bertino has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, a top international journal in computing and information security. Dr. Bertino's term will start Jan. 2014.

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September 25, 2013

The local bus system could reduce its costs and emit significantly fewer pollutants by converting its fleet to one powered by natural gas, a cleaner fuel now in greater supply and more affordable, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner report

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September 25, 2013

Researchers at Purdue University have shown how to reduce fuel consumption while improving the efficiency of hydraulic steering systems in heavy construction equipment. The new approach incorporates several innovations: It eliminates valves now ne

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September 25, 2013

Informatics Research Specialist with Bindley Bioscience Center Lead a team of informatics specialists to design, create and implement informatics solutions for data from proteomics, metabolomics, genomics, and other high volume life sciences resea

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September 25, 2013

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September 18, 2013

Professor Qingyan Chen received the Award for Distinguished Service to Building Simulation from the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA). This award recognizes an individual who has a distinguished record of contributions

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September 17, 2013

Written by Hayleigh Colombo for Journal and Courier The inaugural event planned by Purdue University's new Institute for Civic Communication focused on renewable energy, fossil fuels and Purdue's impact in these areas.

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September 16, 2013

A new remote eye-tracking device at the Discovery Learning Research Center is available for use by faculty, staff and graduate students engaged in STEM-related learning research. The equipment, located in the Hall for Discovery Learning Research, wil

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September 16, 2013

Distinguished computer science professor joins Cyber Center staff.

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September 13, 2013

Purdue Research Foundation announces the launch of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a website that offers a how-to approach to help entrepreneurs, investors, collaborators and others find information on commercializing Purdue innovations. The site al

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September 11, 2013

The nation probably can produce federally mandated levels of biofuels in 2014 if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reduces its requirements by 2.3 billion gallons, Purdue University energy policy specialist Wally Tyner says.

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September 10, 2013

An energy forum focusing on fossil fuels, renewable energy and Purdue research will feature nationally known scientists, industry leaders and journalists at the university on Sept. 13. "A New Energy Future" is sponsored by Bloomberg View and the P

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September 9, 2013

RCHE is pleased to be a part of a new program at Purdue that will provide research experience and mentoring to sophomore students in statistics. This program is funded by a $1.5 million NSF grant and led by statistics faculty member Mark Daniel Ward.

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September 6, 2013

Applications will be accepted unto Oct 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm The John Zink Company Graduate Fellowship Fund is supported by the John Zink Company on an annual basis.

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September 4, 2013

Distinguished Purdue University chemistry professor Philip Low will serve as the inaugural director of the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery, a new initiative to promote the discovery, design and development of new drugs through collaborations in chem

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September 3, 2013

Purdue Research Foundation announces the launch of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a website that offers a how-to approach to help entrepreneurs, investors, collaborators and others find information on commercializing Purdue innovations. The site al

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September 3, 2013

Startups that have licensed innovations developed at Purdue University or are based in the four-site Purdue Research Park network are eligible to apply for a round of funding from the Emerging Innovations Fund. The cumulative funding of all awards wi

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August 30, 2013

A series of workshops on the Purdue campus is exploring how to improve the reliability, productivity, and cost of electrical utilities.

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August 29, 2013

A General Electric executive who is a Purdue engineer gave a lecture Wednesday on the smart grid, a technology that delivers energy through automated computer systems.

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August 29, 2013

When it comes to connecting members of the electricity industry with Purdue's cutting-edge academics, Steve Shelby is really charged up.

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August 27, 2013

A key official of Oak Ridge Associated Universities will speak Sept. 16 in Purdue's Discovery Park about scientific research opportunities and funding. Arlene Garrison, ORAU's vice president for university partnerships, will make a presentation ti

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August 27, 2013

WEST LAFAEYETTE, Ind. - Entrepreneurial students may find a home for their businesses and ideas at the Anvil, http://theanvil.us/, which opens Monday (Aug. 26) and is located at 1601 State St. in West Lafayette, Ind. Founded by student entrepreneu

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August 27, 2013

Electricity and the smart grid are topics for discussion over the next two days at Purdue. The Cyber and Energy centers in Discovery Park, along with several colleges on the West Lafayette campus and Purdue University-Calumet, are hosting the work

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August 26, 2013

Aldrich has studied the policy and civic factors that influence nuclear power plant placement and resources in Japan, including the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Aldrich, who speaks Japanese, was in Japan this past year on a Fulbright Fellowship to

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August 19, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The nation likely can produce federally mandated levels of biofuels in 2014 if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reduces its requirements by 2.3 billion gallons, Purdue University energy policy specialist Wally Tyner say

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August 8, 2013

Thanks to funding provided by a company co-founded by a Purdue alumnus, Purdue University is collaborating with Rutgers and Auburn Universities to revolutionize the efficiency of electric power consumption within the United States. The II-VI Found

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August 8, 2013

Startups that have licensed innovations developed at Purdue University or are based in the four-site Purdue Research Park network are eligible to apply for a round of funding from the Emerging Innovations Fund. The cumulative funding of all awards wi

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August 1, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -Purdue pilots will fly the university's Embraer Phenom 100 jet to the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture in Oshkosh on Friday (Aug. 2), powered in part by a biofuel to demonstrate the potential of sustainable energy in

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July 31, 2013

A leading international smart grid expert at GE Digital Energy who received the 2009 Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer award from Purdue University will deliver a Discovery Lecture at a campus workshop Aug. 28-29 in Discovery Park. The

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July 23, 2013

Mel Chua, a Purdue University doctoral candidate in engineering education, received her current set of hearing aids in May 2012. She has severe hearing loss but has not worn hearing aids most of her adult life because they did not offer a significant

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July 23, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt will testify Wednesday (July 24) in Washington before a congressional panel considering whether law requiring production of biofuels should be altered to meet changing conditi

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July 17, 2013

The director of the National Center for Photovoltaics at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will deliver the 2013 Pioneers in Energy keynote lecture at 10:30 a.m. July 17 in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering, Room 1010.

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July 17, 2013

A national expert will visit Purdue University today to discuss the role of solar energy in society and advanced processes in photovoltaic technology.

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July 12, 2013

A bioenergy research initiative led by Purdue University is participating in a storytelling challenge that creatively highlights its efforts to advance how liquid fuels and high-value bioproducts are made from non-food plant biomass. The story, "T

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July 9, 2013

A group of Russian undergraduate students are spending much of their summer at Purdue University and the Purdue Research Park to expand their understanding of how to take a creative idea and turn it into a viable commercial business venture. Twent

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July 2, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The director of the National Center for Photovoltaics at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will deliver the 2013 Pioneers in Energy keynote lecture at 10:30 a.m. July 17 in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering, Room 10

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July 1, 2013

Just after 9:30 a.m. on a Thursday morning, a monogastric nutrition laboratory at Purdue University buzzed with activity. All around, work was being done on various research projects. Near the middle of the lab was Zach Mason. Already a few weeks

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June 25, 2013

Dressed in white lab coats and plastic goggles, Leo Lillard, 15, and HaiHeng Cheav, 18, huddled together Tuesday morning, deep in conversation over blade designs for a wind turbine. Two thin triangular blades, which had been fashioned together usi

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June 20, 2013

Purdue Research Foundation and Purdue's Discovery Park will jointly open a building in early July for industry and Purdue research partnerships, student entrepreneurial activities and startup company offices. The nearly 10,000-square-foot facility

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June 13, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue Energy Center in Discovery Park is gearing up for the second Energy Academy at Purdue, working in collaboration with utility giant Duke Energy Corp. to prepare the next generation of sustainable energy leaders.

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June 13, 2013

Purdue University announces the July 15 opening of the Purdue Foundry, an entrepreneurship and commercialization hub in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. The foundry will collaborate with longstanding activities already taking place i

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June 11, 2013

The Purdue Energy Center in Discovery Park is gearing up for the second Energy Academy at Purdue, working in collaboration with utility giant Duke Energy Corp. to prepare the next generation of sustainable energy leaders. With its focus on the STE

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June 3, 2013

Purdue University chemical engineering professor Joseph Pekny has been appointed interim director designate of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, working with current director Richard Cosier until he returns to the Krannert School of M

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May 31, 2013

IDG's Computerworld Honors Program has named the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Network (NEES) as a 2013 Laureate. The annual awards program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting posi

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May 30, 2013

Willie Burgess loves nothing more than helping Purdue's researchers embed world-class learning opportunities into their cutting-edge work. As the managing director of Purdue's Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC), Burgess and her colleagues w

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May 29, 2013

Seven Purdue University undergraduate students have been selected as the Burton D. Morgan interns for 2013, working at several Northeast Ohio-based startup companies this summer.

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May 29, 2013

Carl Zeiss Microscopy will host an informational lecture on nanofabrication techniques at Purdue Univ. on June 4, from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, in the Birck Nanotechnology Center, Rm. 2001. We ask that you reserve your spot as the lectures will be follo

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May 24, 2013

Consumers should enjoy a summer driving season without unusually high gasoline prices and probably lower than they were last summer, says a Purdue University agricultural economist.

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May 23, 2013

Researchers have created a new type of transparent electrode that might find uses in solar cells, flexible displays for computers and consumer electronics and future "optoelectronic" circuits for sensors and information processing. The electrode i

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May 22, 2013

Angelina Jolie's announcement that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer highlights the need for more cancer prevention options, according to a Purdue University breast-cancer expert.

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May 22, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers have created a new type of transparent electrode that might find uses in solar cells, flexible displays for computers and consumer electronics and future "optoelectronic" circuits for sensors and information process

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May 21, 2013

Discovery Park Fellow: Dr. Abel Chuang, College of Technology Project Title: "Study of Material, Cell, and System Integration of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells" Affiliated Center(s): Birck Nanotechnology Center, Energy Center

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May 21, 2013

A new group of graduate students representing the next generation of leaders that will tackle issues involving world hunger will assemble at Purdue University for the second Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security.

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May 16, 2013

The Microfluidic Innovations team recently published a technical article on Software Programmable Lab on a Chip devices. The article describes the power of MI's approach to assay design at microfluidic scale and how the flexibility of the AssayMark S

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May 10, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers have created a new tool to detect flaws in lithium-ion batteries as they are being manufactured, a step toward reducing defects and inconsistencies in the thickness of electrodes that affect battery life and reliabi

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May 10, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - At least 30 electric-powered go-karts are expected to run in the third Purdue International Electric Vehicle Grand Prix on Sunday (May 12) as part of opening weekend festivities at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The teams

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May 6, 2013

The Purdue Center for Global Food Security announced the 11 research grants for student projects in 10 countries as part of the U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program. The $175,307 in funding for the grants is through a five-year, $5 mi

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April 29, 2013

Purdue University in conjunction with the Purdue Climate Change Research Center (PCCRC) invites applications for a faculty appointment in the area of climate modeling. This is a full-time, tenure track assistant professor position with an appointment

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April 29, 2013

Tomatoes grown around LED lights in the winter can significantly reduce greenhouse energy costs without sacrificing yield, according to a Purdue University study. Cary Mitchell, a professor of horticulture, said the average tomato is shipped about

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April 26, 2013

A Purdue University professor has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honorary societies. Rakesh Agrawal, the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor in the School of Chemica

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April 25, 2013

Researchers have married two biological imaging technologies, creating a new way to learn how good cells go bad. "Let's say you have a large population of cells," said Corey Neu, an assistant professor in Purdue University's Weldon School of Biome

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April 24, 2013

A Purdue alumnus is improving the living conditions of third-world countries with a safer energy source.

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April 23, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Jimmy Simpson of the Electric Vehicle Club (EVC) won Saturday's (April 20) 56th annual Purdue University Grand Prix race. Simpson is the first driver to win both the "gas" Grand Prix and the Purdue Electric Vehicle Grand Pri

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April 16, 2013

On April 5, 2013, the US-Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law (USRF) hosted a meeting of the participants of the new phase of the “EURECA” program (a.k.a. “Enhancing university research and entrepreneurial capacity” or “EURE

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April 15, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The founder of an innovative solar-powered energy company will give a talk this month on the Purdue University campus that focuses on social entrepreneurship, international business and how the two can come together to benefit

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April 15, 2013

A new innovation allows treadmill users to work their bodies and brains at the same time. The system, called ReadingMate, adjusts text on a monitor to counteract the bobbing motion of a runner's head so that the text appears still, said Ji Soo Yi,

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April 15, 2013

Researchers are developing a new type of semiconductor technology for future computers and electronics based on "two-dimensional nanocrystals" layered in sheets less than a nanometer thick that could replace today's transistors. The layered struct

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April 15, 2013

Information collected from individual patients at doctor's office and hospital visits could be used to improve health care and reduce costs on a national scale, according to a discussion paper released by the Institute of Medicine. As health care

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April 10, 2013

Students pitching a device for checking pacemaker implants and a sensor for extending battery life in mobile devices took the top prizes at the seventh annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition. Biomedical engineering students Elizabeth

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April 8, 2013

Autodesk Inc., a maker of 3-D design, engineering and entertainment software, will be the primary sponsor of Purdue University's third International Collegiate evGrandPrix to be held on May 12, opening day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway,

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April 3, 2013

Forty-seven Purdue University faculty and staff whose discoveries were patented during the 2011-2012 fiscal year will be recognized Wednesday (April 3) at the Purdue Research Foundation's eighth annual Inventors Recognition Reception. During the f

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April 3, 2013

A new study shows clean-air regulations have dramatically reduced acid rain in the United States, Europe, Japan and South Korea over the past 30 years, but the opposite is true in fast-growing East Asian megacities, possibly due to lax antipollution

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April 2, 2013

Bernie Tao suspected soy biodiesel was good for more than just powering cars and trucks, but little did the Purdue University agricultural engineer realize that another potential use was the pavement underneath those vehicles.

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April 1, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Students from Purdue University will race a new solar car this week in an international competition to create the most fuel-efficient vehicles.

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March 27, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Indiana residents are overwhelmingly receptive to wind farms in their communities, even in areas that have rejected turbine development, according to Purdue University studies.

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March 27, 2013

Tight budgets, environmental pressures and rising energy demand -- all challenges facing the world today. The International Energy Agency (IEA) says the highest priority should be on becoming energy-efficient, as this offers the highest potential for

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March 27, 2013

Purdue University is known for its cutting edge research, but as scientists study in labs in every corner of campus, there is one place where their theories can be realized. Purdue's Discovery Park and the Bindley Bioscience Center held "Discover

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March 26, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.- Researchers in Purdue University's College of Engineering could improve the operations of energy-generating devices like wind turbines and high-volume manufacturers with their patent-pending sensor that monitors the performance

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March 22, 2013

The Office of the Vice President for Research is launching an internal funding program intended to help investigators cover funding gaps in this time of uncertainty with external sponsored programs support.

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March 19, 2013

Ben Shneiderman adresses Building Safe, Thriving Communities with Credible Content: Design Principles for Web Sites and Social Structures.

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March 19, 2013

Cyber Center and the Brian Lamb School of Communications will be hosting a KredibleNet Workshop on April 9.

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March 18, 2013

Indiana's industry-driven clean technology initiative, elected two new members this week to its board of directors.

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March 15, 2013

The 2nd Energy Academy will take place from June 16 to 22, 2013. The purpose is to inspire STEM teachers and students in energy sciences and engineering. We need counselors and volunteers for the program.

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March 14, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - New optical technologies using "metasurfaces" capable of the ultra-efficient control of light are nearing commercialization, with potential applications including advanced solar cells, computers, telecommunications, sensors and

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March 13, 2013

When the National Institutes of Health created the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, which houses the Clinical and Translational Sciences Award program that supports the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, NIH D

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March 13, 2013

Two life sciences companies that are commercializing Purdue University innovations can receive up to $250,000 in investments from the Emerging Innovations Fund, an evergreen fund created to accelerate the commercialization of early-stage discoveries.

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March 7, 2013

Underground pipelines are lifelines when disaster strikes, especially in earthquakes. Now, researchers have discovered how to make water lines that will bend and move rather than snap and rupture in an earthquake. The proving ground was Christchur

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March 5, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers have shown theoretically how to control or eliminate the formation of "dendrites" that cause lithium-ion batteries to fail, an advance that if realized would improve safety and might enable the batteries to be charg

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March 4, 2013

Popular opinion shifting central government emphasis to local control WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Japan's history of a strong central government is evolving as the country continues to rebuild from the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant mel

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March 4, 2013

Discover with us! Tuesday, March 26, 2013 9am-1:30pm Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, room 121

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March 1, 2013

Purdue University's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering is partnering with OurHealth, a leading provider of onsite health management services for employers, on a research project to assess the viability of an innovative decision-support too

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March 1, 2013

Ever since the Purdue Energy Forum's creation almost a year ago, it has made a huge difference on campus. It has been extremely involved with the Purdue student body and faculty, which is why the Purdue Student Government is excited to select them fo

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March 1, 2013

The Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park is pleased to announce faculty development opportunities supported by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship and in partnership with the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Lea

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February 28, 2013

Purdue Research Park-based Tymora Analytical Operations LLC has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The funding will allow the company to continue work on technology designed to analyze biological events related to many di

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February 26, 2013

5th Computational Science and Engineering Student Conference, April 5, 2013

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February 22, 2013

While 3/11 has altered energy policies around the world, insufficient attention has focused on reactions from local nuclear power plant host communities and their neighbors throughout Japan.

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February 20, 2013

A device for non-invasive diabetic testing and a biological imaging technique for personalized cancer care won top prizes Tuesday (Feb. 19) at the $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition in Purdue University's Discovery Park.

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February 18, 2013

Purdue University is recruiting high-tech startup and second-stage companies across the state to participate in the Interns for Indiana program. The companies are matched with high-quality undergraduate student interns through the Purdue program,

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February 18, 2013

Nominations and applications for the sixth annual Indiana Companies to Watch awards program, highlighting some of the state's most impressive second-stage growth companies, opens today.

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February 18, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A termite's own biology with help from microorganisms called protists, are keys to the insect's digestion of woody material, according to a Purdue University scientist.

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February 14, 2013

Purdue faculty members and ITaP's Envision Center for Data Perceptualization have developed a Web-enabled, 3-D virtual environment that recreates the real-life Accessible Biomedical Immersion Laboratory (ABIL) ...

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February 12, 2013

Finalists in the undergraduate and graduate student categories have been selected for the 26th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, a $100,000 event slated for Feb. 19 in Discovery Park.

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February 12, 2013

Leaders at Columbus-based Cummins Inc. say the company is the dominant supplier of engines for hybrid commercial vehicles in North Americ - with a strong presence worldwide as well. Despite its success, Chief Engineer of Power Assistance Tom Dollmeye

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February 11, 2013

A Purdue professor is working to reduce the potential for the amount of flu cases we see each year.

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February 5, 2013

Purdue University researchers have received a five-year $14.5 million National Science Foundation grant to expand its widely used nanoHUB.org online science and engineering gateway. The Cyber Platform, a part of the Network for Computational Nanotech

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February 5, 2013

The registration deadline for this summer's Energy Academy at Purdue has been extended to Feb. 15 for interested secondary school teachers and current high school sophomores and juniors throughout Indiana.

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February 5, 2013

Airport Solar Farm Set to Get Underway A more than $35 million initiative to build a large-scale solar farm at Indianapolis International Airport has received a key approval. The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared two Indianapolis-based com

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February 4, 2013

Indiana high school administrators, educators and community leaders have through March 29 to nominate high school sophomores and juniors for the seventh annual Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy.

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January 31, 2013

When university engineering departments advertise vacancies these days, they can expect "100 to many hundred applications for every tenure-track faculty opening. That's true in engineering nationally," says Joseph Helble, dean of Dartmouth College's

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January 30, 2013

Purdue faculty and staff are invited to the Discovery Learning Research Center's annual Showcase and Symposium on Feb. 26.

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January 30, 2013

Purdue University innovations in research areas including personal health monitoring, advanced diabetes treatment and energy-efficient metal sheet processing, received more than $260,000 in the most recent round of awards through the Trask Innovation

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January 25, 2013

T-Rex, a massive, 64,000-pound shaker truck, is heading to New Zealand on Feb. 3 to help earthquake engineers grapple with a seismic challenge following a series of earthquakes that shook its second largest city, Christchurch, in 2011. As many as 7,5

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January 18, 2013

A Purdue University energy economist says that there are likely few benefits for the United States in exporting abundant natural gas supplies.

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January 18, 2013

Purdue University's Energy Center, Birck Nanotechnology Center and the Discovery Park Engagement Office this week will host the first of a semester-long ...

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January 17, 2013

The work of an international team of researchers led by Gerhard Klimeck, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Purdue University, and Michelle Simmons, professor of physics at the University of New South Wales, is ranked #29 on Discover

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January 16, 2013

As part of Purdue's overall strategy for "Engaging with India," 12 internal proposals aimed at fostering research, educational or commercialization partnerships with institutions in India were funded recently.

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January 15, 2013

A Purdue University scientist is studying the way cells repair damaged DNA in the hopes of making cancer cells more susceptible to treatment and normal tissue better able to withstand it.

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January 11, 2013

Researchers have demonstrated a new technology that combines a laser and electric fields to create tiny centrifuge-like whirlpools to separate particles and microbes by size, a potential lab-on-a-chip system for medicine and research. The theory behi

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January 7, 2013

Purdue faculty will work with the University of the West Indies and Partners of the Americas to foster clean energy deployment across the Caribbean and Central America.

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January 7, 2013

Dr. Elisa Bertino, Cyber Center Director is a General Chair of the Third ACM Conference on Data Application Security and Privacy.

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January 4, 2013

A leading tsunami researcher affiliated with the George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) says improved computational models helped in more accurately predicting the impact of a strong earthquake near Japan on Friday.

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January 4, 2013

A professor and law enforcement investigator who is also among the nation's top cyberforensics researchers says Adam Lanza's smashed hard drive is not a dead end - the Newtown, Conn., killer's communication is invariably rampant online.

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December 14, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Research opportunities to extend biofuels beyond E85 and biodiesel and into the aviation sector will be up for discussion on Jan. 8 at an Indiana Biomass Energy Working Group meeting.

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December 5, 2012

A new type of transistor shaped like a Christmas tree has arrived just in time for the holidays, but the prototype won't be nestled under the tree along with the other gifts.

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December 4, 2012

Nine Purdue University professors have been awarded the distinction of fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

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November 30, 2012

Researchers and students at Indiana universities and colleges are eligible for a Department of Energy competition seeking the nation's top business plans based on clean energy technologies.

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November 29, 2012

Purdue University's Energy Center will collaborate with electric utility Duke Energy Corp. to expand the Energy Academy at Purdue next summer, making it available to more students and teachers throughout Indiana.

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November 28, 2012

6th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2012) will be held in Wu Yi Shan, Jugian, China Nov. 21-23, 2012.

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November 27, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - While shopping online might contribute to air pollution due to increased trucking, perfecting hybrid trucks could help control emissions and cut fuel consumption in half. Buses and trucks, particularly vehicles used to trans

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November 27, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - While shopping online might contribute to air pollution due to increased trucking, perfecting hybrid trucks could help control emissions and cut fuel consumption in half.

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November 19, 2012

US Fulbright alumnus Pankaj Sharma, recipient of a 2009 Fulbright New Century Scholar award to India, has published an article titled ‘India's National and Regional Innovation Systems: Challenges, Opportunities and Recommendations for Policy Makers’

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November 19, 2012

Purdue University doctoral student and aspiring entrepreneur Landon Young has been selected as a 2013 U.S. Kauffman Global Scholar, a program led by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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November 15, 2012

A demo paper by Eduard Dragut, a researcher at Cyber Center, has been accepted to the the 29th ICDE 2013.

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November 14, 2012

Purdue's newest zipTrip, "Science of Nutrition," will be shown via Web streaming Thursday (Nov. 15) beginning at 10 a.m. EST.

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November 13, 2012

Purdue University sophomore Kim Reppa is looking forward to making a positive impact in the area of global energy consumption.

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November 13, 2012

With a laboratory breakthrough once thought impossible, an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis assistant professor has invented a new class of power inverter that could put cheaper and more efficient renewable energy products on the mar

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November 13, 2012

Years of conducting market and strategy studies in Europe and Boston gave Nathalie Duval-Couetil unique insight into what turns innovative ideas into successful business ventures.

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November 13, 2012

Andy Tao was already a cancer researcher when his uncle, who lived in China, told him that he expected to recover soon from liver cancer. But when Tao talked to the doctors, he heard a starkly different story. "I knew after talking with the doctors t

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October 30, 2012

The director of a national earthquake research center based at Purdue University says Italian authorities are setting a dangerous precedent by pushing the manslaughter convictions of scientists for not predicting a devastating 2009 earthquake.

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October 25, 2012

The Discovery Park (DP) Faculty Research Fellows and Scholars Initiative seeks to engage the campus in the core missions of the DP centers.

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October 25, 2012

India remains one of the world's fastest growing economies. But cultural, educational, infrastructure and leadership challenges are inhibiting growth of its innovation and commercialization efforts, a new study by a Purdue University professor shows.

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October 25, 2012

A scientific gateway website that will provide molecular and genetic information on infectious and emerging diseases has been released by Purdue University.

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October 17, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University research center leading efforts to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers to help solve world hunger is awarding $444,250 in grants to graduate students at 14 U.S. universities.

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October 16, 2012

EURECA Chronicle - US

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October 15, 2012

John Francis, a leading U.S. environmentalist who stopped riding in motorized vehicles for 22 years and spent 17 years voluntarily silent, will deliver the keynote speech Oct. 16 at Purdue's Ecological Sciences and Engineering Symposium 2012.

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October 15, 2012

Allen Vaida, a national leader in the area of medication safety, will be the speaker next week at the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering's fall conference focused on the use of infusion pumps in health-care settings.

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October 12, 2012

Award-winning screenwriter Will Reiser, whose 2011 comedy-drama film "50/50" won acclaim for its portrayal of a 27-year-old battling cancer, is the keynote speaker Nov. 8 for Purdue University's Cancer Culture & Community Colloquium.

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October 10, 2012

A global symposium at Purdue will join the research worlds of public health, medicine and advocacy with research scientists in biology, engineering, nanotechnology and nutrition to discuss models for primary prevention of breast cancer.

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October 10, 2012

Sir Gordon Conway, former president of the Rockefeller Foundation and an author, scholar and adviser to several governments and development agencies, will speak at Purdue on Oct. 12 as part of the Global Food Security Distinguished Lecture.

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October 8, 2012

Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette is home to the largest cluster of technology-based companies in Indiana and is the largest university-affiliated business incubation complex in the country.

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October 4, 2012

Grant awarded for the U.S. National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace Pilots

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October 2, 2012

The Purdue Energy Forum hosted Wayne Galli, vice president of Clean Line Energy Partners and Purdue Ph.D graduate, who lectured in the Materials and Electrical Engineering Building Monday night to an audience of about 30 people.

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October 2, 2012

The Cyber Center has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant titled "KreibleNet-building a research community and proposing a research agenda for the study of modeling of reputation and authority across informal knowledge markets."

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September 28, 2012

Indiana-based EnerDel Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems, is expanding its relationship with Purdue University's College of Technology with a gift of lithium-ion battery technology, research data

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September 21, 2012

India remains one of the world's fastest growing economies. But cultural, educational, infrastructure and leadership challenges are inhibiting growth of its innovation and commercialization efforts, a new study by a Purdue University professor shows.

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September 20, 2012

Purdue's Discovery Park Energy Center hosted a workshop today, teaching students about the newly launched government-funded Hoosier Heavy Hybrid Center of Excellence. The event served as a kick-off for the new Center of Excellence. Representatives

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September 20, 2012

Students learned about the new government-funded Hoosier Heavy Hybrid Center of Excellence Wednesday, where they were given information on energy efficiency in transportation as well as in their own lives. The event served as a kick-off for the ne

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September 19, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Shell Energy Day 2012 will spotlight the potential for developing natural gas and renewable energy reserves and the career opportunities in oil and natural gas exploration.

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September 19, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - If Purdue University researchers have their way, the term "biofuel plant" will take on a whole new meaning.

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September 18, 2012

The Discovery Learning Research Center is partnering with a Purdue University basic medical sciences professor to advance a research project for interdisciplinary and distance learning based on the prevention of cancer and other chronic diseases.

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September 13, 2012

Public safety and homeland security agencies are adopting tools developed by a Purdue-led center to help officials manage emergency response and allocate resources efficiently, sometimes using smart phones or other portable electronic devices.

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September 13, 2012

The Regenstrief Foundation is expanding its major partnership with Purdue's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, providing $10 million in additional research funding for the Discovery Park center through 2018, officials announced Tuesday (S

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September 13, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University and Indiana University Health Arnett on Wednesday (Sept. 12) announced a joint clinical research study on colorectal cancer, focused on broadening participation from patients in more rural parts of the state.

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September 12, 2012

Dr. Elisa Bertino, Cyber Center Director, is Program Co-Chair of the 6th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS) for 2012. The conference is scheduled for November 21-23, 2012 in Wu Yi Shan, Fuijian, China.

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September 11, 2012

The Regenstrief Foundation is expanding its major partnership with Purdue's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, providing $10 million in additional research funding for the Discovery Park center through 2018.

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September 10, 2012

Purdue University has launched a new graduate engineering certificate program in hybrid vehicles, a specialty that is expected to grow in demand as hybrids become more common.

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September 10, 2012

Purdue University computer science professor Elisa Bertino has been selected as the new director of Discovery Park's Cyber Center.

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September 6, 2012

Dr. Elisa Bertino, acting interim director of the Cyber Center has been named Director.

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September 6, 2012

U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will deliver the keynote address on the future of the U.S. energy program next week at the 4th annual Collegiate Energy Summit on the Purdue University campus.

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September 5, 2012

Gregory Shaver, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University, have received the SAE International Max Bentele Award for Engine Technology Innovation.

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August 31, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers have learned how to mass produce tiny mechanical devices that could help cell phone users avoid the nuisance of dropped calls and slow downloads. The devices are designed to ease congestion over the airwaves to impr

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August 30, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University speech, language and hearing sciences professor Jessica Huber has been named the 2012-13 faculty entrepreneur-in-residence at Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. Huber plans to de

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August 30, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new "nano machine shop" that shapes nanowires and ultrathin films could represent a future manufacturing method for tiny structures with potentially revolutionary properties.

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August 30, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Purdue researchers may be close to a breakthrough in glucose testing. Tim Fisher, a professor of mechanical engineering, and a team of four other people, created a sensor able to detect glucose in fluids like tears and s

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August 29, 2012

A Tool To Explore Interconnected Ionomic, Genomic and Environmental Data, by Eduard Dragut, Mourad Ouzzani, Amgad Madkour, Nabeel Mohamed, Peter Baker, David E. Salt

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August 29, 2012

Dr. Elisa Bertino, Director of the Cyber Center has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Morgan & Claypool Series of Synthesis Lectures

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August 28, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Many researchers studying superconductivity strive to create a clean, pure, perfect sample, but a team of physicists found that some flaws might hold the key to a material's unique abilities.

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August 27, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University mechanical engineer will speak Thursday (Aug. 23) about a new type of engine his team is developing that could dramatically reduce oil consumption and the emission of global-warming pollutants.

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August 24, 2012

The John Zink Company Graduate Fellowship Fund is supported by the John Zink Company on an annual basis. The fund has been designed to support full-time regularly enrolled Purdue graduate students form the College of Agriculture, College of Engineeri

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August 23, 2012

Corn prices pushed higher by the worst U.S. drought in half a century would not necessarily moderate if the federal government's corn ethanol mandate were temporarily suspended, according to a report by Purdue University agricultural economists.

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August 22, 2012

Anton Iliuk never expected to be an entrepreneur. Now, the former Purdue University biochemistry student’s doctoral project — to develop new technology that can help pinpoint potential targets for cancer therapy — has transformed into a growing st

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August 22, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers have created a new type of biosensor that can detect minute concentrations of glucose in saliva, tears and urine and might be manufactured at low cost because it does not require many processing steps to produce.

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August 22, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University speech, language and hearing sciences professor Jessica Huber has been named the 2012-13 faculty entrepreneur-in-residence at Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. Huber plans to de

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August 21, 2012

With record drought destroying crops across the country, corn prices are skyrocketing, and that is causing a world-wide ripple effect, including on the cost of the corn-derived gasoline additive ethanol.

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August 13, 2012

The deadlines to apply for new incentive and research-equipment grants offered through the Office of the Vice President for Research are in September.

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August 13, 2012

Purdue University-discovered technologies and processes that are ready to be delivered to the public through licensing or commercialization will be featured Aug. 21 during an event in Northwest Indiana.

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August 6, 2012

The Discovery Park Faculty Research Fellows and Scholars Initiative, a new program seeking to establish collaborative networks between the park and Purdue's academic units, is seeking nominations. Packets are due Sept. 5.

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August 6, 2012

Marshall Porterfield, a Purdue University professor of agricultural and biological engineering and biomedical engineering, will become director of NASA's Space Life and Physical Sciences Research and Applications Division for the next two to three ye

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August 2, 2012

A Purdue-based new venture that develops nanotechnology to improve research and development in life-science companies, pharmaceutical companies and cancer research centers has succeeded in generating its first revenues from sales after only two years

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July 30, 2012

Leading researchers from industry, national laboratories and academia will join federal agency officials for a Purdue University symposium next week, focusing on the use of photovoltaic cells for converting sunlight into electricity as an affordable

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July 25, 2012

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) announces Team USA was awarded four gold medals at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) held in Singapore. Team USA, comprised of four U.S. high school students, joined 234 of the world’s best young t

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July 23, 2012

A group of Russian undergraduate students are spending most of this month at Purdue University to expand their understanding of how to take a creative idea and turn it into a viable business venture.

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July 23, 2012

A Purdue University research center is working with major Midwestern hospitals to establish safety standards for infusion pumps, which have become commonplace in the past decade for administering drugs to patients.

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July 18, 2012

Dr. Bertino new book titled, " Data Protection from Insider Threats, from Morgan and Claypool Publishers.

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July 17, 2012

RCHE's Infusion Pump Informatics community targets improved patient safety through better IV medication safety administration. Seven hospital systems collaborate on ideas and leverage their data to develop solutions to IV medication administration ch

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July 17, 2012

Nearly 90 percent of the 1.5 million patients who live with Parkinson's disease, a neurological disorder, live with “soft voice.” Known as hypophonia, the words they produce are hushed, whispery or even hoarse.

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July 17, 2012

Babak Ziaie is harnessing the science of small. Among his most recent prototypes is a minute medical sensor that could be implanted in the body to monitor aneurysms.

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July 12, 2012

Researchers from 30 countries will converge on Purdue University for a trio of conferences focused on creating advanced technologies for air-conditioning, refrigeration and buildings that would be more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.

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July 11, 2012

Researchers have demonstrated tiny machines that could make possible super-accurate sensors and motors, with far-reaching applications from computer storage to altimeters, detecting petroleum deposits to measuring DNA-binding forces.

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July 10, 2012

Purdue University scientist Gebisa Ejeta is known in agriculture for enhancing sorghum crops in Africa. The 2009 World Food Prize Laureate is on a quest to help the world better understand the causes of global food insecurity as the world population

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July 9, 2012

Citing cultural problems as the reason for the 2011 Japan nuclear reactor disaster is risky because some of the key problems involving regulation and technical issues could happen anywhere, says a Purdue University expert.

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July 9, 2012

Purdue political science professor Leigh Raymond has been selected as the new director of Discovery Park's Center for the Environment, a research center dedicated to meeting the world's emerging environmental challenges.

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July 5, 2012

A Purdue Research Park company is taking another step toward replacing leaded, general aviation gasoline. Swift Enterprises is teaming up with a South Dakota-based firm to develop a market for high-octane, unleaded gas. Swift Fuels Chief Operat

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July 5, 2012

Fifteen teams of university students, including one at Purdue, are on a quest. They're taking part in a three year effort to take an existing car and reduce its environmental impact. Performance and safety can't be compromised, and it still has to be

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July 2, 2012

Thanks to biotechnology and biological engineering professors at Purdue University, several high school students and their teachers are better prepared for this week's International Genetically Engineered Machines competition on synthetic biology res

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July 2, 2012

Purdue College of Technology students are hosting an open house for a rebuilt post-World War II, Lafayette, Ind., tract home after incorporating a myriad of 21st-century energy efficiency measures.

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June 28, 2012

Cyber Center is proud to announce Eduard Dragut, Postdoctorl Researcher has published a book titled "Deep Web Query Interface Understanding and Integration". The book is co-authored by Weiyi Meng (Binghamton University, and Clement Yu (University of

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June 21, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Sweet and biomass sorghum would meet the need for next-generation biofuels to be environmentally sustainable, easily adopted by producers and take advantage of existing agricultural infrastructure, a group of researchers led by

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June 19, 2012

A Purdue University expert in public policy issues involving biofuels will be a keynote speaker at a conference in Canada assessing the social, environmental and economic implications of expected growth in the bioeconomy over the next decade and beyo

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June 18, 2012

As lawmakers around the country and world grapple with energy policy and decisions, the College of Technology is preparing its students for a utility landscape that could be much different than today's.

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June 18, 2012

Three dozen students and teachers are at Purdue this week learning about the latest developments in energy technology and policy. They are on campus as part of the first ever Purdue Energy Camp.

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June 13, 2012

Professor Elisa Bertino was elected to a Member-at-Large position

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June 7, 2012

The president of the new Battery Innovation Center will be on campus today (June 7) to promote collaborations between the nonprofit initiative and faculty interested in working on energy storage technologies. President Charles LaSota will be spea

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June 7, 2012

A new Purdue University-developed process for creating biofuels has shown potential to be cost-effective for production scale, opening the door for moving beyond the laboratory setting.

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June 7, 2012

Purdue University spun off 11 new companies in 2010, making it the sixth most successful university technology commercialization program in the country for creating startups, according to the Association of University Technology Managers. It tied

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June 5, 2012

A new Purdue University-developed process for creating biofuels has shown potential to be cost-effective for production scale, opening the door for moving beyond the laboratory setting.

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June 1, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Later-stage cancers thrive by finding detours around roadblocks that cancer drugs put in their path, but a Purdue University biochemist is creating maps that will help drugmakers close more routes and develop better drugs.

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June 1, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers have created a new imaging technology that reveals subtle changes in breast tissue, representing a potential tool to determine a woman's risk of developing breast cancer and to study ways of preven

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June 1, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers revealed how a mutation in a protein shuts down a protective function needed to prevent the death of neurons in Parkinson's disease, possibly opening the door to new drug strategies to treat the di

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May 31, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University entrepreneurs who founded a life-sciences company based in the Purdue Research Park won the $10,000 grand prize in an international business plan competition. Medtric LLC placed first among 35 teams from ar

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May 31, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers are edging toward the creation of new optical technologies using "nanostructured metamaterials" capable of ultra-efficient transmission of light, with potential applications including advanced solar cells and quantu

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May 31, 2012

ISELIN, NJ, May 18, 2011 - The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the College Board today announced the high school winners of the 2011 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. Team “Cl

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May 25, 2012

Energy storage technology initiative includes a multi-million dollar research/prototyping facility adjacent to Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 24, 2012) The global market for advanced batteries is nearly $50 billion, w

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May 25, 2012

Connie Weaver, head and distinguished professor of nutrition science, is the 2012 recipient of the Herbert Newby McCoy Award, the most prestigious research honor given by Purdue University.

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May 24, 2012

The application deadline has been extended to Tuesday (May 29) for incoming high school juniors and seniors and middle and high school science teachers in Indiana interested in participating this summer in the inaugural Purdue Energy Camp.

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May 24, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Gasoline prices this summer could stay relatively steady provided that an already-tense Middle East doesn't flare up and nothing else happens to disrupt supplies, a Purdue University economist says.

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May 22, 2012

Researchers at Purdue University are working with the U.S. Army and neurosurgeons at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to create a new type of "bioactive" coating for stents used to treat brain aneurisms including those caused by head

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May 21, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Life-science researchers in academic institutions and industry can use a newly developed system to program lab-on-a-chip devices for experiments at a sub-millimeter scale rather than use custom devices.

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May 16, 2012

Purdue is offering an energy camp next month, for students and teachers. The week-long event will highlight fossil fuels and renewable energy, as well as the increasing national and global demand.

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May 15, 2012

Researchers have taken a step toward overcoming a key obstacle in commercializing "hyperbolic metamaterials," structures that could bring optical advances including ultrapowerful microscopes, computers and solar cells.

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May 15, 2012

Researchers have created an ultrasensitive biosensor that could open up new opportunities for early detection of cancer and "personalized medicine" tailored to the specific biochemistry of individual patients.

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May 14, 2012

Purdue officials on Monday (May 7) presented the new Comprehensive Energy Master Plan to the Board of Trustees Physical Facilities Committee.

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May 14, 2012

Twenty-five electric-powered go-karts are expected to run in Purdue University's second International Collegiate evGrandPrix on Saturday (May 12) as part of opening day festivities at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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May 14, 2012

Purdue University is getting $2.5 million in federal funds for nuclear research and to help train a new generation of nuclear scientists.

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May 10, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Slots are still available for incoming high school juniors and seniors and middle and high school science teachers in Indiana interested in participating this summer in the inaugural Purdue Energy Camp. Students selected for

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May 7, 2012

Purdue University's INhome solar house has won a Green Building Award from the National Association of Home Builders.

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May 7, 2012

Purdue University has agreements with three IndyCar racing teams, which will provide opportunities for students and faculty to participate in motorsports while offering the teams help with engineering and technology.

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May 3, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University scientists will use a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop technologies for altering the epigenetic marks in the genome that turn genes on and off, work they hope will lead to advances in

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May 2, 2012

Indrajeet Chaubey, a professor of agricultural and biological engineering, is the winner of Purdue University's 2012 Agricultural Research Award for his work in helping to preserve water as a natural resource.

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April 26, 2012

The candidates for C4E Director search will give seminars next week to discuss their position with the center and its future.

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April 25, 2012

A study from Purdue and Stanford university researchers predicts that future climate scenarios may cause significantly greater volatility in corn prices, which would be intensified by the federal biofuels mandate.

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April 25, 2012

A team of Purdue University researchers will use a $1.6 million federal grant to advance sensor technology and computer simulation tools for tracking and improving the performance and reliability of "smart" wind turbines and wind farms.

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April 25, 2012

Discovery Park, Purdue's internationally recognized hub of interdisciplinary innovation directed at global challenges, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this academic year.

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April 24, 2012

A retired four-star general stopped by Purdue University on Thursday to discuss the nation's over-reliance on fossil fuels and how it threatens both the economy and national security.

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April 24, 2012

A company founded by a Purdue University post-doctoral fellow and graduate student and based in the Purdue Research Park finished second in the world's largest and richest graduate-level business plan competition this week.

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April 24, 2012

Purdue University celebrated the 10th anniversary of Discovery Park on Friday (April 20) with a reception and special lecture on innovation to mark a decade of discovery with delivery.

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April 20, 2012

Purdue celebrated the 10th anniversary of Discovery Park on Friday (April 20) with a reception and special lecture on innovation to mark a decade of discovery with delivery.

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April 18, 2012

Researchers are developing a technique that uses nanotechnology to harvest energy from hot pipes or engine components to potentially recover energy wasted in factories, power plants and cars.

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April 17, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Center for the Environment, Energy Center and Purdue Climate Change Research Center in Discovery Park are joining units across the Purdue University campus for several public events next week to celebrate Earth Day 2012.

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April 17, 2012

Researchers are developing a technique that uses nanotechnology to harvest energy from hot pipes or engine components to potentially recover energy wasted in factories, power plants and cars.

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April 17, 2012

Nearly 2,000 elementary, middle and high school students are expected to descend onto the Purdue University campus April 26-27 for NanoDays 2012 to gain a deeper understanding of the fascinating world of nanotechnology.

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April 13, 2012

Purdue University's board of trustees on Friday (April 13) approved faculty promotions.

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April 12, 2012

On Schema Discovery - Renee J. Miller Professor of Computer Science Bell University Labs Chair of Information Systems University of Toronto.

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April 11, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - America's overreliance on fossil fuels is a national security threat - economically, militarily and diplomatically. Retired four-star Gen. Ronald E. Keys will discuss America's energy posture and its impact on the U.S. economy

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April 11, 2012

A kid-friendly car seatbelt device and an innovative suitcase handle provided the winning pitches at the 2012 Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition

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April 11, 2012

It's better than standard gauze and even more effective than more costly variants. It's Osmotec, an environmentally-friendly dressing option.

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April 10, 2012

The Bindley Bioscience Center in Purdue's Discovery Park is seeking applications for its first class of fellows and scholars focused on research in the life sciences.

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April 4, 2012

A search is underway for the next Director of The Center for the Environment (C4E) in Discovery Park. The review and interview process is scheduled to be completed before the end of the semester so that a new director will start during summer

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April 3, 2012

The award winning 984 square-foot, solar-powered "net zero" house designed and built by Purdue University students is on the market.

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April 3, 2012

Purdue University once again had a first place showing over the weekend during the 2012 Shell Eco-marathon.

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April 2, 2012

Helping bridge the gap between photonics and electronics, researchers from Purdue University have coaxed a thin film of titanium nitride into transporting plasmons, tiny electron excitations coupled to light that can direct and manipulate optical sig

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March 30, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers have identified enzymes and biochemical compounds called lipids that are targeted and modified by the dengue virus during infection, suggesting a potential new approach to control the aggressive mosquito-borne patho

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March 30, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue will celebrate Discovery Park's contributions to the university's interdisciplinary research efforts with a series of co-sponsored lectures in April focused on entrepreneurship, conservation and addressing challenging gl

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March 30, 2012

Setting off in the predawn gloaming of central Alaska, we were the sounds of swishing snow pants, crunching boots and cold puffs of breath. As sunrise gradually lightened the late November sky, we took visible shape: a single-file parade on a narrow

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March 30, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A program that takes field trips to the classrooms of thousands of elementary and middle school students across the country has been selected to receive this year's Purdue Agriculture Team Award. The annual award recognizes

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March 30, 2012

(Nanowerk News) Helping bridge the gap between photonics and electronics, researchers from Purdue University have coaxed a thin film of titanium nitride into transporting plasmons, tiny electron excitations coupled to light that can direct and manipu

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March 30, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.- Students from Purdue University will race their solar car this week in an international competition to create the most fuel-efficient vehicles.

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March 29, 2012

Energy Conversion: Flexible fibers coated with thermoelectric lead telluride nanocrystals could convert waste heat into electricity By Prachi Patel http://cen.acs.org/articles/90/web/2012/03/Coated-Glass-Fibers-Make-Power.html?utm_source=feedbu

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March 28, 2012

Metadata and Provenance: Fins in the Sea of Data Beth A. Plale, Ph.D. Director, Data to Insight Center Managing Director, Pervasive Technology Institute Professor of Computer Sciend Indiana University

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March 22, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Officials of an evergreen fund created to help commercialize new technologies announced $100,000 of investments in an information technology startup and a life-science startup, both based in the Purdue Research Park of West Laf

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March 20, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A group of Purdue engineering and technology students will soon begin work on a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu as part of an international competition designed to reduce the environmental impact of passenger vehicles.

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March 7, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers have created a new imaging technology that reveals subtle changes in breast tissue, representing a potential tool to determine a woman's risk of developing breast cancer and to study ways of preven

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March 6, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - For Christopher Barbauld, Purdue University's Interns for Indiana (IfI) program has opened the door for the launch of not one but two companies. And the Purdue Calumet graduate isn't finished yet. Barbauld participated in tw

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March 5, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Three Purdue doctoral students in mechanical and chemical engineering have been selected as the university's first John Zink Co. fellows through a program led by Discovery Park's Energy Center.

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February 29, 2012

Dr. Luo Si, Cyber Center Scientific Director of Information Integration and Retrieval and Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Statistics has recevied confirmation that his PhD student Dan Zhang has received the prestigious IBM Fellowship.

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February 27, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Three Purdue doctoral students in mechanical and chemical engineering have been selected as the university's first John Zink Co. fellows through a program led by Discovery Park's Energy Center.

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February 23, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - An innovative pizzeria concept and a company developing a wound-care technology took the top honors Tuesday (Feb. 21) at Purdue's Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, a $100,000 event celebrating its 25th anniversary thi

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February 22, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new research center based in Purdue University's Discovery Park will award undergraduate and graduate fellowships for students who dream of studying science but face hurdles because of physical impairments. The Institute f

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February 22, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers revealed how a mutation in a protein shuts down a protective function needed to prevent the death of neurons in Parkinson's disease, possibly opening the door to new drug strategies to treat the di

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February 20, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The 10 finalists have been selected for Tuesday's (Feb. 21) Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary with winners from the undergraduate and graduate student categories. The five

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February 19, 2012

The smallest transistor ever built - in fact, the smallest transistor that can be built - has been created using a single phosphorous atom by an international team of researchers at the University of New South Wales, Purdue University and the Univers

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February 17, 2012

The Ingestive Behavior Research Center (IBRC) is pleased to announce a call for applications for Postdoctoral Research Scientists for 2012. Please submit your CV and a one-page letter that explains how your research would make you a good fit in IBRC

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February 16, 2012

Researchers are developing solar cells that might be manufactured using special ink printed onto sheets of a supporting material.

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February 10, 2012

ACM CODASPY 2012 Feb 7-9, 2012 | Hilton Palacio Del Rio | San Antonio, TX, USA Elisa Bertino, Program Committee and General Chair Organizer Committee

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February 9, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Winners of this year's Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition at Purdue University will claim more than the top prize in the $100,000 event. They will win a competition that is marking its milestone 25th anniversary.

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February 9, 2012

Anyone who watched the recent X-Games coverage heard commentators obsess about "amplitude" - how high snowboarders such as Shaun White soar above the lip of the superpipe to perform aerial tricks.

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February 7, 2012

Researchers have learned how to improve the performance of sensors that use tiny vibrating microcantilevers to detect chemical and biological agents for applications from national security to food processing.

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February 1, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue researchers are discovering the next generation of insecticides directed at disease-carrying insects like mosquitoes, ticks and tsetse flies, which could help professionals in the human health, veterinary and crop produc

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January 26, 2012

The driving bass rhythm of rap music can be harnessed to power a new type of miniature medical sensor designed to be implanted in the body.

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January 17, 2012

Researchers have created new "microtweezers" capable of manipulating objects to build tiny structures, print coatings to make advanced sensors, and grab and position live stem cell spheres for research.

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January 17, 2012

The NEXTRANS Center has been selected to receive $3.5 million in new grant funding from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) for continued research, education and technology transfer.

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January 13, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University is accepting comments on its Comprehensive Energy Master Plan that was presented Tuesday (Jan. 10) to the Board of Trustees' Physical Facilities Committee.

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January 13, 2012

Electrical engineering Professor Scott Sudhoff's research looks, in part, for ways to optimize electric motors and generators.

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January 11, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue professors Sophie A. Lelievre and Ellen Gruenbaum will travel to Africa this month to meet with officials of Peace and Love Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana, and outline ways to advance a partnership on breast cancer research

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January 5, 2012

The smallest wires ever developed in silicon - just one atom tall and four atoms wide - have been shown by a team of researchers from the University of New South Wales, Melbourne University and Purdue University to have the same current-carrying capa

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December 22, 2011

Researchers have shown how arrays of tiny "plasmonic nanoantennas" are able to precisely manipulate light in new ways that could make possible a range of optical innovations such as more powerful microscopes, telecommunications and computers.

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December 22, 2011

Researchers have created a new type of optical device small enough to fit millions on a computer chip that could lead to faster, more powerful information processing and supercomputers.

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December 12, 2011

An abundance of agricultural and forestry biomass in the Midwest could provide new opportunities for economic development, energy security and environmental conservation.

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December 8, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - For centuries, experts have tested the authenticity of famous paintings and literature to spot forgeries. Cyber security researchers at Purdue University, the universities of Texas at San Antonio and Texas at Dallas

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December 8, 2011

Online courses covering the fundamentals of nanotechnology will be offered beginning in 2012 by the science portal nanoHUB, the national Network for Computational Nanotechnology and Purdue University.

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December 6, 2011

Researchers from Purdue and Harvard universities have created a new type of transistor made from a material that could replace silicon and have a 3-D structure instead of conventional flat computer chips.

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December 5, 2011

Addressing National Security Challenges of the Twenty-First Century: The Role of the U.S. National Laboratories

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November 22, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University students are invited to participate in the first Clean Energy Challenge, a first-in-class business competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy to recognize the top clean-tech entrepreneurs in the Mi

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November 22, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers are making progress in developing a system that measures the mechanical properties of living cells, a technology that could be used to diagnose human disease and better understand biological processes.

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November 21, 2011

With the help of a federal grant, a Purdue University researcher is leading an effort to further an emerging area of scientific research. Bryan Pijanowski, a forestry and natural resources professor, is bringing together a team of scientists, musicia

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November 21, 2011

Researchers are making progress in developing a system that measures the mechanical properties of living cells, a technology that could be used to diagnose human disease and better understand biological processes.

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November 15, 2011

Purdue University scientists have developed a method for stacking synthetic DNA and carbon nanotubes onto a biosensor electrode, a development that may lead to more accurate measurements for research related to diabetes and other diseases.

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November 14, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - An Indiana startup company developing an innovative wound-care technology claimed the top prize Thursday (Nov. 10) at the $100,000 Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition. Medtric Biotech LLC, led by Sean C

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November 10, 2011

The use of a piezoelectric element (acoustic excitation) to vibrate the base of a microcantilever is a popular way to perform dynamic atomic force microscopy (AFM).

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November 7, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Eight life-sciences startup companies from California to Missouri and Indiana have been selected as finalists for the $100,000 Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition next week.

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November 7, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University researcher will lead a global natural soundscape network

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November 4, 2011

On a colorful set in the basement of Stewart Center, Purdue staff, researchers and faculty members combine science with production, education with electronics and teaching with technology to create zipTrips -- live electronic field trips for sixth-,

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November 2, 2011

Fifty-nine Purdue University faculty, staff and students whose discoveries received patents during the 2010-2011 fiscal year will be recognized Wednesday (Nov. 2) during the Purdue Research Foundation's annual Inventors Recognition Reception.

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October 28, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The merging of two technologies under development - plasmonics and nanophotonics - is promising the emergence of new "quantum information systems" far more powerful than today's computers.

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October 27, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Oncological Sciences Center and Indiana University will share a National Institutes of Health grant to launch a cancer advocacy network and advance research for applying systems-engineering principles to can

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October 27, 2011

The merging of two technologies under development - plasmonics and nanophotonics - is promising the emergence of new "quantum information systems" far more powerful than today's computers.

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October 25, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Not all parts of a corn stalk are equal, and they shouldn't be treated that way when creating cellulosic ethanol, say Purdue University researchers. When corn stover is processed to make cellulosic ethanol, everything is gro

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October 21, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Someday trees could provide more than just shade, scenery and building materials. Purdue University researchers are studying how poplars might be turned into liquid fuel. In May a team of researchers led by Rick Meilan, asso

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October 20, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers at Purdue University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created a device small enough to fit on a computer chip that converts continuous laser light into numerous ultrashort pulses, a

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October 20, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Rakesh Agrawal, a distinguished professor of chemical engineering at Purdue University, on Friday (Oct. 21) will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama in a White House ceremony.

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October 20, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University will lead a new effort aimed at cutting fuel consumption in half for commercial vehicles by perfecting hybrid technologies for the world's burgeoning bus and truck fleets.

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October 7, 2011

VACCINE's Purdue University has spent the past several months working with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide visual analytics to multiple risk-related projects. Most significant of these projects was a detailed model allowing a thorough assessment of a

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October 7, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers have found an alternative environmentally friendly and energy-efficient way to dry corn ethanol, and their proof is in the pudding. Michael Ladisch, a distinguished professor of agricultural and

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October 5, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A team of Purdue University researchers has invented a prototype water-disinfection system that could help the world's 800 million people who lack safe drinking water.

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October 5, 2011

West Lafayette, Ind. -- Purdue University finished second in the Solar Decathlon 2011, a solar house competition in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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October 5, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The biofuel industry will not be able to meet the cellulosic production requirements of the Renewable Fuel Standard without significant advancements in technology or investment, according to a National Academy of Sciences study

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October 5, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Rakesh Agrawal, a distinguished professor of chemical engineering at Purdue University, will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama.

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October 4, 2011

A leading researcher advancing efforts in thermoelectric energy conversion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has been selected as the new Mary Jo and Robert L. Kirk Director of the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University's Discove

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October 3, 2011

Cyber Center Lecture Series is hosting Mohamed Eltoweissy on Oct. 25 at 11:00 AM in Lawson 3102. Mohamed Eltoweissy is Chief Scientist for Cyber Security Research at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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September 30, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers will use a portion of a $25 million grant to determine the potential of grasses as environmentally responsible bioenergy crops and to educate farmers and others about the findings.

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September 26, 2011

Researchers are developing a new type of computer memory that could be faster than the existing commercial memory and use far less power than flash memory devices.

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September 20, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Confucius Institute at Purdue University will host "Amazing China: A Cultural Entertainment" on Sept. 27, featuring the Shanghai Jiao Tong University symphonic orchestra.

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September 20, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Shell Energy Day at Purdue University on Thursday (Sept. 22) will delve into the industry challenges, environmental impacts and student career opportunities in oil and natural gas exploration.

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September 19, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Nearly 150 U.S. and Chinese researchers will tackle the challenge of fueling two of the world's largest economies while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions as part of an inaugural conference this month on the Purdue Universi

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September 19, 2011

The Cyber Center in Purdue's Discovery Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Luo Si to the position of Scientific Director of Information Integration and Retrieval. In this role, Dr. Si will further enable the Cyber Center's mission of E

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September 13, 2011

Using additional grant support received from the Clinical and Translational Sciences Award of the National Institutes of Health, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute will provide $500,000 to expand the fight against colorectal ca

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September 7, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Energy Center and John Zink Co. in Oklahoma are collaborating to create three $5,000 interdisciplinary research fellowships focusing on the area of combustion and open to graduate students across campus.

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September 6, 2011

Researchers are making progress in creating digital transistors using a material called graphene, potentially sidestepping an obstacle thought to dramatically limit the material's use in computers and consumer electronics.

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September 2, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Ten years after 9/11, researchers at Purdue University are continuing work that could lead to safer steel structures such as buildings and bridges and also an emerging type of nuclear power plant design.

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September 2, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Ten years after 9/11, researchers at Purdue University are continuing work that could lead to safer steel structures such as buildings and bridges and also an emerging type of nuclear power plant design.

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September 1, 2011

Homeland security has become a popular — and well-funded — area of study. The change has meant new courses, new life for old disciplines, and jobs for graduates.

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August 31, 2011

A Purdue University biochemistry professor perhaps underestimated just how many people would want to get their hands on a technology he's developing.

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August 31, 2011

Researchers have created and tested miniature devices that are implanted in tumors to generate oxygen, boosting the killing power of radiation and chemotherapy.

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August 30, 2011

The NEXTRANS Center at Purdue University is sponsoring its third high school essay competition for students residing in Indiana. The contest's goal is to encourage students to consider how integral transportation is to the future of Indiana and our n

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August 26, 2011

Purdue University's Cancer Culture & Community program in Discovery Park will celebrate the release of the graphic novel "Lafayette: Our Cancer Year" with a reception and free book signing from 4-6 p.m. Friday (Aug. 26) at BlueMoon Comics in Lafayett

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August 26, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Research teams from Purdue's Discovery Park and the Korean Institute of Science and Technology will meet Sept. 6 as part of their effort to develop molecular imaging and nanotechnology tools to simultaneously diagnose and treat

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August 26, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new tool developed by nuclear engineers at Purdue University will be hitched to an experimental fusion reactor at Princeton University to learn precisely what happens when extremely hot plasmas touch and interact with the inn

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August 24, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Alexandra Boltasseva, a Purdue University assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named one of the world's top young innovators by Technology Review magazine.

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August 23, 2011

Alexandra Boltasseva, a Purdue University assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named one of the world's top young innovators by Technology Review magazine.

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August 19, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers are creating applications that enable cell phones and other portable devices to translate the meaning of gang graffiti for law enforcement and hazardous materials placards for emergency first responders.

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August 18, 2011

Yang Yang, a senior electrical engineering student at Purdue, received one of six awards for best poster presentation for a summer research project in the 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF).

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August 8, 2011

Just a couple years ago, students now in Jenna Rickus' genomics class were anxiously awaiting college acceptance letters. Today, they're knee-deep -- literally in some cases -- in the genomes of bacteriophages, viruses that infect and live off bac

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August 4, 2011

12th IEEE Conference on Information Reuse and Integration. This conference explores three major tracks: information reuse, information integration, and reusable systems. Information reuse explores theory and practice of optimizing representation; in

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August 4, 2011

The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications has selected teams from Purdue University and the University of Illinois at Chicago to assist with the development of regional response plans for catastrophic incidents

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July 20, 2011

Robert and Anne Burnett Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Vlad Shalaev has been appointed as Scientific Director for Nanophotonics in the Birck Nanotechnology Center.

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June 27, 2011

A developer of drug-delivery devices based in the Purdue Research Park is competing against nine other entrepreneurial teams in an Ohio-based summer entrepreneurship competition. LyoGo LLC is one of 10 teams competing in the inaugural 10-xelerator pr

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June 9, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers recently took their miniature mass spectrometer grocery shopping to test for traces of chemicals on standard and organic produce.

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June 6, 2011

Researchers have developed a method for creating single-crystal arrays of a material called graphene, an advance that opens up the possibility of a replacement for silicon in high-performance computers and electronics.

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June 2, 2011

PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -Purdue University researchers have completed large-scale tests to verify the structural integrity of the shield building that contains the main components of the Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power plan

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May 27, 2011

For the second consecutive year, top high school students will travel to Purdue University to participate June 5-17 in the ninth annual USA Biology Olympiad National Finals, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Education. Team USA members earned

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May 10, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The U.S. State Department is selecting Purdue University to lead one of six U.S.-China EcoPartnerships, which will focus on sustainability issues including environmental challenges posed by alternative energy and climate change

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May 10, 2011

On May 10, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver opening remarks at a signing ceremony for six new U.S.-China EcoPartnerships, taking place alongside the third annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), at the Departme

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May 9, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Leading bioenergy industry experts, researchers and government officials from the United States and Brazil will gather at Purdue University this month to outline a path for global sustainable bioenergy production.

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May 2, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University is forming two joint laboratories with China's Beihang University to focus on low emissions, combustion and energy systems research.

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April 27, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University distinguished professor of agronomy and World Food Prize laureate Gebisa Ejeta has received a presidential appointment to the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development.

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April 27, 2011

When a physician is treating a patient in an intensive care unit, nurses are more than partners. They're also human safety checklists. Are the right medicines and equipment on hand? Has the patient consented to the procedure? Did the doctor wash his

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April 13, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue doctoral student Benjavan Upatising thinks she can make a difference in assisting those with chronic illnesses, particularly the elderly. A Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering fellowship with Mayo Clinic is adv

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April 11, 2011

John R. Weaver, facility manager at Purdue University's Birck Nanotechnology Center, has been named a recipient of the 2011 Monroe Seligman Award by the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology.

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April 5, 2011

NEXTRANS Center director, Dr. Srinivas Peeta, and research associate, Dr. Sushant Sharma, will present Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) headquarters in Washington, D.C. during University Research Technol

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April 5, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University biochemist has demonstrated a process using nanotechnology to better assess whether cancer drugs hit their targets, which may help reduce drug side effects.

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April 4, 2011

The fascinating, tiny world of nanotechnology will take center stage during the second annual NanoDays on April 15 and 16 at Discovery Park's Birck Nanotechnology Center.

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March 31, 2011

This meeting has been rescheduled from April 22 to May 13 in MANN 203 at 11:30 a.m. The Energy Center will host a pizza lunch.

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March 29, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A company developing a nanocomposite bone substitute claimed the $30,000 top prize Friday (March 25) in the inaugural Nanotechnology New Ventures Competition, sponsored by Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame.

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March 25, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers have collaborated with scientists at General Atomics to create safe and efficient pellets to power hydrogen fuel cells that can run an array of portable electronic devices.

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March 24, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - An international nuclear weapons specialist will speak at Purdue University this week about the potential benefits and challenges posed by the global proliferation of nuclear power, as well as issues surrounding nuclear weapons

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March 24, 2011

West Lafayette, Ind. - Purdue University researchers are leading a program for Indiana's rural high school teachers that encourages participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to groom the next generation of leaders in sustainab

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March 22, 2011

Researchers have overcome a fundamental obstacle in developing breath-analysis technology to rapidly diagnose patients by detecting chemical compounds called "biomarkers" in a person's respiration in real time.

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March 14, 2011

Two leading nanotechnology industry experts and Indiana's top economic development officer will highlight a daylong focus on entrepreneurship at Purdue University next month, culminating with the inaugural Nanotechnology New Ventures Competition. Sea

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March 8, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A prominent researcher who has studied the environmental impact of last year's massive oil spill will speak at Purdue next week as part of the university's effort to develop a research community in this field.

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February 24, 2011

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A northern Indiana county has approved changes to an ordinance to allow louder wind turbines despite some residents' worries that noise from the hulking power-generating machines might disrupt their sleep or hurt property values.

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February 24, 2011

Award-winning NPR science correspondent Richard Harris addressed a standing-room-only crowd at Purdue University on Feb. 3 as part of a Discovery Lecture on the role of journalists and scientists surrounding the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in

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February 14, 2011

The 6th annual Frontiers in Bioenergy Symposium is quickly approaching on May 15-18, 2011. Registration will soon be open.

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February 9, 2011

The Discovery Learning Research Center is hosting its annual Showcase and Symposium on February 22, 2011. The DLRC invites you to join us for an afternoon of information and conversation. This event will highlight the Center’s mission and provide e

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February 8, 2011

Researchers are developing a new type of biological and chemical sensor that has few moving parts, is low-cost and yet highly sensitive, sturdy and long-lasting.

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February 8, 2011

Researchers are developing a new type of biological and chemical sensor that has few moving parts, is low-cost and yet highly sensitive, sturdy and long-lasting.

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February 7, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue's Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 4) permitted the university to pursue leasing land as part of a 60-turbine commercial wind energy park to create and enhance Purdue research and educational opportunities for Indiana s

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February 3, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University researcher is proposing development of a new cross-disciplinary approach for analyzing and preventing systemic failures in complex systems that play a role in calamities ranging from huge power blackouts to

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January 27, 2011

Welcome to Springl 2011! 4th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS (SPRINGL) 2011 November 1st, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA

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January 27, 2011

The Daily Planet interviewed Greg Shaver and has a wonderful story on the fuel and flexible control efforts at Herrick Laboratories. Please view the story that follows a 30 commercial.

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January 25, 2011

Researchers have invented a technique that uses inexpensive paper to make "microfluidic" devices for rapid medical diagnostics and chemical analysis.

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January 21, 2011

Purdue University is considering a partnership with private companies to develop a 60-turbine wind farm in northern Tippecanoe County.

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January 21, 2011

Researchers are developing a new class of "plasmonic metamaterials" as potential building blocks for advanced optical technologies, including ultrapowerful microscopes and computers, improved solar cells, and a possible invisibility cloak.

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January 21, 2011

Researchers have overcome a fundamental obstacle in developing breath-analysis technology to rapidly diagnose patients by detecting chemical compounds called "biomarkers" in a person's respiration in real time.

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January 20, 2011

The NEXTRANS Center, a Region V Regional University Center headquartered at Purdue University, and NAVTEQ will collaborate on research of mutual interest.

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January 20, 2011

Purdue University researchers have reproduced portions of the female breast in a tiny slide-sized model dubbed "breast on-a-chip" that will be used to test nanomedical approaches for the detection and treatment of breast cancer.

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January 12, 2011

In mid-May, NPR first reported that the government was grossly underestimating the size of the BP oilspill in the Gulf of Mexico. NPR Science Correspondent Richard Harris broke that story by working closely with scientists in academia, including Prof

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January 7, 2011

Every Friday, Purdue Today's "Did You Know?," a new feature, will explore unusual, unique and fascinating details that make this University one of a kind. This week's "Did You Know?" features the Scifres Nanofabrication Laboratory, the cleanest room

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January 7, 2011

Dr. Bertino has co-founded the First ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy conference with Prof. Ravi Sandhu from UTSA. She is also serving as program chair.

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January 7, 2011

Dr. Elisa Bertino, Interim Director of the Cyber Center, will be the keynote speaker at the 6th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security in Hong Kong March 22-24.

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January 4, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University scientists have found the last undiscovered gene responsible for the production of the amino acid phenylalanine, a discovery that could lead to processes to control the amino acid to boost plants' nutritional

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January 4, 2011

Researchers are creating a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants by using carbon nanotubes and DNA, an approach aimed at increasing service life and reducing cost.

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December 17, 2010

Dr. Pengcheng Zhang's Ph.D. dissertation, "A Generalized Modeling Framework to Analyze Interdependencies Among Infrastructure Systems," was awarded the Pikarsky Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation in Science and Technology by the Council of Univ

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December 14, 2010

The Birck Nanotechnology Center and Energy Center are pleased to invite Purdue Faculty to an afternoon workshop in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, room 129 to share information and discuss a funding opportunity.

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December 13, 2010

Purdue and General Electric will unveil an electric vehicle charging station on campus today (Dec. 13) with a new Chevrolet Volt taking the first charge.

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December 7, 2010

The second NEXTRANS Indiana High School Essay Competition will conclude this Friday, December 10, 2010.

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December 2, 2010

Discovery Park's Visions of Discovery received a Gold award as best individual website or section and will be recognized at the CASE V Conference December 14 in Chicago.

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November 30, 2010

Purdue University researchers are working with General Motors to build thermoelectric generators, which produce an electric current when there is a temperature difference. Starting in January, the team will install an initial prototype behind a car’s

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November 30, 2010

Thank you for your interest, but the Computational Social Science workshop has reached its maximum capacity. Please enter your contact information using the link below to receive a copy of the workshop results as well as to be kept up to date on fut

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November 29, 2010

CRI/HPC Luncheon Registration is now closed.

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November 24, 2010

Researchers are creating a system that harvests heat from an engine's exhaust to generate electricity, reducing a car's fuel consumption.

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November 23, 2010

Earlier this fall, a team of UT scientists traveled to Beijing for the fourth annual workshop of the China-US Joint Research Center for Ecosystem and Environmental Change (JRCEEC).

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November 23, 2010

CI Days at Purdue Purdue CI Days 2010 will showcase technologies to enhance research, teaching and research funding. The program will focus on how just about any faculty member, research staffer, or graduate student can benefit from these technologi

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November 19, 2010

Purdue University has been awarded $1.5 million to study quantum information science, a new field paving the way for quantum computing - a novel method to process information that is faster, more powerful and more efficient than classical computing.

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November 19, 2010

Purdue University and several Colombian agencies have signed an agreement establishing the Colombia-Purdue Institute for Advanced Scientific Research.

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November 18, 2010

Enabling Data Driven Research Charles Schmitt, Ph.D. Director of Informatics Renaissance Computing Institute

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November 16, 2010

Researchers have demonstrated a new imaging tool for rapidly screening structures called single-wall carbon nanotubes, possibly hastening their use in creating a new class of computers and electronics that are faster and consume less power than today

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November 12, 2010

Please save the date on Friday, December 3, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at attend this discussion on the IUPUI campus.

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November 11, 2010

Professor Aaron Ciechanover, the 2004 Nobel laureate in chemistry, will speak at Purdue University as part of the Honeywell Nobel Laureate Lecture Series.

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November 4, 2010

The age of personalized medicine has arrived. One day soon, a person's genetic makeup may be able to help doctors better detect some cancers and prescribe individual, more affordable treatments, broadening the horizon for personalized medicine. “I

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November 4, 2010

Researchers have developed a method that uses aluminum and a liquid alloy to extract hydrogen from seawater to run engines in boats and ships, representing a potential replacement for gasoline and diesel fuel in marine applications. The technique

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November 3, 2010

Purdue University and several Colombian agencies have signed an agreement establishing the Colombia-Purdue Institute for Advanced Scientific Research. The institute is designed to promote an exchange of people and knowledge, enhance the scientific

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October 27, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Swift Enterprises Ltd. has entered into an agreement that will allow Purdue University researchers to test the company's unleaded, renewable general aviation fuel during various projects. Swift is developing its fuel to replace

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October 25, 2010

Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame are teaming up with state officials to offer Indiana's first business plan competition targeting startup ventures and emerging companies in nanotechnology.

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October 18, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - How the local Gulf of Mexico community recovers from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill will depend on strong social and community support systems, says a Purdue University professor who studies disaster recovery.

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October 18, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - More than 30,000 hours of underwater videos of the failed Deepwater Horizon oil drill platform in the Gulf of Mexico are being released on a new website designed to examine the scientific and engineering issues surrounding the

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October 14, 2010

Longtime Purdue agricultural economics professor Otto Doering has been named director of the Purdue Climate Change Research Center, the university's interdisciplinary effort focusing on research and education in global climate change. Doering has

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October 11, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University and three other U.S. universities have announced a multiyear partnership aimed at strengthening efforts by Russian National Research Universities to commercialize their research and foster campus entrepreneurs

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October 7, 2010

Nearly 800 papers were submitted for consideration and presentations from Dr. Ian Buckle, University of Nevada, Reno, “NEES Research Highlights 2004-2009”; Dr. Shirley J. Dyke, Purdue University, “2020 Vision for Earthquake Engineering Research: Repo

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October 1, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Experts know nutrition is a common link in breast cancer, and a team led by Purdue University researchers is kicking off a 20-year, multi-nation study to learn more about the role diet can play to prevent this disease.

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October 1, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Breast cancer prevention and nutrition will be the focus during an Oct. 18 and 19 symposium at Purdue University.

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September 30, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Award-winning NPR correspondent Richard Harris, global industry safety expert Deborah Grubbe and congressional staffer Ana Unruh Cohen will speak Oct. 7 at Purdue University as part of a Discovery Lecture focused on safety and

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September 27, 2010

Arun Majumdar to speak on Energy Innovations in the 21st Century: Role of ARPA-E

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September 14, 2010

When Purdue University students Cody Ward, Sean Smith and Arjun Bhasin applied for the Interns for Indiana program, they had no idea that their internships for Rook Consulting Inc., a Silicon Valley-based startup, would end up creating jobs for thems

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September 14, 2010

Purdue University biomedical engineering professor Alyssa Panitch has been named the first faculty entrepreneur-in-residence at Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. Panitch, who has been involved in launching three compan

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September 13, 2010

Purdue University's Center for the Environment and the Chinese Academy of Sciences are forming a five-year partnership focused on researching the environmental challenges posed by population growth and urbanization in the two countries. In a signi

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September 1, 2010

Purdue University researchers have developed a new type of pump for drug-delivery patches that might use arrays of "microneedles" to deliver a wider range of medications than now possible with conventional patches.

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September 1, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University is part of a research consortium led by Pennsylvania State University to develop technologies for creating more energy-efficient buildings.

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August 30, 2010

Penn State researchers will receive $129 million over the next five years from several federal sources, including the Department of Energy (DOE), and an additional $30 million from Pennsylvania to develop ways to make buildings more energy efficient.

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August 27, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers have developed a technology that has the potential to more quickly identify food-borne pathogens, aiding U.S. homeland security officials in responding to a bioterrorist attack or other emergencies

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August 26, 2010

A biosensor utilizing black platinum and carbon nanotubes developed at Purdue University will help give scientists a better understanding of how the plant hormone auxin regulates root growth and seedling establishment.

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August 17, 2010

The Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship and Krannert School of Management are pleased to announce the 24th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition to be held on February 22, 2011.

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August 16, 2010

Researchers have overcome a fundamental obstacle in using new "metamaterials" for radical advances in optical technologies, including ultra-powerful microscopes and computers and a possible invisibility cloak. The metamaterials have been plagued b

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August 11, 2010

A new technology enabling tiny machines called micro electromechanical systems to "self-calibrate" could make possible super-accurate and precise sensors for crime-scene forensics, environmental testing and medical diagnostics.

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August 10, 2010

Researchers have shown that an advanced cooling technology being developed for high-power electronics in military and automotive systems is capable of handling roughly 10 times the heat generated by conventional computer chips.

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August 10, 2010

Nine top Purdue University graduate students at the Birck Nanotechnology Center will form the inaugural class in the Discovery Park center's new Graduate Ambassador Program.

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August 9, 2010

The Cyber Center is very pleased to be able to continue supporting valuable doctoral research at Purdue through our SIRG (Special Incentive Research Grant) award. We received a significant number of very strong proposals, each well deserving of suppo

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August 9, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Studies by a Purdue University-led team have revealed a potential marker for prostate cancer that could be the starting point for less invasive testing and improved diagnosis of the disease. The team used a new analysis tech

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August 2, 2010

Purdue biological sciences professor Maureen McCann will become the next director of the Energy Center, the university's center in Discovery Park leading interdisciplinary research efforts in advancing alternative energy sources and approaches. Ma

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July 27, 2010

Purdue University will lead a new research center to improve photovoltaic solar cells as part of a national effort to bring alternative energy technologies to the marketplace. The work is funded by the Semiconductor Research Corporation, a univers

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July 27, 2010

Researchers have discovered mechanisms critical to interactions between hot plasma and surfaces facing the plasma inside a thermonuclear fusion reactor, part of work aimed at developing coatings capable of withstanding the grueling conditions inside

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July 23, 2010

APS Colloquium, Argonne National Lab 3 PM August 4, 2010

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July 20, 2010

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world’s leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, today announced it has established a $5 million industry-university partnership d

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July 20, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC, April 26, 2010 - Today, a new 501(c) 3 organization named Professors Beyond Borders was launched during a half-day session at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Conceptualized by a group of U.S. Department of State-sponsored F

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July 19, 2010

Bertino selected as interim director of Discovery Park's Cyber Center

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July 8, 2010

Chemical engineers at Purdue University have developed a new method to process agricultural waste and other biomass into biofuels, and they are proposing the creation of mobile processing plants that would rove the Midwest to produce the fuels. "

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June 21, 2010

The Cyber Center and Computing Research Institute (CRI) are pleased to solicit proposals for the Cyber Center Special Incentive Research Grant (Cyber Center-SIRG) program. This is a one year award (August 2010 to July 2011) for a doctoral student, wi

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June 1, 2010

A team of scientists and engineers, including Purdue University mechanical engineering professor Steven Wereley, released figures Thursday (May 27) showing that at least 12,000-19,000 barrels of oil are flowing daily into the Gulf of Mexico in the af

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May 21, 2010

Purdue University researchers have developed a miniature device capable of converting ultrafast laser pulses into bursts of radio-frequency signals, a step toward making wires obsolete for communications in the homes and offices of the future.

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May 20, 2010

The Discovery Learning Research Center has selected the research team of Rachael Kenney and Melanie Shoffner for its 2010 Faculty Research Fellow Program. Kenney and Shoffner's project, titled "Writing to Learn Mathematics: Teacher Reflection o

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May 19, 2010

Purdue University President France A. Córdova will meet with the leaders of two Chinese universities to enhance collaborative research and academic programs. Córdova, a Purdue delegation, and the leaders of Tsinghua University and Ch

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May 18, 2010

Purdue University researchers will join Midwest colleagues and industry leaders on campus May 24 and 25 to discuss advancements and development of the next generation of biofuels, including a sustainable liquid fuel made of biomass. The fifth annu

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May 12, 2010

UniSA is bringing five distinguished international researchers to Adelaide under a new program to boost research collaborations and outcomes.

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May 5, 2010

The Cyber Center is very pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Baker as the new Managing Director of the Cyber Center in Disocvery Park.

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April 29, 2010

If the fundamental economics of supply and demand are any guide, Purdue University's Interns for Indiana program continues to be a resounding success story — recession or no recession. Through Interns for Indiana, 414 Purdue students have provided 17

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April 26, 2010

Present your research at the symposium and win. Cash awards for the top three posters

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April 14, 2010

New research findings suggest that an experimental ultrasensitive medical imaging technique that uses a pulsed laser and tiny metallic "nanocages" might enable both the early detection and treatment of disease. The system works by shining near-inf

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April 14, 2010

Please join the Frontiers in Bioenery Symposium hosted jointly by two recently funded DOE-Office of Science "Energy Frontier Research Center"(C3Bio and IACT) and sponsored by Purdue University.

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April 13, 2010

Purdue University will serve as host of the 2010 national Idea to Product Competition for Social Entrepreneurship from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (April 17) in Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Three student-led

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April 12, 2010

Join Shell and Purdue for a series of discussions that will explore energy sustainability, the future of energy, and the challenges we face in our attempt to meet the world's growing need for energy in a socially responsible manner. Registration is n

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April 12, 2010

Terry Jones, chairman of online travel agency Kayak.com and founder of Travelocity.com, spoke to a full house about the "Business of Innovation" on April 7 in Purdue University's Class of 1950 Lecture Hall.

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April 6, 2010

A medical device concept for diabetics and an Internet-based global etiquette and information service took top honors Friday (April 2) at the fourth annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition in Discovery Park.

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April 5, 2010

Spring started with a bang for physicists as particles collided at a world-record energy during an international experiment that included the work of Purdue University researchers and students. On Tuesday (March 30) particle beams reached an ener

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April 1, 2010

On April 1st, VACCINE’s David Ebert was the guest speaker at the Anti Terrorism Advisory Council (ATAC) meeting for the Northern District of Illinois...

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March 31, 2010

Purdue University's Healthcare Technical Assistance Program has named Monica Arrowsmith director of a new center to help Indiana primary-care doctors adopt electronic record and e-prescribing technology. Arrowsmith is heading the Indiana Health In

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March 30, 2010

Daniel Abraham, Materials Scientist and Team Leader, Advanced Battery Research for Transportation (ABRT) program, Argonne National Laboratory, will give lecture titled “Lithium-ion batteries: current chemistries, future opportunities” on Thursday, Ap

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March 25, 2010

Paul S. Veers from the Wind Energy Technology Department of Sandia National Laboratories will present a seminar titled "Overview: Wind Energy Technology Fundamentals and Innovation Opportunities on Thursday, April 8, 2010 from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in Ste

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March 25, 2010

Sara C. Pryor, Provosts Professor of Atmospheric Science , Chair of the Atmospheric Science Program Director of Studies:Geography Indiana University will present a seminar on Thursday, April 8th at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Armstrong Hall, Rm. 33

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March 16, 2010

An interactive Web site called nanoHUB.org, which makes available scientific simulations, seminars, interactive courses and other specialized nanotech-related materials, has reached a milestone: 100,000 users in one year.

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March 16, 2010

A new approach in the design of miniature, insectlike robots could lead to "microids" the size of ants that move their tiny legs and mandibles using solid-state "muscles."

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March 15, 2010

Researchers have completed work on a crucial component for an experimental hydrogen storage system for cars, part of efforts to reduce pollution and the use of fossil fuels in transportation.

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March 10, 2010

Retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn will deliver an address next month on the challenges of energy, climate change and national security as the Spring 2010 Purdue University Pioneers in Energy Lecture. McGinn's talk, titled "Energy, Climate

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March 4, 2010

Richard Cosier is trading his role as dean of Krannert School of Management to become the Avrum and Joyce Gray Director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, University officials are announcing today (March 4). Cosier will take the

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March 4, 2010

Purdue University researchers have developed a miniature device capable of converting ultrafast laser pulses into bursts of radio-frequency signals, a step toward making wires obsolete for communications in the homes and offices of the future. Suc

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March 3, 2010

Longtime Purdue University professor James Cooper has been named interim director of the Birck Nanotechnology Center, a Discovery Park facility he helped lead during its startup. James Cooper Download image Cooper, the Jai N. Gupta Professor

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March 3, 2010

An interactive Web site called nanoHUB.org, which makes available scientific simulations, seminars, interactive courses and other specialized nanotech-related materials, has reached a milestone: 100,000 users in one year. Researchers and educators

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February 24, 2010

Student-led companies that develop consumer products from the byproducts of ethanol production and a tissue-healing technology that also reduces scarring took top honors at Purdue University's 23rd annual $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Compe

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February 22, 2010

Ten finalists have been selected to compete for $100,000 on Tuesday (Feb. 23) during the 23rd annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, which highlights promising student-led entrepreneurship efforts. The five undergraduate student teams wh

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February 18, 2010

Through the new book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," award-winning medical writer Rebecca Skloot chronicles the life of a 31-year-old African-American mother of five who died of cervical cancer nearly 60 years ago. Skloot will present Lacks

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February 12, 2010

Heart failure patients with higher health literacy are more likely to engage in self-care behaviors. Funded by an RCHE seed grant, the explores multiple care settings and lays the groundwork for subsequent phases that explore tailoring patient educat

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February 10, 2010

Purdue's Oncological Sciences Center and the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center will share a five-year, $1 million grant from the Walther Cancer Foundation to exchange medical fellows, engineers and scientists for advancing cancer

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February 9, 2010

A leading researcher, entrepreneur and semiconductor industry expert from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will speak on "Inside Real Innovation" during a Purdue University 2010 National Engineers Week lecture on campus. Eugene Fitzgerald, M

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February 9, 2010

Registration is open for the fourth annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition, which is set for 2-5 p.m. April 2 at Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121.

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February 4, 2010

Purdue University student and faculty entrepreneurs can register for a Feb. 16 program at the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette to hear firsthand stories about successful business leaders.

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January 5, 2010

Researchers at Purdue University have created a magnetic "ferropaper" that might be used to make low-cost "micromotors" for surgical instruments, tiny tweezers to study cells and miniature speakers.

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December 16, 2009

A Purdue University scientist has shown man-made changes to the landscape have affected Indian monsoon rains, suggesting that land-use decisions play an important role in climate change.

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December 3, 2009

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Two top Purdue University administrators have been named to lead the university's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park.

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November 30, 2009

A new generation of ultrasmall transistors and more powerful computer chips using tiny structures called semiconducting nanowires are closer to reality after a key discovery by researchers at IBM, Purdue University and the University of California at

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November 11, 2009

Purdue University researchers are making progress in developing a new type of transistor that uses a finlike structure instead of the conventional flat design, possibly enabling engineers to create faster and more compact circuits and computer chips.

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November 9, 2009

Purdue University is participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week from Nov. 16-22 to celebrate the role that entrepreneurs play in job creation, innovation and economic recovery and how college students can be a part of that movement.

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November 9, 2009

GlucaGo LLC, a life sciences company led by a trio from Purdue and Indiana universities, captured the 2009 Global Idea to Product Competition and claimed the $10,000 top prize, beating 14 other teams that qualified by winning local competitions.

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November 9, 2009

Researchers at Purdue University have discovered a new approach for repairing damaged nerve fibers in spinal cord injuries using nano-spheres that could be injected into the blood shortly after an accident. The synthetic "copolymer micelles" are dru

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November 9, 2009

Purdue University on Monday (Nov. 9) will kick off a national center to develop specialized software to help homeland security and emergency personnel respond to and manage a variety of calamities, from disease outbreaks to economic crises. The new

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November 4, 2009

A student poster competition, held December 4 in Mann Hall and co-sponsored by RCHE, Foods & Nutrition, and Oncological Sciences Center, will showcase research on healthcare and cancer delivery, systems, advancements, products, and more.

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October 22, 2009

Eight finalists have been selected to compete for $100,000 on Nov. 10 at the sixth Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition, which highlights promising entrepreneurship efforts in the life sciences arena. The companies chosen to

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October 9, 2009

Edit: Deadline has been extended to November 9, 2009
The 23rd Annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition will be held February 23, 2010 with the top teams from undergraduate and graduate student divisions competing for

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October 8, 2009

Researchers are developing a new type of rocket propellant made of a frozen mixture of water and "nanoscale aluminum" powder that is more environmentally friendly than conventional propellants and could be manufactured on the moon, Mars and other wat

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October 5, 2009

An Indo-US Joint Conference on "Infectious Diseases: Novel Strategies for Design & Development of Vaccines and Drugs", Jan 5-8, 2010 will be held at TIFR, Mumbai. The conference is supported by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and Homi B

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October 2, 2009

Researchers have overcome a major obstacle in efforts to use tiny structures called carbon nanotubes to create a new class of electronics that would be faster and smaller than conventional silicon-based transistors.

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October 1, 2009

Sawyer Sparks, the creator of Soy-Yer Dough, a gluten-free modeling compound, was one of the entrepreneurs selected this season to pitch his product and business plan to five self-made millionaires and potential investors, also known as the "sharks."

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September 29, 2009

Researchers at Purdue's Birck Nanotechnology Center are collaborating with Indian colleagues at the Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research and General Electric Co.'s John F. Welch India Technology Center to launch a center focused o

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September 25, 2009

Sawyer Sparks, a senior in the Purdue University College of Agriculture and creator of a soy-based modeling dough, will appear on the ABC show "Shark Tank" in an attempt to convince a panel of judges to financially back his invention.

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September 22, 2009

Understanding precisely how fluid boils in tiny "microchannels" has led to formulas and models that will help engineers design systems to cool high-power electronics in electric and hybrid cars, aircraft, computers and other devices.

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September 10, 2009

Two Purdue graduate students have developed sampling kits and educational materials for three Native Alaskan villages as part of an interdisciplinary partnership between Purdue faculty and the Alaska Native Youth Institute.

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September 4, 2009

Two Call out dates, September 8 & 9, 6-7:00 in MRGN 121. Register for the competition at: http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/entrepreneurship/programs/competition/bdmcompetition/

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August 17, 2009

Researchers have created the tiniest laser since its invention nearly 50 years ago, paving the way for a host of innovations, including superfast computers that use light instead of electrons to process information, advanced sensors and imaging.

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August 12, 2009

Researchers in the United States and Spain have discovered that a tool widely used in nanoscale imaging works differently in watery environments, a step toward better using the instrument to study biological molecules and structures.

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August 10, 2009

Researchers are developing a new class of tiny mechanical devices containing vibrating, hair-thin structures that could be used to filter electronic signals in cell phones and for other more exotic applications.

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August 10, 2009

Researchers are developing a new class of tiny mechanical devices containing vibrating, hair-thin structures that could be used to filter electronic signals in cell phones and for other more exotic applications.

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August 6, 2009

Indiana is the second largest recipient of grant funding, and it's a perfect example of what this will mean. You've got Purdue University, Notre Dame, Indiana University, and Ivy Tech, and they're all going to be receiving grant funding to develop d

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August 6, 2009

The Indiana Advanced Electric Vehicle Training and Education Consortium will develop certificate and associate degree programs for vehicle technicians, bachelor's and master's degree programs for electric vehicle design and manufacturing engineers, a

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July 28, 2009

Purdue University researchers have created magnetically responsive gold nanostars that may offer a new approach to biomedical imaging.

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July 23, 2009

Purdue researchers have created magnetically responsive gold nanostars that may offer a new approach to biomedical imaging.

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July 16, 2009

An Indiana medical-device company has signed a research agreement through the Purdue Research Foundation to use laboratories and equipment at Purdue University's Birck Nanotechnology Center, officials announced Thursday (July 16).

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July 6, 2009

Friday, Jun. 26, 2009 The Truant Monsoon: Why India Is Worried By Madhur Singh / New Delhi The bad news for India is scrawled across the scorching sky. Not a speck of monsoon clouds has been spotted over much of north and northwestern India for

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June 23, 2009

Following the successful spring 2009 conference, National Priorities and Goals, the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering released a brief summary document with speaker highlights and opportunities for future progress.

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June 18, 2009

A simulation of electrical current moving through a futuristic electronic transistor has been modeled atom-by-atom in less than 15 minutes by Purdue University researchers.

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June 16, 2009

Assistive technology innovators, educators, investors, and users are invited to attend the Center for Assistive Technology Entrepreneurs' Bootcamp on August 6, 2009, at the Indianapolis Convention Center, 100 South Capitol St. Indianapolis, IN 46225

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May 28, 2009

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Purdue's cutting edge research in turbines could create more wind energy.

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May 20, 2009

Researchers have created a new type of invisibility cloak that is simpler than previous designs and works for all colors of the visible spectrum, making it possible to cloak larger objects than before and possibly leading to practical applications

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May 14, 2009

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue students Kristeen Hudson, Brian Paplaski and Joshua Hall are taking their first place finish at the university's Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition in February to a global competition in Hong Kong on June 3-6.

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May 11, 2009

Translational medicine researchers from across the country can now access a range of data and advanced technology resources using the user ID and password of their home institution. The Indiana Clinical Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) HUB pro

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May 8, 2009

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The U.S. Department of Energy plans to fund a $20 million effort to create an Energy Frontier Research Center to advance work in biofuels at Purdue University.

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May 5, 2009

The head of the Institute of Medicine will lead a lineup of experts in addressing how to identify top priorities for reforming the nation's health-care system at Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering's spring conference April 16 at Purdue.

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April 30, 2009

The Purdue University Center for the Environment and Ecological Sciences and Engineering Graduate Program is partnering with Midwest Permaculture to offer the first permaculture course at Purdue June 4-7.

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April 22, 2009

A Purdue-based biotechnology company announced Tuesday that it has begun producing a genetically modified yeast that promises to make it easier and faster to turn corn cobs, wood chips and a host of agricultural wastes into ethanol.

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April 21, 2009

Researchers have designed a lab on a chip capable of being programmed to perform a variety of jobs, a step toward more widespread use of the miniature analytical tools used to measure everything from blood glucose to viruses, bacteria to genes.

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April 15, 2009

The fourth Hydrogen Symposium sponsored by Purdue's Energy Center at Discovery Park will focus on the physics of hydrogen and hydrogen use for cars, portable devices and aerospace systems.

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April 14, 2009

Five Purdue undergraduate students have received $5,000 scholarships through Discovery Park's Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation program in partnership with the Alan and Mildred Peterson Foundation.

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March 30, 2009

Senior retailing student Mark Napier, who is developing the high-tech motorcycle helmet Angel Eyes (which alerts emergency personnel in the case of an accident) claimed the $1,000 first prize in Purdue's entrepreneurial "Elevator Pitch" Competition.

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March 27, 2009

The Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering announced six winners of its second annual seed grant program. Melissa Franks (Child Development and Family Studies), Jake Jensen (Communications), Laura Sands (Nursing), Joseph Thomas (Pharmacy), L

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March 25, 2009

A research center in Purdue's Discovery Park, entering its fifth year of operation, is building on several new research projects for expanding efforts in applying systems-engineering efforts to improve the nation's health-care system.

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March 23, 2009

The founder of an organization that has showcased more than 380 women-led businesses and raised $4 billion in equity, grants and strategic investments will be the keynote speaker for the Women in Leadership workshop this week in Purdue's Discovery Pa

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March 19, 2009

A researcher has developed probes that can help pinpoint the location of tumors and might one day be able to directly attack cancer cells.

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March 12, 2009

Registration is open for Purdue's Elevator Pitch Competition, set for March 27 at Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship.

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March 10, 2009

Many Purdue University students have ideas -- bold ideas that actually make sense and could change the world for the better. On Saturday, six teams of students put their ideas to the test. Each gave a formal presentation during the third annual Id

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March 9, 2009

Researchers at Discovery Park are joining colleagues from Indian and other U.S. institutions for a three-day conference this week at Purdue University on nanotechnology's growing role in creating future electronics.

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March 5, 2009

The Center for Assistive Technology is pleased to host the first one-day workshop for innovators and developers of assistive technologies.

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March 4, 2009

The Indiana Center for Coal Technology Research in Purdue University's Energy Center is releasing its 2009 Indiana Coal Report on Thursday (March 5) during the center's advisory panel meeting in Indianapolis.

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March 2, 2009

Six finalists have been selected for the regional Idea-to-Product Competition for Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship, scheduled for March 7 on the campus of Purdue University.

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February 25, 2009

Purdue University students and future entrepreneurs can get advice and direction from successful business and professional leaders through a Feb. 19 event at the Purdue Research Park.

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