Dr. Tsao to be honored by the Society for Commercial Development of Industrial Biotechnology
November 1, 2013
Dr. Tsao, a retired professor of Chemical Engineering, founder of the Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering, and with a courtesy appointment in Agricultural & Biological Engineering, will be honored on November 12 during the 2nd International Forum on Commercializing Global Green: Markets from the Value Chain Perspective. The Society for Commercial Development of Industrial Biotechnology is an industry group affiliated with the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates.
The ceremony will take place at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.
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 University, master inventor and revolutionary thinker who simply cannot help himself, he said, in elevating the discussion of energy solutions and the everyday challenges a solar economy would resolve. Agrawal gave the prestigious fall public lecture for Texas A&M’s Institute for Advanced Study, for which he is a current Faculty Fellow. He addressed the plight of finite energy sources in light of practical, societal needs and the impact of which that has influenced progress and modernization, spanning the history of the human race.Read Full Story
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.Read Full Story
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.Read Full Story