Seminars set for Purdue Climate Change Research Center director candidates
June 25, 2014
- Tuesday, July 8. 1-2 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 1245. Dev Niyogi, professor of agronomy and earth, atmospheric, and planetary Sciences, Purdue. "Vision for the PCCRC: Be the Change You Want the World to Be." Seminar Notice.
- Wednesday, July 16. 1-2 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 1245. Jeffrey S. Dukes, professor of forestry and natural resources, and biological sciences, Purdue. "Enhancing the Global Impact of the PCCRC by Strengthening Ties on Campus." Seminar Notice.
- Wednesday, July 23. 1-2 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 1245. Qianlai Zhuang, the William F. andPatty J. Miller Professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, and professor of agronomy,Purdue. "A Vision on Climate and Global Environmental and Socioeconomic Change Research." Seminar Notice.
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