NEXTRANS to present at DOT headquarters
April 5, 2011
NEXTRANS Center director, Dr. Srinivas Peeta, and research associate, Dr. Sushant Sharma, will present, "Enriching the Quality of Travel Experience: Innovative Partnerships" on Wednesday, April 6, at United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) headquarters in Washington, D.C. during University Research Technology Transfer Day, hosted by the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA).
Transportation Deputy Secretary John Porcari and DOT leadership will see exhibits and presentations of university research. The event highlights research products that have been or are in the process of being deployed into the marketplace or impacting policy.
July 25, 2014
A Purdue Research Park-based company whose one-step, patent-pending technology could improve the efficiency of alternative fuels and the production of fragrance products has received funding from the National Science Foundation. Spero Energy Inc. has received a six-month SBIR Phase I grant from the NSF worth $150,000. Its technology is based on Purdue University intellectual property.Read Full Story
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 group using spinach to study the proteins involved in photosynthesis, the process by which plants convert the sun’s energy into carbohydrates used to power cellular processes.Read Full Story
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 committee of American and Russian specialists in economic policy and entrepreneurship to participate in the Yegor Gaidar Summer Leadership Program, which will run from Monday (July 14) through Aug. 2.Read Full Story