September 19, 2016

Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

JOURNALISTS: Here is a list of upcoming Purdue events that reporters may want to consider covering.

PURDUE EVENTS

* Sept. 22 - Science on Tap to feature talk on sustainable electronics effort

* Sept. 23 - Discovery Park open house, research talks event set

 

Science on Tap to feature talk on sustainable electronics effort

Sept. 22. 6 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St. Lafayette. Purdue materials and environmental and ecological engineering professor Carol Handwerker will speak as part of Science on Tap about efforts to make electronics more sustainable and to develop a "circular economy" model where products, components and materials are reused. The informal talk, titled “Sustainable Electronics: From Nanoelectronics to the Cloud,” is free and open to those 21 and older. Event sponsors are the Purdue College of Engineering, the School of Materials Engineering, the Department of Ecological and Environmental Engineering, and Discovery Park.

CONTACT: Phillip Fiorini, 765-496-3133, 765-427-3009 (cell), pfiorini@purdue.edu

 

Discovery Park open house, research talks event set

Sept. 23. Noon to 5:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. Purdue is hosting the Discovery Park Open House and Convergence Conference to showcase Discovery Park's interdisciplinary research successes through laboratory tours, TED-style talks and presentations by center directors on how their research is addressing grand challenges. Building tours, student poster sessions and demonstrations also planned. Go online to purdue.edu/discoverypark/ for more details and a complete agenda.

CONTACT: Phillip Fiorini, 765-496-3133, 765-427-3009 (cell), pfiorini@purdue.edu

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