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Advanced Methods at Purdue (AMAP)

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/amap/index.php
With support from Purdue University’s Provost’s Faculty Cluster Hire Program, the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Health and Human Sciences collaborated on a cluster hire initiative of tenure-track faculty to expand campus-wide expertise in advanced quantitative and qualitative methods in behavioral, social, and health sciences. As of Fall 2017, eight new faculty have been hired under this initiative and join other faculty at Purdue with research and teaching interests in methods.


Bindley Bioscience Center (BBC)

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/bioscience/
The Bindley Bioscience Center (BBC) is a multidisciplinary research facility where life sciences and engineering researchers collaborate to explore new technologies and scientific knowledge that impact the broad boundaries of plant, animal and human diseases.


Birck Nanotechnology Center

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/birck/
The Birck Nanotechnology Center (BNC) is an interdisciplinary research unit that provides infrastructure for 160 affiliated faculty members and their research groups from 36 academic units at Purdue. The 186,000 sq ft. facility includes a 25,000 sq. ft. ISO Class 3-4-5 (Class 1-10-100) nanofabrication cleanroom – the Scifres Nanofabrication Laboratory – that includes a 2,500 sq. ft. ISO Class 6 (Class 1000) pharmaceutical-grade biomolecular cleanroom.


Bioinformatics Core

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/bioinformatics/
The vision of the Bioinformatics Core is to facilitate, amplify, and accelerate biological research and discovery through application of bioinformatics. It will do so by delivering high quality analysis in a timely and economical manner. It will be responsive to customer needs and evolve with advances in the field. It will actively engage in and seek out opportunities to advance the educational mission of the University.


Business Information and Analytics Center (BIAC)

Project website:   https://krannert.purdue.edu/centers/business-information-and-analytics-center/
Collaborating with faculty, students and corporate partners, the Business Information and Analytics Center (BIAC) seeks to enhance research and dissemination of state-of-the-art information technologies and analytical techniques to utilize the vast amounts of data available today in order to deliver actionable insights into business decision making.


Center for Brain-Inspired Computing (C-BRIC)

Project website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/C-BRIC
The Center for Brain-inspired Computing Enabling Autonomous Intelligence, or C-BRIC, is a five-year project supported by $27 million in funding from the Semiconductor Research Corp. (SRC) via its Joint University Microelectronics Program, which provides funding from a consortium of industrial sponsors as well as from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The SRC operates research programs in the United States and globally that connect industry to university researchers, deliver early results to enable technological advances, and prepare a highly-trained workforce for the semiconductor industry.


Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

Project website:  https://www.cerias.purdue.edu/
The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) is currently viewed as one of the world’s leading centers for research and education in areas of information security that are crucial to the protection of critical computing and communication infrastructure. CERIAS is unique among such national centers in its multidisciplinary approach to the problems, ranging from purely technical issues (e.g., intrusion detection, network security, etc) to ethical, legal, educational, communicational, linguistic, and economic issues, and the subtle interactions and dependencies among them.


Controlled Environment Phenotyping Facility

Project website:  https://ag.purdue.edu/cepf/
The Institute for Plant Sciences is bringing Purdue researchers a state-of-the-art phenotyping facility to run experiments under controlled environments. Combined with Purdue’s existing capabilities in the field, this facility and its unique research capabilities will propel the University’s existing strengths and leadership in plant phenomics.


Institute for Global Security and Defense Innovation (I-GSDI)

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/igsdi/
The I-GSDI will build on strengths and integrate within other Purdue and Discovery Park Centers and Institutes. I-GSDI will provide cross-cutting research capabilities to Purdue’s strength and core competences in STEM, advanced instrumentation, nanotechnology, social and behavioral sciences, big data/simulation/cyber security, entrepreneurship, and complex systems. These cross-cutting capabilities will consist of, but not be limited to, research in autonomous/cognitive systems, cyber, propulsion, energetics and thermal management, advanced electronics and photonics, etc. 


Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP)

Project website:  https://engineering.purdue.edu/JTRP
The Joint Transportation Research Program facilitates collaboration between the Indiana Department of Transportation, higher education institutions and industry to implement innovations that result in continuous improvement in the planning, design, construction, operation, management and economic efficiency of the Indiana transportation infrastructure.


Open Ag Technologies and Systems Group (OATS)

Project website:  https://oatscenter.org/
The Open Ag Technology and Systems Group is devoted to bringing great open source projects to agriculture. We are farmers, professors, students, scientists, and engineers. We love to code, solder, do math, analyze data, and have fun doing it.


Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/drug-discovery/
One of the preeminent centers of its kind in the United States, the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery is focused on improving the quality of life for people around the world. Researchers engage in drug discovery across disciplines and institutions to develop new diagnostic tools and treatments for people in need. Currently, Purdue researchers have more than one dozen drugs in clinical trials, placing the university among the top institutions in the United States for drug discovery.


Purdue Center for Science of Information

Project website:  https://soihub.org/
The Purdue Center for the Science of Information is advancing science and technology through a new quantitative understanding of the representation, the communication and processing of information in biological, physical, social and engineered systems.


Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/institute-for-integrative-neuroscience/
Spanning 25 departments across six colleges, Purdue's neuroscience enterprise already includes around 100 faculty with ongoing neuroscience-related research activities or interests. This deep pool of human resources has positioned Purdue well in several target research areas within the broad field of neuroscience, and the new Integrative Neuroscience Center will synergize these efforts for national and international impact.


Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/pi4d/
The Purdue Institute for Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease (PI4D) is leveraging the significant diversity of life sciences, physical sciences and engineering on campus to invent and integrate basic immunologic advances, new diagnostics, probe basic biological and inflammatory processes, and to develop and commercialize novel intervention methods to control an array of chronic inflammatory conditions, cancer and infectious diseases.


Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI)

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/ppri/
The Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI), previously called the Global Policy Research Institute, hosts an interdisciplinary community of world class faculty and students working on global challenges. PPRI aims to bring the talents of the university community to bear on global challenge issues, catalyzing new areas of research and enhancing the impact of that research. PPRI aims to do this by connecting faculty and students with those who can use their ideas and talent outside the university. These connections will be built through in person contact such as lecture series, conferences, policymakers-in-residence, etc. and virtually, through the enhancement of the on-line policy brief library, development of a research blog and other social media strategies. PPRI will develop interdisciplinary talent inside and outside the university, through extant and new certificate programs, internships, scholarships and other innovative interdisciplinary mechanisms for education.


Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering  (RCHE)

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/rche/
Researchers in the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering approach healthcare as a systems-engineering problem. Purdue faculty collaborate with healthcare professionals around the country on best practices for safety, efficacy and efficiency.


Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments Center (VACCINE)

Project website:  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/vaccine/
VACCINE, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, creates methods, tools, and applications to analyze and manage vast amounts of information for all mission areas of homeland security in the most efficient manner.


Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN)

Project website:  http://whinsmartregion.org/
WHIN is achieving its vision by building upon three Midwestern strengths: Digital Agriculture. Next-Generation Manufacturing and Regional Vitality. We are integrating these Hoosier fundamentals by working with a range of business, community and educational leaders throughout our 10 counties.

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