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HySonic Technologies receives Navy grant to develop hypersonic propulsion

May 4, 2021

Hypersonics, the study of vehicles that can travel faster than Mach 5, is the next uncharted frontier of aerospace. Thanks to a grant from the US Navy, a new Purdue Engineering collaboration is developing propulsion technologies that bring that vision closer to reality.

HySonic Technologies receives Navy grant to develop hypersonic propulsion

Trustees approve two research facilities with $41 million, $5.5 million price tags

March 3, 2021

The Purdue Board of Trustees' executive committee approved motions to plan, finance, construct and award construction contracts for a Hypersonics and Applied Research Facility and a Secure Research Facility.

Trustees approve two research facilities with $41 million, $5.5 million price tags

Purdue, MITRE Form Research Partnership

February 17, 2021

Purdue University and nonprofit corporation MITRE in Virginia are combining their capabilities to form a public-private partnership.

Purdue, MITRE Form Research Partnership

i-GSDI Director, Professor AAE, Dan DeLaurentis wins Purdue Butler Center’s Leadership in Action Award

February 10, 2021

Recipients of the Violet Haas Award, Leadership in Action Awards and Violet Haas Memorial Fellowship will be honored at a virtual live reception

i-GSDI Director, Professor AAE, Dan DeLaurentis wins Purdue Butler Center’s Leadership in Action Award

Purdue, Lockheed Martin announce major research partnership

January 22, 2021

Representatives from Purdue University and Lockheed Martin on Thursday (Jan. 21) signed a master research agreement (MRA), furthering an alliance between one of the largest global security and aerospace companies and a leader among universities in hypersonics research. Participants in the virtual signing ceremony included Tim Cahill and Larry Schuette of Lockheed Martin (standing, left and right); Theresa Mayer, Purdue executive vice president for research and partnerships; and Purdue President Mitch Daniels.

Purdue, Lockheed Martin announce major research partnership

Purdue, Lockheed Martin Announce Research Partnership

January 22, 2021

Purdue University has signed a master research agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) to further expand the university’s research in the field of hypersonics. Purdue says collaboration will grow the research of aircraft and missiles surpassing Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound.

Purdue, Lockheed Martin Announce Research Partnership

Polytechnic locations among recipients of defense industry grants

November 23, 2020

Two Purdue Polytechnic locations – Polytechnic Anderson and Polytechnic Columbus – are playing roles in their area businesses’ receipt of financial grants to create digital thread technology among contractors with the U.S. Department of Defense.

Polytechnic locations among recipients of defense industry grants

Pearls may provide new information processing options for biomedical, military innovations

November 12, 2020

Lustrous reflection from a pearl offers a concept of hybridizing material and digital properties for spectral information processing.

Pearls may provide new information processing options for biomedical, military innovations

Radiative cooling boosts solar cell voltage by as much as 25%

November 10, 2020

Cheap and simple radiative cooling technologies can significantly increase the performance and lifespan of concentrated photovoltaic systems, according to researchers in the US.

Radiative cooling boosts solar cell voltage by as much as 25%

AFRL Recruits Purdue and Notre Dame for Hypersonic Research

November 2, 2020

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is partnering with Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame to conduct hypersonic research in key areas including the transition from laminar to turbulent flow, predicting the heating of turbulent flow, systems engineering, and propulsion, Jonathan Poggie, a professor in the school of aeronautics and astronautics at Purdue University and leader of the hypersonics program, told Aviation Today. The research will be used for any military vehicle or object flying at hypersonic speeds.

AFRL Recruits Purdue and Notre Dame for Hypersonic Research