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sandhage-portraitLowering the costs of using solar-powered electricity when it’s not sunny

Solar power accounts for about 2% of U.S. electricity, but it could become more widespread if it were cheaper to generate this electricity and make it readily available on cloudy days and at nighttime.


rolls-logoPurdue researchers join Rolls-Royce, Carnegie Mellon network to create cyber-resilient systems

Proposed research at Purdue University is developing innovative solutions using artificial intelligence to enhance the security of current and future Rolls-Royce platforms powered by the company’s propulsion systems.


Mastcam-ZMars scientist examining the landscape through rover camera she helped design for NASA Perseverance mission

Briony Horgan raised her arms in triumph as the Mars rover Perseverance landed on Feb. 18, a symbolic declaration of mission success. That electric moment was just the beginning for the Purdue University scientist.


key-enginePurdue innovators develop new stall warning technology for gas turbine engines

Gas turbine engines often are considered the 'heart' of airplanes and ships. Now, Purdue University innovators looking for new solutions to reduce emissions and enhance operations of these engines have come up with technology similar to tests used on human hearts.


delp-manipulatedPurdue professor leads international team’s research into deepfakes, manipulated media

Deepfake videos of actor Tom Cruise on Tik Tok can create some confused fans. A deepfake video of a drug company CEO announcing COVID-19 vaccine failures, however, could cause panic.


probabilistic-computerCreating a new type of computing that’s ‘naturally probabilistic’

“You see, nature is unpredictable. How do you expect to predict it with a computer?” said American physicist Richard Feynman before computer scientists at a conference in 1981.


sors-sensorsPurdue Research Foundation partners with IdentifySensors Biologics for COVID-19 technology

IdentifySensors Biologics, a Purdue University-affiliated technology firm developing a rapid diagnostic platform for detecting pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, has entered into a new partnership with Purdue Research Foundation and will open an office in Purdue’s Discovery Park District.


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