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airport-5gEricsson, Saab and Purdue University announce ‘lab to life’ innovative 5G network to make Purdue Airport accessible as a real-life research site for aviation industry

Purdue University Airport, in collaboration with industry partners Ericsson and Saab, announced Monday (March 20) the creation of a unique 5G network that will serve as a “lab to life” proving ground for academics, researchers and business to develop commercial solutions that can be replicated to improve operations and security at airports of all sizes. 5G innovation has promised to provide a new generation of capabilities for enterprises. This project aims to bring to life the benefits of private 5G for airports, where new high-performance networks can be tested in real-life scenarios.

bera-aidog01You’ve got to have heart: Computer scientist works to help AI comprehend human emotions

Bring up robot-human relations, and you’re bound to conjure images of famous futuristic robots, from the Terminator to C-3PO. But, in fact, the robot invasion has already begun. Devices and programs, including digital voice assistants, predictive text and household appliances, are smart, and getting smarter. It doesn’t do, though, for computers to be all brain and no heart.

purdue-stratolaunchStratolaunch creates Advanced Program Office at Discovery Park District and collaborates with Purdue University on hypersonic design and test

Stratolaunch LLC and Purdue University are pleased to announce they have established a partnership dedicated to accelerating the time required to design, build, test and fly hypersonic vehicles.

wiens-marsScientists get first-ever sound recording of dust devils (tiny tornadoes of dust, grit) on Mars

When the rover Perseverance landed on Mars, it was equipped with the first working microphone on the planet’s surface. Scientists have used it to make the first-ever audio recording of an extraterrestrial whirlwind.

circuit-technologyPurdue’s latest education and research partnerships are forging tomorrow’s US semiconductor workforce today

Looking for the latest in microelectronics? Do you want to know Purdue’s newest partnerships in the field? Or do you simply need someone to explain the difference between a microchip and a semiconductor? A variety of Purdue’s leadership, expertise and innovation in semiconductors and microelectronics is highlighted in this roundup. If you have any questions or would like to speak to a Purdue expert, contact Brian Huchel,, or Evamarie Socha,

purdue-accenturePurdue, Accenture sign five-year agreement in support of smart manufacturing

Purdue University and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have agreed to a five-year commitment supporting Purdue’s mission to prepare a next-generation smart-manufacturing workforce.

purdue-globalfoundriesPurdue University and GlobalFoundries partner to strengthen research and development, semiconductor education

Purdue University, a public university with leading semiconductor workforce development and RandD programs, and GlobalFoundries (Nasdaq: GFS) (GF), a global leader in feature-rich semiconductor manufacturing, today (Nov. 23) announced a new strategic partnership to strengthen and expand collaboration on semiconductor research and education. By jointly creating and implementing new educational, engagement and research opportunities for students and faculty, Purdue and GF are advancing semiconductor innovation while preparing a new generation of talented young people for careers in the semiconductor industry.

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