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Purdue University has received $2.7 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to develop a field test that can measure and predict the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in a wide range of wildlife and farm animals.
Purdue panels to address US semiconductor needs, ‘Next Big Things in Tech’ at Fast Company Innovation Festival
Featured alongside Hilton, ATT, Patagonia and Moderna, Purdue University will share its innovative solutions to some of the world’s toughest challenges as part of the ninth annual Fast Company Innovation Festival taking place Sept. 18-21 in New York City.
Purdue University is focused beyond semiconductor research, working also to establish the next generation of the workforce highlighted in this roundup needed to push the industry into the next decade. It’s estimated the U.S. will require at least 50,000 semiconductor engineers to meet the continuously growing demands.
Purdue establishes permanent presence next to NSWC Crane for future of national defense and semiconductors
Officials of Purdue University, the Purdue Applied Research Institute (PARI) and the Purdue Research Foundation announced a permanent presence in elevating the partnership with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane), in a ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 5, at WestGate Academy in Odon, Indiana. This investment will catalyze and accelerate the existing collaborative research agreements that focus on national security and defense and on semiconductors.
It was the experience of a lifetime for members of a Purdue University delegation as they cruised the Pacific Ocean on the USS Nimitz with almost 5,000 sailors.
Purdue University competitors for XPRIZE Rainforest, a global cross-disciplinary challenge of monitoring tropical biodiversity, and their Illinois Institute of Technology teammates endured some tense moments in the semifinals, held in Singapore earlier this year.
Purdue University and the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School have signed an educational partnership agreement designed to enable USNTPS students to earn Purdue graduate degrees online with credit for their USNTPS training.