March 9, 2021

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.


Purdue named a top producer for Fulbright U.S. student program

Purdue has been named a 2020-21 Top Producer for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, highlighting the university’s dedication to international education and research.

Media Contact: Jim Bush,


A quantum internet is closer to reality, thanks to this switch

Purdue researchers have demonstrated a new method for building quantum networks that can support communication between a large number of quantum computers.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles,


Purdue celebrates distinguished professor elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Laura Pyrak-Nolte, who has dedicated her work at Purdue to ensuring environmental safety and enhancing renewable energy production, is one of Purdue’s latest members of the National Academy of Engineering, among the highest professional honors accorded to any engineer in the U.S.

Media Contacts: Brian Huchel, and Brittany Steff,


Tissue filler, scaffold technologies provide new options for patients with breast cancer, other diseases

New technology from Purdue innovators may help improve tissue restoration outcomes for people with breast cancer and other diseases or traumatic injuries.

Media Contact: Chris


Think the brain is always efficient? Think again.

Recent findings by Anne Sereno, a professor of psychological sciences and biomedical engineering at Purdue, suggest that the brain is not as efficient as we think.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates,


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