April 27, 2023

Today’s top 5 from Purdue University

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

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Purdue’s engineering, agricultural and biological engineering, and analytical chemistry graduate programs net impressive rankings

Purdue’s engineering graduate program came in at No. 4, in the top 2% of more than 200 universities nationally, in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings released this week. Both the agricultural and biological engineering and the analytical chemistry graduate programs again ranked No. 1 in their respective categories.

Media contact: Derek Schultz, dcschultz@purdue.edu

Purdue Innovates launches one united IP commercialization and startup creation network

The Purdue Research Foundation and Purdue University have formed Purdue Innovates, a comprehensive system to streamline access and strengthen support to both technology commercialization resources, such as intellectual property licensing and protection, and startup support resources, including programs and funds to launch, scale and invest in Purdue-connected startups in one cohesive structure.

Media contact: Alicia South-Hurt, absouth-hurt@prf.org

Changing lives through inventions: Purdue jumps to the top 5 of global leaders in patents received

Purdue University researchers tallied an incredible 192 utility patents on their inventions in 2022, jumping Purdue past Stanford and into the top five of global leaders in patents received.

Media contact: Derek Schultz, dcschultz@purdue.edu

Purdue Day of Giving thanks all donors for historic $110.8 million

Boilermakers around the world celebrated the 10th Purdue Day of Giving, held Wednesday (April 26), by demonstrating their support to Purdue University’s campuses and programs — and raising a record $110.8 million in the process.

Media contact: Derek Schultz, dcschultz@purdue.edu

Purdue researchers observe “Scary Barbie”: one of the most energetic and luminous transients ever observed

Danny Milisavljevic, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Purdue University, worked with a team of researchers and an AI program to uncover and identify one of the most luminous, energetic events ever observed in the universe: a supermassive black hole tearing apart a star.

Media contact: Brittany Steff, bsteff@purdue.edu

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