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Purdue professor solves 140-year fluid mechanics enigma

A Purdue University researcher has solved a 140-year-old enigma in fluid mechanics: Why does a simple formula describe the seemingly complex physics for the behavior of elliptical particles moving through fluid?

Pourpoint hydrogenU.S. Navy awards Purdue $3 million to advance alternative energy-related research, course development efforts

Purdue University researchers will tackle several alternative energy-related projects for the U.S. Navy and develop a power and energy course through a grant of nearly $3 million from the Office of Naval Research.

Purdue DARPA (ElectRx) project focuses on developing implantable, nerve- stimulating 'bionode' to treat inflammation

Purdue University will lead a $5.4 million interdisciplinary research project funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a wireless implantable device for treating conditions resulting from the body's inflammatory response.

Purdue study to look at persistence of women in engineering

A three-year Purdue University study on the challenges women in engineering face has earned support from the National Science Foundation.

Shakouri levyFractals aid efforts to understand heat transport at nanoscale

Researchers for the first time have applied a modern theory of heat transport in experiments with semiconductors used in computers and lasers, with implications for the design of devices that convert waste heat into electricity and the control of overheating in miniaturized and high–speed electronic components.

Topp Lyo hubPurdue to advance freeze-drying technology through rocket science

Purdue University has created a new lyophilization consortium, LyoHUB, to improve freeze-drying technology to make food, pharmaceuticals and biotech products safer and more affordable.

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