Purdue is an international leader in discovery and innovation. With a depth and breadth of research capability and talent that few universities can match, Purdue pursues research that addresses global needs.
Purdue Moves: World-Changing Research
Around the world, people are living longer — and coping with more illness as they age. Researchers at the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery are developing new diagnostic tools and treatments to accelerate the rate of drug discovery.Learn More
Turning data into decisions is critical to increasing the efficiency, profitability and sustainability of agriculture and food systems — and we’re leading the way.Learn More
We’re integrating cross-campus faculty to deliver interdisciplinary research that will advance neuroscience, immunology, inflammation and infectious disease research, expand Purdue’s contributions on a national scale and create new technologies to enhance disease detection and treatment.Learn More
Data Science Research
Through the Integrative Data Science Initiative, which includes robust data science education, Purdue is forging deep interdisciplinary and industry collaborations to harness data for global progress.Learn More
The whitest paint is here — and it’s the coolest. Literally.
Purdue engineers have created a paint that may reduce the need for air conditioningLearn More
THE STORIES OF PURDUE MOVES
Purdue hypersonics combines industry, academia in new materials and manufacturing center
Lilly research facility sparks enthusiasm for science in students
One gene closer to a sorghum Superman
Early academic outreach counselors hope to attract more Black and minority Boilermakers
Building a Pipeline: PPHS Origins Story
Nearly $11M in additional DOD funds expands Purdue-led microelectronics workforce program
A Collaborative Living-Learning Community
Purdue Theatre Engineering
Purdue’s original strategic imperatives harnessed our distinctive resources to solve global challenges. Since 2013, these five pillars have become part of our identity and continue to inform our work.
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