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Purdue University's College of Science is committed to the persistent pursuit of the mathematical and scientific knowledge that forms the very foundation of innovation. Nearly 350 tenure-track faculty conduct world-changing research and deliver a transformative education to nearly 1500 graduate students and 5200 undergraduates. We are a community of learners that develops practical solutions to today's toughest challenges with degree programs in the life sciences, physical sciences, computational sciences, mathematics, and data science.

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Purdue names 9 faculty to collaborate, innovate with AnalytiXIN

Purdue University’s Office of Research has named nine faculty as research fellows in Indiana’s AnalytiXIN, an academic-industry initiative based in Indianapolis. 4 of the 9 hail from the College of Science.

Purdue CS history featured in Purdue University's Exposure gallery

By establishing the nation’s first Department of Computer Science in October 1962, Purdue played a leading role in establishing computer science as an academic discipline. Looking toward the future, new initiatives like Purdue Computes will enhance the department’s reputation and allow it to influence the evolution of world-changing technologies like artificial intelligence.

Making things stick: Nature schools engineers in adhesion

We are learning how nature makes adhesives in order to develop new technologies for benefiting society.

Chemistry professor Jonathan Schlebach leads team awarded NIH funding for cystic fibrosis research

Jonathan Schlebach, associate professor of biochemistry, is leading a team of scientists awarded funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute — a division of the National Institutes of Health.


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