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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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Xiao Wang, J.O. Berger and M.E. Bock Professor of Statistics

Purdue announces new head of the Department of Statistics

After a competitive search, Purdue University has announced Xiao Wang, J.O. Berger and M.E. Bock Professor of Statistics, will take on the role of head of the Department of Statistics, effective immediately. Wang joined Purdue University as an assistant professor in 2009 and has served as interim head since August 2023.

Defense award launches Purdue project to strengthen cyber-physical systems

A group of Purdue University researchers has launched a multidisciplinary project to model, simulate and analyze cyber-physical systems (CPS), with the goal of rendering such systems more robust and making analysis of the systems more scalable and effective.

Cloudy science, clear insights: Atmospheric scientist studies clouds’ causes and effects

Every cloud is lined, not with silver, but with science — at least from cloud expert Alexandria Johnson’s point of view.

Purdue College of Science team’s quantum optics discovery featured in Nature Physics

Jonathan D. Hood, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics and Astronomy, led a team of Purdue scientists from both departments whose research was recently published and featured in Nature Physics.


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