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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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In the business of data and Minecraft

Francisco Rius, works at Microsoft where he and his team manage all data science functions related to Minecraft. He now lives in Redmond, Washington, with his wife, Kirsten, and children: Lucas, age 5, and Celeste, 2. He also recently made a gift to Purdue supporting a flagship data science building the university will create through a complete renovation of the former Schleman Hall.

Purdue researcher awarded $1.3 million for malaria drug trials in Southeast Asia and Africa

A Purdue researcher is taking a giant leap forward in the fight against drug-resistant strains of malaria in developing countries.

2023 Annual Meeting of Greater Indiana Society for Neuroscience at Purdue celebrates collaborative advancements in neuroscience research

The College of Science at Purdue was among the supporters of the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Greater Indiana Society for Neuroscience held at Purdue Memorial Union on Sept. 8. The event brought together leading neuroscientists, researchers, and trainees from Purdue University as well as Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana University School of Medicine and School of Science, and the University of Notre Dame.

New bio-based glues from Purdue form adhesive bonds that grow stronger in water

Patent-pending formulations could be used to restore coral reefs and have applications in construction, biomedical, dental, food, cosmetics and other fields.


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