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Chopra and Cooks NCATS ASPIRE Challenges

A team of scientists including Dr. Gaurav Chopra and Dr. Graham Cooks, both of Purdue University’s Collage of Science, won the grand prize in a special competition called A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration (ASPIRE) held by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).


Lucy Flesch

Flesch awarded the 2022 AGU Paul G. Silver Award for Outstanding Scientific Service

Dr. Lucy Flesch has been announced as the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) 2022 Paul G. Silver Award for Outstanding Scientific Service recipient. She is the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs of the Purdue University College of Science and also a Professor of Geophysics in the Purdue University Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS). The Paul G. Silver Award spans AGU’s Geodesy, Seismology, and Tectonophysics sections and recognizes significant contributions to the fields of geodesy, seismology, or tectonophysics from a mid-career or senior scientist.


Peristera Paschou

Paschou and Linnes named ELATES Fellows in national leadership program

Peristera Paschou, professor in biological sciences and associate dean in the College of Science, and Jacqueline Linnes, the Marta E. Gross Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and director of the College of Engineering Honors Program, have been selected for the Class of 2022-2023 of Drexel University’s Executive Leadership in Academic Technology, Engineering and Science (ELATES) program. ELATES is a national leadership development program designed to promote women in academic STEM fields and faculty allies of all genders into institutional leadership roles.


Nathan Lin

Lin selected for DOE’s Science Graduate Student Research Program

Graduate Student in inorganic chemistry with the College of Science at Purdue University, Nathan Lin, is one of only forty-four students from across the county to be selected by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science to be a part of the Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program.


Data-fluid teams tackle sports analytics

Data is flowing everywhere, 24/7, from tens of billions of connected devices along the Internet of Things (IoT). But it’s just loose bits of information — albeit with tremendous potential for insight — until it is properly analyzed. Sports is no exception to the arenas that have embraced data analytics.


Something’s in the air: It’s nanoplastic pollution

The tiny bits of plastic that wear off bottles, plastic bags, automotive parts and even cosmetics get into the soil and the water supply. They disrupt chemical cycles, throw off ecosystem health and pollute environments both marine and terrestrial. They eventually also get into the air, where they can damage lungs much more effectively.


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