Initiatives

itap data center
August 31, 2015
Profs. Saurabh Bagchi and Milind Kulkarni and their team at Purdue have worked with Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for several years in developing software methodologies and usable tools that can be used for running programs reliably on the largest supercomputers.
Professor Ali Shakouri
August 31, 2015
Researchers at Purdue University and Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) are partnering with global industry leaders in the Midwest and the state of Indiana as part of a $171 million federal initiative to advance research and manufacturing in the field of flexible hybrid electronics.
Professor Thomas Talavage
August 24, 2015
New research into the effects of repeated head impacts on high school football players has shown changes in brain chemistry and metabolism even in players who have not been diagnosed with concussions and suggest the brain may not fully heal during the offseason.
Alam photo
August 18, 2015
New research findings contradict a fundamental assumption about the functioning of "organic" solar cells made of low-cost plastics, suggesting a new strategy for creating inexpensive solar technology.
Microresonator
August 12, 2015
ECE researchers have solved a key obstacle in creating the underlying technology for miniature optical sensors to detect chemicals and biological compounds, high-precision spectroscopy, ultra-stable microwave sources, and optical communications systems that transmit greater volumes of information with better quality.
plasmonic oxide material
August 3, 2015
Researchers have created a new "plasmonic oxide material" that could make possible devices for optical communications that are at least 10 times faster than conventional technologies.
smart capsule
July 14, 2015
A new "smart capsule" under development could deliver medications directly to the large intestines to target certain medical conditions.
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