Initiatives

Professor Gerhard Klimeck
March 6, 2015
A relentless global effort to shrink transistors has made computers continually faster, cheaper and smaller over the last 40 years. This effort has enabled chipmakers to double the number of transistors on a chip roughly every 18 months--a trend referred to as Moore's Law.
Professor Johnny Park
February 20, 2015
Spensa Technologies Inc., a precision agriculture company in Purdue Research Park led by Professor Johnny Park, has launched a new Web and mobile enabled application to help growers and consultants more efficiently scout insects, weeds and disease, identify agronomic issues and nutrient deficiencies.
Professor Babak Ziaie
February 10, 2015
Some bandages are embedded with medicine to treat wounds, but researchers at Purdue University, Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have something much more sophisticated in mind for the future of chronic wound care.
Nanodiamond illustration
January 22, 2015
ECE researchers have demonstrated a new way to enhance the emission of single photons by using "hyperbolic metamaterials," a step toward creating devices in work aimed at developing quantum computers and communications technologies.
Professor Minghao Qi
December 14, 2014
A new method that creates large-area patterns of three-dimensional nanoshapes from metal sheets represents a potential manufacturing system to inexpensively mass produce innovations such as "plasmonic metamaterials" for advanced technologies.
Professor Peide
December 11, 2014
A laboratory at Purdue University provided a critical part of the world's first transistor in 1947 – the purified germanium semiconductor – and now researchers here are on the forefront of a new germanium milestone.
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