Purdue ECE in the Media
Can universities solve the semiconductor talent shortage?
June 5, 2023
Universities in the United States, India, and South Korea are launching specialist talent programmes to boost their domestic chipmaking sectors.
Nanophotonics for a sustainable future
June 1, 2023
As the field matures, its researchers are finding practical applications in solar-energy harvesting, chemical manufacturing, optical refrigeration, and energy-efficient computing.
Purdue University Utilizes Solar Power at Lower Cost With Minimal Impact on Crop Yield
May 24, 2023
Purdue University researchers have improved upon traditional solar energy structures used in agrivoltaic farming, a sustainable system that generates electricity from the sun while row crops like corn, rice, soybeans and wheat concurrently grow on the same land.
Purdue Forges International Partnerships in Semiconductor Tech
May 24, 2023
Purdue is partnering with tech companies and researchers in Europe, Japan and India to share knowledge and prepare students for careers in advanced semiconductor technology and microelectronics.
What is a black box? A computer scientist explains what it means when the inner workings of AIs are hidden
May 22, 2023
AI black boxes refer to AI systems with internal workings that are invisible to the user. You can feed them input and get output, but you cannot examine the system’s code or the logic that produced the output.
Secret Messages Can Hide in AI-Generated Media
May 20, 2023
On June 27, 2010, the FBI arrested 10 Russian spies who lived and worked as American professionals near New York City. The case, which unraveled an intricate system of false identities and clandestine meetings, exposed one of the largest spy networks in the U.S. since the Cold War ended and inspired the show The Americans.
Purdue Ventures invests in ‘Startup of the Year’
May 15, 2023
Purdue Ventures on Monday announced its investment in Ixana, a West Lafayette-based startup that has developed a high-speed silicon chip it says provides wearable smart devices with the ability to securely communicate via touch.
Rethinking Engineering Education In The U.S.
May 11, 2023
The CHIPS Act, as well as the ongoing need for talent, is causing both industry and academia in America to rethink engineering education, resulting in new approaches and stronger partnerships.
Education Costs, Lack of Engineering Interest Hurting Semiconductor Industry
May 2, 2023
“We need to … move the needle in the next few years. We need to convince more of these students to come, to consider, and prepare for careers in the semiconductor industry,” said Mark Lundstrom, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Purdue University, during panel discussions last month to discuss the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act at the university.
Emerging hardtech field offers opportunities
April 28, 2023
If you’ve paid attention to business and technology news over the past two or three years, you’ve probably heard about hardtech—even if you’re not quite sure what it is.
Solving computationally complex problems with probabilistic computing
April 28, 2023
Researchers propose a scalable, energy-efficient computing approach using stochastic nanodevices as artificial neurons to solve combinatorial optimization problems
Ixana wins Startup of the Year Mira Award
April 20, 2023
West Lafayette, Ind.-based Ixana, inventor of a new wireless technology with the potential to transform human computer interaction, won the award for Startup of the year during TechPoint’s 24th annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana.