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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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