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May 19, 2016

Nancy Ho receives top award from President Obama

Nancy Ho, founder and president of Green Tech America Inc. and a research professor emerita in Purdue University's School of Chemical Engineering, will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony today (May 19).
May 10, 2016

System harnesses thousands of network cameras for public safety

Purdue researchers have developed a prototype system that could allow law enforcement and public safety agencies to tap into thousands of cameras located in numerous venues including parking garages, college campuses, national parks and highways.
May 10, 2016

Pesky squeaks and squeals caused by 3 types of 'stick-slip' behavior

Researchers have uncovered key features of the dynamics of a form of jerky motion responsible for phenomena as diverse as squeaks and squeals in door hinges and automotive brakes, joint wear in the human body and the sudden shifting of tectonic plates leading to earthquakes.
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