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October 17, 2016

Colombian Orinoquía region to get sustainable development assistance through Purdue collaboration

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos invited Purdue University to work with Colombian partners to assist with the development of a master plan for sustainable development of the Orinoquía region. As a result, Purdue has studied the region and is using its research expertise to assist in a collaborative plan with Colombian institutions for the sustainable development of agriculture and tourism in the Orinoquía region.
October 13, 2016

Purdue part of NSF effort to improve wireless communications

Purdue University is part of a National Science Foundation effort to enhance the public's access to a radio spectrum that will become increasingly congested due to a proliferation of smartphones and the "internet of things," spurring greater demand for wireless broadband.
October 5, 2016

Delp receives SPIE award

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has named Edward Delp, the Charles William Harrison Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the 2017 recipient of its Technology Achievement Award.
October 5, 2016

Process turns wheat flour into CO2-capturing micropores

Researchers have shown how a process for the "carbonization" of wheat flour creates numerous tiny pores that capture carbon dioxide, representing a potential renewable technology to reduce the industrial emission of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
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