A Purdue-related startup is developing a new rocket fuel formulation that could make rockets used in military and space applications, travel further, carry greater payloads and be safer for the environment.
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.
A biomedical startup that licensed a Purdue University technology has developed a late-stage prostate cancer therapy that could provide an alternative to current hormone therapies that are known to develop resistance after prolonged use.
A new approach represents a potential environmentally friendly method to control tenacious shellfish that attach to the hulls of ships, increasing drag and hiking fuel consumption by as much as 50 percent.
Purdue University has been awarded a five-year, $4.1 million grant by the National Science Foundation to help coordinate a national initiative aimed at minimizing damage to physical civil infrastructure.
Researchers have confirmed the existence of a naturally occurring exotic property in which a material becomes thicker when stretched - the opposite of most materials - a discovery that could lead to new studies into the fundamental science of nano-materials behavior.
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.
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.
NAMEPA, Inc., the National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates, has named Dean Leah Jamieson the 2016 NAMEPA Dean of Engineering Champion at its 37th Annual national conference. The conference is at the West Lafayette campus through Tuesday, Oct. 4.