Purdue University will lead a new national center to develop brain-inspired computing for intelligent autonomous systems such as drones and personal robots capable of operating without human intervention.
Scott Tingle (MSME ’88) arrived at the International Space Station, the 23rd Purdue graduate to become an astronaut. Scott will spend the next six months conducting scientific experiments as part of Expedition 54. Fellow Purdue graduate Drew Feustel will join him on the ISS in March 2018.
New findings have solved a longstanding obstacle in research to understand the effects of heat conduction in solid materials, a critical issue in many applications, from energy conversion to electronics cooling.