Solar power accounts for less than 2 percent of U.S. electricity but could make up more than that if the cost of electricity generation and energy storage for use on cloudy days and at nighttime were cheaper.
Hacker attacks on everything from social media accounts to government files could be largely prevented by the advent of quantum communication, which would use particles of light called “photons” to secure information rather than a crackable code.
Heart surgery can be traumatic for patients. Having to continuously monitor your status without a doctor when you are back home can be even scarier. Imagine being able to do that with a simple sticker applied to your body.
A group of Purdue representatives was among the 5,000 attendees September 28-29 at Port Canaveral, Fla., for the commissioning of the nuclear-powered submarine USS INDIANA (SSN 789). It is the first Navy ship to be named after the State of Indiana since World War II and the third overall to be named after the state.
Tom Shih, the J. William Uhrig and Anastasia Vournas Head and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, is stepping down at the end of the academic year after 10 years as the head of the College of Engineering’s School of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AAE). He will remain at Purdue and return to the AAE faculty.
FroYo XPress, a Purdue student startup, is developing an automated, self-serve frozen yogurt kiosk that will offer an all-natural, non-dairy frozen yogurt with minimal inventory and labor requirements.
On Friday, September 14th 2018, the Purdue College of Engineering Alumni Board presented Janet Goings and Abigail Moyer with the Purdue College of Engineering Alumni Loyalty Award and the College of Engineering Young Alumni Award, respectively.