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August 24, 2017

"All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten" - at Wachs lab

Robert Fulghum's book, All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten, may be right, as a group of local Pre-K and preschool students discovered recently. Their visit to the Intelligent Systems and Assistive Technologies Lab (ISAT) will hopefully start them on a lifelong journey of learning and discovery.
August 23, 2017

New medical-diagnostic device made out of paper

A new medical-diagnostic device made out of paper detects biomarkers and identifies diseases by performing electrochemical analyses - powered only by the user’s touch - and reads out the color-coded test results, making it easy for non-experts to understand.
August 17, 2017

Purdue students design robotic frozen yogurt kiosk

Purdue student startup FroYo XPress 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, according to Purdue Research Foundation news.
August 10, 2017

New "featherweight" meta-material developed

A new featherweight, flame-resistant and super-elastic “metamaterial” has been shown to combine high strength with electrical conductivity and thermal insulation, suggesting potential applications from buildings to aerospace. The composite combines nanolayers of a ceramic called aluminum oxide with graphene, which is an extremely thin sheet of carbon.
August 8, 2017

DOE funds energy-efficient sheet metals research

A multidisciplinary Purdue Engineering team received a U.S. Department of Energy grant to study ways to save energy in motorized machines that produce sheet metal. Purdue IE‘s Professor Srinivasan Chandrasekar and Research Engineer James Mann are part of the three-year project.
August 1, 2017

Aggarwal receives IEEE TVT best paper award

Dr. Vaneet Aggarwal and six co-authors will receive the 2017 Jack Neubauer Memorial Award recognizing the Best Systems Paper published in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
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