Applied Thermofluids Laboratory

Engineering Technology researchers creating digital model of DigIndy sewage tunnels to “clear the air”

Jason Ostanek, assistant professor of engineering technology and director of Purdue’s Applied Thermofluids Laboratory, and graduate students Luis Maldonado and Jhon Quiñones are working with Citizens Energy Group to study air flow in the DigIndy Tunnel System, a 28-mile network of 18-foot diameter sewage storage tunnels being built 250 feet below Indianapolis.

Purdue partners with NSWC Crane to improve lithium-ion battery safety, performance

Jason Ostanek, assistant professor in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Engineering Technology, and Partha P. Mukherjee, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will work with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) to improve the safety and performance of lithium-ion batteries.