Purdue Polytechnic’s Jason Ostanek is collaborating with colleagues at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) on research to establish laboratory testing capability, enhance performance and improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries.
Applied Thermofluids Laboratory
Realizing the Digital Enterprise researchers pair technology, social responsibility
Purdue Polytechnic faculty in the “Realizing the Digital Enterprise” research impact area are working to pair technological capability and social responsibility, creating successful cyber–physical experiences.
Interdisciplinary research explores the power – and limitations – of lithium ion batteries
Mohammad Parhizi, a post-doctoral research assistant, is studying the behavior of lithium ion batteries to determine how they perform under stress. Parhizi’s research could lead to safer batteries for industry, government and the military.
Underground weather forecast: 0% chance of stink
A utility company turned to Purdue Polytechnic’s Jason Ostanek and Luis Maldonado to deal with the potential of foul-smelling air near ground-level ventilation shafts for the DigIndy Tunnel System, a 28-mile network of huge sewage storage tunnels 250 feet below Indianapolis.
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.
Polytechnic professor aims to predict solar power availability using weather station data
Lisa Bosman wants use real-time and historical weather data to enable utility companies and solar energy system owners to predict when and where to expect sunshine and the resulting increase in solar energy generation.
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.