Purdue Polytechnic’s John Sheffield was named a winner of Purdue’s 2022 Outstanding Leadership in Globalization Award.
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NSWC Crane collaborates with Purdue researchers to build battery lab testing capability, enhance battery performance
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.
Purdue Motorsports, Polytechnic partner for electric go-kart event in South Bend
Purdue Polytechnic and Purdue Motorsports partnered to host “Test and Tune,” an event for high school students to test and improve their electric go-karts, last month at Purdue Polytechnic South Bend. The event provided high school go-kart teams a chance to practice for the Purdue evGrand Prix.
Sheffield recognized for outstanding leadership in globalization
Purdue’s Global Academic Committee selected Purdue Polytechnic’s John Sheffield as a 2022 Outstanding Leader in Globalization.
Lower total ownership costs could make hydrogen the right energy source for city buses
Lower total costs of ownership could make hydrogen fuel cell electric buses the right choice to replace diesel-powered public transportation, according to Purdue Polytechnic’s John Sheffield.
Outstanding Faculty in Discovery: Kilaz aims for sustainably fueled future
Gozdem Kilaz, associate professor of engineering technology, received Purdue Polytechnic’s Outstanding Faculty in Discovery Award. Much of Kilaz’ research has focused on alternative liquid transportation fuels, including development, testing and approval of biofuels.
Major multidisciplinary research partnership with Peruvian university gets ready for third phase
A delegation from the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA) in Arequipa, Peru, visited Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus in October to prepare for the third phase of a major multidisciplinary research partnership. Purdue Polytechnic’s Daniel Leon-Salas, who served as one of the delegation’s hosts, is developing a low-cost, portable sensor to measure photosynthetically active solar radiation to help farmers and plant growers to assess the solar resources available to them.
Polytechnic Anderson partners with utility provider for ag engagement, education
Purdue Polytechnic Anderson and Ninestar Connect, a cooperative offering electricity, water and fiber optic services in Hancock County, Ind., are working together to engage students and the local community in learning about new agricultural innovations.
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.