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Let go of the thermostat: predictive heating control system demonstrates huge energy savings

April 11, 2024

Davide Ziviani (ME) and Kevin Kircher (ME) were featured in an article discussing their recent publication on efficient electric heat pumps that can replace fossil-fueled heating systems that could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Let go of the thermostat: predictive heating control system demonstrates huge energy savings

Promoting beneficial gut microbes with whole-food dietary fiber

April 11, 2024

Bruce Hamaker (Food Sci) was featured discussing his research on how -whole-food fibers help support a particular group of beneficial gut bacteria, Clostridia.

Promoting beneficial gut microbes with whole-food dietary fiber

Specht Chosen as Harvard JPB Environmental Health Fellow

April 11, 2024

Aaron Specht (HSCI) has recently been chosen as a member of the third cohort of JPB Environmental Health Fellows within the H.T. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University. As a fellow, Aaron will receive funding, mentoring, and training in proposal development, research methods, leadership and communications. Congratulations Aaron!

Specht Chosen as Harvard JPB Environmental Health Fellow

Building the first highway segment in the U.S. that can charge electric vehicles big and small as they drive

April 11, 2024

Affiliate Nadia Gkritza (CE/ABE), along with fellow engineers John Haddock (CE), Dionysios Aliprantis (ECE), and Steve Pekarek (ECE) have designed innovative technology that will make it possible for electric vehicles to wirelessly charge while driving on highways.

Building the first highway segment in the U.S. that can charge electric vehicles big and small as they drive

Purdue earns high ranking for campuswide sustainability efforts

April 11, 2024

Purdue has been ranked No. 12 of 210 institutions in the United States and No. 93 out of 1,403 institutions worldwide for sustainability by QS, an analytics organization. We at ISF are extremely proud to be apart of those efforts!

Purdue earns high ranking for campuswide sustainability efforts

Scientists from dozens of countries coming to Purdue for forestry collaboration in Science-i Bridging Worlds Workshop

April 11, 2024

Jingjing Liang (FNR), and his colleagues in Science-i have created the Global Big Ideas Competition and the Bridging Worlds Workshop. The event will feature experts in the forestry and data sciences.

Scientists from dozens of countries coming to Purdue for forestry collaboration in Science-i Bridging Worlds Workshop

Research Opportunity Deep Dive : NSF Biodiversity on a Changing Planet (BoCP)

April 10, 2024

Here we provide in depth information about this recently updated solicitation that provides support for domestic and international collaborations for both design and implementation projects that address grand challenges in biodiversity science within the context of unprecedented environmental change, including climate change.

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Congratulations to Matt Huber

April 3, 2024

Congratulations to our David E. Ross Institute for a Sustainable Future Director, Matthew Huber (EAPS) on receiving the Herbert Newby McCoy Award for his outstanding work in natural sciences.

Congratulations to Matt Huber

Ejeta received Purdue University highest award, the Order of the Griffin

April 3, 2024

Congratulations Gebisa Ejeta (AGRY) on receiving Purdue University's highest scientific honors for his research and commitment to end hunger in Africa, the Order of the Griffin.

Ejeta received Purdue University highest award, the Order of the Griffin

Dynamics of nanocluster aerosol in the indoor atmosphere during gas cooking

April 3, 2024

Congratulations to Brandon Boor (CE) and Nusrat Jung (CE) on having one of the most-viewed PNAS Nexus articles last week, "Dynamics of nanocluster aerosol in the indoor atmosphere during gas cooking".

Dynamics of nanocluster aerosol in the indoor atmosphere during gas cooking