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Indiana's Plan to Pipe in Groundwater for Microchip-Making Draws Fire

January 10, 2024

Indiana's water woes hit the national stage, with our own Water Research Community co-lead Keith Cherkauer (ABE) weighing in on groundwater availability in the New York Times.

Indiana's Plan to Pipe in Groundwater for Microchip-Making Draws Fire

New Cooling Technology May Slash HVAC Power Bills

January 10, 2024

Davide Ziviani (ME) and Eckard Groll (ME ) were featured in ACHR News for their project on a new cooling technology that could lead to substantial power savings in the manufacturing and industrial industry.

New Cooling Technology May Slash HVAC Power Bills

Research Awarded Fall 2023 SPARK and NIH Incentive Funding

January 10, 2024

Congratulations to ISF affiliates Daniel Aliaga (Comp Sci), Brady Hardiman (FNR), Melba Crawford (AGRY/CE) and Mohit Verma (ABE), on being named the recipients of Fall 2023 SPARK funding for their projects.

Research Awarded Fall 2023 SPARK and NIH Incentive Funding

Arequipa Nexus Institute in Peru Receives $4 Million for Phase 3 Funding

January 10, 2024

Five ISF affiliates, including Daniel Leon-Salas (Polytechnic), Luiz Brito (ANSI) and Co-PI Julia Bello Bravo (ASEC) Jonathon Day (HTM) and Lori Hoagland (HLA) have received Phase 3 funding for the Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Water, and the Environment.

Arequipa Nexus Institute in Peru Receives $4 Million for Phase 3 Funding

Arequipa Nexus Institute in Peru Receives $4 Million for Phase 3 Funding

January 8, 2024

In August 2023, the Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Water, and the Environment received $4 million in funding from the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA) for a third phase of research collaboration. The institute collaborates with a multitude of faculty and students from a number of Purdue's colleges who work with faculty from UNSA. The goal is to build long-term collaborations that address environmental, agroeconomic and social challenges that create a sustainable future for the people of Arequipa. The projects in the third phase will continue to address challenges in the region while also improving the livelihoods of underserved highland communities. Read below for information on these new projects.

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Post Doc Research Associate Position

January 2, 2024

Seeking a postdoctoral researcher in environmental epidemiology to work with Dr. Ellen Wells’s lab on study dedicated to understand the role of environmental contaminants (metals, air pollution, VOCs, PFAS) on neurological health and epigenetics. The study will recruit both adults and children. This is an R01-funded community-engaged project focused on environmental injustice within northwestern Indiana. The postdoctoral researcher would be expected to assist with all aspects of the study, including recruitment, data collection, management, analysis, and reporting, as needed. The researchers will also assist with coordination among study partners, including multidisciplinary academic collaborators, community members and other stakeholders. This is a two-year full-time position; salary will be commensurate with NIH standards; extensions possible pending funding availability. The position is located within the School of Health Sciences at Purdue University. There are many resources for postdoctoral scholars at Purdue, including the Institute for a Sustainable Future, Advanced Methods at Purdue and more.

Post Doc Research Associate Position

Showalter Trust adds Three Faculty Honorees, Funds 12 Early Career Faculty

December 6, 2023

Congratulations to Jennifer Freeman (HSCI) and Cankui Zhang (AGRY) on being named 2023 Showalter Faculty Scholars. Additional congratulations to Priyanka Baloni (HSCI), Qixin He (ENTM), and Kurt Ristroph (ABE) on receiving the 2023 Showalter Early Career Award.

Showalter Trust adds Three Faculty Honorees, Funds 12 Early Career Faculty

Purdue IoT Software Platform uses Gaming to Motivate Energy-efficient Behaviors in Residential Communities

December 6, 2023

Panagiota Karava (CE) is leading multidisciplinary research team including former ISF affiliate Leigh Raymond (U. Vermont) that has developed MySmartE, an eco-feedback and gaming platform for residential energy management.

Purdue IoT Software Platform uses Gaming to Motivate Energy-efficient Behaviors in Residential Communities

Great Lakes Now - River of Water and Sand

December 6, 2023

Cary Troy (CE), was featured in the PBS show, Great Lakes Now, discussing Indiana shoreline issues.

Great Lakes Now - River of Water and Sand

Gebisa Ejeta is Finding Lasting Solutions to Hunger

December 6, 2023

Gebisa Ejeta (AGRY) was featured in Vox's The 2023 Future Perfect list for his contributions to world hunger, with specific emphasis on his development of sorghum that can withstand droughts and parasites.

Gebisa Ejeta is Finding Lasting Solutions to Hunger