Purdue Alumnus FA20 web - Flipbook - Page 49
Spend any time at all roaming the labs and libraries
at Purdue, and you’ll come away with a sense that
Purdue faculty are studying just about everything.
From basic research on tiny cells to analysis of
the most fundamental laws of the universe, faculty are
hard at work, solving the most challenging problems and
And that research includes issues that affect you —
yes, you — every single day. The potholes that wreck
your commute, the “out of storage” message that
pops up on your smartphone at the worst possible
time, and the frustrating weekslong wait you
might have to see a doctor? Purdue researchers
are on the case here, too.
We asked around, and we found more than a dozen
researchers whose practical research is designed to
make daily life a whole lot better. Here’s how.
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