October 29, 2020

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.

Purdue kicks off multidisciplinary program to sharpen focus of hypersonic flight 

Purdue and the University of Notre Dame are pairing their extensive hypersonics research and facilities to improve the technology’s next generation of high-speed vehicles capable of flying at Mach 5 and beyond as part of a $5.8 million program supported by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).

Media Contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@dancomnews.com

As veterans wait for service dogs, this researcher is giving them a voice through science

Maggie O’Haire, an associate professor of human-animal interaction in the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine, is revealing how service dogs can offer both physiological and behavioral benefits to veterans with PTSD.

Media Contact: Amy Patterson Neubert, apatterson@purdue.edu

This white paint could reduce the need for air conditioning by keeping surfaces cooler than surroundings

Purdue engineers have created white paint that can keep surfaces up to 18 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than their ambient surroundings – almost like a refrigerator does, but without consuming energy – and would replace the need for air conditioning.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu

Adranos receives prestigious ‘Most Fundable Company’ designation

Adranos Inc., a Purdue-affiliated company that develops a high-performance, clean solid rocket fuel for long-range missile and space launch systems, has won a spot on the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s third annual Most Fundable Companies list.

Media Contact: Chris Adam, cladam@prf.org

Purdue offering new financial planning certificate program online

Purdue will begin offering a program of highly rated Certified Financial Planner Board-registered courses online, allowing learners to satisfy the educational requirements for taking the CFP exam in less than a year on the path to what could be a big career boost.

Media Contact: Greg Kline, gkline@purdue.edu

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