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1 1 November 2012 Introduction to Purdue University

2 2 PURDUE HISTORY Founded in 1869 with an initial focus on agriculture and technology Today it is that, and much more…

3 3 QUICK FACTS Enrollment: Fall 2012 Degrees Awarded: Faculty: Fall 2011 Student Organizations: 3 Undergraduate30,147 Graduate8,163 Professional946 Total39,256 YearsDegrees 1874-2012434,016 2011-20129,603 Faculty/Student Ratio14 to 1 Faculty & Lecturers2,682 Adjunct Faculty339 980


5 5 INTERNATIONAL PURDUE 8,500 students from abroad, representing 123 countries 1,000 international faculty and staff from 68 nations Ranked 2nd among U.S. public institutions and 4th in the nation overall for international enrollment

6 6 REPUTATIONAL RANKINGS U.S. Public Universities #23 U.S. Public and Private Universities #65 World Universities #95 #10 Graduate #10 Undergrad Engineering #1 Undergrad Hospitality & Tourism #5 Graduate Speech- Language Pathology #4 Undergrad Industrial Manufacturing #3 Undergad Management Production/ Operations #7 Graduate Pharmacy #6 Graduate Aeronautical/A stronautical Engineering #14 Graduate Veterinary Medicine #1 Graduate #1 Undergrad Biological Agricultural Engineering #2 Graduate Analytical Chemistry

7 7 CRADLE OF ASTRONAUTS 23 NASA astronauts graduated from Purdue


9 9 Database of Research Cores at Purdue University Agronomy Center of Research and Education Animal Sciences Research and Education Center Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems Center for Global Trade Analsyis Food Science Pilot Laboratory Genomics Core Facility ICP-MS for Elemental Analysis of Liquids Life Sciences Electron Microscopy Facility Life Sciences Fluorescence Imaging Facility Purdue Agriculture Air Quality Sensory Evaluation Laboratories Water Quality Field Station Assessment and Evaluation/ Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC) Biomolecular Cleanroom Biophysical Analysis Laboratory Bioscience Imaging Facility CTSI Core Facility Core Name: Birck Nanotechnology Center BioNanotechnology Laboratories (BNC-BNL) Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development Computational Life Sciences and Informatics Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC) Educational Research Facilities/Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC) Electron Microscopy Epitaxy Flow cytometry and cell separation facility Metabolite profiling facility (MPF) Microwave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition -- MPCVD Optics and Spectroscopy Physiological Sensing Facility Purdue Proteomics Facility Purdue Translational Pharmacology Facility SPM Scifres Nanofabrication Cleanroom Surface Analysis Vistec Ebeam PUPIL (Purdue University Psychometric Instruction/Investigation Laboratory) Center for Materials Processing and Tribology - Metrology Laboratory Surface and mechanical property characterization Center for Materials under eXtreme Environment (CMUXE) Christopher and Susan Burke Hydraulics and Hydrology Laboratory Impact Science Laboratory Laboratory for Renewable Resources Engineering (LORRE) Laser Research Facility, School of Mechanical Engineering MSE Materials Preparation and Testing Labs MSE Microscopy Facility MSE X-Ray Characterization Facility Maha Fluid Power Laboratory Pankow Materials Laboratories Agricultural Genomics Center Bindley Bioscience Center Birck Nanotechnology Center Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Center for Education & Research in Information Assurance and Security Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems Center for Paralysis Research Center for Regional Development Center for Research and Engagement in Science and Mathematics Education Center on Aging and the Life Course Cyber Center Discovery Learning Research Center Distributed Data Curation Center Envision Center for Data Perceptualization Equine Sports Medicine Center Global Policy Research Institute Global Sustainability Herrick Laboratories James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship Markey Center for Structural Biology National Veterinary Cytology Resource Center Purdue Electron Microscopy Consortium Purdue University Center for Cancer Research Technology Resources Center Air Transport Institute for Environmental Sustainability Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development Center for Excellence in Consumer Leadership Center for Global Food Security Center for Integrated Food Manufacturing Center for International Business Education and Research Center for Literacy Education and Research Center for New Crops and Plant Products Center for Professional Studies in Technology and Applied Research Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion Center for Road Safety Center for Robotics Innovation, Commercialization and Education (RICE) Center for Technology Development (CTD) Center for the Environment Center on Religion and Chinese Society CoT Distance Learning Center Crop Diagnostic Training and Research Center Dane O. Kildsig Center for Pharmaceutical Processing Research Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises Energy Center Gifted Education Resource Institute Ingestive Behavior Research Center Institute for Continual Hub Enabled Education and Research Institute for Science of Information Joint Transportation Research Program Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering Integrative Center for Biotechnology and Engineering Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University NEXTRANS Center, USDOT Region V Regional UTC NSF Network for Computational Nanotechnology Oncological Sciences Center Product Lifecycle Management Center of Excellence Purdue Biosecurity Center Purdue Climate Change Research Center Purdue Homeland Security Institute Purdue Institute for Defense Innovation Purdue Water Community Renaissance Consortium State Utility Forecasting Group Tech Ventures Technology-Enhanced Language Learning Center The Center for Global Urban Sustainability: Ensuring Sustainable Health Among Underserved A.H. Ismail Center for Health, Exercise, and Nutrition Agricultural Innovation & Commercialization Center (AICC) Center for Agribusiness Center for Authentic Science Practice in Education Center for Catalyst Design Center for Coal Technology Research Center for Commercial Agriculture Center for Community and Environment Design Center for Economic Education Center for Electronic Defense Systems Center for Families at Purdue University Center for Food Animal Well- Being Center for Food Safety Engineering Center for Global Research and Intervention in Infectious Disease Center for Global Trade Analysis Center for Impact Science and Engineering Center for Integrated Systems in Aerospace Center for Laser Micro Fabrication Center for Materials Processing and Tribology Center for Materials Under Extreme Environments Center for Medication Safety Advancement Center for Nursing History, Ethics, and Human Rights Center for Predictive Materials Modeling and Simulation Center for Rural Development Center for Sensing Science and Technology Center for Structural Engineering & Emerging Technologies for Nuclear Power Plants Center for the Human-Animal Bond Center for the Study of Lodging Operations Center for Thermal Engineering for Military Power Systems Center for Urban and Industrial Pest Management Center of Excellence for Laser Based Manufacturing Center of Technology Development Confucius Institute at Purdue University Cooling Technologies Research Center Food Processing Environmental Assistance Center Hardwood Tree Improvement & Regeneration Center (ID#36) Indiana Center for Database Systems Indiana University School of Medicine - Lafayette Indiana Water Resources Research Center Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning International Food Technology Center Joint Networked Centre on Nanomaterials for Energy Laboratory for Application of Remote Sensing Mitsubishi Center for Thermal- Hydraulics National Nuclear Security Administration Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity and Survivability of Microsystems NEESComm North Central Superpave Center Perception-based Engineering Production, Robotics, and Integration Software for Manufacturing & Management Purdue Center for Metal Casting Research Purdue Center for Professional Selling Purdue Center for Serious Games and Learning in Virtual Environments Purdue Center for Systems Integrity Purdue Digital Enterprise Center Purdue e-Business Research Center Purdue Interdisciplinary Center for Ecological Sustainability Purdue Retail Institute Purdue Tourism and Hospitality Research Center Purdue University Cytometry Laboratories Purdue Visualizations and Analytics Center Purdue-UAB Botanical Research Center for Age- Related Diseases Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering Rolls-Royce University Technology Center in High Mach Propulsion Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence The Center for Implantable Devices Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research Women's Global Health Institute 0 Purdue has more than 200 research centers and core facilities, ranging from robotics innovation, data visualization, metabolite profiling, and earthquake engineering to bio- nanotechnology, cyberforensics, learning research, and Hub Platform virtual organizations. Purdue MRI Facility Purdue University Reactor Number 1 (PUR-1) SAXS/USAXS Facility A.H. Ismail Center - lower level of Lambert Mineral Analysis Laboratory Purdue Bone/Body Composition Imaging Core -- Animal DXA Purdue Bone/Body Composition Imaging Core -- DXA & pQCT Purdue Bone/Body Composition Imaging Core -- Micro CT Simulation Lab Community Clusters Envision Center Hub Platform (virtual organizations) Software Solutions Videoconferencing Archives & Special Collections Digitization Center Distributed Data Curation Center Purdue Research Repository (PURR) Research Machining Services Gamma Irradiator Amy Analytical Instrumentation Center Biological Sciences Electron Microscopy Facility Chemistry Glass Shop Chemistry Machine Shop Lilly Animal Care Facility Machine Shop PHYS 39 Macromolecular Crystallography PRIME Lab Purdue Stable Isotope Facility Ross Biological Reserve Statistics Consulting Service Transgenic Mouse Core Facility X-ray Crystallography Interdepartmental NMR Facility Campus-wide Mass Spectrometry Center Advanced Graphics and Visualization Laboratory Bioinformatics and Discovery Systems Lab Cyberforensics Lab Digital Enterprise Center High Performance Computer Graphics Laboratory High-Performance Computing and Cyberinfrastructure Research Lab IDEALab INtegrated Smart Energy Technology Lab (INSET) Mobile Application Development Lab National Test Facility for Fuels and Propulsion Purdue Malware Lab - FBI Cyber Crime Task Force Medical Discovery Resource Unit (MDRU) Superresolution Imaging Lab PURDUE CENTERS & CORE FACILITIES


11 11 Ei-ichi Negishi Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor in Chemistry  Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2010 for creating a method of building complex organic molecules necessary for numerous purposes, from pharmaceutical manufacturing to electronics.  Applications include drug manufacturing, fluorescent marking that has been essential for DNA sequencing and creating materials for thin LED displays. FACULTY ACHIEVEMENTS Rakesh Agrawal Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering  Awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama, 2011  For “… significant positive impacts on electronic device manufacturing, liquefied gas production and the supply of industrial gases for diverse industries.”  116 U.S. patents, nearly 500 non-U.S. patents and 93 technical papers

12 12 Philip E. Nelson, the Scholle Chair Professor in Food Processing 2007 World Food Prize recipient for his discovery and work related to large-scale aseptic processing and sterilization. Gebisa Ejeta, Distinguished Professor of Agronomy and Director of Purdue’s Center for Global Food Security 2009 World Food Prize recipient for research leading to the increased production and availability of sorghum in his native Africa. FACULTY ACHIEVEMENTS Purdue is the only institution with two WFP winners.

13 13 R. Graham Cooks, Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry  Developed a desorption electrospray ionization (DESI) technique used in cancer diagnostics, food safety and public safety, clinical analysis through rapid detection technologies  Founder of Griffin Analytical Technologies Philip Low, Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry  30 U.S. patents and patents pending for receptor- targeted therapeutic and imaging agents  Start-up companies: Endocyte IPO; PathoChip Inc.; IVDiagnostics LLC; OnTarget Laboratories PURDUE INNOVATORS

14 14 Alexandra Boltasseva, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering  Named among the world's top young innovators in emerging fields under the age of 35 by Technology Review magazine, 2011 Eric Nauman, Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Basic Medical Sciences  Concussion and brain trauma research Jessica Huber, Associate Professor in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences  Invented device to cue Parkinson's patients to speak louder Reviving Speech & Improving Lives INNOVATORS ON THE RISE

15 15 Thank You!

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