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Purdue picked for international ‘EcoCAR’ competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University has been selected as one of 16 teams to participate in EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future, an international competition to develop advanced automotive technologies. The Purdue team is a multidisciplinary effort led by Vahid Motevalli, head the Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology. The competition was established in […]

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New process for storing, generating hydrogen promising for fuel cell cars

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new process for storing and generating hydrogen to run fuel cells in cars has been invented by chemical engineers at Purdue University. The process, given the name hydrothermolysis, uses a powdered chemical called ammonia borane, which has one of the highest hydrogen contents of all solid materials, said Arvind Varma, […]

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National Test Facility for Fuels, Propulsion to be housed at Purdue Airport

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will operate a new federally funded facility to test aircraft engines and develop alternative fuels in work that also aims to reduce the nation’s reliance on imported oil. The National Test Facility for Fuels and Propulsion is funded with a $1.35 million grant from the U.S. Air Force and […]

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Ivy Tech hosts alternative fuel and energy show at the Tippecanoe Mall

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles offer hope in the face of rising fuel costs, environmental concerns, and an uncertain economy. On Friday, October 3, Ivy Tech Community College will host an alternative fuel and energy show at the Tippecanoe Mall in Lafayette. The event is part of a nationwide celebration called […]

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