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Purdue ROV team excels at international competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University student team earned second place in an international competition to design and build a remotely operated underwater vehicle and perform a simulated mission to cap a leaking offshore oil well. “We’ve had a phenomenal year,” said Seth Baklor, team captain and a junior in industrial engineering. “Our second-place […]

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Next “Science on Tap” features prof researching oil spill-cleanup technology

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University materials engineering professor developing a technology that could be used to help with environmental cleanups such as the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the featured speaker July 22 at the next Science on Tap forum. Professor Jeffrey Youngblood‘s presentation, titled “Superficial Science: Polymer Surface Science at […]

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Science on Tap forum features Purdue expert on BP Gulf oil spill

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue mechanical engineering professor Steve Wereley, who has gained international attention for his analysis of the potential size of the BP PLC oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, will be the featured speaker Thursday (June 17) at the next Science on Tap forum. Wereley’s presentation, “Analyzing Disaster: A Nanoscale Guy […]

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New membrane separates oil from water, could help clean spills

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new type of membrane that separates oil from water developed by Purdue University material engineers may be used to clean up oil spills such as BP’s massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Jeffrey Youngblood, a Purdue assistant professor of materials engineering, has created technology that could eventually be used […]

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