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Revealing the secrets of Zika virus only latest breakthrough enabled by Purdue’s community clusters
When the Zika virus became a global health crisis in early 2016, Purdue researchers were well prepared to make a breakthrough discovery in efforts to fight the virus. They had impressive virus expertise and plenty of high-performance computing power — thanks to the Community Cluster Program, an ambitious supercomputer building program Purdue began in 2008.

Physicists, ITaP partner to make science of data deluge from more powerful Large Hadron Collider
As an upgraded Large Hadron Collider, the giant particle accelerator at the center of an international exploration of new physics, gets back to expanding our view of how the universe works, Purdue researchers with help from ITaP are assisting in turning the flood of data from the machine into science.

IMPACT puts course focus on learning outcomes without sacrificing innovation
With the help of Purdue’s IMPACT program, Professor Jennifer Bay was able to bring measurable learning outcomes to one Purdue’s largest courses, allowing her instructors room to innovate while making the point that their students need to know how to write, no matter what field they’re studying.

Purdue’s ISEEK fights global poverty with ITaP-developed mobile apps and microloans 
Purdue professor Alok Chaturvedi has a plan to combat global poverty using mobile technology and gamified learning resources, developed by ITaP’s Envision Center, to help impoverished women become entrepreneurs.

New hardware, more access points among ongoing improvements to Purdue wireless 
With ever-growing demand for fast and reliable wireless access at Purdue, ITaP is making a major investment in enhancing Purdue’s PAL 3.0 wireless system, including replacing outdated wireless access points and improving wireless access in 27 large lecture rooms on the West Lafayette campus.

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