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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.
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.
Move to LON-CAPA saves students money, gives instructors flexibility
Integrating LON-CAPA into four math courses for the fall semester saved students nearly $1 million on textbooks and fees and gave instructors flexibility to enhance learning with new teaching methods. Purdue's implementation of the open-source content management system geared to math and science education is one of the nation's largest.
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access at Purdue, ITaP is making a major investment in enhancing Purdue’s PAL 3.0 wireless system, including replacing outdated wireless access points and improving wireless access in 27 large lecture rooms on the West Lafayette campus.