Jacqueline Chen PANEL “Unleashing the Power of Computing and Data at Scale”

– So welcome, I think we have an exciting panel today. At Purdue we like to do things at scale. So today we’re going to talk, our panel is going to discuss compute and data at scale, how can we unleash the power of this technology. I’ll start by introducing briefly our panelists and then we’ll jump in. So we have our distinguished visitor from Sandia national labs, Dr. Jackie Chen. She’s a distinguished member of the technical staff at

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Career Spotlight: Kite Designer

My name is Damon Vander Lind, I’m a kite designer for the Makani project at Google X. What we’re trying to do at Makani is developing new type of wind power in which we use a very lightweight kite to harvest winds of high altitudes. And we see this as a much cheaper and faster to deploy option than conventional wind power. A traditional wind turbine harvests wind power by basically slowing air down. The goal is to steal energy

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