Purdue University

Purdue University is a vast laboratory for discovery. The university is known not only for science, technology, engineering, and math programs, but also for our imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. It’s a place where those who seek an education come to make their ideas real — especially when those transformative discoveries lead to scientific, technological, social, or humanitarian impact.
Founded in 1869 in West Lafayette, Indiana, the university proudly serves its state as well as the nation and the world. Academically, Purdue’s role as a major research institution is supported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business, engineering, and agriculture. More than 39,000 students are enrolled here. All 50 states and 130 countries are represented. Add about 950 student organizations and Big Ten Boilermaker athletics, and you get a college atmosphere that’s without rival.
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Introduction to Quantum Transport (edX)

This course introduces the non-equilibrium Green’s function (NEGF) method widely used to describe quantum effects in nanoscale devices, along with its applications to spintronic devices. This course introduces the Schrödinger equation, using the tight-binding method to discuss the concept of bandstructure and E(k) relations, followed by an introduction to [...]

Introduction to Scientific Machine Learning (edX)

Aug 22nd 2022
Introduction to Scientific Machine Learning (edX)
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Learn the basics of machine learning with hands-on practical examples on engineering applications. This course provides an introduction to data analytics for individuals with no prior knowledge of data science or machine learning. The course starts with an extensive review of probability theory as the language of uncertainty, discusses [...]

Physico/Chemical Processes of Environmental Engineering (edX)

Aug 22nd 2022
Physico/Chemical Processes of Environmental Engineering (edX)
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Students will learn fundamental principles of physico/chemical processes that are commonly used by Environmental Engineers. Emphasis will be on fundamental concepts, so as to prompt their application in a wide range of settings, and to promote creativity.

Fundamentals of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (edX)

Aug 22nd 2022
Fundamentals of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (edX)
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Learn about the application of nanomaterials in civil and environmental engineering. This course will introduce students to the field of nanotechnology with a special emphasis on nanomaterials synthesis, characterizations and their applications in civil and environmental engineering. The specific applications will include, but not limited to, tailoring mechanical property, [...]

Introduction to Quantum Science & Technology (edX)

Aug 22nd 2022
Introduction to Quantum Science & Technology (edX)
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Learn about fundamental concepts and engineering challenges of quantum technologies. Emerging quantum systems are disruptive technologies redefining computing and communication. Teaching quantum physics to engineers and educating scientists on engineering solutions are critical to address fundamental and engineering challenges of the quantum [...]

Solid State Devices 1 (edX)

Aug 22nd 2022
Solid State Devices 1 (edX)
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Semiconductor are everywhere in human activities, from your credit card to space exploration. This graduate-level introduction brings aspects of physics, chemistry, and engineering together to understand, analyze, and design transistors and solar cells. This course provides the graduate-level introduction to understand, analyze, characterize and design the operation of semiconductor [...]

Fundamentals of Current Flow (edX)

Gain a new perspective on electron flow in solids with this insightful introduction. Very different from what is taught in standard courses, "Fundamentals of Current Flow" provides a unified conceptual framework for ballistic and diffusive transport of both electrons and phonons - essential information for understanding nanoelectronic [...]

Quantum Detectors and Sensors (edX)

Learn how to analyze and design quantum sensors and devices that extract maximal information from the world around us. Classical detectors and sensors are ubiquitous around us from heat sensors in cars to light detectors in a camera cell phone. Leveraging advances in the theory of noise and measurement, [...]

Boltzmann Law: Physics to Computing (edX)

Jun 20th 2022
Boltzmann Law: Physics to Computing (edX)
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Provides a unified perspective connecting equilibrium statistical mechanics with stochastic neural networks and quantum computing. A unique course that connects three diverse fields using the unifying concept of a state-space with 2^N dimensions defined by N binary bits.

Plastics in Infrastructure and the Environment (edX)

May 16th 2022
Plastics in Infrastructure and the Environment (edX)
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Through this course, students will gain an appreciation of the complexity of issues surrounding polymers in civil and environmental engineering. During this course, you will examine the fundamental concepts that are the foundation of polymer science and engineering and gain an appreciation of the field’s complexity and multidisciplinary nature. [...]