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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Purdue University Board of Trustees has approved the purchase of a powerful new supercomputer from Dell that will support a wide range of research. Purdue says the high-performance computer cluster called Anvil will significantly increase the capacity available to the National Science Foundation's Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment. It serves tens of thousands of researchers across the U.S. Purdue has been a partner in the project for the past nine years. Anvil will be funded by a $10 million Science Foundation grant.

Purdue Announces New Multi-Million Dollar STEM Complex

Sep 10, 2019
Samantha Horton/IPB News

Purdue University announced plans today for a new $140 million STEM complex on the university's main campus in West Lafayette. The buildings will benefit students and businesses wanting to work with the university.

As demand continues to grow for workers in science, technology, engineering and math fields, university officials are building Purdue’s Engineering and Polytechnic Gateway Complex.

The two buildings will total 255,000 square feet, bringing the engineering and technology colleges together and preparing students for technical careers.