The Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research has been established to publish outstanding research papers written by Purdue undergraduates from all disciplines who have completed faculty-mentored research projects. The journal is run by students, but behind the scenes is a unique partnership between Purdue University Press and other departments of Purdue University Libraries, working with Purdue Marketing and Media and the Writing Lab, based in the Department of English. Publication of JPUR is sponsored by the Office of the Provost at Purdue University.
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Current Volume: Volume 5 (2015)
The Future of Food: Identifying Genetic Mechanisms Affecting Sorghum Protein Digestibility
Hailey Edmondson and Michael Busche
Designing a Community-based Water Harvesting System: Understanding Water Use in Endallah, Tanzania
Marisa Henry, Grace Baldwin, and Garrett Quathamer
Farmer Perceptions of Big Data in Agriculture
Armenda N. Boyer, Elizabeth C. Engleking, and Margaret S. Gudas
The Effects of Bilingualism on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Monerah N. Al-Dubayan
Chronic Brain Stimulation Using Micro-Electrocortiographic Devices
Hayden C. Carney, Amelia A. Schendel, and Justin Williams
Solar-Combined Thermoelectric Power Generation Simulator
Hemanth Mullangi Chenchu
Low-Cost, Biocompatible, Long-Term Packaging Technique for Implantable Medical Devices
Universal Method for Analysis of Counterfeit Medication for the Kilimanjaro School of Pharmacy in Tanzania
Michael Mavity, Jordyn McCord, Stephanie Schramm, Ellen Wright, David Wintczak, and Shanygne Ashley Damayo
Evaluation of an Energy-Efficient House in Lafayette, Indiana
Cytotoxicity Evaluation of Surface-Coated Drug Nanocrystals
Alexandra R. Seybold
Catheterization Lab: Staffing Decision Support Model
Meredith Shannon and Jon Harrell
Out of the Box
Out of the Box: Football . . . With Robots?
Christopher Markovich, Zachary A. Nava, and Benjamin M. Weiss
Student author Matthew Meyer in the Archives and Special Collections. Meyer uncovers a largely forgotten aviation pioneer and Purdue graduate Ralph S. Johnson in this issue. Courtesy of Mark Simons.