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Purdue CS senior, Esteban Vicente-Paulino Richey, has built Purdue’s campus inside of the popular video game Minecraft

Purdue inside Minecraft

Purdue CS senior, Esteban Vicente-Paulino Richey, has built Purdue’s campus inside of the popular video game Minecraft. First starting his passion project in 2019, 300 hours later and 3 million blocks placed, Richey has 52% of campus built within the game.


Wojciech Szpankowski is the Saul Rosen Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and a leader in research on analysis of algorithms, information theory, analytic combinatorics, distributed systems, and applications in bioinformatics.

Szpankowski elected to Academia Europaea

Professor Wojciech Szpankowski has been elected as a foreign member of the Academia Europaea for outstanding achievements and international scholarship as a researcher. He is one of 366 international scholars to be invited to accept membership this year. As a member of the Academia Europaea.


Sabre Kais, professor of chemical physics with a courtesy appointment in Computer Science

Purdue to lead Indiana coalition to develop quantum technologies

Sabre Kais, Professor of Chemical Physics with a courtesy appointment in Computer Science will be the lead director of the new Center for Quantum Technologies at Purdue. The center will be established through the NSF’s Industry-University Cooperative Research program with Purdue as the lead institution.


Alex Pothen, Professor of Computer Science

Professor Alex Pothen is one of the principle investigators of the DOE’s ExaGraph project.

In the Exascale Project podcast, listen to investigators discuss working on efficient implementation of graph algorithms and combinatorial scientific computing to solve problems in graph modeling and combinatorial modeling on exascale computers.


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