Kayla Wiles


HVAC/R and Mechanical November 5, 2020

White paint keeps surfaces cooler, reduces need for air conditioning

Purdue University engineers have created white paint that would replace the need for air conditioning by absorbing nearly no solar energy and sending heat away from the building.

By Kayla Wiles
Energy Efficiency June 17, 2020

Discovery unlocks ‘hot’ electrons for more efficient energy use

Researchers at Purdue University and the University of Michigan built a way to analyze "hot" electrons, which can help solar panels harvest light energy more efficiently.

By Kayla Wiles
Safety March 3, 2020

Paper device could bring portable coronavirus detection

Purdue University biomedical engineers have developed a handheld paper device that could accurately detect COVID-19 and other coronaviruses with the right manufacturing process, but developing the process is expensive.

By Kayla Wiles