White River Junction, VT, USA – March 20, 2017 Concepts NREC and Purdue University are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership aimed at advancing the state of the art of turbomachinery design software. Researchers and students at the High-Speed Compressor Research Laboratory at Purdue will use Concepts NREC’s Agile Engineering Design System® to generate and evaluate new designs for axial and centrifugal compressors. The software suite will help researchers and students advance their exploration into ways to increase the performance and durability of compressors.