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PlaneEnglish, a simulator created by three Purdue alumni, has received a $1 million SBIR Phase II award, sponsored by the Air Force and AFWERX, the Air Force’s technology and innovation hub.
Three Purdue alumni, including a graduate of Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, will be using PlaneEnglish, an app they created, to help more members of...
Published: March 06, 2020
An electronic glove, or e-glove, developed by Purdue University researchers can be worn over a prosthetic hand to provide humanlike softness, warmth, appearance and sensory perception.
Byung-Cheol “BC” Min and his colleagues are developing an electronic glove (e-glove) that fits over an artificial hand to enhance the prosthetic’s capabilities while appearing...
Published: March 06, 2020
Kathryn Harville
Kathryn Harville, a senior in mechanical engineering technology, received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State.
Published: March 06, 2020
Candice Sexton
Candice Sexton, a graduate teaching assistant in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Construction Management Technology, was named one of six national trainees in the NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion...
Published: March 06, 2020
A student pilot and instructor use Purdue Polytechnic's Hawker 900XP flight simulator
With its modern flight simulators and relationships with aircraft manufacturers, Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology might be well positioned to help the...
Published: March 05, 2020
Rosemary Astheimer
Rosemary Astheimer’s students watch her pre-recorded video lectures before coming to class, allowing for class meetings to be used for active, hands-on learning and problem-solving. Astheimer...
Published: March 03, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for January 2020. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.
Published: February 27, 2020
Dipping guitar bodies in paint floating on water coats them with a swirled pattern
February 11 is National Get Out Your Guitar Day. If you’re a Purdue student who doesn’t own a guitar, don’t fret! Purdue Polytechnic’s Mark French teaches a course in which...
Published: February 10, 2020
Mark Zimpfer
Mark Zimpfer, assistant professor of practice in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Construction Management Technology, talks about the "almost limitless opportunities" for students...
Published: February 06, 2020
John Sheffield
John Sheffield, professor of engineering technology, will meet Pope Francis to discuss sustainable energy and how it might positively affect climate change.
Published: February 04, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for December 2019.
Published: January 31, 2020
The Innovation Center at Richmond, Ind.
The Center City Development Corporation (CCDC) and the Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Richmond announced an expanded location for computer graphics laboratories at the Innovation Center, where the...
Published: January 29, 2020
Randy Rapp
Purdue Polytechnic’s Randy Rapp has been named a member of the science advisory council in the Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI).
Published: January 22, 2020
Jay Akridge
Purdue Provost Jay Akridge spoke with Polytechnic faculty and staff about new investments in faculty and facilities, making Purdue a "Teaching 1" institution, and preparing the University...
Published: January 21, 2020
Purdue students during a Study Abroad trip
Purdue Polytechnic has introduced a new minor, advanced global technology, that will help students apply different cultural perspectives in both personal and professional settings.
Published: January 15, 2020
Greg Strimel and colleagues from the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (Sascha Harrell), Tecumseh Area Partnership (Deb Waymire), Greater Lafayette Commerce (Kara Webb) and Ivy Tech Community College.
A unique partnership is helping get kids interested in robotics, manufacturing and programming while creating a pipeline of future talent for manufacturers in the Wabash Heartland Region. It’...
Published: January 06, 2020
A student pilot and instructor on a flight in Purdue University's Airbus A320 simulator
Today’s pilots need both traditional flight skills and the ability to manage automated flight systems, according to Purdue Polytechnic’s Mike Suckow, an aviation professor and pilot.
Published: January 03, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for November 2019. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.
Published: December 20, 2019
Scott Brand, senior vice president of administration and quality at Subaru of Indiana Automotive
In partnership with Purdue Polytechnic and STEM Education Works, the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC) opened its Design and Innovation Studio at the Indiana...
Published: December 19, 2019
Faculty and Staff Recognition
Faculty and staff in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute were recognized for their achievements during the 2018-2019 academic year.
Published: December 16, 2019

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