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Mesut Akdere
Mesut Akdere, professor of human resource development, received the Polytechnic’s Outstanding Faculty in Discovery award and a Purdue Seed for Success Award. But his work as a faculty member extends beyond the realm of research.
Published: November 24, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for October 2020.
Published: November 24, 2020
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Students at Purdue Polytechnic Anderson and Purdue Polytechnic Columbus will collaborate with Mursix Corporation and Cummins Inc.
Published: November 23, 2020
Abdul Salam coauthored "Signals in the Soil: Developments in Internet of Underground Things" with Usman Raza
Abdul Salam, assistant professor of computer and information technology, and Usman Raza, a graduate teaching assistant, have authored a new book that provides in-depth analysis of the most recent developments in the field of wireless underground communications.
Published: November 18, 2020
Purdue’s Office of Technology Commercialization
Students who launch their own start-up products and businesses benefit from networking with Purdue’ Office of Technology Commercialization.
Published: November 16, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for September 2020.
Published: October 30, 2020
Graduate student Lakshmy Mohandas instructs Tech 120 students in person while Nathan Mentzer, associate professor of technology leadership and innovation, teaches online through Microsoft Teams at the same time.
Nathan Mentzer, Shawn Farrington and Lakshmy Mohandas adapted Purdue Polytechnic’s Tech 120 course so that students could physically attend class sessions or participate online in real-time from home on any given day.
Published: October 06, 2020
A Purdue Polytechnic High School Englewood student finds a quiet spot for study.
Purdue’s board of Trustees approved the naming of the Schweitzer Center at Purdue Polytechnic High School Englewood, honoring Purdue University alumnus Edmund O. Schweitzer III and Beatriz Schweitzer for their $4 million gift.
Published: October 05, 2020
PlaneEnglish now has a companion manual
A new companion manual for PlaneEnglish, an aviation radio simulator app created by a Purdue Polytechnic alumnus and other Purdue graduates, is now available to help pilots become proficient in cockpit communication.
Published: October 05, 2020
Monica Bryant-Chapman and her son, William
With a little guidance from Purdue Polytechnic’s Lindsay Haugland, a senior academic advisor, Monica Bryant-Chapman earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering technology … 36 years after her Purdue studies began. She's mom to Purdue Football’s Will Chapman.
Published: October 05, 2020
Isaiah Thomas
Isaiah Thomas (BS human resource development ’20) received his professional certification from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) two years earlier than most Human Resources (HR) professionals, making him the first graduate from the Department of Technology Leadership &...
Published: October 03, 2020
A Purdue team created a flexible, printed circuit board that imitates the conventional wire configurations inside an electric guitar. (Stock photo)
Purdue Polytechnic’s Davin Huston and Mark French, along with Kathryn Smith, a former graduate student in Huston’s lab, have created a flexible, printed circuit board that makes electric guitars better for both players and manufacturers.
Published: September 30, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for August 2020.
Published: September 29, 2020
Jeff Griffin, director of Purdue Polytechnic Kokomo, showcases the basement area at Inventrek Technology Park that houses some of the Kokomo location's largest pieces of machinery and student workspaces. (Kokomo Perspective photo/Alyx Arnett)
Purdue Polytechnic’s Kokomo location has a new, larger home at Inventrek Technology Park.
Published: September 07, 2020
 Students program the DOBOT Magician Lite, a multi-functional lightweight intelligent robotic arm, to learn how artificial intelligence and mechanics work.
Purdue Polytechnic faculty and students helped bring lessons in robotics and manufacturing to 150 area K-8 students during week-long summer camps.
Published: September 07, 2020
Marcus Rogers and Umit Karabiyik
Purdue Polytechnic’s Marcus Rogers and Umit Karabiyik are developing technology that could help parolees avoid recommitting crimes and better reintegrate into general society.
Published: September 02, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for July 2020.
Published: August 31, 2020
Mythra Balakuntala
Mythra Balakuntala, a graduate research assistant in Purdue Polytechnic’s Collaborative Robotics Lab, won the Amazon Research Award in robotics.
Published: August 27, 2020
New faculty
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute will begin the 2020-21 academic year with 19 new faculty and staff who have been hired over the past year.
Published: August 19, 2020
Yansi Keim
Yansi Keim, a graduate research assistant in cyber forensics, was featured as one of the “12 women of crypto” in Women of Silicon Valley, an online magazine.
Published: August 11, 2020