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Gryphon Mawhorter, a rising senior in audio engineering technology, restrings his latest guitar in the "guitar lab" on Lambertus Hall's fourth floor.
Purdue Polytechnic's "guitar lab" remains one of Purdue's most popular courses. Gryphon Mawhorter’s lifelong passion for building guitars caught the attention of Mark French, who teaches the course. French appointed Mawhorter, a junior in audio engineering technology, to...
Published: May 09, 2023
Jose Garcia-Bravo, Robert Nawrocki and Brittany Newell
Purdue Polytechnic’s Jose Garcia-Bravo, Robert Nawrocki, Brittany Newell and Jinsheng Fan have combined 3D printing and electric poling into a single process known as the EPAM method. This innovation saves time and money, which has the potential to revolutionize the manufacturing of...
Published: May 09, 2023
Paul Asunda of Purdue University has a dual appointment in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and in the College of Education.
Purdue Polytechnic's Paul Asunda has been named a 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Scholar. He will partner on a project in Kenya designed to help Kenyan schools evaluate and modify how they teach STEM subjects to their students.
Published: May 03, 2023
WLHS students had the opportunity to receive mentorship from SMART Lab researchers and faculty, particularly on the final day hosted on the Purdue campus itself. (Photo provided by event programmers)
Area high school students got to learn about the latest and greatest innovations in robotics from Purdue Polytechnic's very own SMART Lab. As part of the week-long program, they got to pick the brains of faculty and research staff, even learning how Purdue's familiar delivery robots...
Published: May 01, 2023
A student driver prepares to test his team's electric go-kart.
High schoolers from all over Indiana recently converged at Allison Transmission's Demonstration Track in Indianapolis for an all-electric go-kart test session. For many of the teams joining Purdue's evGrandPrix "Test and Tune" events this season, this is their high school's...
Published: April 28, 2023
Pendleton Heights High School sophomore Jaxton Bush sits in an airplane as he talks to Vincennes University Director of Aviation Michael Dennis Gehrich during the high school's aviation day event. (Photo Credit: Richard Sitler for The Herald Bulletin)
More and more high schoolers are looking to become productive, tech-savvy workers in a fast time frame. Events like the Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis-sponsored Aviation Community Day can help get these students onto that fast-track, much to the aviation industry's benefit.
Published: April 27, 2023
Bryn Hubbard
Purdue Polytechnic’s Bryan Hubbard developed a new heat exchanger technology to improve the thermal performance of industrial water-cooling towers. His new patented concept introduces a static electric charge into the plastic film pack media, which has the potential to increase the overall...
Published: April 26, 2023
Devon Harmon (left) and his team present advice to Tom Brew of Boilermakers Country.
Purdue Polytechnic's James Tanoos turned the tables on his students this semester by giving them the opportunity to be consultants. Students got to use their expertise learned in class and beyond to help two businesses, by and for Boilermakers, persistently pursue their goals with the latest...
Published: April 26, 2023
Area high school students attend Toyota's 4T Academy, their workforce training program attached to the students' Pathway
The Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC) has launched Pathways, a program designed to place the best and brightest high schoolers on job sites with the most high-profile manufacturing companies in the state. And it works: the Pathways have placed so many Hoosier engineers in full...
Published: April 24, 2023
The Purdue IronHacks logo
Talented data analysts went head-to-head last fall during Purdue’s IronHacks competition to predict unemployment claims across Indiana. Competitors used data provided by Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation alongside state government data. The...
Published: April 19, 2023
Dudley and Lambertus Halls, the Engineering & Polytechnic Gateway Complex.
Purdue Polytechnic and the College of Engineering celebrated the dedication of Dudley and Lambertus Halls, the Engineering & Polytechnic Gateway Complex. The state-of-the-art $140 million complex, built during the last three years, opened in January 2023. It is now home to new laboratories...
Published: April 19, 2023
Purdue Polytechnic in the news
Purdue University’s Board of Trustees approved promotions for faculty within the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, effective August 14, 2023.
Published: April 19, 2023
Greg Striimel and Bryan Hubbard learn they each received a 2023 Murphy Award, Purdue's highest undergraduate teaching honor, via surprise announcements in their classes. (Purdue University photos/Kelsey Lefever)
Purdue Polytechnic’s Greg Strimel and Bryan Hubbard both received 2023 Murphy Awards, Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. They joined three other Polytechnic professors who received Murphy Awards within the last six years.
Published: April 18, 2023
Aerial view of Ross-Ade Stadium, as rendered in the Dream Futures extended-reality game interface. This interface uses the Unity game engine as the baseline software, with in-game objects and other assets provided by Iconic Engine. (Courtesy of Iconic Engine)
Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Computer Graphics Technology hosted a course taught by Nandhini Giri in which graduate students designed innovative new content for Purdue sports in the metaverse. Students generated fully-outfitted augmented-reality versions of Ross-Ade Stadium and Mackey...
Published: April 18, 2023
Abdul Salam takes measurements in a test bed at Purdue University to determine the optimum operating frequency for underground antennas.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Abdul Salam is developing a network of underground devices to help farmers respond to climate change and environmental concerns. The new technology tracks conditions in the fields, allowing the agricultural industry to conserve water.
Published: April 13, 2023
Purdue Aviation Day 2022 featured both modern and historical military aircraft.
The 2023 edition of Purdue Aviation Day will feature presentations by a Navy test pilot and United Airlines captain, both of whom are Purdue alums, plus a demonstration by the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights, a world-renowned team of skilled parachuters. Commercial and military aircraft will...
Published: April 07, 2023
Julie LaGrange holds up a We Fight Together care package (Purdue University photo/Alison Manges)
Purdue Polytechnic’s Julie LaGrange learned that battling cancer can be a cold, isolated experience. Now a cancer survivor, LaGrange created We Fight Together, a non-profit organization that delivers care packages of blankets, lotions and other small comforts with a handwritten letter to...
Published: April 06, 2023
Paul A. Asunda
Purdue Polytechnic’s Paul Asunda received funding for his proposal, “Leading Academic Transformation: Enhancing Stem Instructional Methods," from the Embassy of the United States of America in Kazakhstan.
Published: April 03, 2023
Purdue to Host Electrical Vehicle Test and Tune Event at Allison Transmission
Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute and the School of Mechanical Engineering are collaborating to offer Purdue Motorsports’ evGrandPrix program for Indiana high schools, a STEM-rich experience that uses a race competition with electrically powered go-karts to encourage students...
Published: March 31, 2023
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for January 2023.
Published: February 28, 2023