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Mark French
Mark French makes science fun through 370-plus videos that have been collectively viewed more than 7 million times.
Published: April 14, 2020
Nathalie Duval-Couetil
Nathalie Duval-Couetil was named one of 12 new ambassadors to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Initiative.
Published: April 10, 2020
Virtual Food Drive
Instead of gathering food donations as faculty, staff and students work and study remotely, eight major academic units at Purdue are sponsoring a virtual food drive.
Published: April 10, 2020
Purdue University faculty and staff have begun producing medical supplies to deliver to hospitals in Indiana. Using test-bed manufacturing facilities at the university, they have produced safety glasses, face shields, disposable connectors for ventilators, and N95 masks that can be easily disinfected.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Nate Hartman is leading a volunteer group of 40 faculty and staff throughout the University to produce medical supplies for Indiana hospitals, including safety glasses...
Published: April 06, 2020
Esteban Garcia, Sarah M. Hubbard, Gozdem Kilaz, Byung-Cheol "B.C." Min, Michael W. Suckow, and Mesut Akdere
Purdue University's Board of Trustees approved the promotion of six Purdue Polytechnic faculty members.
Published: April 03, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic Research
Funded research awards for February 2020.
Published: March 31, 2020
Marcus Rogers
In an opinion piece for, Marcus Rogers, professor of computer and information technology, suggests that everyone be vigilant regarding their online actions.
Published: March 30, 2020
Fernanda Mendoza and Guadalupe Diaz Macias, sophomores at Goshen High School in Goshen, Indiana, display the support structure model they created for the TSA state competition.
More than 130 middle and high school students convened on the Purdue campus in late February to display their solutions to a variety of challenges including architectural design, computer...
Published: March 30, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic and Krannert School of Management are teaming to offer a combined degree program, with students earning an undergraduate degree in human resource development and a master’s degree in human resource management.
Purdue Polytechnic and Krannert School of Management are teaming to offer a combined degree program, with students earning an undergraduate degree in human resource development and a master’s...
Published: March 25, 2020
Mark T. Schuver
Mark T. Schuver, director of professional education for Purdue Online – Polytechnic Institute, received the Joseph M. Biedenbach Award for Distinguished Service from the Continuing...
Published: March 12, 2020
Rosemary Astheimer
New to teaching remotely? Rosemary Astheimer, assistant professor of practice in computer graphics technology, says that remote teaching techniques could benefit instructors and students even when...
Published: March 12, 2020
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