alumni update

Pandemic shifts focus of Polytechnic grads’ “microwave of laundry” company from hotels to entertainment industry

Nishant Jain and Thibault Corens, graduates of Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Engineering Technology, are offering Presso, a vending machine-like device for dry cleaning garments, to television and film production companies like Disney/Marvel, HBO, CBS and FOX.

Alumni Spotlight: Amy Noah, Boilermaker & connection-maker

As vice president for development, Amy Noah (BS organizational leadership and supervision ’94) serves as Purdue’s chief connection-maker, focusing on building relationships between the University and alumni, friends, corporations and foundations. She believes that nurturing healthy, long-lasting relationships is the best way to find the support that Purdue needs to advance its mission.

Custom technology by Polytechnic alum transforms Peter Jackson’s WW I film to full color

Andrew Kennedy, technical director at Stereo D and a graduate of Purdue Polytechnic’s computer graphics technology program (BS ’12, MS ’14), developed custom software that allowed artists to specify colorization data in a black-and-white movie clips and then intelligently apply that data to subsequent clips.

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