alumni update

Krimson Aviation announces Purdue diversity scholarship for aviation, management

Dawit Lemma, founder and CEO of Krimson Aviation and a 2002 graduate from Purdue’s aeronautical engineering technology and flight technology programs, launched the $100,000 Krimson Aviation Scholarship and the Krimson Business Opportunity Program Scholarship for students from minority groups under-represented in aviation.

Alumni Spotlight: Wayne Ripberger's Purdue degree sparked 50-year manufacturing engineering career

Wayne Ripberger (BS mechanical engineering technology ’73) had an exemplary career in the manufacturing industry. Ripberger’s Purdue degree sparked a 50-year career as a manufacturing engineer, working around the world for companies including Cummins, Toyota and John Deere.

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.

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