alumni update

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.

Meaningful personal connections engender success in weekend master’s degree program

Purdue alumnus Isaiah Butler will graduate with a master’s degree in leadership, a program offered through Purdue Polytechnic’s Center for Professional Studies (ProSTAR). We talked with Butler about why he chose to get his undergraduate degree at Purdue and to come back for a weekend master’s degree program.

PLTW Profile: Brent Vermeulen

Brent Vermeulen earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering technology-teacher education from Purdue University in 2008. That fall, he began working at Hobart High School in Hobart, Indiana, where he teaches civil engineering and architecture, introduction to engineering design, web design, and computer integrated manufacturing.

PLTW Profile: Justin Myers

Justin Myers, assistant principal of Maconaquah Middle School, graduated from Purdue University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in computer integrated manufacturing technology (CIMT). He began his career in the technology sector but soon realized that his job lacked the social interaction aspect of working with people that he enjoyed. He returned to Purdue to combine his tech talents with his people skills and graduated with a second bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology teacher education (ETTE).

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