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.
A new companion manual for PlaneEnglish, an aviation radio simulator app created by a Purdue Polytechnic alumnus and other Purdue graduates, is now available to help pilots become proficient in cockpit communication.
With a little guidance from Purdue Polytechnic’s Lindsay Haugland, a senior academic advisor, Monica Bryant-Chapman earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering technology … 36 years after her Purdue studies began. She's mom to Purdue Football’s Will Chapman.
Chloe Chamberlain, a 2020 graduate of Purdue Polytechnic’s organizational leadership program, founded Balance Athletica, a Colorado apparel company, with her sister and brother-in-law.
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.
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 the U.S. Air Force advance critical communication skills to keep them safe in the cockpit.
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.
Join the Purdue Technology Alumni Board and fellow Polytechnic alumni for a tailgate before the Boilermakers take on TCU.
Registration includes dinner and two drink tickets; cash bar to follow.
Purdue Alumni Association Member Price: $10
Non-member Price: $15
Space is limited to the first 50 registrants. RSVP at giving.purdue.edu/TechTailgate19.
After years working in the restaurant industry, Jacob Torres went back to school to earn degrees in mechanical engineering technology. Now the Purdue graduate is developing ways to grow food in space for NASA.
Nishant Jain and Thibault Corens, graduates of Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Engineering Technology, are developing Presso, a vending machine-like device for dry cleaning garments.