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.
Purdue Polytechnic honored 11 of the college’s graduates as Distinguished Technology Alumni, Outstanding Technology Alumni and Early Career Alumni awardees.
The Purdue Technology Alumni Board (PTAB) supports the Purdue Polytechnic Institute by encouraging communication and mutual assistance with the college’s alumni base via programs, educational and professional growth, and networking opportunities. New this year, to complement their traditional get-togethers, PTAB is debuting their online speaker series, hosted monthly through Webex.
Eren Hadimioglu, an alumnus from Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, co-developed PlaneEnglish, app-based tool that helps new pilots become proficient in aviation phraseology and communication.
Stacy Lutes (BS ’04, AT), a pilot at American Airlines, shared her experience flying the 2018 Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight from Oshkosh, Wisc., to Washington, D.C. last July.
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.