Yilin Feng, Shelby K. Hobbs, Changmin Xiong and Chuyang Yang, students in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, won first place in the Airport Cooperative Research Program’s University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs.
Louis Hickman, a Ph.D. student in Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation, and Mesut Akdere, associate professor of human resource development, recently won “Best Paper in Human Resource Management” at the Eastern Academy of Management Conference.
Mesut Akdere, associate professor in the Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation and the director of Purdue Human Resource Development (HRD) Virtual Lab, has received the Faculty Research Fellowship award of the Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research (CILMAR). The award recognizes Purdue faculty who demonstrate a commitment to intercultural research, teaching and learning.
Faculty and staff in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute were recognized for their achievements during the 2017-18 academic year at the college’s annual luncheon. The following awards and recognitions were presented on April 27, 2018.
Academic Advisor Award: Tamara Lynch
“Tamara is the ultimate example of an advisor going above and beyond to ensure that the students have successful international experiences.”
Business Office Service Award: Hilliary Fox
Mark French, professor of mechanical engineering technology, has been named as a recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy.
Todd Kelley, associate professor in the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation, won the 2017 Gerald F. Day award from the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.
Students in the Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association (TEECA) brought back three awards from the Midwest Regional TEECA competition at Illinois State University held October 27-28, 2017.
Louis Hickman, a doctoral student working with Mesut Akdere in the Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation, was given an Outstanding Reviewer Award at the Midwest Academy of Management Conference.
Abilene Perez, a junior in user experience (UX) design, was awarded first place at the 2017 Intern Project Fair during her internship at Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Houston, Texas.
Mary E. Johnson, associate professor of aviation technology, has been awarded the Frank E. Sorenson Award for Excellence in Aviation by the University Aviation Association. Johnson is the fourth faculty member from Purdue University to receive this recognition, making Purdue faculty the most frequently awarded.