NSF grant will address disparities among Black engineering technology students

Anne Lucietto from Purdue Polytechnic's School of Engineering Technology has teamed up with a wide range of researchers to investigate disparities between African American student enrollment in engineering technology compared to other demographic groups. Lucietto was awarded nearly $300,000 by the National Science Foundation to undertake the project.

Purdue, Space Force collaboration introduces high school students to careers in aviation and space

Purdue and the United States Space Force are collaborating to introduce high school students to careers in aviation and space. Students will spend a week on campus this summer to gain practical experience in Purdue Polytechnic’s four major aviation fields, including management, engineering technology, unmanned systems, and flight. The School of Aviation and Transportation Technology is collaborating with other Purdue offices on the inaugural program.

Purdue Polytechnic Institute faculty build sleeker, faster crime-fighting tool

Professors in Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Computer and Information Technology have released FileTSAR+, a digital forensic evidence analyzer. It’s a streamlined version of the original FileTSAR (Toolkit for Selective Analysis and Reconstruction of Files), providing law enforcement agencies with a tool that’s faster and easier to use.

Guitar lab student forges his own path with Polytechnic curriculum

Purdue Polytechnic's "guitar lab" remains one of Purdue's most popular courses. Gryphon Mawhorter’s lifelong passion for building guitars caught the attention of Mark French, who teaches the course. French appointed Mawhorter, a junior in audio engineering technology, to lab supervisor — and Mawhorter is now charting his own unique path in the Polytechnic.

Polytechnic students get real-world consultation experience with Purdue's local businesses

Purdue Polytechnic's James Tanoos turned the tables on his students this semester by giving them the opportunity to be consultants. Students got to use their expertise learned in class and beyond to help two businesses, by and for Boilermakers, persistently pursue their goals with the latest strategic approaches.