The world was watching as Craig Lewis worked toward a very strict building deadline during his 2014 summer internship with Skanska in New York City. Skanska was in charge of one part of the renovation of the United Nations General Assembly, and it needed to be done by the opening of the 69th session Sept. 16. And as if the convergence of world leaders to the job site was not stressful enough, Lewis had to deal with a sudden promotion halfway through the job.
To provide students with better access to engineering technology processes, John Piller built 15 programmable logic controller (PLC) trainer stations for use at three College of Technology locations.
It could be Tré Bennett’s big break. More than 3 million people were watching the NBC broadcast of Purdue’s football game against Notre Dame Sept. 13, when the Purdue University commercial that Bennett worked on aired.
Nathan Mentzer, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation. In 2013, in only his fourth year in the college, he won two college-level teaching awards: Outstanding Faculty in Learning and the Dwyer Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. The Dwyer Award is chosen by students.