Mike Leasure, associate professor of aviation technology, has been appointed coordinator of unmanned aerial systems for Purdue University’s new FAA certificate of authorization (COA) for agriculture. A COA approved the use of airspace for the flight of registered unmanned aircraft.
The School of Aviation and Transportation Technology at Purdue University is one of 11 partners from around the world that have agreed to form a new global network for aviation education.
The Big Ten Network has produced a one-minute video on the Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s Hangar of the Future for its 2015-16 Live Big Series.
It highlights the way students and faculty are adding technology to hangar operations. The video includes interviews with graduate student Amadou Anne and Tim Ropp, clinical associate professor of aviation technology.
One of the team winners of the BoilerMake Hackathon created their invention with Halloween weekend in mind.
Two Purdue research projects won awards at the 2015 University Aviation Association (UAA) Fall Education Conference in Snowbird, Utah.
Six student projects designed to assist bakers, brewers, Boy Scouts, and more have received Commercialization and Research Grant (CRG) funding from the Purdue Polytechnic Institute Statewide.
Purdue Polytechnic New Albany students have designed and built a modern version of a medieval weapon called a trebuchet. The ultimate goal?
Janeth Vargas is one of five women chosen to be featured in a nationwide campaign to support Latinas in Technology. The media campaign and support program is aimed at engaging Latinas and their families in discussions about careers in technology.
Eleven undergraduate and graduate students, including two from Purdue Polytechnic Institute, have been selected for the first cohort of the Burton D. Morgan Fellowship Program, a student-driven initiative focused on thought leadership, mentorship and community building.