graduate students

PlayStation, ‘Last of Us’ and beyond: Q&A with master’s alumnus Xingyu Lei

As a graduate of Purdue Polytechnic's master's program in computer graphics technology, Xingyu has gotten to work on som big-name projects such as "The Last of Us" and "Call of Duty" franchises, just in the first leg of his career alone. Read on to find out what advice he gives to up-and-coming professionals in the field.

Computer and Information Technology forms first grad student association with faculty, alumnus advisor

Purdue Polytechnic's Department of Computer and Information Technology has just formed its first official organization for graduate students, which will provide a support network for academic and social life, as well as helping with funding for conferences and travel related to students' work.

German executive, industry pioneer seeks Purdue Polytechnic recruits for dual master’s degree abroad

Through a collaborative agreement between Purdue and Germany’s Reutlingen University, students can earn two master’s degrees simultaneously: a master of science in engineering technology from Purdue and a master of science in digital industrial management and engineering from Reutlingen.

Polytechnic team among finalists in NASA’s Space Robotics Challenge Phase 2

Because of inhospitable living conditions in outer space, some of the galaxy’s next explorers will be robots. To ascertain the caliber of the world’s robotics experts, the Centennial Challenges Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) teamed with the Space Center Houston, the official visitor center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, for the Space Robotics Challenge. A team led by Byung-Cheol “B.C.” Min, associate professor in Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Computer and Information Technology, is a finalist in NASA’s robotics challenge.

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