Phillip Sanger is using a Fulbright Scholarship to study intercultural and gender influences at play in team dynamics by teaching at Kazan National Research Technological University (KNRTU) in Russia. He is also creating a four-year spine of courses that will help KNRTU students learn to manage real-world projects in challenging multicultural teams and help professors there incorporate project-based learning throughout their curricula.
Jim Tanoos takes a global approach to helping students study supply chain management. Since 2017, Tanoos has shepherded his students onto planes and into four cities in Europe.
Thanks to Purdue Polytechnic’s multiple locations located throughout Indiana, students can reach their collegiate goals regardless of where they reside.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Office of Recruitment, Retention and Diversity (RRD) is made up of five individuals who assist and encourage high school students on their paths to college, and Polytechnic students on their paths through college.
Student teams competed for a share of $10,000 in prize money and an additional $10,000 in scholarships at Purdue Polytechnic’s Design and Innovation Challenge.
The School of Construction Management Technology held the Indiana Building Academy, a one-day conference for building industry professionals in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
Željko Torbica has been appointed to the position of professor and head of Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Construction Management Technology.
Jim Lerums and Katherine Reichart developed the Indiana Cybersecurity Scorecard, a tool for non-experts to confidently self-assess the state of their organization’s cyberinfrastructure.
Nicoletta Adamo and Bedrich Benes are researching the ways in which emotional computer-animated instructors affect student learning. Their research also aims to guide the design of affective (that is, emotion-generating) on-screen agents that work well for different types of learners.
To remedy the global shortage of pilots, Manoj Patankar has instituted a suite of advanced flight simulators, industry partnerships and an accelerated path to a professional flight degree in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology.