Perhaps the most visible part of the college’s transformation was approved at the May meeting of the Purdue University Board of Trustees. The board approved our proposal to rename the College of Technology to the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.
On May 15, the Purdue University Board of Trustees encouraged the college’s efforts and transformation by approving the renaming of the college to the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.
International partnerships are the latest in a growing network that will provide immersive, exciting global opportunities for Purdue Polytechnic students and faculty.
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute has added nine of its 11 centers in the past five years. The increased interest in centers can be traced to more research activity, more collaboration across campus and more engagement with industry partners.
Purdue’s Department of Aviation Technology is making the skies a safer place one research project, flight simulation, and takeoff at a time.
Eric Matson, associate professor of computer and information technology, and Julia Taylor, assistant professor of computer and information technology, are members of the NSF I/UCRC along with faculty from other Purdue colleges to help industry with research and development.
Two Purdue Polytechnic professors were honored at the University’s 2014-15 Inventors Recognition Reception for being awarded patents.
The new unmanned aerial systems major at Purdue will help students examine the entire system surrounding the unmanned aerial industry, including design, operations, sensors, commerce and policy.
During 2014-15, when a Purdue veterinary medicine professor wanted students to work with a particular bone or set of bones, there was no need for a cadaver. A call to Cari Morgan with the request to “print it,” did just fine.
A student-led project in the School of Construction Management Technology will bring more reliable electricity to a Nicaraguan health care facility by way of solar power.