ECET 58100 (Robot Programming) students staged a race of 1:10-scale autonomous vehicles in Knoy Hall, testing their programming skills for vehicle navigation and static obstacle avoidance.
Purdue University president Mitch Daniels awarded $500,000 to the College of Technology and Purdue Polytechnic Institute to create the University's first competency-based degree program. The announcement was made during a Sept. 4 news conference on campus.
The Purdue Kokomo GigaWatts team competed in the fourth annual International eVGrandPrix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) May 15. Twenty-three electric go-karts entered from as far away as Oklahoma, Georgia, Canada and China.