“Building Indiana” recently spotlighted several women in the state’s construction industry, including three who have ties to the Polytechnic Institute.
Manoj Patankar, head of Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, has been named by the Purdue University Board of Trustees as the Raisbeck Engineering Professor of Aviation Technology.
By characterizing and enhancing the material properties of dielectric electroactive polymers, Brittany Newell, assistant professor of engineering technology, develops sensors that can send information and react to specific conditions. These sensors can be used to notify technicians and postpone failure in industrial and medical applications.
The game studies major in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute is one professor’s answer to keeping students in the state.
Three students in Purdue’s engineering/technology teacher education have been featured in the December 2016 edition of the Children’s Technology and Engineering Journal.
Brightlamp LLC, a Purdue student-based startup, is working to become the first company to offer a downloadable app for public use that can detect concussions in real time. Jonathan Holt, an electrical engineering technology major, is co-founder and chief legal officer for the company. He will graduate in May 2017.
The Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Center of Excellence recently hosted its biannual meeting with industry and academic leaders in the field. Participants discussed the state of PLM from theoretical and applied technology viewpoints.
The approval of a third runway at Heathrow Airport in London has met with mixed reactions. International Airport Review asked John Wensveen, a professor in Purdue’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, to offer his perspective on the decision.
Increases in summer air travel could be an indicator of things to come for flying during the holiday season.
Nancy Rasche, clinical assistant professor of computer graphics technology, spoke with WLFI in West Lafayette recently about her company and its latest app for children with autism.
Rasche started Experience Design Group three years ago, and Literacy Labels is the company’s first offering. It is designed to be an interactive way for children to link words and objects.