A Purdue technology is being developed that could help increase the battery life in firefighting robots, allowing them to operate for longer periods of time in life-threatening areas that aren't safe for firefighters.
As head of the planned Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis, Scott Bess has a lot of work to do between now and August 2017.
Rosemary Astheimer, continuing lecturer in the Department of Computer Graphics Technology, provided a preview to her LiveWorx 2016 presentation "Do You Have Smart Connected Model-Based Design (MBD)" on a recent PTC CAD-Software blog.
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute's new transdisciplinary studies in technology program, the University's first competency-based degree, was featured on Inside INdiana Business Television.
John Wensveen, head of the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology at Purdue University, has been following the Zika virus outbreak, especially as it relates to travel.
Purdue Polytechnic Kokomo celebrated its 2016 graduates May 10 during its commencement in the Indiana University Kokomo Kresge Auditorium.
“Every semester I start by challenging the students and asking them how they want to change the world. This year we made a tiny home,” said Kirk Alter, associate professor of construction management at Purdue University.
The tiny home project will address the issue of housing for the homeless, battered women and people re-entering society from prison.
“One of the things that the students have learned,” Alter said, “is that we don’t need heroes, we need partners — partners in our communities.”
The future of aviation and its workforce in Indiana were the main discussion topics during an Aviation and Aerospace in Indiana event sponsored by Indiana Business Journal in April.
John Wensveen, professor and head of the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, was a panelist for the discussion.
Two Purdue graduate students are developing a gamified MBA program that teaches business concepts in an immersive, fantasy environment.