On November 1, Purdue honored six professors from Purdue Polytechnic, the university’s college for technology, with Seed for Success Acorn Awards.
Purdue Polytechnic Institute, the university’s college for technology disciplines, will launch 10 majors at the newley-established Purdue University Indianapolis in fall 2024.
Purdue Polytechnic’s alumni board has undergone a great deal of change lately, spinning up activities alongside a host of new members.
Greg Strimel, a Purdue Polytechnic Institute professor in the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation, told The Persistent Pursuit that his students choosing to nominate him for a teaching award "means everything" to him.
Talented data analysts went head-to-head last fall during Purdue’s IronHacks competition to predict unemployment claims across Indiana. Competitors used data provided by Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation alongside state government data. The winners’ predictive models displayed stunning accuracy.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Jennifer Linvill is co-principal investigator of SCALE (Scalable Asymmetric Lifecycle Engagement) research. Linvill and her colleagues received new funding from the Department of Defense that will allow the project to extend for five years and expand significantly. They aim to develop a next-generation workforce that can return the United States to prominence in global microelectronics manufacturing.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Abrar Hammoud received the Award for Academic Integration of Steps to Leaps, which recognizes an educator who has woven Steps to Leaps into her pedagogy.
Matt Hamilton, a 2008 graduate from #PurduePolytechnic's organizational leadership program, works as a laboratory manager in Purdue's College of Agriculture. His ambitions to delve into natural resources research were sidelined by the pandemic — temporarily.
While sidelined by an automobile accident for a few months, Danielle Render, a Purdue graduate who double-majored in organizational leadership and multidisciplinary engineering, transformed her “side hustle,” a clothing design hobby, into a growing full-time business.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Sabine Brunswicker, Soowon Chang, Dominic Kao and Alejandra Magana participated in short-term research projects related to how universities adapted to the pandemic.