A delegation from the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA) in Arequipa, Peru, visited Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus in October to prepare for the third phase of a major multidisciplinary research partnership. Purdue Polytechnic’s Daniel Leon-Salas, who served as one of the delegation’s hosts, is developing a low-cost, portable sensor to measure photosynthetically active solar radiation to help farmers and plant growers to assess the solar resources available to them.
A STEM enrichment program offered through a partnership between Purdue Polytechnic Anderson and the Sistas of Royalty, a mentoring program, is building interest in attending college amongst sixth grade girls in the Anderson area.
iBASEt, a software company that provides manufacturing operations management solutions for simplifying how complex products are built and maintained, announced a partnership with Purdue’s Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC).
Purdue Polytechnic Anderson and Ninestar Connect, a cooperative offering electricity, water and fiber optic services in Hancock County, Ind., are working together to engage students and the local community in learning about new agricultural innovations.
Eric Dietz, professor of computer and information technology, was working to provide new opportunities for graduate students when he hosted Hyun Gun Song, the superintendent of South Korean police, in Greater Lafayette. This evolved into a partnership that has helped agencies in South Korea improve how they handle domestic violence calls.
The Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC) and Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (HMIN) have partnered to create the HMIN Drives Dreams Pathway (HDDP) IN-MaC Design and Innovation Studio in Greensburg, Ind.
Columbia City High School in Columbia City, Ind., was recognized for their students’ outstanding performance in the 2018-2019 MakerMinded competition.
Faculty and staff from Purdue Polytechnic entered into a partnership on behalf of Purdue University with the Colombian Air Force (EPFAC), spearheaded by members of its Graduate School, as part of Purdue’s globalization strategy.
Purdue announced an agreement with Frontier Airlines and Airbus to add Airbus A320 passenger jet training to the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology’s professional flight curriculum.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Engineering-Technology Teacher Education program (ETTE), Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University are teaming with Michigan-based Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) to create enthusiasm for STEM careers among middle and high school students with an online challenge called MakerMinded.