Ziyang Tang, a graduate researcher in Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Computer and Information Technology, and his research team have developed new methods to help computers process images from unmanned aerial systems, recognizing irregularly sized objects like wildfires more quickly and accurately.
Gozdem Kilaz, assistant professor of engineering technology and director of Purdue’s Fuel Laboratory of Renewable Energy (FLORE), will serve as principal investigator for “Higher Energy-Content Jet Blending Components Derived from Ethanol,” a research project funded by a $1.7 million Department of Energy grant.
Purdue Polytechnic's Gozdem Kilaz, assistant professor of engineering technology, has focused her research on developing alternative liquid fuels for transportation — specifically, aviation biofuels. She discusses her work on a project to convert plastic waste into jet fuel. Gozdem also has big news to share about an upcoming project. (This episode was updated to correct a minor error in the introduction.)
Purdue Polytechnic’s Richard Voyles and his research colleagues are developing pill-sized robots with artificial intelligence to help dairy farmers monitor the health of their herds.
A new, patented technique being developed by Yingjie “Victor” Chen and his research team could make visualization of big spatial data sets easier and more concise.
A research team led by Purdue Polytechnic’s Jiansong Zhang created a new method to help experts in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry simplify development of the building information modeling (BIM) software they use.
Gozdem Kilaz and Petr Vozka are working in the Fuel Laboratory of Renewable Energy (FLORE) to optimize a new chemical conversion process to transform plastic waste into useful products.
Purdue Polytechnic’s digital manufacturing and design research laboratory, once known as the Product Lifecycle Management Center, is changing its name to the Digital Enterprise Center.
Research assistants in Purdue Polytechnic displayed research projects at the Realizing the Digital Enterprise Graduate Student Poster Session.
The liquid metal cyborg in ”Terminator 2” inspired Richard Voyles and a team of researchers to work toward developing a ”smart product printer” that combines the printing of a structure with the printing of electronics, sensing and other functions.