Teaching computers to understand jokes and humor is a funny business, according to Julia Rayz, associate professor of computer and information technology. Rayz is trying to help computers understand and interact with people as naturally as people interact with each other.
Jorge León, a graduate research assistant working with José Garcia-Bravo in the School of Engineering Technology, hopes to use hydraulic devices and fuzzy logic theory to maximize the energy efficiency in electric busses.
Greg Strimel, assistant professor of engineering-technology teacher training, Tanner Huffman, and Michael Grubbs have launched a research project titled “Advancing Excellence in P-12 Engineering Education (AEEE).”
The Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA) recognized Daniel Leon-Salas, associate professor of engineering technology in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Engineering Technology, for his contribution to the development of knowledge and serving as a “distinguished example” of UNSA’s graduates.
A popular animated television series in Japan which featured twin brothers who play high school baseball inspired Lin Zhang's research into how robots perceive human motion.
Purdue Polytechnic welcomed new faculty members this year who have a wide variety of research interests.
Three student teams from the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology scored first or third place wins in the Airport Cooperative Research Program’s University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs.
Professionalization, the process of achieving widespread recognition and higher socioeconomic status for emerging occupations, used to take decades. But widespread availability and usage of social media is changing that equation in ways we don’t fully understand, according to Yubo Kou, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Computer Graphics Technology.
As an undergraduate research volunteer at Central South University in Changsha, China, Xingtao Liu discovered that there is beauty in the microscopic world of metals. Liu’s research focuses on aluminum’s grain refinement mechanism for the aluminum casting industry.