Widespread adoption of virtual reality (VR) is being held back by physiological and technological challenges, according to David Whittinghill, associate professor of computer graphics technology and computer and information technology.
In partnership with Purdue’s Office of Undergraduate Research, Purdue Polytechnic awarded 12 scholarships to undergraduate students to recognize their engagement in original research, scholarship, or creative work under the guidance of faculty mentors. Students are studying robotics in construction education, perceptions of STEM stereotypes, social engineering attacks, and the effects of pulsed die lube spray on high pressure die casting, among other projects.
Brock Gillum, an undergraduate student working in the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology’s engine test laboratory, developed a portable control box prototype for a jet engine in a shoebox.
To improve food safety and quality, Sangjun Eom, graduate research assistant in engineering technology, and Richard Voyles, professor of robotics engineering technology, are looking to add leftover containers in the fridge to the list of smart technologies available in smart homes of the near future.
Virtual reality games often cause simulator sickness – inducing vertigo and sometimes nausea - but new research findings point to a potential strategy to ease the affliction.
The University Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium is Tuesday, April 14 in the North and South Ballroom of Purdue Memorial Union from 1:00-5:00.
This event is a collaborative effort among the colleges of Agriculture, Engineering, Health & Human Science, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology.
Students can register to participate until March 13.
The University Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium is Tuesday, April 14, in the North and South Ballroom of Union from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Registration is now open. The deadline for students to register is Friday, March 13.
This event is a collaborative project among the colleges of Agriculture, Engineering, Health & Human Science, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology.
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Participants in the inaugural Technology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (TURF), sponsored by the College of Technology, will showcase their research during Purdue’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) research symposium Wednesday, July 31.
The planned Innovation Design Center (IDC) at Purdue will provide dedicated work space for student projects such as the EcoCAR 2, Solar Decathlon or Rube Goldberg competitions.
The first phase of the IDC, which will be located at Third and Russell Streets, will be coordinated by the colleges of Technology and Engineering.