A variety of Purdue Polytechnic students participated in Purdue’s 2020 Spring Undergraduate Research Conference.
Nathan Kanter, a student double-majoring in data visualization and web programming and design, was awarded top abstract at a Purdue conference for his research into the connection between systematic lupus erythematosus and the progress through puberty during adolescence.
Purdue Polytechnic students are researching collegiate pilots’ lifestyle habits, foundational game theory and Lyme disease instances in cities.
The City of Columbus announced the launch of a web-based train status page that will allow residents to determine if a train is approaching the intersection of Indiana State Roads 11 and 46. The technology behind the page was designed by Isaiah Bowman, a senior in computer and information technology at Purdue Polytechnic Columbus.
In partnership with Purdue’s Office of Undergraduate Research, Purdue Polytechnic awarded 11 scholarships to undergraduate students to recognize their engagement in original research, scholarship, or creative work under the guidance of faculty mentors.
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.