In its quietly effective way, reports Richmond-based ABrightSide.com, the Purdue Polytechnic Richmond is in a growing mode.
An unmanned tractor designed by students at Purdue University and South Newton High School in Kentland, Indiana, placed second at the inaugural agBOT competition this spring.
The electric go-kart has been an educational fixture at Purdue Polytechnic South Bend for several years.
Like so many inventors, Andrew Schnobrich simply wanted to solve a problem that was vexing him. As a guitar player, Schnobrich often struggles with tuning his guitar and then keeping it in tune. He is not alone.
Purdue University received three awards in the recent University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs.
Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Autodesk have created the software giant’s first academic partnership that includes access to software, support and collaboration opportunities.
As part of her Spring 2016 course on constraint-based modeling, Rosemary Astheimer challenged her students to design a device to manufacture a paper airplane.
Thirty teams of seniors in the School of Engineering Technology presented their final posters April 29 to complete their senior capstone experience.
Jessica Cabral, assistant clinical professor of construction management, has received the 2016 Exceptional Early Career Award.
“Every semester I start by challenging the students and asking them how they want to change the world. This year we made a tiny home,” said Kirk Alter, associate professor of construction management at Purdue University.
The tiny home project will address the issue of housing for the homeless, battered women and people re-entering society from prison.
“One of the things that the students have learned,” Alter said, “is that we don’t need heroes, we need partners — partners in our communities.”