Happy New Year, and welcome to the start of a new semester and a new decade. We have all heard of making resolutions at this time of the year and no doubt have made some of our own. Despite starting at a young age, I could cite many examples of failed attempts to make changes via new year’s resolutions. As I matured, I realized that the act of making these resolutions — or... Read More
This fall, Purdue University’s 150th anniversary celebration came to a close after a full year of celebrating the people, places, experiences and advancements that make this amazing University a true force in our world. Looking back... Read More
We are entering the holiday season with Thanksgiving, so I would like to take this time to reflect on what I am thankful for serving as your dean in the Polytechnic Institute. I am thankful to have the opportunity to lead this great college at one of the finest universities in the solar system. I am thankful that we have record enrollment in both our undergraduate and graduate programs and... Read More
I recently read “Digital Transformation,” written by Tom Siebel. The book suggests that we are undergoing a period of mass extinction and mass diversification in our economy and society, brought about by the confluence of four profoundly disruptive technologies: elastic cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Digital... Read More
The University’s official enrollment numbers for Fall 2019 include great news for our college: we have a record-setting number of Purdue Polytechnic Institute students, with 4,910 undergraduate and graduate students in our West Lafayette (WL) programs and nearly 1,000 students at our locations around the state. This is the third consecutive year in which our college has achieved an all... Read More
Welcome back! We begin the 2019-20 academic year after a productive summer for the college. In June, the Lilly Endowment supported, through a $40 million grant, the joint proposal between the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and College of Engineering for an expansion of the “... Read More
Several reports by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) forecast an increased need for a manufacturing workforce:
- “More than 50 percent of companies report plans... Read More
The Polytechnic Institute has partnered with the Honors College to host Capt. Scott Kelly, a veteran astronaut who completed four space flights and spent 11 consecutive months on the International Space Station. On March 5,... Read More
The 2019 edition of Innovation, Purdue Polytechnic's annual magazine, has arrived. More than a mere summary of completed work, this extended-length, keepsake edition defines and celebrates the most significant evolution of... Read More
This column originally appeared in Purdue Today.
The sesquicentennial celebration marks a time for Purdue to renew its commitment to growth, discovery and innovation. What giant leaps will the next 150 years bring as Purdue continues its drive to meet the world's future challenges?
What will the next... Read More