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Recent News Stories

Gianna Lint

Gianna Lint, a student in Purdue Polytechnic’s Doctorate of Technology program, is applying her expertise in process improvement towards human trafficking research.

Tags: Research, human trafficking
Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research

A variety of Purdue Polytechnic students participated in Purdue’s 2020 Spring Undergraduate Research Conference.

Tags: undergraduate research
Mesut Akdere

Mesut Akdere, professor of human resource development, received the Polytechnic’s Outstanding Faculty in Discovery award and a Purdue Seed for Success Award. But his work as a faculty member extends beyond the realm of research.

Tags: profile, recognition
Aircraft Portable Stair and Accessible Loader (CAD design / Yuwei He)

Three teams from the Purdue Polytechnic Institute won first place in three airport challenges at the Transportation Research Board’s annual University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs, a design challenge presented by the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP). Two additional Polytechnic teams placed second and third.

Tags: general aviation, awards, grand challenge safety, grand challenge
Daphne Fauber, Erik Levin and Natalie McGuckin

Purdue Polytechnic students are researching collegiate pilots’ lifestyle habits, foundational game theory and Lyme disease instances in cities.

Tags: undergraduate research
Purdue Homeland Security Institute researchers created a computer model to provide training for active shooter situations. (Image provided)

Eric Diet and Jae Yong Lee of the Purdue Homeland Security Institute have developed a computer model to test how well the “run, hide, fight” mantra works during an active shooter situation.

Tags: Research
AutoIC Lab research

A research team led by Purdue Polytechnic’s Jiansong Zhang created a new method to help experts in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry simplify development of the building information modeling (BIM) software they use.

Tags: Realizing the Digital Enterprise