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Ziyang Tang, a graduate researcher in Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Computer and Information Technology, and his research team have developed new methods to help computers process images from unmanned aerial systems, recognizing irregularly sized objects like wildfires more quickly and accurately.

Ziyang Tang, a graduate researcher in Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Computer and Information Technology, and his research team have developed new methods to help computers process...

Co-leaders of Purdue Polytechnic’s strategic research impact areas were introduced in late July to the Toolbox Dialog Initiative via an online meeting.

Purdue Polytechnic researchers are using the Toolbox Dialog Initiative (TDI) to improve their cross-disciplinary collaboration. The TDI team from Michigan State University facilitates...

Parhizi uses data provided by gas chromatography to identify components within an energy source. The example data shown here identifies specific solvents commonly used within Li-ion battery electrolytes.

Mohammad Parhizi, a post-doctoral research assistant, is studying the behavior of lithium ion batteries to determine how they perform under stress. Parhizi’s research could lead to safer...

A soft, flexible electrode like this, being developed by Purdue Polytechnic’s Robert Nawrocki and colleagues, could be comfortably placed on (or just beneath) the skin, enabling a treatment called deep nerve stimulation. The technology could potentially provide relief for medical disorders including migraine, rheumatoid arthritis and many gastrointestinal illnesses without the side effects of traditional pharmaceutical treatments.

Purdue Polytechnic’s Robert Nawrocki and his research colleagues are designing a soft, flexible electrode that can be comfortably placed on the skin, enabling a treatment called deep...

Santiago Guevara, Brittany Newell, Laura Vallejo and Jose Chamorro work with a conveyor belt test system and sensors in the Adaptive Additive Technologies Lab.

Jose Garcia Bravo and Brittany Newell, assistant professors of engineering technology, along with Jose Chamorro, Santiago Guevara, Jose Solorio, Laura Vallejo and other colleagues, collaborated...

Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research

Purdue’s Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) recognized several Purdue Polytechnic students for first, second and third place research presentations and posters during OUR’s...

 Ramyani Sengupta and Anthony Sparkling use virtual reality technology in a Knoy Hall laboratory to “walk” through Purdue’s future Engineering & Polytechnic Gateway Complex.

Purdue Polytechnic’s Anthony Sparkling and Ramyani Sengupta are studying how virtual reality technology could help experienced professionals and potential retirees in the construction...

Mesut Akdere

Mesut Akdere, professor of human resource development, and a colleague received the Richard A. Swanson Research Excellence Award.

Elementary school students learn to execute tasks with a robotic arm much like those found in advanced manufacturing facilities.

Sascha Harrell, director of workforce development and education for Purdue’s Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC), and Purdue Polytechnic’s Greg...

Byung-Cheol Min's SMARTBoat 5, removing an algae bloom from a public waterway

Purdue Polytechnic’s Byung-Cheol “B.C.” Min is leading a team designing SMARTBoat 5, an unmanned surface vehicle that removes harmful algae blooms from shorelines and...

Comparison of initial applied strategy vs. potentially changed strategy by the conditions.

Purdue Polytechnic’s Sabine Brunswicker, Soowon Chang, Dominic Kao and Alejandra Magana participated in short-term research projects related to how universities adapted to the pandemic...

Luis Maldonado and Jason Ostanek check weather sensor data at a cellular transmitter adjacent to ventilation shafts connected to Citizens Energy Group’s DigIndy Tunnel System in Indianapolis, Indiana.

A utility company turned to Purdue Polytechnic’s Jason Ostanek and Luis Maldonado to deal with the potential of foul-smelling air near ground-level ventilation shafts for the DigIndy...