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Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research
Several Purdue Polytechnic students were recognized by Purdue’s Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) for their spring projects. Nicole Dwenger won first place among Polytechnic...
Published: November 30, 2020
PlaneEnglish now has a companion manual
PlaneEnglish, an aviation radio simulator app created by a Purdue Polytechnic alumnus and other Purdue graduates, now has a new co-pilot. Eren Hadimioglu, an alumnus from the School of Aviation...
Published: October 05, 2020
New faculty
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute will begin the 2020-21 academic year with 19 new faculty and staff who have been hired over the past year. They include: Ernie Avellana, director of...
Published: August 19, 2020
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...
Published: July 02, 2020
The Pipistrel Sinus aircraft at the Purdue University Airport
Staff from the Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology (SATT) collaborated with aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel and the Federal Aviation...
Published: June 05, 2020
Daphne Fauber, Natalie McGuckin and Erik Levin
Purdue Polytechnic students find opportunities to participate in research projects with professors around campus. Purdue’s Office of Undergraduate Research profiled students working on...
Published: May 18, 2020
Purdue Polytechnic in the news
Faculty and staff in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute were recognized in May for their achievements during the 2019-2020 academic year. “Congratulations to all for your hard work and...
Published: May 07, 2020
Esteban Garcia, Sarah M. Hubbard, Gozdem Kilaz, Byung-Cheol "B.C." Min, Michael W. Suckow, and Mesut Akdere
Purdue University’s Board of Trustees approved promotions for faculty within the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, effective August 10, 2020. To Associate Professor Esteban Garcia,...
Published: April 03, 2020
PlaneEnglish, a simulator created by three Purdue alumni, has received a $1 million SBIR Phase II award, sponsored by the Air Force and AFWERX, the Air Force’s technology and innovation hub.
Three Purdue alumni, including a graduate of Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, will be using an app they created to help more members of the U.S. Air...
Published: March 06, 2020
A student pilot and instructor use Purdue Polytechnic's Hawker 900XP flight simulator
To help find the 800,000 new pilots that the aviation industry will need in the next 20 years, schools with professional flight programs may need high-tech training systems and partnerships...
Published: March 05, 2020