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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
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
A student pilot and instructor on a flight in Purdue University's Airbus A320 simulator
Today’s pilots need traditional flight skills as well as the ability to manage automated flight systems, according to Mike Suckow, associate professor of practice in Purdue Polytechnic...
Published: January 03, 2020
An aerial photo of Purdue's West Lafayette campus, featuring Ross-Ade Stadium and Mackey Arena
As a matter of course, the faculty and staff of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology (SATT) consistently pursue grand challenges and...
Published: December 16, 2019
Gozdem Kilaz
A new grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will accelerate research by the Purdue Polytechnic Institute toward generating sustainable aviation fuels. The $1.7 million grant was...
Published: November 05, 2019
Gozdem Kilaz
Purdue Polytechnic's Gozdem Kilaz, assistant professor of engineering technology, has focused her research on developing alternative liquid fuels for transportation — specifically,...
Published: October 22, 2019