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Markell Jones
Markell Jones (BS professional flight ’19) was always fascinated with flying. He has his father, a pilot, to thank for that. “My Dad would share stories with us, and I could tell...
Published: November 28, 2022
ISTAT Foundation
Three students in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology (SATT) have been named recipients of 2022 scholarships from the ISTAT (International Society of...
Published: August 04, 2022
The "Airport Unmanned Self-Driving Wheelchair"
Student teams from the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology at Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute won first-place and third-place awards at the Transportation Research...
Published: August 03, 2022
Charity Weke, Ankita Patra and Alex Small
Women aviators from across the United States take off this week in the 45th annual Air Race Classic, an all-woman, daylight-only race in which race teams fly a defined course to a list of...
Published: June 20, 2022
Purdue Polytechnic in the news
Purdue University’s Board of Trustees approved promotions for faculty within the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, effective August 15, 2022. To Associate Professor of Practice Paul...
Published: April 13, 2022
NPR article on Russian airlines and economic sanctions
Economic sanctions designed to penalize Russia for its invasion of Ukraine are causing problems for Russian airlines. They’re now almost flying only domestically, and they might have to scale...
Published: April 11, 2022
United Airlines Capt. Pete Zabel (BS professional flight 2005) visits with current students during a presentation announcing the United Aviate program’s partnership with Purdue.
A new partnership between United Airlines and the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology in Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute will provide students a direct pathway from...
Published: March 28, 2022
Gozdem Kilaz
Gozdem Kilaz, associate professor of engineering technology, has been recognized for her contributions to the research mission in Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute. In May 2021, Kilaz...
Published: March 07, 2022
Purdue Polytechnic's Future Work and Learning research impact area
This is the second of three articles describing and updating the college’s sociotechnical research impact areas for 2021-2022. Purdue Polytechnic faculty have been collaborating to...
Published: January 07, 2022
John H. Mott
International search for leading aviation programs finds success on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus John H. Mott, associate professor of aviation and transportation technology, has been...
Published: November 22, 2021