The PNW Steel Bridge Team received the “Robert E. Shaw, Jr. Spirit of the Competition Award” at the 2019 National Finals. Read moreContinue reading →
Civil Engineering students advance to national finals!
Six Purdue University Northwest (PNW) civil engineering students made PNW history by placing second overall at the 2019 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Student Steel Bridge Great Lakes Regional Competition. The placement qualifies the team to advance to the national finals competition at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale at the end of May (5/31 – 6/1). Read moreContinue reading →
Our very own Dr. Dietmar Rempfer, Dr. Chenn Zhou, and Dr. Vijay Devabhaktuni were featured on the WJOB Purdue Northwest Today show with host Richard Rupp on Feb. 14, 2019. Watch to learn the updated news from the School and hear more about our new 4+1 academic programs!Continue reading →
As a teacher and key faculty member in computer engineering, Dr. Yang enjoys helping a group of diverse learners to work together toward a common goal: learning how to learn.Continue reading →
Join Roger Frechette, managing principal of Interface Engineering, for an informative presentation on Net-Zero Energy renovations.
Our Distinguished Speaker Series continues on Feb. 22 with Roger Frechette presenting, “Net-Zero Energy Renovations: American Geophysical Union Headquarters Building – A Case Study.” Join us at 3 p.m. on the Purdue University Northwest Hammond Campus at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) Center (6937 Woodmar Ave., Powers Building, Rm. 115). The event is free and open to the public.Continue reading →
Congratulations to new graduate Zephaniah Hill (electrical engineering) who received a Chancellor Medallion at Fall 2018 Commencement! Medallions are awarded to undergraduates of each college earning the top grade point average. Zephaniah also was a 2018-19 Robert G. Presnak Scholarship winner.Continue reading →
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We, the Purdue University Northwest School of Engineering, are proud to be celebrating our second year! This semester (Fall 2018) we debuted our new logo, which has been applied to our main office window in Hammond (Potter 121) and on various print and electronic materials. What does the logo mean and why is it constructed in this way? Learn more…Continue reading →
Students Todd Coffeen, Charles Pratt, Alex Wray, Dylan Kwak, Lucas Neuhold, and Dillion Woodrick celebrated a successful first flight on Nov. 17, 2018 at the Westville Campus.
The PNW AeroSolar Club is aiming to explore new frontiers in harvesting solar energy. Currently, the club is utilizing the weather balloons as platforms to study the solar irradiation at different altitude. The club president is Alex Wray and the faculty mentor is Dr. Yun (Tom) Liu.Continue reading →
Purdue University Northwest (PNW), through its Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS), was recently awarded a cooperative agreement from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) to research the ability to predict the lifespan of electronic components.Continue reading →
Alan “Bud” Wendorf is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sargent & Lundy.
Our Fall 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series concludes on Nov. 16 with Alan W. “Bud” Wendorf presenting, “What a young graduate engineer might expect in the workplace and what the workplace might expect from a recent graduate engineer.” Join us at 3 p.m. on the Purdue University Northwest Hammond Campus at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) Center (6937 Woodmar Ave., Powers Building, Rm. 115). The event is free and open to the public.Continue reading →
We are #PNWEngineeringProud of civil engineering student Sydney Valiska – she has been awarded the Enbridge Future Leaders Scholarship! Congratulations to Sydney and a big thank you to Enbridge for your continued support of our students!Continue reading →
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Large Vortex Structures on Jupiter and Saturn Extracted from Cloud Images by Using Optical Flow Method
Cloud images of Jupiter and Saturn captured by NASA’s spacecraft show fascinating large-scale vortices, particularly Jupiter’s Great Red Spot (GRS) and Saturn’s North Polar Vortex (NPV). The high-resolution flow structures of these distinct vortices can be extracted by using the physics-based optical flow method.
Dr. Tianshu Liu presents on Oct. 5, 2018 at 3 p.m. on the Purdue University Northwest Hammond Campus at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) Center (6937 Woodmar Ave., Powers Building, Rm. 115). The event is free and open to the public.Continue reading →
For the second year in a row, PNW has ranked among the top 50 Best Engineering Programs (non-doctoral category) by U.S. News & World Report! Congratulations, Purdue Northwest School of Engineering!Continue reading →
We are #PNWEngineeringProud of our students! Learn more about their summer internships.Continue reading →
Dr. Jie Xu, the first speaker in the 2018-19 Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by the PNW School of Engineering, will discuss how sound waves are being developed into powerful tools to move lab-on-a-chip technology to the next level.
Join us on Sept. 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. on the Purdue University Northwest Hammond Campus at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) Center (6937 Woodmar Ave., Powers Building, Rm. 115). The event is free and open to the public.Continue reading →
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The School of Engineering would like to thank donor Robert Presnak for his generous gift of historical engineering books!Continue reading →
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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) students Forrest Eisenschmidt, Alex Begala, John Rodriguez, John Estrada, Andrew Miloshoff, Austin Hensen, Neftali Arteaga and Vinh Vo placed 4th overall at the 2018 evGrand Prix Student World Finals on May 15 & 16 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The team also placed 1st in Design, 2nd in Energy Efficiency, and 5th in STEM Outreach.Continue reading →
Students Daniel Quiroz, Austin Hensen, Alex Begala and Associate Professor Donald Gray presented their paper, “Advanced Modeling to Optimize Strip Flatness” at the AISTech 2018 Conference on May 7 in Philadelphia. Their paper, one of approximately 550 full professional papers, was very well received.Continue reading →
Calling all future engineers! Are you interested in being a part of exciting and interactive activities to learn what engineers really do? This camp is for YOU!
Session 1 (Middle School Students): June 11-15, 2018
Session 2 (High School Students): June 18-22, 2018
Congratulations to PNW American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter members! At the ASCE 2018 Great Lakes Student Conference in April, PNW won three competitions: Wooden Bridge, Concrete Frisbee, and Technical Paper. For the Steel Bridge competition, PNW was ranked 4th overall out of 19 schools; ranked 3rd in Construction Speed, Lightness, Display, Economy, and Efficiency; and ranked 5th in Stiffness.
PNW student participants included: Jake Manzo, Skye McNutt, Juan Padilla, Kawthar Alahmed, Sarah Litsheim, Santiago Burgos, Darian DeVries, Sang Kang, Nick Orbik, David Klein, Anthony Fadke, Ryan D St Jean, Michelle H., Mike MacNeill, Ron H., Tony D’Angelo, Anthony Monocchio, Amanda V., Kyle D., Brandon M., Brandon L., Rachel Yorek, Sara Fisch, Evan laviolette, Neil Webber, Alex Metz, Mark Peters, Jacob Brown, Khadijah Alshakhal, Ikenna Ezeugwu, Ike Nnachi.Continue reading →
We are proud of our engineering students and their Senior Design projects! View photos from our April 26, 2018 poster display.Continue reading →
Two strong supporters of PNW’s School of Engineering, alumnus Stewart McMillan (BS ’77) and his wife Kathryn, have issued a $300,000 matching gift challenge for the Student Engineering Design Studio—meaning gifts that raise up to $300,000 will be matched dollar-for-dollar for a total of $600,000. Learn more about the Student Engineering Design Studio and make a gift today.Continue reading →
Purdue Northwest (PNW) engineering students competed in the Human Exploration Rover Challenge held April 13 and 14 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.Continue reading →
Self-Driving Cars Are Coming to Northwest Indiana: Are They Ready for Our Roads? Are We Ready for Them?
The final speaker in Purdue University Northwest’s School of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series will discuss the challenges facing communities and automakers, including infrastructure-to-vehicle (I2V) technology, in his April 20 presentation.
*Please note: The April 20 event has been cancelled. Thank you for your support and we look forward to next year’s Distinguished Speaker Series!Continue reading →
Congratulations to the 2018-19 Presnak Scholarship recipients: Spencer Jones, Agustin Payan, Amanda Vandenoever, and Zephaniah Hill. Learn more about the Robert G. Presnak Scholarship.Continue reading →
Join us on April 26 and 27 to celebrate our engineering students and their senior design projects!Continue reading →