IE Student Project Sponsorship

Applies engineering tools and concepts to real world situations.

Let us help your organization

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Apply our problem solving to

Build Simulations Address high inventory & WIP levels
Evaluate workplace ergonomics Crystallize work procedures
Resolve bottleneck operations Optimize supply chain logistics
Improve unsafe work areas Improve facility layout
Recommend repair vs. replace options Analyze value/non-value operations
Address product quality Improve any process
Optimize production scheduling ...and more.


Two programs, two levels of students

Capstone projects are featured in our Undergraduate program and our Professional Masters program. 


Purdue Industrial Engineering student projects involve a two-way relationship that promises significant returns for your participation.

Industry Benefits

  • Provides fresh engineering resources

  • Advances your projects that have been strategically stagnant, devoid of resources, operationally inefficient, or organizationally costly or unsafe.

  • Provides closure on selected projects for a small investment.

  • Increases your organization’s footprint within Purdue IE.

  • Builds stronger relationships with Purdue IE faculty who serve as project mentors.

  • Influences the work ethic of future engineers & project managers.

IE Student Benefits

  • Applies learned tools & works with professionals doing real project management

  • Gains project leadership experience in real-world setting

  • Accounts for results

  • Meets project deadline & milestones

  • Gains richer understanding of project finances

  • Witnesses the impact of project implementation, readjustments & revisions

  • Delivers an optimal solution based on data analysis

  • Uses communication & presentation skills


Sponsorship Details


Must include: company information, contact information, project title, brief summary AND project scope & requirements

​Submit via the Online form or email Dave Kotterman.



Dave Kotterman,

Director, Industry Relations

School of Industrial Engineering



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