Largest Purdue IE Capstone Project exhibition
IE 431 Senior Design Capstone Project students learn about real-world business projects and help companies by providing practical recommendations for improvements.
This semester, Capstone Project teams presented 36 posters on a wide variety of projects. About 180 students presented their finished research project posters at an April 23, 2019, exhibition with about 225 attendees, and four winning teams were announced. Students presented the final project posters to industry partners, IE faculty and grad students at the poster exhibition. Three teams won and a Peer Choice Award was also given.
Three entities received "Partners of the Year" awards for working with Purdue IE students: FCA, Endress+Hauser, and Purdue Dining and Catering.
Other industry partners included: Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis; Marketing for Purdue Dining and Catering Services, Purdue Campus; Wabash National; Monsanto BioTech, Bayer, St. Louis, MO; East Terra Plastics, Connersville, IN; FroYo Xpress, West Lafayette, IN; Almost Home Humane Society, Lafayette; College Consulting Group, Purdue Campus; Purdue Black Cultural Center Purdue Campus; Janus Developmental Services, Inc., Noblesville, IN; Premiere Auto Detailing & Wash, Lafayette; Warren County Purdue Extension Service, Williamsport, IN; Creative Flooring, Inc., Indianapolis; TVS Motors, Tamil Nadu, India: Jeco Plastic Products, Plainfield, IN; Pregis LLC, Plymouth, IN; Shindigz, South Whitley, IN; Caterpillar, Lafayette; FCA Group Fiat Chrysler Automotive, Kokomo, IN; FBi Buildings, Inc., Remington, IN; Southwire Company, Lafayette; Pitney Bowes, Greenwood, IN; Community Health Network, Indianapolis; IU Health-Frankfort Hospital, Frankfort, IN; Purdue University School of Nursing/IU Health Arnett, Lafayette; and IN3/Crane/Naval Strategic Warfare Center, Odon, IN.
(l) 1st Place - Team VA Medical Center; (r) 2nd Place - Team Purdue Marketing
(l) 3rd Place - Team Wabash National; (r) Peer Choice - Team FCA