Hands-on with augmented reality in remote classrooms

Hands-on with augmented reality in remote classrooms

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — During the COVID-19 pandemic, remote education has forced teachers to use every tool in their toolbox. But augmented reality, which allows both visual and hands-on instruction from any setting, remains out of reach for most...

2019-20 Engineering Graduate Program Awards

2019-20 Engineering Graduate Program Awards

Congratulations are in order! Two of the C-Design Lab Team Members, Subramanian Chidambaram and Terrell Glenn, were recently recognized for some of their contributions to the greater Purdue community. Sub was awarded the Magoon for his...

Sketch Making for Design Thinking

Sketch Making for Design Thinking

The C-Design Lab has made course material from ME553 available to the world. Have you ever wanted to take your ideas and communicate them visually? Do you have an idea you want to iterate on? Our Sketch Making for Design Thinking series of videos...

Four paper submissions are accepted in CHI 2020

Four paper submissions are accepted in CHI 2020

This year, four paper submissions from Convergence Design Lab were accepted in the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). The four papers are listed below and the full papers will be released later. For more information about...

C Design Lab at UIST 2019, New Orleans

C Design Lab at UIST 2019, New Orleans

From Oct 21 to Oct 23, Professor Ramani, the C Design Lab members, and two alumni Ke Huo (currently works at Facebook) and Sang Ho Yoon (currently works at Microsoft) attended the 32nd ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium (UIST...

The New Factory Floor

The New Factory Floor

“A lot of these technologies have become much cheaper, while sensors and electronics are much more powerful,” says Karthik Ramani, a mechanical engineering professor at Purdue University. “Now we are bringing them down [in cost] for people to...

Toy Fair celebrates Purdue’s 150th anniversary

Toy Fair celebrates Purdue’s 150th anniversary

Officially, the ME444 class is called “Computer-Aided Design,” but everyone knows it as the Toy Design class.  Students learn concept generation, CAD design, finite element analysis, and rapid prototyping, and other skills necessary to work in...

Purdue engineering student recruiting kids to pursue STEAM careers

Purdue engineering student recruiting kids to pursue STEAM careers

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – It’s only a matter of time before Terrell Glenn achieves his doctoral degree in engineering. However, he noticed that in his lab group there was a shortage in people that looked like him. “Not only am I the only American, I’m...

C Design Lab at the Greater Lafayette Mini Maker Faire 2019

C Design Lab at the Greater Lafayette Mini Maker Faire 2019

One more year the C-Design Lab is part of the Greater Lafayette Mini Maker Fair, an event that attracts hundreds of children and makers. This year, people were able to have a feeling of design methods, fabrication techniques, and digital...