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Genius of Einstein, Fourier key to new humanlike computer vision

Two new techniques for computer-vision technology mimic how humans perceive three-dimensional shapes by instantly recognizing objects no matter how they are twisted or bent, an advance that could help machines see more like people. (source: Purdue News Service)

Future engineers try thinking outside the sandbox

Barry Kudrowitz, an assistant professor of product design at the University of Minnesota, talks Friday with a class of Purdue students about play in West… Continue reading...

21 Fund Awardee Wins Commercialization Award

Professor Ramani will be presented the 2009 Faculty Commercialization Award for his work with VizSeek, a Purdue Research Park-based company that developed a searchable online index of two and three dimensional drawings for businesses with the help of the state's 21st Century Research and Technology Fund.

Karthik Ramani has been named the recipient of the 2009 Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University Faculty.

Event Date: September 10, 2009 Karthik Ramani has been named the recipient of the 2009 Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University Faculty. The Outstanding Commercialization… Continue reading...

Ph.D. student Sundar Murugappan and Professor Karthik Ramani were awarded the 2009 Prakash Krishnaswami CAPPD Best Paper Award by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) division

Sundar Murugappan (Ph.D Student) and Professor Karthik Ramani were awarded the 2009 ...

‘FEAsy’ analyzes designs from raw sketches to speed parts creation

Event Date: September 1, 2009 Going back to the drawing board is much easier now that researchers have developed a new type of design program… Continue reading...

CAD Journal among the top Journals in Computer Science

Event Date: May 31, 2009 Computer-Aided Design was among the top performers according to the ranking of computer science journals. The journals were ranked according… Continue reading...

Most cited award for Computer-Aided Design Announcement

PRECISE Shapelab’s Paper,”Three-dimensional shape searching: State-of-the-art review and future trends” was awarded for the most cited paper,which is referenced 42 times between the date of… Continue reading...

Now, Doodle it…

Event Date: July 6, 2007 Mumbai News: Forget word-based search engines. Cutting-edge algorithm can hunt through online catalogues using only a sketch; researchers say technology… Continue reading...

Professor Ramani is selected to receive the Thomas French Award from The Ohio State University

Event Date: March 7, 2007 The Thomas French Achievement Award is presented to alumni who have distinguished themselves as educators. Thomas French, an 1895 graduate… Continue reading...

Most cited award for Computer-Aided Design (04-06) Announcement

Event Date: February 28, 2007 PRECISE Shapelab’s Paper,”Three-dimensional shape searching: State-of-the-art review and future trends” was awarded for the most cited paper. Papers for this… Continue reading...

Professor Ramani is the recipient of 2007 College of Engineering Faculty Research Excellence Award

Event Date: February 27, 2007 He will receive the award in the 5th annual Engineering Faculty Recognition Banquet. Attachments Faculty Research Excellence Award_2007.pdf… Continue reading...

Purdue wins ‘Innovation of the Year’ at 2006 Techpoint MIRA

Innovation of the Year Award finalist to Purdue University (School of Mechanical Engineering) and Imaginestics for the launch of the world's first online engineering search engine based on shape (2D and 3d).

Doodle Search – New software can hunt through online catalogs using only a sketch

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=105851&org=NSF&from=news Working with support from the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, Imaginestics, a company located in West Lafayette, Ind., has created… Continue reading...

C3 :: Customization, Collaboration & Configuration Summit 2005

Today research in product development, manufacturing and supply networks are converging driven by the potential use of information science and technologies. This research coupled with… Continue reading...