College of Technology

PNW’s College of Technology partners with business, industry and government to give students opportunities to solve real-world problems, leading to internships and jobs.

Purdue Northwest’s nationally recognized program will continue to fill the increasing workforce demand nationwide for cybersecurity professionals

Michael Tu, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Technology

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Specialty scholarships, student organizations, collegiate competitions and internship opportunities – see how the College of Technology can help you succeed.

Cybersecurity

National Center

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency granted the National Center for Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense Education designation to PNW.

 

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Meet College of Technology

See how our accredited programs and discipline-specific skills acquisition help graduates thrive.

By partnering with regional industry, the technology laboratories are maintained at state-of-the-art levels. The college has invested more than $300,000 in facility enhancements to its laboratories.

The Engineering Technology department has incorporated knowledge covering the mechanics, electronics and computer control needed to design and operate robotic devices into their courses.

Faculty and students work to provide solutions to specific industry problems while providing students with experiential learning opportunities.

Industry supported lab environments are equipped with articulated robotic arms, mobile robot-bases and machine vision systems. From autonomous vehicles to sensor-driven manufacturing systems, robotic innovations are at the forefront of technology advances today.

Signature programs include Mechatronics Engineering Technology (first of its kind), Computer Information Technology (nationally recognized in information assurance and cyber defense) and Environmental Health and Safety concentration (designated as a qualified academic program).

Recipient of the 2020 Warner Mini-Lectureship Award

Magesh Chandramouli, Associate Professor of Computer Graphics Technology, was recently named as recipient of the 2020 Warner Mini-Lectureship Award. This award is issued by Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT), the leading international honor society for technology, for exemplary international leadership and contributions within the professions of Technology.

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Important Dates

Apr 06

3MT Competition (Canceled)

Students provide a speedy summary of their research in this lively research-communication competition.

Apr 16

Technology Day (Canceled)

The College of Technology will host its Senior Design Project Showcase during its annual Technology Day event. This event is open to high school students, current university students, faculty, and industry professionals.

Apr 18

Preview PNW: Hammond (Canceled)

Explore PNW’s Hammond campus and meet academic faculty, campus departments, student organizations and fellow new members of The Pride!

Apr 24

Last Day to Drop Spring 2020 Classes

 Spring 2020 classes must be dropped by 4:30 pm on Friday, April 24.

Accreditation

All of the undergraduate programs in the College of Technology are nationally accredited. This ensures that each program is independently reviewed and meets the quality expectation for that profession.

Accrediting agencies include Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) and ABET.