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Purdue SIGBots at the VEX Robotics World Championship.

World championship-winning Purdue SIGBots on building robots, relationships

In the diverse world of clubs at Purdue University, Purdue SIGBots stands out not just for its technical achievements but for its strong sense of community and hands-on learning approach — and now the club has a robotics world championship under its belt as well.


Patrick Cavanaugh, a research engineer at Purdue’s Ray Ewry Sports Engineering Center, demonstrates how virtual cycling competitions function in a remote environment. (Purdue University photo/John Underwood)

Helping virtual cycling belong on the global stage

Virtual cycling has rapidly gained popularity in the last several years — so much so that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the world governing body for sports cycling, Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), intend to feature it as an exhibition sport in the 2024 Paris Olympics, and they selected a team of Purdue CS experts to help the sport achieve that eminent status.


The newsletter for alumni and friends of Purdue CS for Apr 2022. Here at Purdue Computer Science, we advance the profession through research and our graduates solve complex and challenging problems in many fields.

Purdue CS E-News | JUNE 2024

The newsletter for alumni and friends of Purdue CS for June 2024. At Purdue Computer Science, we advance the profession through research and our graduates solve complex and challenging problems in many fields.


Purdue CS Professors: Aniket Bera, Daniel Aliaga, Raymond Yeh, and Bedrich Benes

Purdue CS graphics and vision faculty presented 13 papers at CVPR 2024

Purdue CS computer graphics and computer vision faculty presented thirteen papers at the 2043 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) is the No. 1 conference in Engineering & Computer Science per Google Scholar.


With its strong demand and industry growth potential, students are drawn to Purdue’s highly ranked computer science program specializing in cybersecurity. Studies show the number of people in cybersecurity jobs in 2023 reached a high of 5.5 million, while the annual cost of cybercrime globally is estimated to reach $13.8 trillion by 2028.

Cybersecurity program among the nation’s strongest, drawing best and brightest undergrads to careers in highly demanded field

Finding ways to safeguard computer systems, networks and the data they hold is no easy task. And it’s growing ever more challenging, especially with the rise of cybersecurity threats, ransomware and other attacks. Purdue continues to equip the next generation of cybersecurity experts and industry leaders, offering one of the nation’s most storied, comprehensive and highly ranked undergraduate programs in cybersecurity.


Purdue University Arch at University and Stadium street intersection

Purdue's graduate programs continued their elevation in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

“Purdue graduate students and faculty in master’s, doctoral and professional degree programs are among the best in the country,” Purdue President Mung Chiang said. “The latest graduate and research rankings reflect the success of our students and colleagues across multiple colleges as we continue to support scholarly excellence at scale.”


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