University-Industry Engagement Week

Purdue partners with Trimble to launch construction management technology lab

By Jesse Schwartz
Published: September 26th, 2023

Purdue University is partnering with tech company Trimble to establish a new, state-of-the-art lab focused on construction management technology.

The Trimble Technology Lab at Purdue will bring the company’s industry-leading construction technologies into a dedicated environment where Purdue students can use them to learn and innovate.

The industry-funded lab is expected to open in early 2024 and will be hosted by the Purdue School of Construction Management Technology within the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.

“We are immensely grateful for Trimble’s generous gift, which will elevate our technologies to a new level,” says Daniel Castro-Lacouture, dean of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. “Working with Trimble to establish the technology lab signifies an exciting new endeavor that empowers our students and faculty to drive industry advancements. The equipment and software provided will enhance our educational and research capabilities in construction management and technology.”

Amy Northcutt, director of education and outreach at Trimble, comments, “Purdue has a strong reputation as a leader in applied construction education. The university’s construction management program offers an innovative curriculum that emphasizes hands-on learning and prepares students for a variety of construction careers. Trimble is confident that our collaboration with Purdue to establish this Trimble Technology Lab will have a significant impact in preparing students for their future careers.”

Source: Purdue Research News

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