About the Center for Technology
The Purdue Center for Technology Development was officially launched Wednesday, January 11 with the signing of the charter by the founding members. The Center is housed and supported at the College of Technology and is a collaborative effort among the faculty from several CoT departments as well as faculty from the College of Engineering.
The Center’s main focus is to engage in applied research with industry in a partnership that addresses technology development. CTD aims to provide a linkage between fundamental research and Technology-ready solutions through focused applied research that can be defined primarily under Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) 3-5, as shown in the figure.
The core faculty have a range of expertise and can assist with a variety of research projects, from design to analysis, and from testing to reverse engineering. The scope of the center's work will depend on the needs of its members.