Dean and Distinguished Professor, Purdue University
Dr. Gary R. Bertoline is the Dean of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and a Distinguished Professor of Computer Graphics Technology and Computer & Information Technology at Purdue University. He earned his PhD at The Ohio State University before coming to Purdue University in 1990. He co-founded the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC) as well as the Polytechnic Institute initiative at Purdue University. The Polytechnic initiative at Purdue is a major effort to transform the learning experience of students to better prepare graduates for life and work in the digital age. Gary also is the visionary leader for the Purdue Polytechnic High School – Indianapolis a charter school that opened on July 31, 2017. The high school will help close the educational gap for many underserved Indianapolis students. He has authored numerous papers in journals and trade publications on engineering and computer graphics, computer-aided design, and visualization research. He has authored and co-authored seven text books in the areas of computer-aided design and engineering design graphics. Gary is a futurist with research interests in scientific visualization, interactive immersive environments, distributed and grid computing, and workforce and STEM education.
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