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In the Media: Fusion Studio for Entertainment and Engineering

Rich Dionne, Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Theatre and Mary Pilotte, Professor of Practice in Multidisciplinary Engineering, are founders and co-directors of The Fusion Studio for Entertainment and Engineering, a university center that connects entertainment industry leaders with scholars and practitioners, provides space for development and exploration, and inspires pedagogical innovation at the nexus of engineering and live entertainment. The Fusion Studio and Purdue’s ABET-accredited concentration in theatre engineering, an exciting interdisciplinary program led by Dionne and Pilotte, have recently drawn attention in the media. Learn more about Professor Dionne and Professor Pilotte and the unique opportunities offered for students in an article published by Purdue University and in a video interview by PBS Michiana.