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The Krenicki Center is dedicated to the growth and education of all Purdue University students. We facilitate this growth through educational enhancements by organizing student events such as data dives, case competitions and workshops. We also offer informative and educational webinars related to real time analytical issues facing the corporate world. Thus making us an ideal platform for students to conduct research in data analytics.



Through the Krenicki Center qualified students will also have the opportunity to work on real-life projects providing solutions to companies’ analytical issues. Members of our team will not only be developing practical skills through working on projects with leading companies in the country, they also will be showcasing talents and knowledge in the field of analytics. Student employees of the Krenicki Center are paid an hourly wage for the work completed on their assigned project(s). Students interested in applying should meet the following qualifications:
  • The ability to handle large-scale data using software such as R or Python
  • A knowledge of machine learning algorithms
  • The availability to dedicate 10-15 hours per week on assigned project
All Undergraduate and Graduate majors are eligible to apply.  Open to both International and Domestic students. 


The requested Research Statement is not required and will not hinder possible opportunities with our center. If unavailable, please just upload your resume/CV.


"The cutting-edge technologies, information strategies and analytic techniques that I mastered during my Purdue education serve as a foundation for my lifelong career in data analytics."
- Rachel Crouch
Software developer, GM, August 2016

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Featured Events

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MIS & Analytics Big 10 Research Conference

The 2019 MIS and Analytics Big 10 Research Conference provided a forum for our Big 10 partners working in Information System and Analytics. Teams were able to present their findings and exchange views on the latest advances in the field. The conference showcased Information System and Analytics research from world-renowned researchers within the BIG 10 in conjunction with research from top-notch students from each university.

The winning team: team TSM

Esport Data Hackathon: 24 Hour Challenge

Centered on the Purdue University Campus, West Lafayette, IN teams competed in a 24-hour Challenge. Through using cutting-edge technology such as machine learning, AI, AR/VR, NLP, and many more teams developed innovative data solutions that solved problems for Data Visualizations and Predictive Analytics. These solutions were able to support Fan Experience, eAthlete Training & Performance.

Learn more about the Esport Data Hackathon

The winning team of Purdue/IU Case Challenge

Purdue/IU Case Challenge Sponsored by Eli Lilly

Similar to real-world business projects, the STAMINA4 case competition is an intensive, experiential learning opportunity that allows students to showcase their critical thinking and analytical abilities. While also communicating their ideas, and demonstrating mental tenacity through team work. STAMINA4 participants only have four hours to analyze a case and create a presentation to share their recommendations.

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