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April 17, 2019

Eight students advance to Engineering 2169 Student Pitch Competition

Eight graduate students from Purdue’s College of Engineering emerged as finalists from a field of 21 hopefuls who competed in the first round of the Engineering 2169 Health and Longevity pitch competition held at the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering on April 11.
April 16, 2019

Irazoqui receives 2019 Faculty Excellence Award for Research

Pedro P. Irazoqui, Reilly Professor of Biomedical Engineering and interim head of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Purdue College of Engineering Faculty Excellence Award for Research. The award honors faculty for an exceptional recent research contribution that has had significant impact on the discipline and/or society.
April 1, 2019

Two junior faculty members recognized with named professorships

Tamara Kinzer-Ursem and Jacqueline Linnes were named Marta E. Gross Assistant Professors of Biomedical Engineering through the Purdue College of Engineering's Rising Star program. The Rising Star Program recognizes assistant and associate professors for their exceptional accomplishments and leadership in research, teaching, and engagement.
March 27, 2019

Implant to better track brain chemical gone rogue after neurotrauma

Your chances of getting a nasty migraine increase following a spinal cord injury, thanks to a chemical messenger in the brain that spikes to toxic levels, past studies have suggested. For treatment to get any better, researchers need to catch that split-second spike in action and closely follow its path of destruction.
March 26, 2019

Les Geddes’ legacy continues with two named professorships

Through the Purdue College of Engineering’s Rising Star Program, Sarah Calve and Craig Goergen were named Leslie A. Geddes Assistant Professors of Biomedical Engineering for their exceptional accomplishments in research, teaching, and engagement. The limited-term professorships recognize two promising junior faculty members early in their careers while honoring a distinguished professor and brilliant researcher who left an unparalleled legacy.
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