BME News

September 24, 2015

Kinzer-Ursem receives 2015 Showalter Trust Award

Professor Tamara Kinzer-Ursem has been selected to receive research funding from the Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Trust Fund. The award will fund her research project entitled "Surface Optimization for Selective Protein Capture and High-Throughput Assay Development".
September 23, 2015

Kinzer-Ursem receives Outstanding Alumni Award

Tamara Kinzer-Ursem, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of Toledo Bioengineering Department. The award recognizes alumni from the UT College of Engineering that have made significant contributions to their respective fields.
July 24, 2015

Purdue University innovation wins FDA Food Safety Challenge

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that technology discovered at Purdue University that could help government agencies and the food industry detect salmonella more quickly has won the grand prize in the 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge.
June 15, 2015

Weldon School team wins first place at Medical Design & Manufacturing Medical Device Trade Show & Competition

A Weldon School team has won first place in a contest to design pioneering biomedical tools, taking home a prize of $10,000. Awards for VentureWell's BMEidea competition were issued on June 9 during the Medical Design & Manufacturing Medical Device Trade Show & Competition in New York City. The Purdue team developed MarginPAT, an imaging tool for use in breast cancer surgery that enables surgeons to see clearly defined margins around tumors.
June 10, 2015

Jacqueline Linnes Selected for PRF Summer Faculty Grant

Professor Jacqueline Linnes' proposal entitled "Ultra-low-cost paperfluidics as a rapid molecular diagnostic platform to detect B. pertussis" was selected for funding by the Purdue Research Foundation's summer faculty grant program.
May 28, 2015

Global learning experiences for Weldon School students launched in China

Weldon School undergraduate students interested in having a global learning experience without interrupting their plan of study or delaying their time to graduation can now choose among two opportunities in China in addition to programs in Ireland, Denmark, and Switzerland. The China programs include a for-credit one-semester study abroad program in Shanghai and a summer research dual exchange program in Beijing.
May 21, 2015

Six Biomedical Engineering Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

Ushering in a new era of leadership in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, the Purdue Board of Trustees approved the promotion to full professor of six faculty members: Sherry Voytik-Harbin, Michael Heinz, Pedro Irazoqui, Zheng Ouyang, Jenna Rickus, and Ann Rundell. This cadre of senior faculty represents more than half of the promotions to full professor this year in the entire Purdue College of Engineering. They are each recognized innovators in their fields with noteworthy impact in translational research and superlative teaching.
May 14, 2015

Corey Neu selected to serve on NIH Study Section

Corey Neu, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the NIH Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Study Section, Center for Scientific
Review for a term beginning July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2019.
May 13, 2015

Registration Opens for 5th Summer Workshop on Spectroscopic Imaging

The 5th Summer Workshop on Spectroscopic Imaging takes place at Purdue University July 9-10. The workshop will showcase the most recent advances in the development and applications of spectroscopic imaging platforms and offer lab training of label-free imagining technologies.
May 11, 2015

Tom Talavage named Purdue University Faculty Scholar

Tom Talavage, professor of biomedical engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named a Purdue University Faculty Scholar for 2015-2020. The University Faculty Scholars Program recognizes outstanding faculty members at the West Lafayette campus who are on an accelerated path for academic distinction.
May 6, 2015

Michael Ladisch wins Morrill Award

Michael R. Ladisch, Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, was awarded Purdue's Morrill Award for demonstrating excellence in teaching, research and engagement missions, as well as in demonstrating synergies among them.
April 28, 2015

Pursuing answers: Implantable device research has potential to improve, save lives

A preeminent research team led by Pedro P. Irazoqui, director of Purdue’s Center for Implantable Devices, associate professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is making progress in developing wireless implantable medical devices for treatment of a variety of conditions using wireless networks of nanoelectronic sensors and actuators.
Viewing 1 to 20 of 670 | More news...