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November 17, 2015

Three Purdue women exemplars of startup success

Three women with Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering connections--Jessica Huber, professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences; Alyssa Panitch, the Leslie E. Geddes Professor of Biomedical Engineering; and Sherry Harbin, professor of biomedical engineering, serve as role models and mentors for faculty and student researchers who seek to transition their ideas into commercial products.
November 17, 2015

Purdue-based startup could make high-quality scientific and industrial imaging systems less expensive

A Purdue innovation that could help improve efficiency and lower the costs of selective scientific imaging equipment is being commercialized by High Performance Imaging LLC. Charles Bouman, a professor in Purdue's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Purdue's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and a co-founder of High Performance Imaging, said that the company's technology can be of great value in advanced scientific imaging by reducing cost and increasing access.
November 4, 2015

Sherry Harbin receives 2015 Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue Faculty

Sherry Harbin, professor of biomedical engineering and basic medical sciences, was named winner of the 2015 Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue Faculty. The award is given annually to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to, and success with, commercializing Purdue research discoveries.
October 20, 2015

Kinzer-Ursem selected to participate in NAE's Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium

Tamara Kinzer-Ursem, an assistant professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University has been selected among seventy of the nation's most innovative, young engineering educators to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's seventh Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium. This symposium is designed to facilitate the sharing of best practices in research and education to bring about improvements in each participant's respective institution.
October 19, 2015

Purdue startup commercializes assistive wheelchair technology, develops first prototype

A Purdue startup is commercializing an assistive wheelchair technology that could provide people with disabilities an efficient and easy-to-use method to more easily position and remove an iPad or other mobile device without being limited by a table or moving in and out of the chair. The company has recently developed its first prototype.
October 8, 2015

Alyssa Panitch named Biomedical Engineering Society Fellow

Alyssa Panitch, Leslie A. Geddes Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected to the Biomedical Engineering Society’s (BMES) 2015 Class of Fellows for her exceptional achievements in the field of biomedical engineering.
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