BME News

February 13, 2023

Purdue Ag-Celerator fund invests $100,000 in pathogen detection company

OmniVis, which focuses on the speed, accuracy and economics of pathogen detection, has received $100,000 from the Purdue Ag-Celerator, an agriculture innovation fund.

OmniVis makes iSpyDx hand-held devices that rapidly detect pathogens in food, agriculture and water samples. The devices perform to laboratory method standards but do not require special equipment or training.
February 6, 2023

Raman selected as next dean of College of Engineering

Starting April 1, Arvind Raman will become the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering. He's currently Purdue's executive associate dean of engineering and the Robert V. Adams Professor in Mechanical Engineering.
January 13, 2023

AHA Awards Purdue BME with Undergraduate Summer Program Grant

The American Heart Association selected Purdue University's proposal for their “Institutional Award for Undergraduate Student Training” program. This creates a new three year summer program called "Cardiovascular Disease and Biomedical Engineering at Purdue/Indiana University" which will leverage Purdue’s existing Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program to nationally recruit diverse undergraduate students for participation in cardiovascular and stroke-related research projects in an interdisciplinary context. The $165K award will fund five summer researchers annually, including attending a research conference to present their work.
January 11, 2023

Robinson announced as new RMS Honorary Fellow

The Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) is delighted to announce Professor Joseph Paul Robinson as its latest Honorary Fellow. Robinson, known as Paul and even ‘JPR’, has made a huge contribution worldwide to the field of Cytometry. This includes his list-serv ‘Purdue Cytometry List’ which is utilized by over 4,500 cytometrists, his work to teach Cytometry in Africa through his Cytometry for Life organization, and his patented Cytometry technologies.
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