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August 13, 2019

Rothenberger wins Fearnot-Laufman-Greatbatch Award

Sean Rothenberger, a doctoral student in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University, was awarded the school’s Fearnot-Laufman-Greatbatch Award for best Summer Seminar presentation.
August 7, 2019

This Handy New Device Might Help KO Cholera

What if you could put a drop of water into a miniature laboratory — not much bigger than a smartphone — and find out whether the water contains the bacterium that causes cholera?
August 3, 2019

Glowing adjectives describe student leader, commencement responder

Inspiring teacher. Outstanding leader. Broad and deep in community involvement. Accomplished researcher and scholar. Those phrases are just a few of the many accolades that describe Matthew Pharris, a graduate student from Phoenix, Arizona, who served as the student responder for Purdue’s commencement Saturday (Aug. 3).
July 26, 2019

Transforming biology to design next-generation computers, using a surprise ingredient

Moore’s law – which says the number of components that could be etched onto the surface of a silicon wafer would double every two years – has been the subject of recent debate. The quicker pace of computing advancements in the past decade have led some experts to say Moore’s law, the brainchild of Intel co-founder Gordon Moore in the 1960s, no longer applies. Particularly of concern, next-generation computing devices require features smaller than 10 nanometers – driving unsustainable increases in fabrication costs.
July 22, 2019

Pharris selected as commencement speaker

Alumnus Matt Pharris has been selected as the commencement speaker for Purdue University’s August 2019 graduation ceremony for all majors. Commencement speakers are chosen in part for their ability to make their story personal, but connect universally with all graduates. In his speech, Pharris will reflect upon his nine years at Purdue, time spent obtaining multiple degrees, racking up high honors, and learning some valuable life lessons along the way.
July 18, 2019

Biomedical engineering meets clinical practice

A collaboration between the Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and Indiana University School of Medicine sets the standard for the exchange of ideas between engineering and medicine. After 25 years, it is undergoing an even more spirited infusion of fresh new ideas — and programs.
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