As a child, Chi Hwan Lee always had Lego sets on his birthday list. Lee, who loves math and physics, would spend hours building the sets – following the instructions as well as his imagination.
That imagination and those Lego pieces became the building blocks of Lee’s Purdue University research, which focuses on converting items like contact lenses and prosthetic hands into smart devices with specially designed electronic stickers to measure vision loss or simulate the sense of feeling.
Purdue Engineering Graduate Programs is hosting the Purdue Engineering Virtual Graduate Showcase, a premier graduate recruitment event, Oct. 3 and 4. Fully online, this event includes informational workshops, program-specific sessions, research highlights, virtual lab tours, a poster session with cash prizes, and more.
In the majority of cases, once Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering students finish their post-doctorate experience or complete their studies to earn their degree, their time in academia has completed as they move on to work in the business or industry sector.
Indiana could be the next great hub for pediatric device innovation with the help of BME's Dr. Craig Goergen, Leslie A. Geddes Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of Clinical Programs