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June 26, 2018

Riggins wins Black Graduate Student Association Social Justice/Humanitarian Scholarship Award

Ti'Air Riggins, a PhD student in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, received the Purdue University Black Graduate Student Association Social Justice/Humanitarian Scholarship Award in May. The honoree of this award is a graduate or professional student who has demonstrated compassion, courage, and leadership in a volunteer role to promote tolerance at Purdue University.
June 25, 2018

Student startup wins Purdue Foundry Black Award

HaptImage, a Purdue University graduate-student owned startup that develops an assistive educational technology, was awarded a Purdue Foundry tier-one Black Award. Partners Shruthi Suresh, a PhD student in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and Ting Zhang, a PhD student in industrial engineering, developed the technology to help individuals with visual impairments instantly experience images through real-time haptic feedback and tactile responses.
June 22, 2018

Goergen named Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor

Craig Goergen, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Purdue University, was awarded the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering 2018 Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Award at the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Association Summer Kickoff in June.
June 18, 2018

Alumnus named CTO of Becton, Dickinson and Company

John A. DeFord, a 17-year member of the Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering Advisory Board and Purdue alumnus, has been appointed executive vice president and chief technology officer of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a leading global medical technology company, in June.
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