The prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program has offered Andre Woloshuk, a senior in Purdue's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, a grant to Poland. He is one of three Purdue University students to receive a grant offer. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the most renowned U.S. program for students and young professionals to forge ties to foreign countries. It operates in more than 140 countries and fully-funds a post-baccalaureate year abroad.
Graduate students Elizabeth Phillips and Shruthi Suresh won first place at the 2017 Purdue University Chapter of Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition in the engineering sciences division. The students received their awards at the annual chapter banquet on April 12.
Graduate student Joyatee Sarker received the Emily M. Wadsworth Graduate Mentoring Award on March 22nd. The award recognizes special contributions made to the mentoring of women at Purdue and in the community.
A dozen graduate students participated in the inaugural Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering Thesis Competition, held on March 23. Orlando Hoilett was the overall winner. Divya Tankasala won second place and was the Crowd Favorite. A few days later, Hoilett also won the People’s Choice Award at Purdue’s Three Minute Thesis Competition.
The Implantable Networks of Wireless Nanoelectronic Nodes team won the Purdue College of Engineering Faculty Award of Excellence Team Award. The annual Awards of Excellence for engineering faculty were presented at the Shively Club on April 7, 2017.
Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is undergoing an exciting, transformational period of rapid growth and development of its educational programs, research capabilities, and industry outreach. This year, 11 new faculty members joined the school, adding breadth and depth to our four signature areas of research.
Weldon School senior Bridget Perry has mastered one of the most challenging lifestyles college can demand: the dual role of student and athlete. Constantly moving from a mental workout to a physical one, Perry, a native of Mooresville, Indiana, has managed to excel in both pursuits.