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May 19, 2017

Stephen Ferguson, Carl Cook of the Cook Group honored by Purdue

Stephen L. Ferguson, Chairman of the Board of Cook Group, received the Honorary Boilermaker Award and Carl A. Cook, CEO of Cook Group, received the Extraordinary Boilermaker Award at the French Lick Springs Hotel in French Lick, IN on May 10. George R. Wodicka, Dane A. Miller Head of Biomedical Engineering, presented the awards on behalf of Purdue President Mitch Daniels during the Purdue Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering faculty and staff retreat.
May 18, 2017

Alumnus Aaron Kyle receives Columbia Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching

Alumnus Aaron Kyle (PhD 2007) has received Columbia University's Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. Kyle is a senior lecturer in Columbia's Department of Biomedical Engineering. A top honor presented to only five recipients each year, the presidential awards "recognize teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and, in particular, honor faculty who have had a lasting influence on the intellectual development of students."
May 17, 2017

Alumna Rachel Price Bell to be inducted into the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Alumna Rachel Price Bell, (PhD, 2004), has been named a 2017 inductee of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Hall of Fame®. The CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame recognizes former Academic All-Americas who received a college degree at least 10 years ago, have achieved lifetime success in their professional careers, and are committed to philanthropic causes.
May 12, 2017

Chmielewski selected for Purdue's 2017 Herbert Newby McCoy Award

Jean A. Chmielewski, the Alice Watson Kramer Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and professor of biomedical engineering, has been chosen as the 2017 Herbert Newby McCoy Award recipient. One of Purdue University's top three research honors, the McCoy Award is the most prestigious award the university bestows in the natural sciences.
May 11, 2017

Jenna Rickus selected for ELATE program

Jenna Rickus, professor of biomedical engineering and agricultural and biological engineering, has been named a 2017-18 Fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering program at Drexel University (ELATE at Drexel®).
May 4, 2017

Shelley Claridge wins prestigious NSF CAREER award

Shelley Claridge, assistant professor of chemistry and biomedical engineering, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. CAREER Awards are considered one of the most prestigious for promising researchers in science and engineering.
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