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January 23, 2018

Purdue Profiles: Jenna Rickus

Jenna Rickus, associate vice provost for teaching and learning and professor of agricultural and biological engineering and biomedical engineering, was destined to be a Boilermaker. After all, her mom and her dad met while attending Purdue. Rickus works with colleges, faculty, and the ancillary academic units to drive toward innovative, transformative teaching and undergraduate student success.
January 16, 2018

New C-BRIC center will tackle brain-inspired computing

Purdue University will lead a new national center to develop brain-inspired computing for intelligent autonomous systems such as drones and personal robots capable of operating without human intervention.
January 12, 2018

Schurz Communications awards funding to student startups

Schurz Communications Innovation Challenge, an incubation competition for student entrepreneurs working in online and mobile media technology, awarded funding to two Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering student startups: Incas Diagnostics and WristSense.
January 8, 2018

In the news: Two Purdue Projects Seek to Save Moms

Inside Indiana Business features Craig Goergen's wearable device to detect, monitor and treat preeclampsia in developing countries. Goergen is an assistant professor in biomedical engineering.
January 3, 2018

Calve awarded Rising Star Award for Junior Faculty

Sarah Calve, an assistant professor in Purdue's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Rising Star Award for Junior Faculty from the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) at the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) Conference on Jan. 3, in Key Largo, FL. The theme of this year’s conference was Transformative and Translational Mechanobiology.
December 22, 2017

Parida and Sangha win Joe Bourland Travel Awards

Satyabrata Parida and Gurneet Sangha, both Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering PhD students, have been awarded Joe Bourland Travel Grants. Dr. Joe Bourland established this competitive award to graduate students in need of funds to support their travel to a conference as part of their graduate studies.
December 11, 2017

Purdue trustees approve named professorship for Irazoqui

Pedro Irazoqui, associate head for research and professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, was appointed the Reilly Professor of Biomedical Engineering during the Purdue Board of Trustees meeting on Friday (Dec. 8).
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