ME553: Product Design & Innovation Webinar

Event Date: April 4, 2013
Time: 9:00-10:15 a.m.
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Webinar Announcement. Watch anywhere on campus via Webex! Register now for the Guest Lecture Series in ME553: Product Design & Innovation. This week's speaker is Umesh Patel, Ph.D., Vice President of Product Development and Engineering for Cook Biotech, Inc. His topic will be "Product Development and Innovations at Cook Biotech."

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Meeting Name: ME553 Guest Lecture: Dr. Umesh Patel

Speaker Information

Umesh Patel provides leadership and direction to product development and engineering teams at Cook Biotech. He determines strategic focus for the development of extracellular matrix (ECM) medical devices. He joined Cook Biotech in 1995. At the start, he was responsible for operations and the development of manufacturing processes to product ECM medical devices. His current position is Vice President for Product Development / Engineering. He is a graduate of Purdue University (BSE -1986, MSEE – 1987, PhD IE -1995). Prior to joining Cook, he conducted research at Purdue’s Biomedical Engineering Center in the areas of cardia output, impedance cardiography, hyperthermia, telemedicine and ECM materials. He is an inventor on 22 U.S. patents.