2007 ends with three Weldon staff members recognized for their outstanding contributions to Purdue. Two were recognized by the College of Engineering, while the third was honored with a University award.
Klod Kokini has been named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.
Purdue University's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez have formed a partnership agreement designed to facilitate collaborative research and education efforts between the two institutions.
A former president and CEO of an international producer of medical devices will serve as the executive director of the Alfred Mann Institute for Biomedical Development at Purdue University.
Purdue and Purdue Research Foundation officials announced Friday (Nov. 30) that John C. Hertig, the former president and CEO of Enpath Medical Inc. in Minneapolis, will be the institute's inaugural executive director. The Purdue engineering alumnus begins his duties on Monday (Dec. 3). University News Service has the full story.
A long and productive history of research between Purdue's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and GE Healthcare will serve as a framework for future innovation in a new medical imaging facility dedicated today at the Purdue Research Park. The facility includes a state-of-the-art 3-Tesla MRI system. The planned research builds on previous collaborative efforts between biomedical engineering and GE to perform key safety studies for fast scan MRI techniques and to enhance images from Computed Tomography (CT) systems.