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February 1, 2018

Silk fibers could be high-tech ‘natural metamaterials’

New research has demonstrated how the nano-architecture of a silkworm’s fiber causes “Anderson localization of light,” a discovery that could lead to various innovations and a better understanding of light transport and heat transfer.
January 31, 2018

In the news: A Purdue startup is building a better brain for smart technology: BTN LiveBIG

Big Ten Network features FWDNXT, a startup founded by Eugenio Culurciello, associate professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. FWDNXT is designing next-generation hardware and software for deep learning aimed at enabling computers to understand the world in the same way humans do. FWDNXT has developed a low-power mobile coprocessor called Snowflake for accelerating deep neural networks effective at image recognition and classification.
January 30, 2018

Staff achieve service anniversaries

Three Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering employees who have dedicated significant service to Purdue University are celebrating their service anniversaries: Carla Brady (20 years), Jo Gelfand (35 years), and Corey Linkel (10 years).
January 29, 2018

Inventors and Innovators: Riyi Shi

Riyi Shi, Purdue professor of neuroscience and biomedical engineering in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is a medical scientist specializing in uncovering the mechanisms of central nervous system trauma and diseases and instituting new treatments through innovative experimentation and pioneering new strategies in the field. He is a Purdue graduate who continues to develop innovations and breakthroughs that help move the world forward.
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.
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