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.
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.
Jacqueline Linnes, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, weighs in on a new skin-like biosensor that offers needle-free blood sugar monitoring in this IEEE Spectrum story. "It's not entirely seamless yet."
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.
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.
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).
Kathryn "Kitty" Cooper, intra and extramural programs assistant in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, has received the 2017 Eudoxia Girard Martin Memorial Staff Recognition Award. Cooper received the award Tuesday (Dec. 5) during the Clerical and Service Staff Recognition Luncheon.