Rahim Rahimi

Rahim Rahimi

Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

Contact Information

Office: BRK 2262
Phone: +1 765 49-47716
Purdue University
Birck Nanotechnology Center
1205 West State Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

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Dr. Rahimi holds a Ph.D. degree (2017) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, USA. His research has explored development of innovative, scalable, multifunctional, microsystem platforms for medical applications, with emphasis on smart wearable and autonomous devices for wound monitoring and therapy. His work has been featured in various news media, including Science Nation, Science360, The Computer World, and Science X. Dr. Rahimi has led research teams on multi-institutional research endeavors with a focus on developing scalable manufacturing processes of flexible electronic devices that can empower technologies for health-care and environmental monitoring. Dr. Rahimi’s current research focus is on convergence of advancements in functional polymers and electrical engineering for developing innovative tools and technologies that can be utilized in solving various obstacles in healthcare, agriculture, and the environment.

Postdoctoral fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students who are interested in performing cutting-edge research in such areas of interest are highly encouraged to contact Dr. Rahimi about research opportunities in his lab.


Research Interests:

Flexible and stretchable electronics and sensors

Wearable and implantable healthcare devices

Biomaterials and drug delivery systems

Lab-on-a-chip platforms for tissue engineering and rapid diagnostics

Printed electronics

Laser processing

Functional polymer composites

Smart functional fibers and textiles

Undergraduate Students

Beatriz Plaza Marin

Natalie Marie Carter

Simon Michael Ray

Zuha F Adeel

Daniel Geoffrey Puckett