$14M Innovation Wing Under Construction
This month the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering will break ground on a 30,000 gsf wing for its burgeoning programs. The wing will provide a nexus for collaborative applied research, technology innovation, hands-on and online instruction, and outreach to company and healthcare partners.
Students studying abroad at Shanghai Jiao Tong University have coursework, an internship, and the time of their lives without interrupting their plan of study.
Industry and clinical mentors partner with senior design teams to develop projects, share knowledge, and inspire the next generation of biomedical engineers.
Building a Brace for Issac Haas
A Purdue Engineering team worked for 30 hours straight to construct an elbow brace for Purdue basketball standout Isaac Haas.
In a $300K NSF study, researchers are using engineering design
thinking to tackle the complex challenges of increasing diversity
and inclusion in biomedical engineering.
Purdue will lead a new $27M national center to develop brain-inspired computing for intelligent autonomous systems such as drones and personal robots capable of operating without human intervention.
In a $1.25M NIH study, researchers look for the causes of "hidden" hearing loss undetected by conventional clinical tests and
hope to develop a diagnostic tool to detect it.
The  Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ' s award will enable researchers to develop wearable technology to improve the health of a mother and her unborn child that can be used in low-resource settings. 
Tamara Kinzer-Ursem received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development award to  identify key factors that regulate the strengths of synaptic connections in the brain
Sarah Calve received the 2018 Rising Star Award for Junior Faculty from the Biomedical Engineering Society at the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference.
A Purdue researcher has helped create a lifelike cancer environment out of polymer to better predict how drugs might stop its course.
Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today features Pedro Irazoqui's electroceutical device as a potential game-changer in the treatment of glaucoma.
The Purdue chapter of the National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society Alpha Eta Mu Beta has been recognized nationally with two awards for outstanding leadership and service.
Frederick Damen was selected to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany. Only the 600 most qualified young researchers worldwide are given the opportunity.
The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is activity recruiting . The faculty growth corresponds to an ongoing transformative period of expansion in the school's educational programs, research capabilities, facilities, and industry outreach.
A simple gesture a decade ago by the inaugural graduating class of the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering will leave a lasting legacy on the celebrated program and its global reputation.

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