The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University have experienced significant growth in recent years. The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is a leading biomedical engineering enterprise with recognized education and translational research programs, such as 25 companies started with $75 million venture capital raised, $17 million in total annual research awards, and active translational component of NIH-supported Indiana CTSI. Recently renewed with $10 million commitment from the Regenstrief Foundation, the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering conducts research to improve the quality, accessibility, and affordability of healthcare delivery. For detailed descriptions of research activities see https://engineering.purdue.edu/BME and https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/rche.
The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.