6th Annual India-Purdue Collaborative Lecture Series
Registration is now open for the 6th-annual India-Purdue Collaborative Lecture Series in honor of Purdue alumnus, Bharat Ratna, Professor CNR Rao on February 29, 2020 in Bengaluru. This year’s speaker is Professor Pedro Irazoqui, the Reilly Professor of Biomedical Engineering. His keynote talk “Electroceuticals” will explore a modern device-driven alternative to pharmaceuticals for treating illnesses and how implantable wireless technologies may allow for the treatment of patients with certain biological and physiological disorders, including glaucoma and epilepsy, with fewer side effects than traditional therapies. A lively panel discussion on the larger topic of The Future of AI and the Human Body will follow. Later that evening, Purdue alumni and friends will gather for a reception and gala dinner.
For more information, a summary of the keynote, speaker bios, and to register, please visit the event page.
Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship Program
SERB Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellows, Purdue Faculty and Staff, and SERB Staff - Research Symposium September 2019
Purdue will be accepting applications for the Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship Program between December 22, 2019 – February 19, 2020. As per the Memorandum of Understanding between Purdue University and the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) of India, SERB will sponsor 12-month research visits to Purdue by visiting doctoral students who are pursuing their doctorate degrees at Indian Institutions under the Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship program. Students must be enrolled in PhD programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (including Medicine, Pharma, Agriculture and related S&T area disciplines). The program aims to provide meaningful international research experiences for top PhD students enrolled in Indian institutions while fostering collaborations between research groups in order to strengthen institutional partnerships between Purdue and Indian higher education institutions. More info and application instructions