PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATERIALS SCIENCE ENGINEERING
Purdue Faculty Profile
Rahim Rahimi is an Assistant Professor in the Materials Engineering department at Purdue University. He earned his B.S. (2008) and M.S. (2011) degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Iran University of Science and Technology, and his Ph.D. (2017) degree and post-doctoral (2018) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the 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 research on smart dressing for burn victims and stretchable embroidered electronics has been featured in various news media, including Science Nation, Science360, The Computer World, and Science X. During his graduate and post-graduate career, he has co-authored over 50 publications in world renowned journals and international conferences as well as book chapter and patents. Dr. Rahimi has also has led research teams on multi-institutional research endeavors focused on developing scalable manufacturing processes of flexible electronic devices that can empower technologies for health-care and environmental monitoring.