Andrew Owen Brightman’s Details

Assistant Head, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue


Andrew Owen Brightman

Andrew Owen Brightman

Biographical Info: Andrew O. Brightman, PhD, Assistant Head, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University. Andrew has overseen the development of both the undergraduate and the graduate curricula for the School. During this time, Andrew has developed numerous undergraduate and graduate courses including several tiered professional development and engineering design courses and a graduate course in Biomedical Engineering Ethics. As a Tissue Engineering researcher, Andrew was an active participant in the development of the Small Intestinal Submucosa technology that is now part of several medical devices in clinical use. Andrew also is a contemporary dancer and improviser, who has danced with the Purdue Contemporary Dance Company, performed Improvisational Movement Theatre, and is currently training in Authentic Movement/Contemplative Dance with Alton Wasson and Daphne Lowell. Andrew’s favorite movement form is Contact Improvisation and he is a Faculty Advisor for the student group, Contact Improvisation at Purdue.

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