Rahim Rahimi

Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

Contact Info




(765) 494-7716


BRK 2262



Dr. Rahimi holds a Ph.D. degree (2017) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, USA

Research Interests

Flexible and stretchable electronics and sensors Wearable and implantable healthcare devices Biomaterials and drug delivery systems Lab-on-a-chip platforms for tissue engineering and rapid diagnostics Printed electronics Laser processing Functional polymer composites Smart functional fibers and textiles

Research Impact

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 work has been featured in various news media, including Science Nation, Science360, The Computer World, and Science X. Dr. Rahimi has led research teams on multi-institutional research endeavors with a focus on developing scalable manufacturing processes of flexible electronic devices that can empower technologies for health-care and environmental monitoring. Dr. Rahimi’s current research focus is on convergence of advancements in functional polymers and electrical engineering for developing innovative tools and technologies that can be utilized in solving various obstacles in healthcare, agriculture, and the environment.