Colorado State Opts For 5 Year Dual Degree B.S. Biomedical Engineering Degree

Colorado State University is introducing a new dual degree the Fall of 2011.  The decision was made in large part as a direct response to industry adviser input.  Creating a B.S. BME curriculum in this manner addresses a long standing issue regarding a lack of significant technical depth found in a large majority of baccalaureate … Continue reading Colorado State Opts For 5 Year Dual Degree B.S. Biomedical Engineering Degree

MDIF#12: Anecdotal Feedback From Medical Device and Manufacturing Show

The Medical Device and Manufacturing show was last week in this part of the country. As I was walking out of the parking garage I met a representative of a contract manufacturing firm and struck up a conversation. As we talked the subject came up that his group designed everything in the U.S. and manufactured … Continue reading MDIF#12: Anecdotal Feedback From Medical Device and Manufacturing Show

A High Impact Course to Add to the Biomedical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering Technology Curriculum

The well prepared engineer should think hard about taking a project management course preferably near the end of their program. Most new hires directly out of their engineering program will most likely be performing a lot of basic footwork and small projects. They can put a lot of what they learn about the business during … Continue reading A High Impact Course to Add to the Biomedical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering Technology Curriculum

Is Death By Medical Error Worthy of Biomedical Engineering Research?

Death by medical error (DME) is an issue which originally was reported to claim 98,000 lives per year in 1999. DME has recently been reported to likely be closer to 200,000 deaths per year in 2009.  The challenge is daunting as it is the result of multiple factors many of which are result of human … Continue reading Is Death By Medical Error Worthy of Biomedical Engineering Research?

National Graduation Rates for Biomedical Engineers in 2008 vs. Job Projections

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