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

New Reports Tab

I have created a second report type which is based on published information for BME programs which although available is difficult to obtain, ferret out or overlooked.  I have included information on graduation rates, faculty publishing and patent activity, accreditation, mission and vision.  Each piece of information provides an insight into the current strength of … Continue reading New Reports Tab

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

Business and Career:Will Your Corporation Last More Than 40 Years?

Engineers typically work at the heart of the new product development process but rarely get more than a smattering of education about the business of business during their academic career.  Even though they start with a significant hole in their education 22 percent of the S&P 500 CEO's have an engineering degree.  This result is … Continue reading Business and Career:Will Your Corporation Last More Than 40 Years?

Teaching Tools: Cardiovascular Diagnosis For The Layman Biomedical Engineer

Understanding how a medical professional goes about their business on a day to day basis gives a product development engineer the type of base knowledge that can be built upon to gain a solid  appreciation for their needs.  The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has a number of interactive labs that could serve that purpose.  This … Continue reading Teaching Tools: Cardiovascular Diagnosis For The Layman Biomedical Engineer