MDIF#11: Thorough Mechanical Engineering Knowledge Needed for Orthopedics

Lance Terrill,B.S., M.S.E, Lead PD Engineer at Osteomed LP "In the orthopedic industry, a profound knowledge of mechanics, an ability to make solid, creative designs and perform mechanical testing are key. I have concerns with many of the BME entry-level job candidates that I have met, even some of those that are mechanical track. They … Continue reading MDIF#11: Thorough Mechanical Engineering Knowledge Needed for Orthopedics

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MDIF#9: Overcoming Biomedical Engineering Curriculum Deficiencies To Obtain a Medical Industry Position

Jonathan Grashow, M.S. Biomedical Engineering, Four and one half years industrial experience, Design Engineer III at Evaheart Medical describes his job search experience, insights into BME curriculum and includes job prep suggestions for the new graduate. "As a bioengineering graduate myself I can relate to how hard it can be to land a job in … Continue reading MDIF#9: Overcoming Biomedical Engineering Curriculum Deficiencies To Obtain a Medical Industry Position

MDIFS#6: Current and Future Knowledge and Skills Needed for Healthcare Industry

I have been communicating with Niko Drivas about the subject of bioengineering curriculum and he has insights about what should be included in a BME curriculum and what he sees as current and future areas a biomedical engineer could address. He began his career in the engineering professional development program at Abbott Laboratories as a … Continue reading MDIFS#6: Current and Future Knowledge and Skills Needed for Healthcare Industry

MDIF#5: B.S BME plus M.S. in Electrical, Mechanical or Software

This quote is being presented anonymously but has a suggestion that may not have occurred to the B.S. BME graduate.  Instead of a M.S. in BME go for a M.S. in one of the traditional engineering fields. "Director, Medical Programs at a Medical Patient Care Systems and Lab Automation Manufacturing Corporation Felt that Biomedical Engineers … Continue reading MDIF#5: B.S BME plus M.S. in Electrical, Mechanical or Software

MDIFS#4: The Product Development Process

I received this feedback from Sean Corrigan, B.S. Physics, B.S. M.E., M.S. M.E., Engineering Program Manager, Insight. Sean's master’s degree is in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in structural design and vibratory mechanics. His specific areas of expertise include structures and motion, technology platform development and product platform development. “I have always felt that engineers … Continue reading MDIFS#4: The Product Development Process