WHY BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING?

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  • EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN BIOMEDICAL DEVICES,BIOMEDICAL SYSTEMS,HEALTH CARE & PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES,ACADEMIA & GOVERNMENT.

  • COMBINES BIOLOGY,MEDICINE & ENGINEERING


  • TREMENDOUS POSITIVE IMPACT ON HUMAN HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE

HOW MUCH FINANCIALLY SECURE IS BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING FIELD?

MEAN HOURLY WAGE OF A BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER- $30.97

MEAN ANUAL WAGE -$64,420

RANGE FROM LOWEST 10% – $ 38,250/YR TO HIGHEST 10% -$94,270/YR

THIS DATA IS FROM US DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR


BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERS ARE THE FUTURE OF TOMORROW

  • estimated job growth in biomedical engineering @ 26.1% increase by 2010
  • some estimates make this to about 31%
  • recession never affects this field
  • largest increase of any engineering discipline

KEY AREAS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

BIOMATERIALS AND TISSUE ENGINEERING

BIOMECHANICS AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS

BIOMEDICAL SYSTEMS AND IMAGING

NEUROENGINEERING

BIOSENSING & BIOIMAGING

  • BIOMEDICAL ULTRASOUND & OPTICS
  • BIOSENSORS
  • DRUG DELEIVERY
  • IMAGING & CONTRAST AGENTS

BIONANOTECHNOLOGY

  • CELLULAR ENGINEERING
  • BIOMATERIALS

NEUROENGINEERING &HUMAN PERFORMANCE

  • NEUROBIOTICS
  • NEUROINFORMATICS
  • NEUROPHARMACEUTICAL ENGINEERING

INTEGRATED BIOINFORMATICS

  • BIOINFORMATICS
  • BIOINFORMATION ENGINEERING
  • BIOIMAGING


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