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International Workshop on Coatings And Surfaces For Biomedical Engineering at IITM

Thin film coatings and surface engineering are an integral part of many bio-medical devices. Many cardiovascular, orthopedic and other implants as well as extra-corporeal accessories require fatigue-resistant, high-strength materials coatings and bio/hemo-compatible surfaces to achieve the intended functionality. Novel concepts, technology and thinking in this field have enabled advancement in existing devices as well as development of futuristic devices.
International Workshop on Coatings and Surfaces for Bio medical engineering (IWCSB 2014) is an attempt to discuss the technological advancements, to share the ideas, disseminate the information and more importantly foster groups to pursue research in the field of in coatings & surface engineering for medical applications. Also, it is an excellent opportunity for the young researchers, academia and industry to explore this exciting field in its infancy.

Algorithms Developed to detect Polyps in Camera Pills Images

Analysing the footage from camera pills is a time-consuming task for medical professionals. Now computer scientists are attempting to automate the process

Colorectal cancer kills some 500,000 people every year. It is the second most common form of cancer in women and the third most common in men.

Some 80 per cent of these cancers start as colorectal polyps, which are relatively easy to spot and remove. But conventional colonoscopies are time-consuming, invasive and expensive, so various groups are looking for better ways to do the job.



PSG College of Technology was established in the year 1951 and has been in the forefront of innovations in technical education. As a premier technical educational institution in India, PSG College of Technology is equipped with latest facilities and excellent infrastructures. The institution provides world class engineering education, foster research and development, and evolves innovative applications of technology.
Biomedical Engineering Department offers an under-graduate programme in Biomedical Engineering which was started in the year 2006 and a post graduate programme in Nanotechnology in the year 2010.
The objectives of the Department are, to enable the students to acquire integrated experience in the design and development of Biomedical Equipments and Biomedical Signal/Image Processing, and to offer short term courses on specific topics of interest in the areas of Biomedical Engineering to Engineers and to pay adequate attention to the Indian Conditions, needs and resources of urban and rural areas while
training the students.

GE Healthcare India Expands R&D team in India

GE Healthcare is planning to increase its workforce by about 10% in India by the end of this year, as it looks to strengthen in-country research. According to Press Trust of India, Terri Bresenham, President and CEO, GE Healthcare South Asia, revealed these plans at the recent launch of its flagship electronic remote monitoring programme, CritiNext, at Delhi. She said that they will be adding 400 personnel to their current strength of 4000 employees in India by the end of this year.

Biomedical Engineer Job in Gangtok

Job Description

i. Maintanance and repair of all types of hospital equipments and instruments.

ii. Any time to attend the breakdown call.

iii.To do preventive maintanace quarterly.

iv. Have to install the new equipments and demonstrate to the customers.

Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter


Functional Area:Production, Maintenance, Quality

Role Category:Production/ Manufacturing/ Maintenance

Role:Service/ Maintenance Engineer

Keyskills:Bio – Medical Service Engineering, service engineer, bio medical equipment, maintenance, after sales service, repair

Desired Candidate Profile
Education:(UG – B.Tech/B.E. – Biomedical, Electronics/Telecomunication) OR (PG – M.Tech – Biomedical, Electronics/Telecomunication)

Please refer to the Job description above