JOBS FOR BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERS

Here are several web sites available to those searching for a job in the exciting field of biomedical engineering.

Minnesota has long been known to host numerous biomedical companies as is indicated by the University of Minnesota listing of more than 1200 biomedical engineering-related industries in Minnesota. Click here to see their MBBNet Industry database.

If your biomedical engineering job interest includes working anywhere in the U.S., you should look at the web site of Biomedical Engineering Network (BMEnet)

BIOMEDICAL PROJECTS

Various biomedical projects’ titles and abstracts are found in these following educational institutions:

1.) University of Wisconsin

2.) South Dakota State University

3.) Michigan Tech

4.) Monash University

5.) BiomedicalProjects.com

6.)BME INDIA

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SOME THING ABOUT EMBEDDED DESIGN

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An embedded system is a special-purpose computer system designed to perform one or a few dedicated functions. It is usually embedded as part of a complete device including hardware and mechanical parts. In contrast, a general-purpose computer, such as a personal computer, can do many different tasks depending on programming.Since the system is dedicated to specific tasks, design engineers can optimize it, reducing the size and cost of the product, or increasing the reliability and performance. Some embedded systems are mass-produced, benefiting from economies of scale.

EMBEDDED CONTROLLER CHIP

BIONICS

Bionics (also known as biomimetics, biognosis, biomimicry, or bionical creativity engineering) is the application of methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology.Some dictionaries, however, explain the word as being formed from “biology” + “electronics”.

The transfer of technology between lifeforms and synthetic constructs is desirable because evolutionary pressure typically forces natural systems to become highly optimized and efficient. A classical example is the development of dirt- and water-repellent paint (coating) from the observation that the surface of the lotus flower plant is practically unsticky for anything (the lotus effect). Examples of bionics in engineering include the hulls of boats imitating the thick skin of dolphins; sonar, radar, and medical ultrasound imaging imitating the echolocation of bats.

BIOSIGNAL

Biosignal is a summarizing term for all kinds of signals that can be (continually) measured and monitored from biological beings. The term biosignal is often used to mean bio-electrical signal but in fact, biosignal refers to both electrical and non-electrical signals.

Electrical biosignals (“bio-electrical” signals) are usually taken to be (changes in) electrical currents produced by the sum of electrical potential differences across a specialized tissue, organ or cell system like the nervous system. Thus, among the best-known bio-electrical signals are :