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Sagar Patel POE Career Report 10/09/09
Appendix B Work Cited Pg. 9 10. Pg.6 8 Interview Pg.Table Of Contents General Description Pg.5. 11 2 . Appendix A Undergraduate Prep. 3-4 Job Prospects Page Pg.
A biomedical engineer has to have expertise in three types of sciences. Biomedical engineers also involved with the management of technology in hospitals and health car delivery. and engineering and use advanced knowledge of engineering and science to solve medical and health-related problems. and problem-solving skills in medicine and also in biomedical sciences to research and answer questions. and medical.General Description Biomedical Engineering. Biomedical engineers combine biology. and medicine come together to improve the quality of human health and life. They research.A lot of medical problems use engineering to help them solve their problems. biological sciences. (CollegeGrad) Engineers also test and evaluate medical products and systems. engineering. and rehabilitation engineering. biological. medicine. Someone who wants to become an engineer in this field needs to have high sufficient amount of scientific and technical knowledge. clinical engineering. is applying engineering skills. and explain their answers.A lot of biomedical engineers answer questions that other people ask. skills of engineering. also called BME. biomaterials. there are ones such as medical electronics.Also. Biomedical engineering is usually based on the traditional engineering grounds. analyzing. If you want to get deeper and have a specific type of engineering under biomedical. 3 . solve.
inform other people about current projects. ask questions. (Jim Patton) meaning all of the information does not come from one person. and somewhere in government bodies. Big part of this field is being able to work with others and communicating.Most biomedical engineers work in hospitals. industries. a lot of communication is happening between you and your co-workers. In this field. It is a interdisciplinary field. academic areas. Most of the things you do in biomed is a lot of lab work. Working in teams is a big part of biomed engineers. answer questions. emailing people to communicate results and failures. a group of people work together. 4 .
Job Prospects Employing industries: Hospitals Schools Government Agencies y y y Salary : $80.000 Job Postings: Appendix A 5 .000 to around $100.
Undergrad Prep ABET Universities: y y y University of Michigan Bucknell University Purdue University Undergraduate Courses : Freshman Year First Semester MATH 180 ENGR 160 Calculus I Hours 5 3 5 2 Academic Writing I: Writing for Academic and Public Content Biology of Cells and Organisms Introduction to Bioengineering BIOS 100 BIOE 101 Second Semester MATH 181 PHYS 141 ENGL 161 Calculus II Hours 5 4 3 5 0 General Physics I (Mechanics) Academic Writing II: Writing for Inquiry and Research General College Chemistry I Orientation CHEM 112 ENGR 100 Sophomore Year 6 .
First Semester MATH 210 PHYS 142 BIOE 240 Calculus III Hours 3 4 3 5 3 General Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism) Models of Physiological Data and Systems General College Chemistry II Biology of the Brain CHEM 114 BIOS 286 Second Semester MATH 220 BIOE 250 Introduction to Differential Equations Clinical Problems in Bioengineering Hours 3 3 3 3 3 ECE 210 Electrical Circuit Analysis CME 260 CS 108 Properties of Materials Fortran Programming for Engineers Junior Year First Semester BIOE 339 BIOE 325 PHYS 244 Biostatistics I Biotransport Hours 3 3 3 3 3 General Physics III (Modern Physics) Biological Systems Analysis Neuroscience I BIOE 310 BIOS 484 Second Semester Hours 7 .
BIOE 205 Bioengineering Thermodynamics 3 3 2 6 3 ECE 430 Bioinstrumentation and Measurements I BIOE 431 Bioinstrumentation and Measurements I Laboratory Concentration Area Electives General Education Core course Senior Year First Semester BIOE 460 Materials in Bioengineering Senior Design I Hours 3 3 3 6 BIOE 396 Concentration Area Elective General Education Core courses Second Semester BIOE 397 BIOE 475 BIOE 476 Senior Design II Hours 3 3 2 2 6 Neural Engineering I Neural Engineering I Laboratory Concentration Area Elective General Education Core courses Interview Jim Patton 218 SEO. MC 063. 8 .
000. He attended University of Illinois for his undergraduate for degrees in mechanics and biomedical engineering. What are some positive things about this career? A. Jim was fascinated with the human body. 7)Q. How many years did it take you to finish the schooling for biomedical engineering? A. What college(s) did you attend for this field? A. Then went to Michigan State for his masters. He said straight out of college. Reading emails is a big thing. Statistics and Dynamics. Jim had a longer time than normal person would because of gaps. ask and find answers to his own questions. answers to people like me for interviews.851 South Morgan Street Chicago. 4)Q. 3)Q. What are some negative things about this career? 9 . 2)Q. Ending up at a total of eleven and a half years. he has two meetings for a project they were working on at UIC. How much do you think someone could expect to make in this field? A. two and a half for masters and four and a half for his PhD. prepares for class. writes up reports. Chemistry. Illinois 60607-7052 (312)413-7664 1)Q. Jim said he took typical classes. What are some things you do during the day? A. but four and a half years for his undergrad. and writes journal articles after his research. 5)Q. loves to research. gets to teach. Also he has a lot of meetings to go to. He loved the traveling. 8)Q. likes the lab and using the machines. The day of the interview. but had a good aptitude in engineering. What are some classes you had to take for this field? A. Calculus. chooses what to study. Biology. self decision to do what he wants. Physics. he spends half his day emailing other people about the labs and research he does. and also being a mentor to the students. Engineering. mostly science and math based. with a good find. Then he teaches his students or helps his students. He also got his post doctorate at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. And lastly he attended North Western for his PhD in biomedical engineering. makes presentations. around $70. Why did you choose to become a biomedical engineer? A. he wanted to go to medical school. 6)Q.
replies to peoples emails. Also he is so busy with his work. 05 Oct. so he feels that in biomedical engineering helps change the world. and talk about how to conduct experiments. works with others. and think a lot. 9)Q. He said to always think like a scientist. What advice would you give to a student who is interested in biomedical engineering? A. 10 . 2009." Wikipedia. Web. Work Cited "Biomedical engineering -. What do you usually do at your work? A. he doesn t have time to think of other stuff. the free encyclopedia. very important. He teaches. meetings with team members. he doesn t have a lot of people to work under him. but it didn t feel right. What intrigues you the most about biomedical engineering? A. also said to ask a lot of questions.A. 10)Q. One thing is that he doesn t have his own secretary. overviews the lab. Well he started off working for ford as a mechanical engineer. does his own lab work. He emphasized that math is very. 11)Q. because of money being tight.
htm>. "Biomedical Engineering Program Earns Initial ABET Accreditation || Bucknell University. Appendix A 1. 2009. "What is Biomedical Engineering?" Web. 2009.xml>.edu/ugrad/bmeugradmnu.htm>. <http://www. <http://www. <http://www." Welcome to UIC. 04 Oct.unsw. "Biomedical Engineers: Training. 2009.wikipedia.gsbme. Purdue University.uconn.edu/BME/>.collegegrad. "Biomedical Engineering. 08 Oct. "UIC .org/wiki/Biomedical_engineering>. 2009." BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING WEB .Bioengineering.edu/x55773.purdue.com/careers/proft09. Web. Web. 10 Sept. 04 Oct. Web. 2009. & Career Information.com. "BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING WEB. Salary. <http://www.bucknell.<http://en.uic. Web. Web. 08 Oct. 05 Oct. <https://engineering. <http://www.shtml>.bme. Purdue University." College of Engineering." CollegeGrad.edu/depts/bioe/index.htm>.Main Page. 2009. Unknown Business Name BioTech/BioMedical/Science Full Position Location: Chicago Illinois 60601 Experience Level: 0-2 years 11 ." Welcome to Bucknell || Bucknell University.au/whatisit.edu.
including ability to work in Windows environment. Bachelor of Science considered with significant relevant experience in biomechanics. Other requirements include previous exposure to the techniques involved in kinematic. Central DuPage Hospital Biomedical Clinical Engineer Manager Location: Winfield. Chicago Supervise activities of biomedical equipment technicians engaged in maintenance.net/careersection/10001/jobdetail. and calibration. sports biomechanics data and ability to effectively communicate with laboratory staff. Minimum experience is 2-3 years in biomedical or biomechanics. Vista Medical Center East Biomedical Electronics Technician/Clinical Engineering Full Time Location: Waukegan.ftl?lang=en&job=47404 2&src=JB-12080& http://www. Hours per week 40. Link: https://chs. Experience working with children with neuromuscular disabilities and the treatment approaches available for these patients is highly desired. Hours per shift 8.careerbuilder.taleo. and research project investigators. is required. This includes repairing. repair. physicians.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails. kinetic.careerjet. FTE status: FT-80 Requirements Master of Science in biomedical or mechanical engineering with strong background in biomechanics is required. Day Shift. Education Requirements: Bachelor s or Associates in Biomedical Electronics Technology or Engineering. Computer literacy. Salary: Not Posted Link: http://www. calibrating and testing medical devices for patients needs and managing the use of clinical equipment in a hospital setting.aspx?ipath=EXIN D&siteid=cbindeed&Job_DID=J3G0RT6067KJGLW77L7 3. Experience: 3-5 Years in the biomedical field. Illinois Description: The successful Biomedical candidate will apply electronics principles and materials technology to healthcare.Requirements: Requirements: Prepares final report incorporating information from all sources. and electromyographic data collection. the interpretation of pathological and normal gait analysis data. Experience working with athletes and the treatment approaches available for these patients is highly desired. of biomedical equipment used by 12 .html 2.com/job/b5f81c4b0396d4fd10104b7e5ccd3217. MUST HAVE HOSPITAL EXPERENCE ON MEDIAL EQUIPMENT. or equivalent military training in medical equipment maintenance.
0.careerboard. and Oncology equipment is essential. Cleveland Medical Devices Inc. using data acquisition hardware and software. in biomedical engineering with at least 2 years experience. Salary: Not Listed. Requirements: Bachelors Degree. and assistance with regulatory documentation. and analyze and solve work problems.21. Knowledge of preventive and corrective care standards for Biomedical. Clinical data collection and organization.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.com/cgibin/a/highlightjob. Apply computer knowledge. Radiology. Job Type: Full Time Location: Cleveland. 13 . analysis and signal processing and assisting in the clinical validations. and prep. Employment Type: Full Time Link:http://www. Experience in physiological signals processing and analysis. product development. Ohio Developing diagnostics and rehabilitation systems for those who movement disorders resulting from clinical disorders.0.cgi?jobid=423911&job_id=423911&source=indeed Appendix B Email for Interview To Jim Patton: Too whom it may concern.careerbuilder. test engineer. Link: http://cleveland.0&job_did=J3F6B169C88D5FFM3Z2 4. and assist employees to solve problems. requisite industry and management experience. and proficiency in technical writing.aspx?IPath= QHKCV&ff=21&APath=2.S. minimum of 5 years related experience.medical facilities. Requirements: B.
and I am looking for an engineer to interview for a school project for an engineering class. I extremely appreciate it. I can do this. a student at Maine East High School. Sagar. I wanted to interview a biomedical engineer because the field intrigues me. Thank you so much for the interview. Thank You.I am Sagar Patel. how about this next Monday at 3 pm? JIM Thank You Letter: Jim. Please let me know at your earliest convince when you are available for a phone interview. Sagar Patel Reply: Sure. I will email or call again if I have more questions. This is a career research project. Hope to hear from you soon. thanks again! 14 . But other than that.
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