biomedical engineering


Definition of biomedical engineering 

: the application of engineering principles, practices, and technologies to the fields of medicine and biology especially in solving problems and improving care (as in the design of medical devices and diagnostic equipment or the creation of biomaterials and pharmaceuticals) : bioengineering sense 1

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The Rensselaer senior is a biomedical engineering major and an honor student. 'sam' Boyer/special To,, "It's a mysterious case of the cloned building: Whit and Whimsey," 30 Mar. 2018 Marrero is interested in biomedical engineering, describing Leyden’s advanced physics and biology classes as preparation for his studies at Dartmouth. Rachel K. Hindery,, "'He has perseverance': Marrero enjoys role as a leader at West Leyden," 14 May 2018 Matthew Coughlin graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in biomedical engineering, biomechanics. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 29 June 2018 The tower will also include Technion facilities focusing on innovations in biomedical engineering, startup incubation and an exhibition center to host conventions. Jeffrey Barken, Jewish Journal, "Haifa's on the rise with university leading the way," 11 July 2018 Hampton Clay Gabler, a professor in the department of biomedical engineering and mechanics at Virginia Tech, wrote that paper with Devon Lefler. Detroit Free Press, "Death on foot," 28 June 2018 He has been accepted to University of Texas at Austin, Georgia Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania and plans to study biomedical engineering. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Area students win prizes in city of Houston essay contest," 1 May 2018 Benitez, who is headed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo to study biomedical engineering, earned an athletic scholarship to continue his running career. P.k. Daniel,, "Union-Tribune Academic Athletes of the Year," 7 June 2018 Enter Mary Kurth, a biomedical engineering PhD student at Harvard University. Kara Baskin,, "Keeping the spirit alive at Somerville’s Spoke Wine Bar," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of biomedical engineering

1960, in the meaning defined above

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