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BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING DAVIDE PIOVESAN, Ph.D., Program Director FACULTY: Associate Professor: Davide Piovesan. Assistant Professors: Anne M. Schmitz, Saeed Tiari. The Program The goal of the Biomedical Engineering (BME) program is to provide students with fundamental engineering design and analysis skills to solve medical and biological problems. Biomedical Engineers work with health care professionals to design medical devices and equipment that enhance quality of life for their patients by applying engineering product and process design strategies to medical problems. The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. A five year Biomedical Engineering/Pre-Health program is also available. Program Objectives A. Gannon graduates apply and synthesize information to become leaders in biomedical engineering, particularly in biomechanics and rehabilitation engineering. B. Gannon graduates participate in scholarly and/or professional development activities by attending graduate school, post-professional health schools, or medical school. C. Gannon graduates share the value of their profession in the community by participating in educational outreach activities to promote rehabilitation engineering. D. Gannon graduates show an appreciation for global innovation by integrating new technologies in rehabilitation engineering and biomechanics. Student Outcomes Student learning outcomes for the Gannon BME department are:

a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering

b. An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data

c. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability

d. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

e. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

f. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

g. An ability to communicate effectively

h. The broad education necessary to understand impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context

i. A recognition of need for, and ability to engage in life-long learning

j. A knowledge of contemporary issues

k. An ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

l. An ability to apply in depth knowledge of biology

m. An ability to apply knowledge of statistics

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019