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E N G I N E E R I N G , B I O L O G Y, A N D M E D I C I N E

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING On the cover: Flourescently-labeled bone from a hibernating grizzly bear. Bears possess a special mechanism that fights off osteoporosis.

Understand, Restore, and Protect Human Health Biomedical engineers advance knowledge and develop new

Learn by Example Biomedical engineers often choose the field to help people—and for the excitement of understanding and

technology at the interface of

focusing on living systems.

engineering, biology, and

In our department, students thrive

medicine.

in an enthusiastic team atmosphere

Working as a biomedical engi-

guided by faculty mentors. We offer a

neer, you will apply engineering

supportive learning community with

approaches to understand liv-

many possibilities for your future,

ing systems, develop methods

all within a single program. Our goal

to repair or replace damaged or

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

is to prepare you for a wide range of

diseased organs, measure the

professional positions.

internal structures of the human

Here at Michigan Tech, your efforts

body in health and disease,

will be greatly enhanced by working

develop new diagnostic tools,

alongside our faculty in their research

and create many ways to make

labs. Our students participate in bio-

B

our lives healthier and safer. You could…

ecome a biomedical

■ Monitor newborns in a hospital setting

engineer and help solve

■ Design technology to aid people with physical impairments

■ Engineer cells to regenerate diseased or injured tissue

the complex problems in

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

■ Design new materials for

It could be the most rewarding

implantation in the body

■ Conduct clinical trials of new medical devices

■ Build customized devices for special health care or

life sciences and medical care.

Michigan Technological University Biomedical Engineering 309 Minerals and Materials Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, MI 49931-1295

research needs

■ Collaborate with researchers in

T: 906-487-2772 F: 906-487-1717 E: biomed@mtu.edu

other fields, such as medicine, physiology, or nursing

biomed.mtu.edu

decision you ever make.

medical research in a significant way. Many undergrads not only conduct research—they also publish their findings in research journals and present their work at national conferences. We offer:

Small Class Sizes Benefit from individual attention and guidance.

Strong Sense of Community Get to know your fellow students, as well as your professors and their graduate students, too.

Hands-on Learning Experiences In the lab or in clinical settings— opportunities abound.

Medical and Graduate School Preparation Excellent preparation for medical school, graduate school, and other health professional programs.

International Opportunities Our students have traveled and studied in Ghana, Norway, Australia Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equal opportunity employer. Michigan Tech offers more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering; forest resources; computing; technology; business; economics; natural, physical and environmental sciences; arts; humanities; and social sciences.

and Italy, to name a few.

Co-ops and Internships Gain real-world experience working in the medical device industry, medical research labs, clinics and hospitals.


E N G I N E E R I N G , B I O L O G Y, A N D M E D I C I N E

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING On the cover: Flourescently-labeled bone from a hibernating grizzly bear. Bears possess a special mechanism that fights off osteoporosis.

Understand, Restore, and Protect Human Health Biomedical engineers advance knowledge and develop new

Learn by Example Biomedical engineers often choose the field to help people—and for the excitement of understanding and

technology at the interface of

focusing on living systems.

engineering, biology, and

In our department, students thrive

medicine.

in an enthusiastic team atmosphere

Working as a biomedical engi-

guided by faculty mentors. We offer a

neer, you will apply engineering

supportive learning community with

approaches to understand liv-

many possibilities for your future,

ing systems, develop methods

all within a single program. Our goal

to repair or replace damaged or

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

is to prepare you for a wide range of

diseased organs, measure the

professional positions.

internal structures of the human

Here at Michigan Tech, your efforts

body in health and disease,

will be greatly enhanced by working

develop new diagnostic tools,

alongside our faculty in their research

and create many ways to make

labs. Our students participate in bio-

B

our lives healthier and safer. You could…

ecome a biomedical

■ Monitor newborns in a hospital setting

engineer and help solve

■ Design technology to aid people with physical impairments

■ Engineer cells to regenerate diseased or injured tissue

the complex problems in

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

■ Design new materials for

It could be the most rewarding

implantation in the body

■ Conduct clinical trials of new medical devices

■ Build customized devices for special health care or

life sciences and medical care.

Michigan Technological University Biomedical Engineering 309 Minerals and Materials Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, MI 49931-1295

research needs

■ Collaborate with researchers in

T: 906-487-2772 F: 906-487-1717 E: biomed@mtu.edu

other fields, such as medicine, physiology, or nursing

biomed.mtu.edu

decision you ever make.

medical research in a significant way. Many undergrads not only conduct research—they also publish their findings in research journals and present their work at national conferences. We offer:

Small Class Sizes Benefit from individual attention and guidance.

Strong Sense of Community Get to know your fellow students, as well as your professors and their graduate students, too.

Hands-on Learning Experiences In the lab or in clinical settings— opportunities abound.

Medical and Graduate School Preparation Excellent preparation for medical school, graduate school, and other health professional programs.

International Opportunities Our students have traveled and studied in Ghana, Norway, Australia Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equal opportunity employer. Michigan Tech offers more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering; forest resources; computing; technology; business; economics; natural, physical and environmental sciences; arts; humanities; and social sciences.

and Italy, to name a few.

Co-ops and Internships Gain real-world experience working in the medical device industry, medical research labs, clinics and hospitals.


E N G I N E E R I N G , B I O L O G Y, A N D M E D I C I N E

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING On the cover: Flourescently-labeled bone from a hibernating grizzly bear. Bears possess a special mechanism that fights off osteoporosis.

Understand, Restore, and Protect Human Health Biomedical engineers advance knowledge and develop new

Learn by Example Biomedical engineers often choose the field to help people—and for the excitement of understanding and

technology at the interface of

focusing on living systems.

engineering, biology, and

In our department, students thrive

medicine.

in an enthusiastic team atmosphere

Working as a biomedical engi-

guided by faculty mentors. We offer a

neer, you will apply engineering

supportive learning community with

approaches to understand liv-

many possibilities for your future,

ing systems, develop methods

all within a single program. Our goal

to repair or replace damaged or

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

is to prepare you for a wide range of

diseased organs, measure the

professional positions.

internal structures of the human

Here at Michigan Tech, your efforts

body in health and disease,

will be greatly enhanced by working

develop new diagnostic tools,

alongside our faculty in their research

and create many ways to make

labs. Our students participate in bio-

B

our lives healthier and safer. You could…

ecome a biomedical

■ Monitor newborns in a hospital setting

engineer and help solve

■ Design technology to aid people with physical impairments

■ Engineer cells to regenerate diseased or injured tissue

the complex problems in

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

■ Design new materials for

It could be the most rewarding

implantation in the body

■ Conduct clinical trials of new medical devices

■ Build customized devices for special health care or

life sciences and medical care.

Michigan Technological University Biomedical Engineering 309 Minerals and Materials Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, MI 49931-1295

research needs

■ Collaborate with researchers in

T: 906-487-2772 F: 906-487-1717 E: biomed@mtu.edu

other fields, such as medicine, physiology, or nursing

biomed.mtu.edu

decision you ever make.

medical research in a significant way. Many undergrads not only conduct research—they also publish their findings in research journals and present their work at national conferences. We offer:

Small Class Sizes Benefit from individual attention and guidance.

Strong Sense of Community Get to know your fellow students, as well as your professors and their graduate students, too.

Hands-on Learning Experiences In the lab or in clinical settings— opportunities abound.

Medical and Graduate School Preparation Excellent preparation for medical school, graduate school, and other health professional programs.

International Opportunities Our students have traveled and studied in Ghana, Norway, Australia Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equal opportunity employer. Michigan Tech offers more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering; forest resources; computing; technology; business; economics; natural, physical and environmental sciences; arts; humanities; and social sciences.

and Italy, to name a few.

Co-ops and Internships Gain real-world experience working in the medical device industry, medical research labs, clinics and hospitals.


U N D E R G R A D UAT E R E S E A R C H

FIND OUT MORE

SENIOR DESIGN AND ENTERPRISE

The integration of biology and

Senior Design

Professional Opportunities

Come See Us

engineering is the cornerstone

Our Senior Design program

Biomedical engineering is a

There is no substitute for seeing

of biomedical engineering. From

connects student teams with

fast-growing field, as well as a

firsthand what Michigan Tech has

helping to conquer deadly dis-

industry through open-ended

wide-ranging one. Firms that hire

to offer. We invite you to visit our

eases to enabling the paralyzed

design projects—helping you

biomedical engineers include

campus and tour the Department

to regain use of their limbs,

gain the skills and experience

pharmaceutical companies, med-

of Biomedical Engineering. Call

biomedical engineers draw upon

that can launch you into a

ical equipment and instrument

888-688-1885 to set things up.

numerous engineering disci-

successful career.

manufacturers, biotech compa-

Please feel free to get in touch.

During your senior year, you’ll

nies, hospitals, universities, and

We look forward to hearing

have the chance to work with

government agencies. It’s a very

from you.

a small team of students on a

entrepreneurial field, so it’s not

Senior Design project.

unusual to find biomedical

plines to solve complex health problems. Your work can range from developing new diagnostic tools and therapies to designing artificial organs and prosthetics. Much of this work begins in the

Projects have included:

research lab.

■ Evaluating bioabsorable cardiac stents for Boston Scientific

Our undergraduate researchers

■ Developing a data collection

work in a variety of areas

system for Beaumont Hospital

including:

■ Designing a pacemaker

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

fixation system for Medtronic

■ Designing a transtibial

for start-up companies. You could also use your degree to become a high school teacher of science and math, go on to medical or law school, or head directly to graduate school to obtain a master’s or doctoral degree.

prosthetic for Bremer

Recent graduates of our program

tissue and organs

Prosthetics

are working across the country at

■ Creating a clinician hand-

Understand forms, motion, and material properties of cells,

companies such as:

washing monitor for Portage

Beckman-Coulter

Health

BD Diagnostics

■ Developing a wearable health

tissues, and organisms

alert system for 3M

E: biomed@mtu.edu

engineers founding or working

Train cells to regenerate

Biomechanics

T: 906-487-2772

Boston Scientific Kimberly-Clark Mayo Clinic

Instrumentation and Physiological Measurement Focus on biosensors, imaging, and more

Enterprise

Medtronic

It takes teamwork to bring

Pioneer Surgical

creative ideas to life. Join an

Schlumberger

Enterprise team and get the extra

Stryker

edge on your education. Solve

Zimmer

real-world engineering, design,

biomed.mtu.edu

and communication problems.

Early Assurance Program

Develop marketing, business, and

Partnerships between

leadership skills. Teams are open

Michigan State University

to students from every major and

College of Human Medicine,

operate like companies in the

Wayne State University School

private sector. Our department

of Medicine, and Michigan Tech

helped launch the International

provide early admission for

Business Ventures team, but you

qualified students, especially

can choose from more than thirty

for those who wish to practice

teams across campus.

in underserved areas.

biomed.mtu.edu


U N D E R G R A D UAT E R E S E A R C H

FIND OUT MORE

SENIOR DESIGN AND ENTERPRISE

The integration of biology and

Senior Design

Professional Opportunities

Come See Us

engineering is the cornerstone

Our Senior Design program

Biomedical engineering is a

There is no substitute for seeing

of biomedical engineering. From

connects student teams with

fast-growing field, as well as a

firsthand what Michigan Tech has

helping to conquer deadly dis-

industry through open-ended

wide-ranging one. Firms that hire

to offer. We invite you to visit our

eases to enabling the paralyzed

design projects—helping you

biomedical engineers include

campus and tour the Department

to regain use of their limbs,

gain the skills and experience

pharmaceutical companies, med-

of Biomedical Engineering. Call

biomedical engineers draw upon

that can launch you into a

ical equipment and instrument

888-688-1885 to set things up.

numerous engineering disci-

successful career.

manufacturers, biotech compa-

Please feel free to get in touch.

During your senior year, you’ll

nies, hospitals, universities, and

We look forward to hearing

have the chance to work with

government agencies. It’s a very

from you.

a small team of students on a

entrepreneurial field, so it’s not

Senior Design project.

unusual to find biomedical

plines to solve complex health problems. Your work can range from developing new diagnostic tools and therapies to designing artificial organs and prosthetics. Much of this work begins in the

Projects have included:

research lab.

■ Evaluating bioabsorable cardiac stents for Boston Scientific

Our undergraduate researchers

■ Developing a data collection

work in a variety of areas

system for Beaumont Hospital

including:

■ Designing a pacemaker

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

fixation system for Medtronic

■ Designing a transtibial

for start-up companies. You could also use your degree to become a high school teacher of science and math, go on to medical or law school, or head directly to graduate school to obtain a master’s or doctoral degree.

prosthetic for Bremer

Recent graduates of our program

tissue and organs

Prosthetics

are working across the country at

■ Creating a clinician hand-

Understand forms, motion, and material properties of cells,

companies such as:

washing monitor for Portage

Beckman-Coulter

Health

BD Diagnostics

■ Developing a wearable health

tissues, and organisms

alert system for 3M

E: biomed@mtu.edu

engineers founding or working

Train cells to regenerate

Biomechanics

T: 906-487-2772

Boston Scientific Kimberly-Clark Mayo Clinic

Instrumentation and Physiological Measurement Focus on biosensors, imaging, and more

Enterprise

Medtronic

It takes teamwork to bring

Pioneer Surgical

creative ideas to life. Join an

Schlumberger

Enterprise team and get the extra

Stryker

edge on your education. Solve

Zimmer

real-world engineering, design,

biomed.mtu.edu

and communication problems.

Early Assurance Program

Develop marketing, business, and

Partnerships between

leadership skills. Teams are open

Michigan State University

to students from every major and

College of Human Medicine,

operate like companies in the

Wayne State University School

private sector. Our department

of Medicine, and Michigan Tech

helped launch the International

provide early admission for

Business Ventures team, but you

qualified students, especially

can choose from more than thirty

for those who wish to practice

teams across campus.

in underserved areas.

biomed.mtu.edu


U N D E R G R A D UAT E R E S E A R C H

FIND OUT MORE

SENIOR DESIGN AND ENTERPRISE

The integration of biology and

Senior Design

Professional Opportunities

Come See Us

engineering is the cornerstone

Our Senior Design program

Biomedical engineering is a

There is no substitute for seeing

of biomedical engineering. From

connects student teams with

fast-growing field, as well as a

firsthand what Michigan Tech has

helping to conquer deadly dis-

industry through open-ended

wide-ranging one. Firms that hire

to offer. We invite you to visit our

eases to enabling the paralyzed

design projects—helping you

biomedical engineers include

campus and tour the Department

to regain use of their limbs,

gain the skills and experience

pharmaceutical companies, med-

of Biomedical Engineering. Call

biomedical engineers draw upon

that can launch you into a

ical equipment and instrument

888-688-1885 to set things up.

numerous engineering disci-

successful career.

manufacturers, biotech compa-

Please feel free to get in touch.

During your senior year, you’ll

nies, hospitals, universities, and

We look forward to hearing

have the chance to work with

government agencies. It’s a very

from you.

a small team of students on a

entrepreneurial field, so it’s not

Senior Design project.

unusual to find biomedical

plines to solve complex health problems. Your work can range from developing new diagnostic tools and therapies to designing artificial organs and prosthetics. Much of this work begins in the

Projects have included:

research lab.

■ Evaluating bioabsorable cardiac stents for Boston Scientific

Our undergraduate researchers

■ Developing a data collection

work in a variety of areas

system for Beaumont Hospital

including:

■ Designing a pacemaker

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

fixation system for Medtronic

■ Designing a transtibial

for start-up companies. You could also use your degree to become a high school teacher of science and math, go on to medical or law school, or head directly to graduate school to obtain a master’s or doctoral degree.

prosthetic for Bremer

Recent graduates of our program

tissue and organs

Prosthetics

are working across the country at

■ Creating a clinician hand-

Understand forms, motion, and material properties of cells,

companies such as:

washing monitor for Portage

Beckman-Coulter

Health

BD Diagnostics

■ Developing a wearable health

tissues, and organisms

alert system for 3M

E: biomed@mtu.edu

engineers founding or working

Train cells to regenerate

Biomechanics

T: 906-487-2772

Boston Scientific Kimberly-Clark Mayo Clinic

Instrumentation and Physiological Measurement Focus on biosensors, imaging, and more

Enterprise

Medtronic

It takes teamwork to bring

Pioneer Surgical

creative ideas to life. Join an

Schlumberger

Enterprise team and get the extra

Stryker

edge on your education. Solve

Zimmer

real-world engineering, design,

biomed.mtu.edu

and communication problems.

Early Assurance Program

Develop marketing, business, and

Partnerships between

leadership skills. Teams are open

Michigan State University

to students from every major and

College of Human Medicine,

operate like companies in the

Wayne State University School

private sector. Our department

of Medicine, and Michigan Tech

helped launch the International

provide early admission for

Business Ventures team, but you

qualified students, especially

can choose from more than thirty

for those who wish to practice

teams across campus.

in underserved areas.

biomed.mtu.edu


U N D E R G R A D UAT E R E S E A R C H

FIND OUT MORE

SENIOR DESIGN AND ENTERPRISE

The integration of biology and

Senior Design

Professional Opportunities

Come See Us

engineering is the cornerstone

Our Senior Design program

Biomedical engineering is a

There is no substitute for seeing

of biomedical engineering. From

connects student teams with

fast-growing field, as well as a

firsthand what Michigan Tech has

helping to conquer deadly dis-

industry through open-ended

wide-ranging one. Firms that hire

to offer. We invite you to visit our

eases to enabling the paralyzed

design projects—helping you

biomedical engineers include

campus and tour the Department

to regain use of their limbs,

gain the skills and experience

pharmaceutical companies, med-

of Biomedical Engineering. Call

biomedical engineers draw upon

that can launch you into a

ical equipment and instrument

888-688-1885 to set things up.

numerous engineering disci-

successful career.

manufacturers, biotech compa-

Please feel free to get in touch.

During your senior year, you’ll

nies, hospitals, universities, and

We look forward to hearing

have the chance to work with

government agencies. It’s a very

from you.

a small team of students on a

entrepreneurial field, so it’s not

Senior Design project.

unusual to find biomedical

plines to solve complex health problems. Your work can range from developing new diagnostic tools and therapies to designing artificial organs and prosthetics. Much of this work begins in the

Projects have included:

research lab.

■ Evaluating bioabsorable cardiac stents for Boston Scientific

Our undergraduate researchers

■ Developing a data collection

work in a variety of areas

system for Beaumont Hospital

including:

■ Designing a pacemaker

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

fixation system for Medtronic

■ Designing a transtibial

for start-up companies. You could also use your degree to become a high school teacher of science and math, go on to medical or law school, or head directly to graduate school to obtain a master’s or doctoral degree.

prosthetic for Bremer

Recent graduates of our program

tissue and organs

Prosthetics

are working across the country at

■ Creating a clinician hand-

Understand forms, motion, and material properties of cells,

companies such as:

washing monitor for Portage

Beckman-Coulter

Health

BD Diagnostics

■ Developing a wearable health

tissues, and organisms

alert system for 3M

E: biomed@mtu.edu

engineers founding or working

Train cells to regenerate

Biomechanics

T: 906-487-2772

Boston Scientific Kimberly-Clark Mayo Clinic

Instrumentation and Physiological Measurement Focus on biosensors, imaging, and more

Enterprise

Medtronic

It takes teamwork to bring

Pioneer Surgical

creative ideas to life. Join an

Schlumberger

Enterprise team and get the extra

Stryker

edge on your education. Solve

Zimmer

real-world engineering, design,

biomed.mtu.edu

and communication problems.

Early Assurance Program

Develop marketing, business, and

Partnerships between

leadership skills. Teams are open

Michigan State University

to students from every major and

College of Human Medicine,

operate like companies in the

Wayne State University School

private sector. Our department

of Medicine, and Michigan Tech

helped launch the International

provide early admission for

Business Ventures team, but you

qualified students, especially

can choose from more than thirty

for those who wish to practice

teams across campus.

in underserved areas.

biomed.mtu.edu


E N G I N E E R I N G , B I O L O G Y, A N D M E D I C I N E

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING On the cover: Flourescently-labeled bone from a hibernating grizzly bear. Bears possess a special mechanism that fights off osteoporosis.

Understand, Restore, and Protect Human Health Biomedical engineers advance knowledge and develop new

Learn by Example Biomedical engineers often choose the field to help people—and for the excitement of understanding and

technology at the interface of

focusing on living systems.

engineering, biology, and

In our department, students thrive

medicine.

in an enthusiastic team atmosphere

Working as a biomedical engi-

guided by faculty mentors. We offer a

neer, you will apply engineering

supportive learning community with

approaches to understand liv-

many possibilities for your future,

ing systems, develop methods

all within a single program. Our goal

to repair or replace damaged or

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

is to prepare you for a wide range of

diseased organs, measure the

professional positions.

internal structures of the human

Here at Michigan Tech, your efforts

body in health and disease,

will be greatly enhanced by working

develop new diagnostic tools,

alongside our faculty in their research

and create many ways to make

labs. Our students participate in bio-

B

our lives healthier and safer. You could…

ecome a biomedical

■ Monitor newborns in a hospital setting

engineer and help solve

■ Design technology to aid people with physical impairments

■ Engineer cells to regenerate diseased or injured tissue

the complex problems in

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

■ Design new materials for

It could be the most rewarding

implantation in the body

■ Conduct clinical trials of new medical devices

■ Build customized devices for special health care or

life sciences and medical care.

Michigan Technological University Biomedical Engineering 309 Minerals and Materials Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, MI 49931-1295

research needs

■ Collaborate with researchers in

T: 906-487-2772 F: 906-487-1717 E: biomed@mtu.edu

other fields, such as medicine, physiology, or nursing

biomed.mtu.edu

decision you ever make.

medical research in a significant way. Many undergrads not only conduct research—they also publish their findings in research journals and present their work at national conferences. We offer:

Small Class Sizes Benefit from individual attention and guidance.

Strong Sense of Community Get to know your fellow students, as well as your professors and their graduate students, too.

Hands-on Learning Experiences In the lab or in clinical settings— opportunities abound.

Medical and Graduate School Preparation Excellent preparation for medical school, graduate school, and other health professional programs.

International Opportunities Our students have traveled and studied in Ghana, Norway, Australia Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equal opportunity employer. Michigan Tech offers more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering; forest resources; computing; technology; business; economics; natural, physical and environmental sciences; arts; humanities; and social sciences.

and Italy, to name a few.

Co-ops and Internships Gain real-world experience working in the medical device industry, medical research labs, clinics and hospitals.

Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Brochure  

You have an interest in medicine and a desire to impact lives and make a difference. Realize your goals with a biomedical engineering degree...