2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Biotechnical Engineering
Introduction <ul><li>Session Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>My Background </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Biotechnical Enginee...
Session Objectives <ul><li>Trends/changes in the Biotechnical Engineering Industry </li></ul><ul><li>National, global, and...
Background <ul><li>Why you got involved in this industry… </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, L...
Consumer Products
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Gore Corporate Divisions <ul><li>Four Divisions: </l...
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Medical Products Division <ul><li>Product Focus:  </...
Background <ul><li>Engineer with W.L. Gore & Associates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Products Division </li></ul></ul><ul...
What is Biotechnical Engineering? <ul><li>Also known as… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><...
What is Biotechnical Engineering? <ul><li>Combination of biology, medicine, and engineering to solve medical and health re...
What does a Biomedical Engineer Do? <ul><ul><li>Uses math, physics and engineering expertise to analyze and solve problems...
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Careers in Biomedical Engineering <ul><li>Medical de...
Careers in Biomedical Engineering <ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Laboratories (Los Alamos) </li></ul></...
Careers in Biomedical Engineering <ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Careers in Biomedical Engineering <ul><li>Non-traditional fields: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical writing </li></ul></ul><...
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Comparisons Between  Academic and Industrial R&D <ul...
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Trends in Biotechnical Engineering <ul><li>Areas of ...
Industry Trends 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow (MDDI, 12/07)
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Rehabilitation – Biotechnical Engineering <ul><li>Pr...
Rehabilitative Bioengineering
Motion Analysis
New Technologies 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
Surgical Products Technology Surgical
Minimally Invasive Technology Interventional
ePTFE Ability to Manipulate Microstructure Rapid  Tissue  Ingrowth Minimal Tissue  Ingrowth Both- Dual Function Layer DLMC...
ePTFE Ability to Create Diverse Forms 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow MEMBRANE FIBER...
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
Aortic Applications
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
<ul><li>Add info from Gore website </li></ul>Ventricular Septal Defect <ul><li>Hole between right & left ventricles </li><...
 
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Stroke Prevention and Therapy   Significant Clinical...
New Technologies The Challenge: Protect the brain from embolic particles released during carotid angioplasty and stenting
 
New Technologies – Emerging Areas 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow <ul><li>Computer a...
Background and Skill Sets for Success <ul><li>Skills:  You should be a biomedical engineer if you… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>L...
Education <ul><li>Typical Admissions Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Solid background in mathematics and science </li><...
Education: Example Coursework Fall Spring Intro to Biomedical Engineering I Freshman   Intro to Biomedical Engineering II ...
ABET Accredited Biomedical Engineering Programs <ul><li>University of Akron – OH (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Al...
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Education: Growth of Undergraduate  Biomedical Engin...
Careers in Biomedical Engineering 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow <ul><li>Starting S...
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Employment Outlook <ul><li>Faster than average incre...
2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Summary <ul><li>Many opportunities available to biom...
Closing <ul><li>Final Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Session Evaluation </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Studen...
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  • In 2005, ABET formally changed its name from the “Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology” to ABET, Inc. This allows the organization to continue its activities under the name that represents leadership and quality in accreditation for the public while reflecting its broadening into additional areas of technical education. - ABET.org
  • In 2005, ABET formally changed its name from the “Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology” to ABET, Inc. This allows the organization to continue its activities under the name that represents leadership and quality in accreditation for the public while reflecting its broadening into additional areas of technical education. - ABET.org
  • Nina easley biotechnical engineering

    1. 1. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Biotechnical Engineering
    2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Session Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>My Background </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Biotechnical Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Trends </li></ul><ul><li>New Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Background and Skill Sets for Success </li></ul><ul><li>Closing, Q&A </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    3. 3. Session Objectives <ul><li>Trends/changes in the Biotechnical Engineering Industry </li></ul><ul><li>National, global, and technological trends affecting the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Employability, education, and skill sets required for a career in Biotechnical Engineering </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    4. 4. Background <ul><li>Why you got involved in this industry… </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    5. 5. Consumer Products
    6. 6. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Gore Corporate Divisions <ul><li>Four Divisions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fabrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial products </li></ul></ul>Medical products Electronic products Fabrics Industrial products
    7. 7. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Medical Products Division <ul><li>Product Focus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surgically implanted and interventional products </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Material Focus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ePTFE as best biocompatible material, and enabling technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Market Focus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vascular disease, general and thoracic surgery, hernia repair, and stroke </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customer Focus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vascular surgeon, general surgeons, interventional radiologists & cardiologists </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Background <ul><li>Engineer with W.L. Gore & Associates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Products Division </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Attended Marquette University, Biomedical Engineering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. Biomechanical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M.S. Biomechanics / Biomaterials </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    9. 9. What is Biotechnical Engineering? <ul><li>Also known as… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bioengineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomechanical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bioelectrical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biocomputing </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    10. 10. What is Biotechnical Engineering? <ul><li>Combination of biology, medicine, and engineering to solve medical and health related problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing demand for cost-effective medical products will boost the demand for biomedical engineers </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    11. 11. What does a Biomedical Engineer Do? <ul><ul><li>Uses math, physics and engineering expertise to analyze and solve problems in biology and medicine. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works with other health care professionals including physicians, nurses, therapists and technicians. </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    12. 12. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Careers in Biomedical Engineering <ul><li>Medical device companies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing/Sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulatory Affairs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Private testing laboratories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Underwriter’s Laboratories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ECRI </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Careers in Biomedical Engineering <ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Laboratories (Los Alamos) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulatory Agencies (FDA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Military (Air Force, Navy, Army) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Health Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NASA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peace Corps (NGO) </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    14. 14. Careers in Biomedical Engineering <ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory Manager (Catheter, Radiology, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consulting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthcare consulting (Accenture) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design (IDEO) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Academia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    15. 15. Careers in Biomedical Engineering <ul><li>Non-traditional fields: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patent law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicine </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    16. 16. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Comparisons Between Academic and Industrial R&D <ul><li>intellectual curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>publications </li></ul><ul><li>more basic research </li></ul><ul><li>need to obtain grants </li></ul><ul><li>involved in initial phases </li></ul><ul><li>less urgency </li></ul><ul><li>flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>profitability </li></ul><ul><li>product introductions </li></ul><ul><li>more applied research </li></ul><ul><li>funding available </li></ul><ul><li>involved in entire project </li></ul><ul><li>“ time is money” </li></ul><ul><li>higher pay </li></ul>Academia Industry
    17. 17. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Trends in Biotechnical Engineering <ul><li>Areas of rapid development: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>computer-assisted and robotic assisted surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>molecular/cellular imaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tissue engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rehabilitation engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>brain-computer interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>implantable devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nanotechnology and targeted drug delivery </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Industry Trends 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow (MDDI, 12/07)
    19. 19. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Rehabilitation – Biotechnical Engineering <ul><li>Prosthetic devices </li></ul><ul><li>Robotics </li></ul><ul><li>Home health devices and tele-rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Gait/Motion Analysis </li></ul>
    20. 20. Rehabilitative Bioengineering
    21. 21. Motion Analysis
    22. 22. New Technologies 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    23. 23. Surgical Products Technology Surgical
    24. 24. Minimally Invasive Technology Interventional
    25. 25. ePTFE Ability to Manipulate Microstructure Rapid Tissue Ingrowth Minimal Tissue Ingrowth Both- Dual Function Layer DLMC F P
    26. 26. ePTFE Ability to Create Diverse Forms 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow MEMBRANE FIBER SHEET TUBE
    27. 27. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    28. 28. Aortic Applications
    29. 29. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    30. 30. <ul><li>Add info from Gore website </li></ul>Ventricular Septal Defect <ul><li>Hole between right & left ventricles </li></ul><ul><li>Wall between ventricles forms as fetus grows / hole remains if wall doesn’t completely form </li></ul><ul><li>Hole may eventually close after birth </li></ul><ul><li>Too much blood pumped to lungs – increased risk for pulmonary hypertension and heart failure </li></ul><ul><li>Can result from heart attack in adults </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms include difficulty in breathing and rapid heart rate </li></ul><ul><li>Treated surgically </li></ul>
    31. 32. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Stroke Prevention and Therapy Significant Clinical Need <ul><li>“ About 700,00 Americans will have a stroke this year - one every 45 seconds” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Stroke is our nations No.3 Killer and leading cause of severe, long-term disability” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The direct and indirect cost of stroke is $53.6 billion” </li></ul>
    32. 33. New Technologies The Challenge: Protect the brain from embolic particles released during carotid angioplasty and stenting
    33. 35. New Technologies – Emerging Areas 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow <ul><li>Computer assisted surgery (MIS) </li></ul><ul><li>Cellular and tissue engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Nanotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation and orthopedics </li></ul>
    34. 36. Background and Skill Sets for Success <ul><li>Skills: You should be a biomedical engineer if you… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like to solve problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Like math, science and technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Want to improve healthcare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Want to have many career options after completing your college degree </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    35. 37. Education <ul><li>Typical Admissions Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Solid background in mathematics and science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biology, Chemistry, Physics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English, Social Studies, Humanities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engineers should be creative, inquisitive, analytical, and detail oriented. </li></ul><ul><li>Able to work as part of a team </li></ul><ul><li>Communication skills are increasingly important </li></ul><ul><li>Funding available for engineering </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
    36. 38. Education: Example Coursework Fall Spring Intro to Biomedical Engineering I Freshman Intro to Biomedical Engineering II General Biology I General Biology 2 Calculus I Calculus II Physics with Calculus I Physics with Calculus II English I English II Electric Circuits I Sophomore Electric Circuits II Circuits Lab I Circuits Lab II Chemistry I Chemistry II Calculus III for Biomeds Differential Equations for Biomeds Sophomore Orientation Electrical Devices and Applications Core Elective Principles of Biological Investigation Core Elective Statistics Organic Chemistry Junior Computer Apps. in Biomed. Engr. Digital Electronics Analog Electronics Linear Systems Analysis Intro to Theology Statics and Dynamics Core Elective Systems Physiology Biomedical Engr. Design Lab I Senior Biomedical Engr Design Lab II Biomedical Instrumentation Design Physiological Transport Phenomena Senior Design Project I Senior Design Project II Digital Electronics Lab Biomedical Engr. Elective Biomedical Engr. Elective Theology Elective Philosophy of Human Nature Theory of Ethics
    37. 39. ABET Accredited Biomedical Engineering Programs <ul><li>University of Akron – OH (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Alabama – AL (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Arizona State University – AZ (1996) </li></ul><ul><li>Boston University – (1983) </li></ul><ul><li>Brown University – RI (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>University of California, Irvine – CA (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>University of California, San Diego – CA (1987) </li></ul><ul><li>Case Western – OH (1977) </li></ul><ul><li>Catholic University – Wa, DC (1990) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Central OK – OK (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Cincinnati – OH (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia University – NY (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Connecticut – CT (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Drexel University – PA (2002) </li></ul><ul><li>Duke University – NC (1972) </li></ul><ul><li>Florida International University – FL (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>George Washington University – Wa, DC (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Institute of Technology – GA (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Hartford – CT (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Illinois – IL (1976) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Iowa – IA (1986) </li></ul><ul><li>Johns Hopkins University – MD (1983) </li></ul><ul><li>Lehigh University – PA (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Louisiana Tech University – LA (1978) </li></ul><ul><li>Marquette University – WI (1983) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Miami – FL (1997) </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan Tech University – MI (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Milwaukee School of Engineering – WI (1990) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Minnesota – MN (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>New Jersey Institute of Technology – NJ (2008) </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow <ul><li>University of NY at Binghampton – NY (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>North Carolina State University – NC (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Northwestern University – IL (1982) </li></ul><ul><li>Oregon State University – OR (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Pennsylvania – PA (1982) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Pittsburgh – PA (2001) </li></ul><ul><li>Purdue University at West Lafayette – IN (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – NY (1972) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Rochester – NY (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – IN (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Rutgers, State University of NJ – NJ (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Saint Louis University – MO (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Stony Brook University – NY (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Syracuse University – NY (1989) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Tennessee at Knoxville – TN (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Texas A&M University – TX (1977) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Texas at Austin – TX (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Toledo – OH (2000) </li></ul><ul><li>Tulane University – LA (1981) </li></ul><ul><li>Vanderbuilt University – TN (1992) </li></ul><ul><li>Viginia Commonwealth University – VA (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Virginia – VA (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Washington State University – WA (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Washington University – MO (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Washington – WA (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Western New England College – MA (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Wisconsin, Madison – WI (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Worcester Polytechnic Institute – MA (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Wright State University – OH (1988) </li></ul>
    38. 40. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Education: Growth of Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Programs
    39. 41. Careers in Biomedical Engineering 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow <ul><li>Starting Salary Averages (July 2008) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BS degree: $54.661 (n=82) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS degree: $66,438 (n=13) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD degree: $70,397 (n=104) </li></ul></ul>( NACE Salary Survey, Summer 2008 )
    40. 42. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Employment Outlook <ul><li>Faster than average increase than other occupations through 2012 (21% growth). </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated 3,000 new careers created in the industry through 2016. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aging population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on health issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demand for increasingly sophisticated medical devices </li></ul></ul>(US Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2009)
    41. 43. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Summary <ul><li>Many opportunities available to biomedical engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Successful engineering careers require technical, communication, and interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Careers in biotechnical engineering pay well and can be very rewarding </li></ul>
    42. 44. Closing <ul><li>Final Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Session Evaluation </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow

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