Biomedical engineering applies the principles and methods of engineering to troubleshooting in biology and medicine. It also aims to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation methods.
Biomedical engineering is the branch of engineering that has grown fastest in recent years. It is a continuously expanding field where there has been significant demand for professionals who are able to integrate into interdisciplinary teams along with health professionals, biologists and physicians, in order to address new challenges to improve health technology.
Biomedical Engineering students will learn about the following technologies: biomechanics, biomaterials and tissue engineering, bioelectronics, biomedical instrumentation, medical signal processing, medical imaging technology, computer systems and telemedicine, biotechnology and nanotechnology, clinical engineering and hospital management, amongst others.