• BE Student Information & Photo Release Form (AY 2014-15)

    Here is the BE student information and photo release form for academic year 2014-15. All students should complete this form when they start in the program and again if their situation changes with  regard to expe...
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  • MRI Safety

    Here are a couple of internet links involving MRI safety I thought might be of interest to BE program students, faculty and alumni. Some demonstrations of what happens when magnetic items interact with a 4-Tesla magn...
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Do We Really Need This?

    What do you think. Does this product, The #CAST Project - FATHOM - 3D Printer Sales, Rapid Prototyping, Design, meet a real need, or just try to create one?
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Signs You've Become a Biomedical Engineering

    Students, this is where you are headed: http://www.qmed.com/mpmn/medtechpulse/signs-youre-medtech-engineer-readers-chime?cid=nl.mpmn01.20140911. Note Medtech Engineering mostly overlaps Biomedical Engineering. It is m...
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  • Mid-October Trade Show in Chicago

    The MD&M Chicago trade show will be held October 15 and 16. The real purpose of this show is for companies to show off their medical device related products and services. It is focused on design and manufacturing....
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Picture Release & Graduation Update Form

    Use this form to grant the program permission to post your MSOE ID picture on the program photo board in the hall out side of my office. I also use this from to double check my mailing lists that are organized by expe...
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Welcome Week 2014 Presentation (Biomedical Engineering)

    This is the slide deck I used for my Welcome Week presentation to new Biomedical Engineering students in fall 2014.
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  • Welcome Week 2014 Handout (Biomedical Engineering)

    Here is the one page handout I prepared for new Biomedical Engineering students in fall 2014.
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  • Design Dos and Don'ts

    Here is a list of design dos and don'ts: http://www.qmed.com/mpmn/gallery/7-dos-and-donts-medical-device-design. We cover each of these and many others in our design sequence courses (BE-2000 through BE-4002).
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Current Design Documentation

    My plan is to put current documents related to MSOE's BE Design process here. I'll start with the DHR requirements.
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Low Resource Medical Devices

    One of the major challenges in biomedical engineering is how to deliver the benefits of modern medical understanding to people in developing nations. Here are some really cool ideas: WHO | Compendium of innovative hea...
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • What We Teach

    This list of rules mirrors what we teach in MSOE's BE design sequence courses: http://www.qmed.com/mpmn/medtechpulse/10-rules-designing-great-medical-devices. It is nice to have some external validation of our ideas.
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Stakeholder Survey Result

    Our program is conducting a “stakeholder” survey to help us set curricular priorities. So far, nearly all (97%) of the respondents have been program alumni. This graphic lists the most common words in the ...
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  • Senior Presentations - Friday, May 23

    The 2014 MSOE BE Senior Presentations will take place on Friday, May 23 from 8:30 to 10:30 am in the Grohmann Auditorium.  The “auditorium” is a large classroom like room on the first floor of the Gro...
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  • Medical Device Cyber Security

    Medical device cyber security is currently big issue in the medical device industry. Here is a short news story on the topic with some interesting links: http://www.qmed.com/news/fbi-warns-medical-device-hacking-risk....
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Low Cost Prosthetic Hands

    Many students become interested in biomedical engineering by way of prostheses. Creating prostheses is only a small part of what biomedical engineers do, but I think is appealing because the need is obvious and the de...
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Increasing Cost of Healthcare

    Biomedical engineers find themselves right in the middle of the situation described in this article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/06/health/even-small-medical-advances-can-mean-big-jumps-in-bills.html. Improvements...
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Where Will You Live

    QMED (a popular device industry website) just released a slide deck listing the top 10 cities for medical device innovation: http://www.qmed.com/mpmn/gallery/top-us-cities-medtech-innovation. This might be useful info...
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • Poor Instructions Result in Deaths

    Here is a link to an article describing how four LVAD patients have died due to poor device instructions: http://www.qmed.com/news/thoratec-warns-hospitals-after-lvad-patients-deaths?cid=nl.qmed02. These incidents emp...
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    created by Charles Tritt
  • MSOE BE Program to Receive Free Intel Galileo Development Boards

    I just received notification that our program will be getting 5 Intel Galileo development boards (http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/do-it-yourself/galileo-maker-quark-board.html). These boards combine Arduino fun...
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    created by Charles Tritt