• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Online Resource Guide for Engineering Students

    I suspect this is a “front” for one or more on-line universities - http://www.onlinecollege.org/guides/engineering, but it appears to provide an excellent list of online resources for engineering students....
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  • Summer Research Opportunity at MCW

    From: Berst, Guy Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:37 AM Subject: Summer Program for Undergraduate Research at MCW Each year hundreds of students apply for an internship position over the summer.  Once again...
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  • FDA Regulation of Medical Devices

    Wow. Not a word engineers often used, but it what I thought when I stumbled across this, http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42130.pdf, while preparing my BE-3001 lecture. This document appears to provide a wonderfully ...
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  • Summer Research Opportunity

    Here is the text of an e-mail I received regarding a summer research opportunity for juniors and sophomores....   We are now accepting applications for our NSF REU site focusing on Research Experiences in Neural ...
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  • Another Artificial Heart

    For many years, biomedical engineers have been working to develop artificial hearts that can provide long term support for patients' needing them. Here is story about another attempt in France:    &nbs...
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  • Recommended Way to Post Event Pictures

    Tonight the biomedical engineering juniors are going to do their progress and feasibility presentations at a dinner event sponsored  by MSOE and the Milwaukee IEEE section (http://www.msoe.edu/thread/2509). I pla...
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  • Congratulations Juniors

    Congratulations to the Class of 2015 for the excellent job they did on their presentations last night. Received a lot of positive feedback from our guests. Good job, now get back to work.
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  • Presentation Seating

    I'm wondering how we should work the seating tonight at the junior presentations. Here is what I mean by this. To get teams on and off the stage efficiently, it would make sense for each team to set together. On the o...
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  • Junior Presentation Announcement

    The annual junior presentation event will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 pm on Thursday, December 12 in the Todd Wehr Auditorium in the CC building. BE Juniors are required to attend this event and may bring up to two gues...
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  • Importance of Usability Test

    This short news item illustrates the importance of usability considerations and testing in the medical device design process:   How Usability Testing Prevents Horror Stories | Qmed   There is nothing more ...
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  • Marketing Internship Opportunity - Summer 2014

    Here is an announcement regarding a Marketing Internship program that runs next summer. It is probably not a good fit for most BE students, but may be of interest to those of you interested in the business/marketing s...
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  • Changes to Biomedical Engineering Group

    Hey Dr. Tritt, why do you keep changing the Biomedical Engineering group? This is really just a test post to see how the Ask widget works.
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  • Florida International Looking for Graduate Students

    The attached file provides information about Florida International University's interest in biomedical engineering graduates.
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  • Opportunities at Mayo

    The attached document describes graduate study and summer internship opportunities at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
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  • RSVPs

    Where can I find documentation on Hub's Event and RSVP features? I just experimented with it and when I used Spectrum RSVP I was taken to a profile creation page. This page asked a bunch of irreverent questions and di...
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