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Biomedical

Biomedical engineering
Category: 
Mechanical
Examples: 

If you want to help people in your community or across the planet who are in need of medical help then biomechanical and biomedical engineering is a smart choice. Biomechanical and biomedical engineers are involved in:

  • Designing artificial hearts and pacemakers that may extend a person's life
  • Creating lifelike prosthetic limbs for greater mobility and freedom Improving glucose monitors
  • Developing new physiotherapy technologies for sports injuries
  • Improving incubators for premature babies
In your community: 

How many people in your community have diabetes? How many children are alive today because of the incubator they were put in after birth?

By combining your knowledge of biomedical engineering with western and traditional healing methods your contributions to the community would be immeasurable.

Aptitude: 

If you like...

  • Problem solving
  • Being creative
  • Inventing new things
  • Medicine
  • Working with tools
  • Biology
  • Helping people get better

...then perhaps you will like Biomechanical and Biomedical Engineering..

Universities: 

Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada

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