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What are the things you will learn in biomedical engineering?

Thanks for the A2A It's hard to say what you will learn because BME majors can vary tremendously within the US (my country) and probably around the world as well. I can only speak about it for within the US. Within the US, it also can vary by a fair bit. But there are a few things I think won't be ignored in a typical undergrad program(to the extent such even exists). At the very least, these apply to my universitys BME major. A basis in physiology and cell biology. The bio part of biomedical engineering, pretty much. Very important, because what makes biomedical engineering unique from other engineering fields is that we consider things like biocompatibility and the details of pathologies we're trying to help diagnose or treat. A basis in chemical engineering topics. This shows up in literally anything about drug delivery(which essentially is a mass transfer problem at its heart) and can show up in lots of modeling cell behaviour. A basis in electrical engineering topics most useful to biomedical engineering. This is particularly important in some medical devices and instrumentation (indeed, my biomedical instrumentation course is pretty much electrical engineering). Circuits and signals processing are the biggest topics within this, since circuits builds electronics within medical devices and signals is about how you clean up data. A basis in mechanical engineering, especially for things like prosthetics or mechanical aspects of our bone/muscle. A basis in material science, especially for things like implants where you need to understand both the material properties and the biological reaction to the material used. You won't go into too much depth on everything, only the subset you concentrate in, most likely. But you can expect to learn a lot of different things.

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