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The Daily Life of The Bio-engineer
Transcript of The Daily Life of The Bio-engineer
Deborah Huard Typical Life Education
Pros to a Bioengineer Career Companies Interesting Facts Cons of a Bioengineer Career Bibliography A bioegineer will spend their days:
Usually a bachelor degree that focuses on engineering, biology, physiological and/or medical systems is required.
A general college education with a focus of engineering, design courses, and humanities can also be used and necessary.
There is an enormous demand for better medical devices and equipment.
A 21% growth rate is projected for bioengineers.
The highest paid 10% make more than $123,000 a year, while the lowest 10% are paid $50,000.
The job has average stress because most of the work is self-directed with deadlines and such. Since it is a new field, it's constantly being redefined.
Additional hours of work may be necessary.
Requires a bachelor's degree.
There is only a small number of absolute jobs.
Potential hazardous exposure to noxious fumes; communicable diseases and radiation dangers as well. Orbital Sciences Corporation
Bioengineering is often called biomedical engineering
Biomedical engineering played a large part in mapping the human genome
This career is essential to nanotechnology and tissue engineering
30% of bioengineer graduates become manufacturing employees
Biomedical engineering has the highest percent of females in all engineering specialties. "BMES | FAQs about Biomedical Engineering." BMES | FAQs about Biomedical Engineering. N.p., 2012. Web. 27 Sept. 2012. <http://www.bmes.org/aws/BMES/pt/sp/be_faqs>.
Landis, Raymond. "EGFI â Student Blog Â» Top Ten Benefits of an Engineering Career." EGFI â Student Blog Â» Top Ten Benefits of an Engineering Career. Discovery Press, 1995. Web. 27 Sept. 2012. <http://students.egfi-k12.org/top-ten-benefits-of-an-engineering-career/>.
Create new equipment
Test new procedures
Develop better solutions for the prevention and treatment of diseases
Work on patient rehabilitation
Strive to improve health