Biomedical Engineering M.S./Ph.D. Learning Outcomes

PLO1: Core Knowledge and Research Methods 

  • demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of mathematics, biology, physiology, physical sciences, and engineering to solve problems at the interface of engineering and biology 
  • demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of contemporary techniques, skills, and engineering tools for solving problems medicine and biology related to biomedical engineering 
  • identify, formulate, and investigate independent research projects to solve problems at the frontier of biomedical knowledge and technology 
  • read, synthesize, and critically evaluate research in biomedical engineering

PLO2: Pedagogy and Scholarly Communication

  • communicates their research results to the scientific community and contributes to leading conferences and journals 
  • prepare competitive research proposals to foster independent research 
  • communicate scientific concepts to a broad audience, e.g., develop high-quality undergraduate and graduate courses in biomedical engineering, including appropriate goals, reading or audiovisual materials, and assignments

PLO3: Professionalism and Leadership

  • lead multi-disciplinary teams; educate others about problems, solutions, and technologies in biomedical engineering; mentor junior researchers 
  • understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context 
  • respect the unique ethical, environmental, and social responsibilities of engineers working in health-related fields 
  • make effective contributions to department, university, community, and professional service

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