Providence Hospital Student Summer Biomedical Research Program

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The Student Summer Program in Biomedical Research offered at Providence Hospital, Department of Biomedical Research, offers graduated senior high school students and college undergraduates the opportunity to learn research methods and to explore career opportunities in medicine. A total of twenty candidates will be selected for one 3-week session. Last year this took place from July 6 through July 24, 2015.

You can get more information here. Looking at last years program, the deadline for applications should be around March 14th, 2016.

I know that the program is highly competitive but I have communicated with Dr. David Svinarich in the past about it and he knows that LTU BME students are interested in the opportunity. So if you are interested, I highly recommend that you to contact him and get more information immediately. His email and phone are listed on the webpage linked above. You can contact me with questions and use me as a reference if you like.

Here is the application from last year. 2015 Providence Hospital Student Summer Program Application

Career Opportunities, Dr. Mansoor Nasir, Research, Summer Internship

ESD Job Fair – May 9th

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Engineering & Technology Job Fair

Monday, May 9, 2016
2:00 – 7:00 p.m. 
Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi

Employers: Find the Talent You Need

If you’ve been trying to hire people in engineering and technology, nobody needs to tell you about the reality of the shortage of skilled workers.

Fortunately there’s help. The Engineering Society of Detroit’s Job Fair regularly draws hundreds of skilled, qualified engineers, scientists, IT professionals and skilled-trades workers.  Meet face-to-face with talented students and professionals at all levels of experience, from seasoned mid-career experts in their fields to young people seeking internships.

For complete exhibit package information, as well as the event’s schedule and downloadable forms, click here or contact Leslie Smith, CMP, at 248-353-0735 ext. 152or lsmith@esd.org.

Past ESD Job Fairs have had more than 50 companies on  hand, offering more than 3,000 great engineering and technology jobs. Past companies have included Aisin, Bartech, DENSO, DTE Energy, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, G-Tech Services, Michigan Department of Transportation, Trillium Technical, TST Tooling Software, Unique Systems Design, Inc. and Visteon Corporation.

Cost:
ESD Members:  Free*
Non-Members: $15 if registered by April 28, 2016; $20 if registered after April 28, 2016. Registration includes a one-year membership to ESD. Offer good for new, first-time members only.

*Please Note: Only current, paid ESD members may attend for free. Your dues must be up to date.
For more information or to register to attend, click here.

Career Opportunities, Networking

Internship at Valeo

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Valeo, which focuses on design, manufacturing and sale of automotive spare parts, is currently looking for an intern. The lead systems engineer is an LTU BME Alumni (Class of 2013) and reached out to us. If you are interested then please contact:

Lorraine Novak (lorraine.novak@valeo.com)
Systems Engineer – Vision Systems
Valeo Comfort and Driving Assistance
150 Stephenson Hwy
Troy, MI 48083 – USA

Career Opportunities

Quantified-Self (QS) Roadshow – Bucknell Edition

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QS Roadshow 11/6/15Dr. Mansoor Nasir and Dr. Eric Meyer traveled to Bucknell University in beautiful Lewisburg, PA for the second QS Roadshow event on Nov. 6th, 2015. The workshop was attended by 9 faculty members from Lawrence Tech, Western New England (WNE)  and Bucknell Universities. The roadshow is part of a KEEN Topical Network Grant (PI: Dr. Mansoor Nasir) that is being leveraged to disseminate classroom resources for EML and student engagement around the QS theme. LTU is taking the lead in building the network of faculty and is sharing resources at a dedicated website qsl4eml.ltu.edu.

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Dr. Nasir and Dr. Meyer introduced the learning modules focusing on Entrepreneurial Mindset  Learning (EML) from various engineering and science fields to the attending faculty.

 

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The Dean of College of Engineering at Bucknell, Dr. Keith Buffinton, talked about entrepreneurship at Bucknell and the many opportunities available to the students to bring their ideas to fruition. Dr. Michael Rust, an Associate Professor from the Biomedical Engineering program at WNE, presented the EML module that he developed for his Sophomore level Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering course.

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The half-day event also included a fabulous presentation by a guest speaker, Michael Levan, who is the founder of a local startup venture, Novipod. He specifically talked about Organ Tracker which is an organ tracking and monitoring application that delivers high precision GPS location, temperature, light, shock, humidity, and pressure sensors to organ procurement organizations, labs, pharmacies, and hospitals. He also shared his experiences about entrepreneurship and in commercializing a new technology.

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The presentation was attended by 20 BME seniors from Bucknell. During the afternoon, the faculty toured the various maker lab facilities available to the Bucknell students.

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The overall reception of the event was extremely positive and will foster future collaborations between the faculty from these universities.

Dr. Eric Meyer, Dr. Mansoor Nasir, EML, Events, KEEN, News

Materialize is looking for an Intern

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Materialize is looking for an intern from LTU! Contact Danielle at Danielle.Beski@materialise.com

 

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Available Job Now!, Career Opportunities, Summer Internship

Introducing the Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering program at Lawrence Tech

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These are exciting times for biomedical engineers. As the so-called “baby-boomers” reach 70 years of age next year, we are faced with an older population demographic as well as numerous challenges not yet fully addressed in our field.

The MSBME program (Flyer) is designed to enhance the knowledge of advanced and emerging topics in the field. Lawrence Tech’s signature combination of theory and practice provides you with enhanced knowledge of specialized tools and technologies, the ability to formulate and solve advanced engineering problems, design systems or processes, and evaluate complex systems and newly created knowledge. Our faculty have expertise in biomechanics, tissue engineering, bioMEMS, bioinstrumentation, and medical imaging. They are your partners as you work on applied research and design projects.

Students will take one advanced mathematics and one advanced biology/physiology course, three biomedical engineering courses and one to three additional elective courses to complete the degree (MSBME Flowchart). Your selection of courses from wide spectrum of topics provides the ability to tailor your degree to fit your interests. Finally, you will also have the option to complete either a Master’s Design Project or a Master’s Research Thesis for the capstone experience. Early in the program, you can select a BME faculty member to serve as your adviser and to work with to determine the scope of your Project or Thesis work.

The eligibility for the program is not limited to graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering; interested students from other engineering and science backgrounds are also eligible to enroll in this program. Up to two of the courses may be completed during a dual-enrollment option or transferred from another graduate program (5year dual enrollment).

It is a challenging curriculum. I am confident that each of our students will be up to the task, and I very enthusiastically welcome you. You can find various current activities as well as our faculty interests on our website.

Eric G. Meyer, PhD (emeyer@ltu.edu), Director of Master’s Program, Biomedical Engineering

Academics, Alumni

Nanotechnology Seminar on Nov. 4th

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BME-IDEA Conference

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Dr. Nasir presented a snapshot of entrepreneurship-minded learning modules that have been introduced in various courses in the LTU BME program at the BME-IDEA conference on October 7, 2015. The meeting was held at Tampa Marriot Waterside Hotel in conjunction with 2015 Annual BMES conference.

BME-IDEA was started in 2003 when a group of professors who were teaching design in a Biomedical Engineering department or program realized that there were common needs among them that were not being met by current conference offerings. The first BME-IDEA meeting was held in San Francisco in 2003 and the alliance has met annually or bi-annually ever since. Over the past decade BME-IDEA has grown to include over 120 university programs in the U.S. and abroad with a focus on teaching and mentoring of innovation and entrepreneurship in biomedical engineering. These meetings are a chance to share best practices and new ideas with other faculty who lead programs and courses in medical technology design. Many past attendees have indicated that this is their favorite meeting of the year.

 

Dr. Mansoor Nasir, EML, Events, News

Various Job and Internships at Cleveland Clinic

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The following jobs can also be found at: www.clevelandclinic-jobs.com

  1. Clinical Engineering Tech II – Imaging Job
  2. Research Student Job
  3. Department Analyst III Job
  4. Research Technician Job
Career Opportunities

Whitaker International Program

By Ryan ReedComments Off on Whitaker International Program

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This program will send you overseas to study and/or conduct research based in BME. There are Internships available as well as post-doctoral studies and post BS studies. Click on the link above for more information on the program.

Career Opportunities, Grant Opportunities, Research
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