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Science and Technology Showcase

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Please register and attend. I am also hoping to recruit a few students from BME to be present in the labs to talk to the visitors. I have been told that several Medical Technology companies were invited to attend this event so it may have implications for future opportunities.

For those of you engaged in various projects, there is also a possibility to showcase your work. Please talk to me if you are interested.

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Biomechanical Engineer – Motus Global – Wearable Technology

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Motus was founded under the belief that biomechanics can help humans achieve their maximum performance potential and reduce musculoskeletal injuries. In a world of increasing interconnectivity, Motus is actively bringing biomechanics to the masses through wearable technologies, motion capture, and amazing product experiences.

Responsibilities:

· Join Motus’ Physics Engine team, to innovate and integrate world-class biomechanics algorithms into mass-market products.
· Research and apply new mathematical techniques to analyze data captured from Inertial Measurement Units, Force Sensors, and Electromyography Sensors.
· Research and apply advanced biomechanical principles to skeletal data obtained from 3D Optical Motion Capture, 6DOF Inertial Measurement Units, and 2D Computer Vision Science outputs.
· Assist Motus’ Biomechanics Lab in data collection during product validation and testing.
· Perform robust testing and validation for all developed biomechanics algorithms and shipped products.

Qualifications:
· B.S./M.S./or Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or related technology field.
· Previous experience in a clinical Biomechanics Laboratory.
· Have developed software for a previous or existing product on the market.
· Experience in the field of 3D dynamics, biomechanics, wearable technology, motion capture, force plates, inverse dynamics, advanced numerical methods, and inertial sensor systems.

Preferred Skills:
· Passionate towards sports and human movement.
· Highly proficient with Matlab and C software languages.
· Ability to work in an autonomous, fast-paced startup environment.
· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Motus Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Motus is governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.

To apply, follow the instructions here:
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/48830a16

Terumo Internship Opportunity – Feb. 28th Deadline

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Terumo Cardiovascular Group is accepting internship applications from now through February 28th. Any interested students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

– College freshman, sophomores, juniors and college graduate students who are registered for the semester immediately following the internship term as detailed below

– 18 years of age on or before their first day of work

– Completed a minimum of one year of college courses prior to the start of the internship

Terumo has enjoyed working with the valuable interns we’ve had from LTU. Take advantage of this opportunity to get industry experience to compliment your academic studies.

Terumo CV Group Internship Program Application 2017

NSF Summer Research at Cleveland State University

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Rehabilitation Engineering at Cleveland State University
A Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
June 4 – August 11, 2017

If you are an undergraduate student interested in creating and using technology to transform the lives of people with disabilities, this program is for you. This is an opportunity to explore a career path that is meaningful and significant and touches lives. We are looking for students at all undergraduate levels majoring in engineering, computer science, or a related area.

You will be immersed in a community of undergraduate researchers, graduate students, engineering mentors, health care professionals, and, most importantly, people with disabilities. Together you will work on research projects to restore movement to people with paralyzed arms, develop new prosthetic legs, help improve balance in older adults, and explore the mechanics of injured joints. For ten weeks during the summer you will live at Cleveland State University and work in research labs at CSU and in hospitals in Cleveland.

Benefits include:

  • personal interaction with people with disabilities
  • participation in cutting edge rehabilitation research
  • membership in a supporting research community
  • one on one mentoring
  • help preparing for graduate school applications or a job search
  • opportunity to travel to and present your research at an academic conference
  • $5000 stipend
  • free room and meal plan
  • free travel to and from Cleveland

For more details please visit
https://www.csuohio.edu/engineering/recsu/

To apply for the program please visit
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/recsu/

Summer Internship for Undergraduates at FDA

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2017 Summer Internship
FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, Maryland

Laboratory Overview

The Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OSEL) is the laboratory of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). OSEL performs product testing; develops reliable standardized test methods for CDRH and industry use; performs anticipatory scientific investigations on emerging technologies; contributes laboratory data to national and international standards used in CDRH decision making; provides scientific and technical training for CDRH staff members; and maintains laboratory collaborations and relationships with scientific researchers in academia and other Federal laboratories.

Please note we are not accepting applications for recent graduates looking for full-time, long-term positions. This is a temporary position only.

Project Overview

The project involves performing mechanical bench tests to simulate failure of pediatric growing rod devices used in children with severe scoliosis. The internship will require extensive amounts of mechanical testing, fixture development (CAD software), sample preparation, and data analysis.

Key Qualifications

 Enrolled in a mechanical or biomedical engineering program with strong grades in mechanics/biomechanics and biomaterials courses

 Lab experience with mechanical testing systems such as MTS or Instron is highly recommended

 Independent worker

 Critical-thinking skills

How to Apply

Please send a resume, unofficial transcript, and summary of your interest in this position to genevieve.hill@fda.hhs.gov

Points to Consider

 Located in the Washington, DC area

 Access to a car is suggested

 Pay: ~$15-18/hour (40 hours per week)

 Must show proof of health insurance

 References will be requested

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Progream

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The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.

The goals of NREIP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.

NREIP provided competitive research internships to approximately 590 college students last summer. Participating students spend ten weeks during the summer conducting research at approximately 36 DoN laboratories.

NREIP’s Online Application closes on November 30, 2016! Apply Here!

ScribeAmerica Now Hiring Medical Scribes in Troy and West Bloomfield, MI

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2016 Midwest BME Regional Conference

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Are you looking to expand your horizion and make new connections in the field of biomedical engineering? Or maybe even looking for a job after graduation. If you answered yes then you should look into attending the 2016 Midwest BME Regional Conferance held at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign on November 4th, 2016. The flyer is attached below for more information but be sure to attend the BMES meeting schedualed for August 30th, 2016 at 5:15 for more infromation.

 

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Lear Job Opportunity

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One of the LTU Alum (Chris Harris, 2015) forwarded this job opening for a Foam Engineer with Lear Corp.  Job is located in Southfield, MI.

The hiring manager (Mark Duso | Engineering Manager – NA Foam Design & Engineering) is currently taking interviews next week and maybe the week after so if you are then interested please apply directly. Also contact me and I can send you contact info for Chris, who will set up the meeting with the manager.

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ESD – Engineering & Technology Job Fair

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Monday, October 10, 2016
2 – 7 p.m.
Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, MI 48374

COST:

ESD Members: Free
Non ESD Members: $15 if registered by October 1, 2016; $20 if registered after October 1, 2016. Registration includes a one-year membership to ESD. Offer good for new, first-time members only.

Added Bonus:
Job seekers are encouraged to enter their resumes into the ESD Job Bank, jobs.esd.org, free of charge. Recognized as the premier recruitment resource for the industry, the Job Bank provides confidential resume posting and is easy to use.

More information can be found here http://ww2.esd.org/EVENTS/2016/2016-10-10-JobFair.htm

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