Lecture Details :
Professor Saltzman introduces the concepts and applications of biomedical engineering, providing an overview of the course syllabus, reading materials for lecture and labs and grading logistics. Various pictures are shown to highlight the current application of biomedical engineering technologies in daily life (eg. chest x-ray, PET scan, operating room, gene chip, transport). Next, living standards and medical technologies of the past and present are compared to point out the impact of biomedical engineering as well as areas for improvement in the field. Finally, Professor Saltzman draws references from the poem "London Bridge" to illustrate some societal issues in making materials and devices in biomedical engineering.
Course Description :
Biomedical Engineering, Genetic Engineering, Cell Culture Engineering, Bio-molecular Engineering, Cardiovascular Physiology, Renal Physiology, Biomechanics and Orthopedics, Bioimaging, Tissue Engineering.
Other Resources :
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