Biomedical Engineering Concentration

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Graduate Studies Concentration in
Biomedical Engineering

Students in the Biomedical Engineering (BME) concentration focus on research and coursework in biomedical applications of signal and image processing, imaging systems, biophotonics, biochemical detection, cardiovascular and respiratory control, electrophysiology, computational biology, and bioinformatics.  The BME concentration is available to students in the MSECE and Ph.D. degree programs. Students in the BME concentration must complete the following:

Course Requirements

Required Courses

ELEG 671 – Introduction to Biomedical Engineering 3 Credits
ELEG 679 – Introduction to Medical Imaging Systems 3 Credits
ELEG 604 – Imaging and Deep Learning can be substituted for ELEG 679 3 Credits
ELEG 664 – Biomedical Engineering Seminar (each semester) 0 Credits

A minimum of two courses from the following:

ELEG 670 – Biophysics of Excitable Membranes 3 Credits
ELEG 673 – Signal Processing in Neural Systems 3 Credits
ELEG 675 – Image Processing with Biomedical Applications 3 Credits
ELEG 676 – Bioinformatics and Biosystems Analysis I 3 Credits
ELEG 678 – Introduction to Nano and Biophotonics 3 Credits
ELEG 680 – Immunology for Engineers 3 Credits

General Requirements

Students must also complete the general degree requirements as detailed in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Policy and University Catalog. These requirements include credit requirements and, for Ph.D. and thesis option MSECE students, the carrying out of research and completion of a dissertation/thesis.