Biomedical engineering a promising but challenging field

08/11/2013 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Biomedical engineering has been tapped by Forbes as one of the most promising career paths for college students, according to this article. But the field is a constantly changing one, and universities are taking care to prepare their students with tougher courses and more networking support. "Undergraduates in bioengineering learn to apply multidisciplinary approaches in biology and physiology, advanced mathematics -- including differential equations and statistics, science and engineering to solve problems at the interface of engineering and biology," said Michael Deem, the John W. Cox Professor of Biochemical and Genetic Engineering at Rice University.

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