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Where Do Biomedical Engineers Work?

Biomedical Engineers work in industry, in hospitals, and in research labs of government, academic, and industrial institutions. They may also become part of the regulatory function in government.

Our program has a strong record of job placement after graduation. Approximately 54% of our students are now working in industry and 27% have continued on to with a graduate degree programs. Here is what some of our recent graduates said about our program.

Manning

Ryan Manning
Class of 2011
Smith & Nephew

“The University of Memphis’ Department of Biomedical Engineering provided me with the most challenging and fulfilling years of my life so far.”


“Memphis has one of the highest concentrations of orthopedic device companies in the world; I knew I could gain valuable experience by coming to UM. The other factor that drew me to UM was the sense of community. … I felt they cared about me as a student and as a person. They continued to show that level of commitment and caring throughout my four years at Memphis and show it even still. … The University of Memphis has provided me the knowledge, experience, skill, and support I needed to have the success I have today.”

Glavis

Nikki Galvis Johnson
Class of 2010
University of Kansas

 

James Williams

James Williams
Class of 2011
Medtronic Inc

“...The support and willingness to teach from the staff in BME has to be the most unique aspect of this program. I was afforded an opportunity in an internship due to the collective efforts of the professors in this department. That internship was instrumental in giving me the tools necessary for employment after graduation. I was never considered to be the smartest student but I can honestly say that being a part of this program has changed my life. I am forever grateful to all of my professors. Thank you.”
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Brooke Sanford

Brooke Sanford won second place in the graduate engineering division of the 2012 University of Memphis Research Forum for her poster presentation “Principal Component Analysis To Identify Differences In Gait Kinetics In Subjects With ACL Reconstruction.”

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