Carnegie STEM Girls: Biomedical Engineers

Biomedical Engineers are essential to advancing modern medicine.

They research and develop new medical equipment such as prosthetic devices, artificial organs, and metal joint replacements. They also improve the safety and efficiency of hospital equipment. Biomedical engineers use their knowledge of biology, medicine, technology, and mechanical engineering to solve the complex problems of medical care. Universities, hospitals, research facilities, and government agencies employ biomedical engineers. It’s a relatively new field of study, but many engineering schools have undergraduate programs in bioengineering that will prepare you for a career in this dynamic and exciting field.

Read about women who are biomedical engineers:
Joie Marhefka
Melanie Peffer
Jillian Tengood

Science Topics
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Health & Medicine
Engineering Topics
Engineer (Mechanical)
Middle School, High School
8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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