A Day in the Life of a Product Development Engineer Working on the Device Side of the Health Care Industry

Here for your education and entertainment is a peek at the type of day a Product Development Engineer might have about three out of five days of the week. -------- 8:00 AM Entering the R&D building lugging her lap top and rolling her brief case behind her Marion Smith makes sure to greet everyone with … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Product Development Engineer Working on the Device Side of the Health Care Industry

Number of BMET Graduating in 2016 vs. Job Projections

The good news is that job openings projected by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) outstrip supply. The BLS projects approximately 4400 replacements required per year for 2016 through 2026. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) results and BLS forecast appears to support anecdotal and published claims of a continuing shortage of qualified BMET's. I … Continue reading Number of BMET Graduating in 2016 vs. Job Projections

U.S. Not Considered As One Of The Top Ten Innovating Countries in the World

The potential for loosing the edge the U.S. has held in innovation has been predicted ever since we started exporting manufacturing.  The reason is that when manufacturing capability is exported from the U.S. manufacturing plants close here.  One of the trademarks of engineering in the U.S. has been the hands on approach to developing products.  … Continue reading U.S. Not Considered As One Of The Top Ten Innovating Countries in the World

Converting from Centigrade to Fahrenheit

Engineers that typically use U.S. customary units can be challenged when converting temperatures from Centigrade to Fahrenheit.  Sometimes you just want to get an insight of what the Centigrade temperature would feel like.  Its not critical to have a precise conversion that the traditional formula F = 9/5C + 32 gives.  For nontechnical work there … Continue reading Converting from Centigrade to Fahrenheit

Top 20 Schools With Largest B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes in 2011

Top twenty schools which offer undergraduate Biomedical Engineering (BME) degrees by total BME graduating class size for each school. These schools represent 2556 graduates. They represent about 63 percent of the total number of B.S. BME graduates for 2011. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects approximately 1300 new Biomedical Engineering jobs every year between 2008 … Continue reading Top 20 Schools With Largest B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes in 2011