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rfkirsch67
12-10-1999, 07:43 AM
Case Western Reserve University
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Opportunities for Graduate Education (http://bme.cwru.edu)

Biomedical Engineering was established more than 35 years ago at Case
Western Reserve University (CWRU) as one of the pioneer programs in the
world. Our Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) has strong,
well-established programs in research and education, founded on the premise
that engineering principles provide an important basis for innovative and
unique solutions to biomedical problems. Quantitative engineering for
biomedical applications remains the cornerstone of our program and
distinguishes it from biomedical science programs. In addition to dealing
with biomedical problems at the tissue and organ-system level, our research
has become heavily involved with cellular and subcellular mechanisms of
fundamental processes and with systems approaches to solving clinical
problems. Our goal is to educate engineers who can apply engineering
methods to problems involving living systems.

DEGREES AWARDED

M.S. , Ph.D., and Ph.D./M.D. programs in Biomedical Engineering

Joint interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs: Biophysics-Bioengineering (with the
Department of Physiology and Biophysics) and Neuroscience-Bioengineering
(with the Department of Neurosciences).


FACULTY: 19 full-time primary faculty, 38 associated faculty

STUDENTS: 130 graduate students, 120 undergraduate students

COLLABORATIONS WITH MAJOR MEDICAL CENTERS: University Hospitals of
Cleveland, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland VA Medical Center,
MetroHealth Medical Center.

EXTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING: $5.3M through Case School of Engineering
(1998-99 academic year).


RESEARCH AREAS:
Neural Engineering
Rehabilitation Engineering
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Biomedical Image Processing and Analysis
Biomedical and Biochemical Sensors
Cardiac Bioelectricity and Electrophysiology
Electrical and Optical Imaging of the Heart
Transport and Metabolic Systems
Biomedical Optical Diagnostics


STUDENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Case Prime fellowships sponsored by the Case School of Engineering
(http://www.case.cwru.edu/dean/)

Departmental Training Grant sponsored by the National Institutes of Health

Whitaker Development Award to Department of Biomedical Engineering

Integrated Engineering and Rehabilitation Training Grant sponsored by
National Institutes of Health

Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) program in
Neuromechanical Systems sponsored by the National Science Foundation
(http://neuromechanics.cwru.edu/)

Research grants to individual faculty


INTERESTED?

Visit our home page (http://bme.cwru.edu) for detailed information on
research opportunities, available courses, financial aid guidelines, and
application procedures.

Contact the departmental admissions coordinator by e-mail
(xx220@po.cwru.edu), by phone (216-368-4094), or by mail:
Admissions Coordinator
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
319 Wickenden Building
10900 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106-7207 USA)

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Ask about the annual Biomedical Engineering Open House and Research Day to
be held Feb. 26-27, 2000

__________________________________________________ _____________

Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D. e-mail: rfk3@po.cwru.edu
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University voice: (216) 368-3158
Cleveland VA FES Center FAX: (216) 368-4969
Cleveland, OH 44106 MHMC voice: (216)
778-4139
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