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A Day in a Biomedical Engineer's Life:
On a typical day a biomedical engineer's tasks might include:
- designing artificial organs and other devices that will be used to replace body parts
- testing biomedical equipment to determine whether it is safe, efficient and effective
- installing biomedical equipment and then adjusting, maintaining or repairing it
- collaborating with others in the medical field including medical scientists, life scientists and chemists
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Engineers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/biomedical-engineers.htm (visited June 28, 2012).
Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, O*NET Online, Biomedical Engineer, on the Internet at http://www.onetonline.org/link/details/17-2031.00 (visited June 28, 2012).