Careers in Bioengineering
What bioengineers do:
- support and develop medical imaging
- develop new surgical devices and techniques
- utilize biotechnology for biopharma drug production
- study fermentation methods to make biofuels and biopolymers
- engineer tissues to replace damaged organs and to grow human tissue for drug testing.
- create new diagnostic techniques.
- investigate biomaterials for prostheses applications
- utilize IT to analyze medical data for deep understanding of human body functions
- mimic what nature does to improve engineering design that minimizes environmental impacts
Where bioengineers work:
- bioresearch centers
- pharmaceutical laboratories
- prostheses and medical devices manufacturers
- biomaterial developers
- patent offices
- consulting business
- government regulatory agencies
- medical information software developers
- heath management services
- care delivery system supporters
In New England, bioengineers work at companies such as:
- Boston Scientific Corp.
- Genzyme Corp.
- Organogenesis Inc.
- Millipore Corp.
- Johnson & Johnson
- Abbott Laboratories
- Biogen Idec
- Medtronic, Inc.