Title: Biomedical Engineering: specialisations and future challenges

Authors: Ahmad Taher Azar

Addresses: Electrical Communication and Electronics Systems Engineering Department, Modern Science and Arts University (MSA), 26 July Mehwar Road intersection with Wahat Road, 6th of October City, Egypt

Abstract: Biomedical Engineering applies the principles of engineering, biology, and medicine to create devices and methods that solve problems in the health care industry. Due to the diversity of the field, it has become essential to identify tracks or specialisations that students can engage in during their final years of study. However, due to the limited resources, especially in the Arab world, most universities stick to limited specialisations. In this paper, we shall review the state of the art tracks in Biomedical Engineering globally with concentration on the Arab World. We shall also focus on the prospect of the field and the expected future requirements.

Keywords: bioengineering; biomedical engineering; specialisations; BME courses; future challenges; Arab world.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2011.041122

International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, 2011 Vol.6 No.2, pp.163 - 177

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 09 Jul 2011 *

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