A Career in Biomedical Engineering Essay

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Many great inventions have been made through research in biomedical engineering, for example, genetic engineering, cloning, and insulin. After insulin has been invented, there are still a lot of problems with the purity and the quantity of the insulin produced. Biomedical engineering devised a way to produce large quantities of insulin with a higher level of purity, which has saved a lot of human lives. Although biomedical engineering just been officially founded 200 years ago, its practice has been with us for centuries. According to The Whitaker Foundation website, 3,000-year-old mummy from Thebes, which uncovered by German archeologists, with a wooden prosthetic tied to its foot to serve as a big toe is the oldest known limb prosthesis …show more content…
Along with the demand for more sophisticated medical equipment and procedures, an increased concern for cost-effectiveness will boost demand for biomedical engineers. Many biomedical engineers, particularly those employed in research laboratories, need a graduate degree and for them to be able to do a higher level research even master degree is needed. Some jobs that apply biomedical engineering in their career are biological scientists, environmental scientists, chemist scientists, and engineering technicians. Biological, environmental, and chemist scientists will apply their skills by doing a lot of research in the laboratory. Engineering technicians do a lot of work repairing medical tools that will be used in the hospital.