Biomedical engineering education through global engineering teams.

Abstract

Most industrial projects require a team of engineers from a variety of disciplines. The team members are often culturally diverse and geographically dispersed. Many students do not acquire sufficient skills from typical university courses to function efficiently in such an environment. The Global Engineering Teams (GET) programme was designed to prepare students such a scenario in industry. This paper discusses five biomedical engineering themed projects completed by GET students. The benefits and success of the programme in educating students in the field of biomedical engineering are discussed.

DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347130

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@article{Scheffer2012BiomedicalEE, title={Biomedical engineering education through global engineering teams.}, author={Cornie Scheffer and Mike M. Blanckenberg and B Garth-Davis and Melvin Aron Eisenberg}, journal={Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference}, year={2012}, volume={2012}, pages={5058-61} }