Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, majoring in Biomedical engineering


Bio Engineering

Biomedical engineering is a pioneering domain within academic research and industrial innovation, not only in Israel but globally. Forecasts indicate a rise in the presence of biomedical engineering firms, particularly among core engineering entities transitioning toward medical technology development. There's a growing demand for electrical engineers with a grasp of medical concepts. To address this, a new focus in biomedical engineering, integrated into the electrical engineering curriculum, promises graduates a robust engineering groundwork coupled with insights into medical challenges, positioning them for esteemed roles in academia and industry.

Biomedical engineering, nested within the electrical engineering program, leverages engineering tools to analyze and enhance biomedical systems, including technologies for: a) Human body measurement and imaging. b) Automated analysis of extensive biomedical data (such as big data and digital medicine) for disease diagnosis and drug discovery. c) rehabilitation technology development. d) Creation of synthetic systems spanning sub-cellular structures to transplantable artificial organs.

This field teems with scientific and technological prospects, from unraveling biological processes' fundamental principles to computational modeling of physiological activities and metabolic networks and restoring and enhancing function across various diseases like cancer and heart ailments.

Who is the new degree tailored for? Individuals aspiring to be electrical engineers and are keen on intertwining engineering with challenges from the medical and biological realms.

How does the new major differ from the standard electrical engineering program?

The initial two years closely parallel the standard electrical engineering curriculum. However, the latter half of the program pivots to specialized biomedical engineering courses, diverging from elective offerings.

What does the biomedical engineering major offer?

A comprehensive electrical engineering bachelor's degree alongside exposure to medical and biological technological hurdles. The workload aligns with standard electrical engineering program requirements.

What career prospects await graduates?

Graduates can seamlessly integrate into diverse biotech sectors within industry and academia, encompassing all technological roles open to electrical engineers.

Are merit-based scholarships available for high-achieving applicants?

Absolutely. Exceptional candidates stand to receive faculty and program-specific scholarships, accompanied by personalized academic support for those demonstrating outstanding performance.