Biomedical Engineer

Biomedical engineers apply the principles of biology and knowledge of engineering to medical field. They apply technology in medicine and biology for health care requirements.

Career Options

  • - Biomechanical Engineer - Rehabilitation Engineer - Clinical Engineer - Bioengineering Researcher

Educational Qualifications

  • - Minimum education required is 10+2 with biology - Bachelors degree in Biological engineering

Personal Skills

  • - Careful measurement and analytical skills - Good attention to detail - A good eye for design - The creative and technical ability to turn designs into products - The ability to empathise with patients - Communication and team working skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.Tech in Biomedical Engineering - B.Sc in Biomedical Engineering - BE in Biomedical Engineering - Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Biomedical Instrumentation - Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Biotechnology & Biochemical Engineering

Top Colleges

  • SRM university Address: Delhi Meerut Road, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 201204 Phone: 01232 234 301 Website:
  • IIT, Roorkee Address: Roorkee - Haridwar Highway, Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667 Phone: 01332 285 311 Website:

Working Conditions

Biomedical engineers work normal business hours but at times they work for long shifts on projects. They also have to work after hours for hospitals, offices, factories, rehabilitation centres etc.

Top Companies

  • Larsen & Toubro Limited Address: 12/4, Mathura Rd, Sector 27D, Faridabad, Haryana 121003 Phone: 0129 429 1000 Website:
  • GE Global Research Address: Plot No.122, Export Promotion Industrial Park, Phase 2, Hoodi Village, Whitefield Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066 Phone: +91 80 40881128 Website:

Successful Persons

Forrest Bird

Forrest Morton Bird was known for his contribution in the field of biology by creating the first reliable mass produced mechanical ventilator.

Graeme Clark

Graeme Clark is an Australian biomedical engineer who is currently teaching Otolaryngology at Melbourne University. He is the inventor of multiple channel cochlear implant.

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