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Biomedical engineering is an interdisciplinary field that integrates engineering with life sciences and medicine with the aim of improving human health and life. By applying the fused principles of medical sciences, life sciences, physics, chemistry, electronics, bioinformatics, mechanical engineering, computer sciences, and other diverse principles, the goal is to improve diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventative medicine and to provide improved helathcare to humans. With a recent example of the Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to Dr. Paul Lauterur and Dr. Peter Mansfield for their contributions in the field of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, biomedical engineering is getting more attention ever and is expected to be the engineering technology of the future. It is most likely that the 21st century technology will pursue better human welfare, promoting healthy lives in which there is no doubt that biomedical engineering will play a crucial role.
The educational mission of the Biomedical Engineering Program at Kyung Hee University is to provide students multi-disciplinary training so that upon their graduation, they can become leaders in biomedical professions. We believe this can be accomplished by providing curricula that integrate engineering principles with basic sciences, life sciences, oriental and western medical sciences in combination with in-depth research and engineering design, hand-on experiments, and understating on medical systems and devices.
  1. 1. Educate students with up-to-date knowledge and technical skills in various areas of biomedical engineering    such as biomedical electronics, medical instrumentation, medical imaging, biomedical signal processing,
       rehabilitation engineering, and medical informatics.
  2. 2. Produce graduates who are able to practice biomedical engineering in their professions.
  3. 3. Produce graduates who can conduct in-depth research and development in biomedical engineering,
       adjacent applied sciences, and related leading technology areas.
  4. 4. Produce biomedical engineers who are able to serve in academia, hospitals, government agencies, and
       national and international industries.
  5. 5. Prepare graduates for personal and professional success in an advanced degree program in a field such as
       engineering, science, business, or medicine.
  6. 6. Produce graduates who can lead and manage biomedical engineering projects in government, academia,
       industry, or hospital that involve multidisciplinary projects.
  7. 7. Produce graduate such that they can apply critical thinking and reasoning as well as quantitative and design
       skills to identify and solve biomedical engineering problems.