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The Biomedical engineering tag covers the design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes.It combines the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to advance health care treatment, including diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy.

Use this tag when someone who has trained as a biomedical engineer is likely to be able to answer/ask your question. As with most disciplines, biomedical engineering encompasses a lot of specialisms and it may be necessary to further sub-categorise your question using additional tags.

Biomedical Engineering Sub-disciplines

Biomedical engineering is a broad field.If your question is specific to any of the following disciplines, consider using the more specific tag instead of or in addition to this one:

  • Biosystems engineering
  • Biotecnology
  • Biotechnical engineering
  • Biomolecular engineering
  • Bioresource engineering
  • Bioprocess engineering
  • Cellular engineering
  • Genetic engineering
  • Health and Safety engineering
  • Food and Biological Process Engineering
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Clinical engineering
  • Medical device / Medical equipment/ Health technology
  • Micro and Nanotechnology
  • Neural engineering
  • Pharmaceutical engineering
  • Rehabilitation engineering
  • Systems Physiology
  • Tissue engineering
  • Electrical engineering

Biomedical Engineering and other fields

This field seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine.And for this biomedical engineering covers a vast area of knowledge, it overlaps with many basic science and engineering disciplines with varying amounts.These are:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Systems engineering
  • Nanoengineering