Students will participate in an 8-week, team-based, virtual BME design challenge which will end in a video pitch competition.
The program will consist of 3 parts:
- Team-based BME design project: Students will learn about the engineering design process and work on team-based projects within the theme of global health and biomedical engineering solutions for low-resourced communities. The program will culminate with a 3-minute video pitch contest of the designs (1-3hrs/week).
- Professional Development Seminars: Students will participate in professional development seminars. Topics will include resume writing, presentation skills, time-management and working in teams effectively (1hr/week)
- Coffee & Conversations: Students will be invited to weekly seminars with BME faculty and professionals in the field to learn about the various aspects of BME (1hr/week).
To complete the program, students must attend 75% of all events and participate in the video pitch contest.