Annual Report 2000: Engineering InterAction
College of Engineering / University of Wisconsin-Madison

Biomedical Engineering Center

The Dean's Message

College Departments

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering Physics

Engineering Professional Development

Industrial Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Interdisciplinary Degree Programs

2000-2001 Industrial Advisory Board

College Consortia

College Centers

College Services

Private Support

1999-2000 Financial Summary

Faculty and Department Directory

College Publications

Credits


Robert G. Radwin (Director)

1550 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1609

Tel: 608/263-4660
Fax: 608/265-9239
E-mail: radwin@engr.wisc.edu
www.engr.wisc.edu/centers/bec

  • Promotes engineering research in minimally invasive biomedical technology that results in reduced risk and morbidity, lowered healthcare costs, faster recovery, less time lost from work and activities, and improved quality of life.

  • Advances four major objectives: (1) diagnosis of diseases and disorders with minimal harm to healthy tissues, (2) diagnosis of diseases and disorders with minimal exposure to toxic agents, (3) treatment of illness by targeting therapies directly to the affected site without acting on unaffected sites, and (4) monitoring physiology and health with minimum affect on the body.

Some topics in which affiliated faculty conduct research:

Biosensors, biomedical instruments, patient monitoring equipment, and microcomputer-based medical instruments; molecular engineering for localized drug delivery; radiological engineering and imaging-guided treatment; biomechanics, musculoskeletal injuries, and instruments and devices for arthroscopic and laparoscopic surgery; rehabilitation engineering and design for disabilities.



 

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