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By Jay Goldberg

The biomedical engineering senior capstone layout direction is among the most crucial path taken via undergraduate biomedical engineering scholars. It offers them with the chance to use what they've got discovered in past years; strengthen their communique (written, oral, and graphical), interpersonal (teamwork, clash administration, and negotiation), undertaking administration, and layout abilities; and know about the product improvement technique. It additionally offers scholars with an figuring out of the industrial, monetary, criminal, and regulatory elements of the layout, improvement, and commercialization of clinical know-how. The capstone layout event can switch the way in which engineering scholars take into consideration expertise, society, themselves, and the area round them. It supplies them a brief preview of what will probably be wish to paintings as an engineer. it might probably lead them to conscious of their capability to make a favorable contribution to healthiness care through the global and generate pleasure for and delight within the engineering career. engaged on groups is helping scholars increase an appreciation for the various methods staff contributors, with various academic, political, ethnic, social, cultural, and spiritual backgrounds, examine difficulties. They discover ways to worth variety and turn into extra keen to hear diversified evaluations and views. ultimately, they discover ways to worth the contributions of nontechnical contributors of multidisciplinary undertaking groups. principles for the way to prepare, constitution, and deal with a senior capstone layout direction for biomedical and different engineering scholars are offered the following. those rules might be priceless to school who're making a new layout direction, increasing a present layout application to greater than the senior 12 months, or simply trying to find a few rules for bettering an latest direction.

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As long as students and industry sponsors are aware of the intellectual property policies affecting their projects before the start of the project, this should not cause a problem later on if the project results in intellectual property. 44 Capstone Design Courses There are many benefits to involving industry in senior capstone design courses. Experienced engineers (working or retired) can be guest speakers, curriculum advisors, or project sponsors. This type of industry/academia collaboration benefits the university, students, and sponsoring companies.

Many of these problems are the specific focus of industry- or facultysponsored projects. Student teams often develop creative design solutions that result in the creation of intellectual property. When this occurs, who owns this intellectual property? Is it owned by students, faculty advisors, industry sponsors, the academic institution, or all of these stakeholders? Does the answer to this question depend upon whether students used university resources such as laboratories, test equipment, machine shops, computer facilities, or departmental funding to create the intellectual property?

References 1. , 2005 National Survey of Engineering Capstone Design Courses, presented at the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, IL, June 2006. • • • • 45 c h ap t e r 10 Developing Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy The senior capstone design course is an excellent tool for preparing students for careers in biomedical engineering, especially those interested in employment with medical device companies. More than half of all graduate biomedical engineers will be employed in industry.

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