Biomedical Engineering is an engineering field that works to solve the problems encountered in biology and medicine by taking advantage of the analytical experience of traditional engineering and aims to make general progress in health care. The field of Biomedical Engineering is to comprehend the structures of the components in the human body, to examine their working forms and interactions, and to develop the necessary tools and devices for functional disorders. Biomedical engineering, which provides a bridge between health and life through theoretical and applied engineering sciences, also covers interdisciplinary studies such as medicine, material engineering, computer engineering, electrical-electronics engineering, physics, chemistry, biology and so on. The language of instruction of the Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Program is English. The graduates of the program are awarded the title of Biomedical Engineer. In addition to theoretical knowledge, most of the courses given during the 4-year education are supported by laboratory applications, project applications and internship programs.
Biomedical engineers' work area is widespread from topics including the design of devices and software, compiling information from many technical sources and developing new procedures in clinical research to solve clinical problems. In the curriculum of Biomedical Engineering, there are basic science courses such as physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, materials science. In addition, there are basic engineering courses such as Thermodynamics and Project Management and there are also Electrical and Electronics Engineering courses such as Circuit Theory, Signals and Systems, Electronics and Biomechanics, Bio-electricity, Clinical Engineering, Medical Imaging, Medical Devices and Biomedical Device Design. Our students have the opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained through summer internship programs and graduation projects. The majority of the courses in the curriculum includes laboratory applications and these applications are carried out in laboratories equipped with advanced technology devices within the Faculty of Engineering.
The need for personnel with technical and scientific knowledge to carry out design and development efforts of biomedical systems and to take part in the efficient use of the systems is increasing day by day. Biomedical Engineers can work as design engineers in state or private sector healthcare institutions (hospitals, treatment and diagnostic centers, etc.) and medical device manufacturing organizations. They can also work as an engineer of quality control in the production process of these devices. In addition, they can work as a support engineer of medical devices in after-sales support units of organizations that supply medical device, materials and equipment. They can carry out activities such as the calibration and simulation of these systems in institutions performing the functions such as the supervision of the devices used by the state and private health institutions and infrastructure systems related to them and the planning of the investments related to these. They can also take part in the provision of necessary trainings for medical devices and medical technologies in simulation centers within the Ministry of Health, state and private health institutions.