President’s Message

Passing the Torch

Author(s): Bruce Wheeler
Passing the Torch 150 150 IEEE Pulse

One of the true honors of being the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) president is the opportunity to write the “President’s Message” for IEEE Pulse. I have…

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Balancing Engineering and Biology in Bioengineering

Author(s): Bruce Wheeler
Balancing Engineering and Biology in Bioengineering 150 150 IEEE Pulse

For most of my career, I have heard rumors that engineering comprises a set of silos, with each discipline narrowly defined by a strict set of its own coursework and practices. Indeed,…

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The Nature of Engineering Professions and Bioengineering

Author(s): Bruce Wheeler
The Nature of Engineering Professions and Bioengineering 150 150 IEEE Pulse

I begin with basic observations on the history of science that lead to the conclusion that bioengineering is about to be incredibly important to the careers and lives of our…

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Biomedical and Health Informatics: Future Prospects for the Field and for Our Students

Author(s): Bruce Wheeler
Biomedical and Health Informatics: Future Prospects for the Field and for Our Students 150 150 IEEE Pulse

It is now common knowledge that BME is one of the fastest growing job markets percentagewise [1]. Still, this job market is relatively small at fewer than 20,000 U.S. jobs,…

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EMBS at Half a Century

Author(s): Bruce Wheeler
EMBS at Half a Century 150 150 IEEE Pulse

I recently had the opportunity to give a short talk describing the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) to students and faculty of the University of Florida. While looking over background material,…

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