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Student's Corner September/October 2021
Student Leaders Today, Professional Leaders Tomorrow
One of the core missions of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is to be a platform for enhancing the personal and professional development of its members. This month we focus on two related priority areas of the IEEE EMBS Student Activities Committee (SAC) [1], namely Leadership Development and Professional Development Portfolios, and bring you up close to the student and professional leaders actively building these programs. The Leadership Development Portfolio, currently led by Agnieszka Łach from Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland, focuses on nurturing and supporting student leaders of the EMBS globally. The Professional Development Portfolio, currently led by Josée Rosset from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, aims to help EMBS student members develop their skills and experiences in the practice of biomedical engineering... Read more
Student's Corner May/June 2021
Interested in Volunteering for EMBS? Here Are Two Students’ Exciting Experiences
The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is the world’s largest international society of biomedical engineers. Volunteering for IEEE EMBS can be an enriching experience for students. We recently interviewed two exceptional EMBS volunteers to gain insight on... Read more
Student's Corner March/April 2021
Crafting the Future – Opportunities for Students by the Reinvigorated IEEE EMBS Student Activities Committee
Since its inception, a key mission for the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) has been to support the development of students interested in the application of engineering to medicine and biology. Through its related efforts, EMBS hopes to nurture and encourage the continued growth of this vital field of engineering. Over the years, over 300 EMBS student chapters and clubs have been formed around the world. These are driven by passionate individuals, united under the common vision of using technology to enhance the well-being and alleviate the sufferings of the human race, and have each made an impact on their local communities... Read more
Student's Corner November/December 2019
Students Host Successful Congress in Turkey
The IEEE Balikesir University student branch hosted the 17th IEEE Turkey Students and Young Professionals Congress (17.IEEE Turkey SYPC) in Balikesir,Turkey, between 23-27 August, 2019. The 17th IEEE Turkey Students and Young Professionals Congress (SYPC) is the IEEE Turkey Section’s... Read more
Student's Corner May/June 2019
EMBS' Next Generation Reflects on EMBC’18
EMBC’18 was held from 17–21 July on the beautiful Waikiki beach of the Hawaiian island Oahu. Around 3,000 Biomedical Engineers participated in the annual meeting of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). Participants spanned the spectrum from academics... Read more
Student's Corner January/February 2016
IEEE EMBS International Students Conference of Egypt (ISC-Egypt 2015)
The second IEEE EMBS International Students Conference of Egypt (ISC-Egypt’15), held 21-22 October 2015, was a scientific “by-students and for-students” gathering with a focus on biomedical and healthcare technologies. It was a continuation of the ISC 2013, the first international... Read more
Student's Corner November/December 2014
Looking Back at EMBC 2014: Students' Voices
The 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’14) was held from 26-30 August 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The overall theme of the conference was “Discovering, Innovating, and... Read more
Student's Corner November/December 2014
Making Health Care Universally Accessible
Can a case of the flu be diagnosed over Skype? Is it possible to learn the results of your computed tomography scan after midnight? Can a young mother receive care where a trained pediatrician can’t visit? The answer to all... Read more
Student's Corner July/August 2014
Connecting Through Conferences
The last few months have been exciting times for IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) student members across the world, and we are all set to carry forward the momentum into the IEEE EMBS International Conference (EMBC) 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The EMBS Student, Young... Read more
Student's Corner May/June 2014
Broadening the Horizons of Student Involvement
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biological Society (EMBS) student activities have evolved over time, gaining new heights as years pass. The year 2013 was very important for us as we reached out more effectively into new geographical regions and also... Read more
Student's Corner January/February 2014
Frugal Innovations for Global Health
Global health opens up a plethora of opportunities, yet it encompasses in itself myriad challenges. Biomedical engineering students should embrace these challenges and make the most out of them through innovative projects aimed at solving real-world problems. An interesting observation... Read more