Summer Biomedical Engineering Workshop
Center for Biomechanical & Rehabilitation Engineering
University of the District of Columbia
Van Ness Campus 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008
June 19 – June 29, 2017
Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Send brief cover letter outlining your educational background and interests (resume is acceptable) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The workshop will empower and inspire participants to pursue careers in Biomedical Engineering (BME) through multidisciplinary project based learning.
Individuals 18 and over are welcome. Women and those from underrepresented backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.
Activities and Benefits
Hands-on engineering design projects in the newly renovated Center for Biomechanical &
Rehabilitation Engineering (CBRE) Lab using state-of-the-art equipment.
Exposure to real-world problems and solutions
– Motion Capture system to measure body movements
– Forceplate Walkway system to measure standing balance and gait
– Design of devices via hands-on interactive kits
– Guest speakers on BME
– Field trips to BME institutes
Participants will be trained in techniques useful for job search, internship, and college search processes.
Invited guests including faculty, staff, family and friends present outcomes of workshop experiences.
Planning and Selection Committee
Lara Thompson, Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering and Program, Director of Biomedical Engineering
Nian Zhang, Ph.D., Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Sasan Haghani, Ph.D., Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering