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A large team oversees an individual’s cancer care. There are nurses, radiation therapists, oncologists, and dosimetrists, and then there are medical physicists like Sheri Weintraub, chief physicist at a cancer care center in Fall River, Massachusetts.
By Sergio Fantini, Caoimhe Bennis, and David Kaplan
Biomedical engineering (BME) is a discipline of growing importance in society and is a vital and growing part not only of the Boston area but also of the whole U.S. territory infrastructure—industry, academics, and hospitals. There has been …
The ivory tower metaphor for academia’s distance from practical society was originally a description, not of a university building, but of a beautiful neck.
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On both a national and a global scale, the world of life sciences is enjoying tremendous growth, and the IEEE Board of Directors has declared life sciences as a top priority for 2011.
Life of an Engineer
Engineers are people who solve problems and focus on making things work more efficiently and effectively. Engineers apply the theories and principles of science and mathematics to research and develop economical solutions to technical problems. Their work is the link …