Programs Master’s Master’s Programs Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering MS in Mechanical Engineering – Quantitative Medical Engineering

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering - Quantitative Medical Engineering

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Spring:
September 1

Fall:
December 15

USC GRADUATE APPLICATION

The landscape of medical technology is constantly evolving, necessitating an interdisciplinary approach that intertwines mechanical engineering, applied mathematics, and physics to address multifaceted medical clinical challenges. The MSME - Quantitative Medical Engineering program provides students with a solid base in mechanics and math and teaches them how they are used to solve medical problems.

Prominent biotech corporations such as Medtronic, Edwards Lifesciences, Johnson & Johnson, and Boston Scientific are searching for engineers with strong backgrounds in these domains, capable of innovating solutions for clinical applications. Furthermore, the space industry is a rapidly expanding domain, necessitating new specialized approaches that are referred to as space medicine. Tackling the unique problems posed by space medicine demands engineers who are not only adept in aerospace and mechanical engineering but also capable of applying their knowledge to biological systems and medical challenges

Graduates from this program will be prepared to contribute significantly to various areas within the healthcare sector.

The primary learning objective of this program is to provide students with the skills necessary to apply the essential principles of mechanical engineering to address medical issues pertinent to clinicians. After completing this program students will be able to:

  • Apply the fundamental principles of mechanics and transport phenomena within medical contexts
  • Conduct research in medical fields using quantitative mechanical engineering approaches
  • Pursue careers in the biotechnology and medical industries with a strong foundation in mechanics, applied mathematics, and machine learning
  • Design and analyze systems and processes relevant to the biotech industry and point-of-care clinical applications
  • Collaborate effectively in interdisciplinary teams to solve complex problems in medicine and biology
  • Communicate technical concepts and findings to a diverse audience, including scientists, engineers, and medical professionals

These objectives ensure that graduates are not only versed in theoretical knowledge but are also prepared to perform tangible tasks that are valued in the biotech industry and clinical practice.


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Published on July 1st, 2024

Last updated on July 1st, 2024