Engineering a Better Future: Why I Chose to Pursue Biomedical Engineering
After completing my undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, I realized that I was more interested in biomedical engineering and its related fields. I found that bio-related topics were fascinating and provided me with an opportunity to contribute more towards society. Here are some of the reasons why I decided to pursue a career in biomedical engineering:
- The Interdisciplinary Nature of Biomedical Engineering: Biomedical engineering is a unique field that brings together the principles of engineering, medicine, and biology. I was drawn to this interdisciplinary approach as it allowed me to apply my knowledge of engineering to real-world medical problems.
- The Potential for Impact: Biomedical engineering has the potential to transform the way we live and work. By developing new medical technologies and devices, we can improve patient outcomes and enhance the quality of life for people around the world. I was excited to be a part of this transformation and contribute to making a positive impact on society.
- Diversification of Skills: Diversification is important for career development, and my mentor teacher advised me to develop multiple pillars in my life so that I could better serve society. By studying biomedical engineering, I was able to diversify my skill set and gain expertise in a new field.
- Problem Solving: Biomedical engineering is all about problem-solving. As a biomedical engineer, I am constantly challenged to design and develop new medical devices and technologies that can address real-world medical problems. I find the problem-solving aspect of biomedical engineering to be both challenging and rewarding.
- Job Opportunities: Biomedical engineering is a growing field, and there are many job opportunities available in areas such as medical device manufacturing, research and development, and healthcare. I was confident that by pursuing a degree in biomedical engineering, I would have a range of exciting career opportunities available to me.
In conclusion, I chose to study biomedical engineering because of its interdisciplinary nature, potential for impact, diversification of skills, problem-solving aspect, and job opportunities. By pursuing a career in biomedical engineering, I hope to make a positive impact on society and contribute towards the development of new medical technologies that can improve patient outcomes and enhance the quality of life for people around the world.