Midwest BME Career Conference

2014 Midwest Biomedical Engineering
Career Conference (MBECC)
Hosted by 
Wayne State University

Friday, November 7, 2014
McGregor Conference Center
495 West Ferry Mall
Detroit, MI  48202
(Click here for a campus map) 

About the Conference...
The Midwest Biomedical Engineering Regional Career Conference (MBECC) hosted by Wayne State University, is a unique one-day conference designed specifically for biomedical engineering students (undergraduate, graduate and post-doctorates) and working professionals. The conference provides a wealth of career information and networking opportunities.  Students and recent graduates will learn about careers from alumni working in industry, academia, government, law and medicine.  Attendees will learn about full-time opportunities and current students can hear about intern/coop programs.  Students with research projects and also design teams are welcome to present their work in the poster session.  MBECC also showcases the host school's BME program, students and faculty.  

Employers (representatives from industry and government) are invited to participate in the Career Networking Session that’s a part of the conference.   The Networking Session is in a career fair format and held at the conclusion of the day.  It provides the opportunity for employers to reach a large gathering of regional talent from a wide range of schools.  Universities with BME programs from throughout the region are also invited to exhibit and market their school to the student attendees. 
Benefits of attending MBECC:
  • Networking with companies within the region
  • Learn about career options in industry, government, academia, and medicine
  • Present undergraduate or graduate research work or design in a poster session
  • Learn about Translational Research, Grand Challenges and Medical Imaging 
  • Participate in the Career Networking Session/Career Fair
The following is the current list of companies/organizations represented on panels and/or participating in the netowrking session: 
Aerotek Akadeum Life Sciences 
Brooks Kushman, PC Cook Biotech 
Delphinus Medical  ENT Biotech 
Epic Explorys
FDA Ford
LIfe Beyond Barriers Rehabilitation  Materialise 
NanoBio NASA Glenn Research Center
Orchid Orthopedics  Pall Life Sciences 
Philips  St. Jude Medical 
Stryker  Tissue Regeneration Systems 
Toyota VA


Dates & Deadlines

Abstract Submission
Jul. 15:    Opens
Oct. 15:   Closes

Visit the Hotel & Travel page for a list of nearby hotels  

Jul. 31:      Early Opens
Sep. 25:    Early Deadline
Sep. 26:    Advance Opens
Oct. 28:     Advance Deadline
Nov. 7:      Onsite


Wayne State University

Biomedical Engineering at
Wayne State...

Wayne State University has the honor of being home to one of the longest, continuously active research programs in biomedical engineering in the world. The partnership between the School of Medicine and College of Engineering dates back more than 70 years. Faculty members from both sides of Warren Avenue have produced significant advancements in the field that have continuing impacts on the lives and health of individuals around the world.

Biomedical engineering education has evolved over more than 50 years at Wayne State. Students initially had the opportunity to concentrate in biomechanics within the engineering mechanics and mechanical engineering programs. Building on its strong history in this field and the growth of coursework and research in the area of biomaterials and biomedical sensors, independent graduate degree programs were established in 1998. In 2010, a full range of degree programs in biomedical engineering was first offered to serve their outstanding students.   Click here for a list of highlights in the program's history and achievements...

 Click here to learn more about WSU BME 75th Anniversary Symposium