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Biomedical engineering is an exciting and emerging interdisciplinary field that combines engineering and life sciences. Due to the advanced developments in electronics and computing domains, medical sciences and its allied areas are being explored to a new paradigm of technological breakthrough. Biomedical engineering is playing an important role in interfacing the computational infrastructure with medical domainto supports physicians in decision making.

Prepare for a career in M. Tech.

Biomedical engineering is an exciting and emerging interdisciplinary field that combines engineering and life sciences. Due to the advanced developments in electronics and computing domains, medical sciences and its allied areas are being explored to a new paradigm of technological breakthrough. Biomedical engineering is playing an important role in interfacing the computational infrastructure with medical domainto supports physicians in decision making. It is expected that the student of the program would be able to come up with algorithms for the successful and objective interpretation of biological data. It is intended to equip the engineer with the skills, knowledge and jargon required to interact knowledgeably with medical practitioners so that both professions may benefit. It goes without saying that the program is interdisciplinary, drawing content from a variety of areas like chemistry, medicine, physics, electronics and mechanical engineering, to name a few. A student of the post-graduate program in biomedical engineering can expect to have bright career prospects, be it in the industry, academia or research. Amrita University, with its world-class facilities, multi-disciplinary programs, highly qualified, diverse and motivated faculty, is ideally equipped to offer an advanced program in this cutting-edge area of technology.

Curriculum

Semester I
Course Code Type Course L T P Cr
18MA602 FC Mathematical Methods for Engineering
(Common for VLSI Design, Communication Engineering & Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering)
3 0 2 4
18CE601 FC Signal Processing
(Common for Communication Engineering & Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering)
3 1 0 4
18BM611 SC Anatomy and Physiology* 3 0 0 3
18BM612 SC Biomedical Instrumentation 3 1 0 4
18BM613 SC Bioinformatics 3 0 0 3
18BM614 SC Principles of Biosensing 2 0 0 2
18BM615 SC Microstructural Sensors 1 0 0 1
18BM631 SC Biomedical Engineering Lab – I 0 0 2 1
18HU601 HU Amrita Values Program** P/F
18HU602 HU Career Competency I** P/F
    Credits   22

* Online/video lecture based
**Non-credit course

Semester II
Course Code Type Course T P Cr
18BM616 SC Biomedical Image Processing 3 0 0 3
18BM617 SC Biomaterials 3 0 0 3
18BM618 SC Medical Ethics 1 0 0 1
E Fractal Elective 1 1 0 0 1
E Fractal Elective 2 1 0 0 1
E Fractal Elective 3 1 0 0 1
E Live-in Lab /Elective 1 3 0 0 3
E Elective 2 / Open Elective# 3 0 0 3
18RM600 SC Research Methodology 2 0 0 2
18BM632 SC Biomedical Engineering Lab – II 0 0 2 1
18HU603 HU Career Competency II 0 0 2 1
    Credits     20

# Courses can also be taken from other departments

Semester III
Course Code Type Course Cr
18BM620 SC Internship 2
18BM798 P Dissertation 10
    Credits 12
Semester IV
Course Code Type Course Cr
18BM799 P Dissertation 10
Credits 10
Total Credits (22+20+12+10) 64
Foundation Core
Course
Code
Course L  T  P Cr
18MA602 Mathematical Methods for Engineering 30 2 4
18CE601 Signal Processing 3 10 4
Subject Core
Course Code Course L  T  P Cr
18BM611 Anatomy and Physiology 3  0  0 3
18BM612 Biomedical Instrumentation 3  1  0 4
18BM613 Bioinformatics 3  0  0 3
18BM614 Principles of Biosensing 2  0  0 2
18BM615 Microstructure Sensors 1  0  0 1
18BM616 Biomedical Image Processing 3  0  0 3
18BM617 Biomaterials 3  0  0 3
18BM618 Medical Ethics 1  0  0 1
18RM600 Research Methodology 2  0  0 2
18BM620 Internship 2
18BM631 Biomedical Engineering Lab – I 0  0  2 1
18BM632 Biomedical Engineering Lab – II 0  0  2 1
Project Work
Course
Code
Course Cr
18BM798 Dissertation 10
18BM799 Dissertation 10
Electives
Course Code Course L  T  P Cr
Biomedical Signal Processing
18BM701 Special Topics in Biosignal Processing 3  0  0 3
18BM702 Special Topics in Biomedical Image Processing 3  0  0 3
18BM703 Medical Imaging Techniques 3  0  0 3
18BM704 Biostatistics 3  0  0 3
Biochemical Systems
18BM711 Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications 3  0  0 3
18BM712 Drug Designing and Delivery Systems 3  0  0 3
Biomechanics and Allied Systems
18BM721 Biomechanics 3  0  0 3
18BM722 Biofluid Mechanics 3  0  0 3
Fractal Electives
Course Code Course L T P Cr
Biomedical Instrumentation
18BM731 Laser Instrumentation in Biomedical Application 1 0 0 1
18BM732 Virtual Instrumentation for Medical Systems 1 0 0 1
18BM733 BioMEMS 1 0 0 1
18BM734 Biomedical Equipment and Safety 1 0 0 1
Computational Biomedical Systems
18BM735 Dynamic Mathematical Models 1 0 0 1
18BM736 Reaction Networks 1 0 0 1
18BM737 Gene Regulatory Networks 1 0 0 1
18BM738 BiomolecularModeling and Simulation 1 0 0 1
Artificial Intelligence
18BM739 Machine Learning Techniques 1 0 0 1
18BM740 Medical Robotics 1 0 0 1
Healthcare Systems
18BM741 Essentials of Telemedicine 1 0 0 1
18BM742 Electromagnetics for Biomedical Engineering 1 0 0 1
Eligibility

Admissions

Eligibility Criteria
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Bio Medical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Physics with Electronics as one of the subjects
Duration

Two years

Program Overview

Program Educational Objectives
  • PEO1: Ability to apply the knowledge and design skills of Electronics, Instrumentation and Computation in solving complex problems in Biomedical systems
  • PEO2: Ability to adapt to the dynamic challenges in Biomedical technology to support industry, allied healthcare sectors and academia
  • PEO3: To exhibit professional competence and leadership qualities with harmonious blend of ethics leading to an integrated personality development
Program Outcomes
  • PO1: An ability to independently carry out research/investigation and development work to solve practical problems.
  • PO2: An ability to write and present a substantial technical report/document.
  • PO3: Students should be able to demonstrate a degree of mastery over the area as per the specialization of the program. The mastery should be at a level higher than the requirements in the appropriate bachelor program.
  • PO4: An ability to work in a team to take up the challenges in the fields of instrumentation, signal processing, computation and biosensors, giving due consideration to societal, environmental, economical and financial factors.
  • PO5: An ability to maintain lifelong learning and research by way of participating in various professional activities with a higher level of commitment.
Thrust Areas in Research
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Image Processing
  • Biomaterials
  • Biosensors
  • Biomechanics
  • Drug Design and Delivery
Highlights
  • International Program Opportunities
  • Excellent Infrastructure
  • Fully Equipped Laboratories
  • Amrita Center for Biomedical Engineering (AMBE)
  • Active Collaboration with Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • World Class Curriculum
  • Expert Faculty
  • Publications & Patents
  • Seminars/Expert Lectures
Specializations
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Image Processing
  • Biomaterials
  • Biosensors
  • Biomechanics
  • Drug Design and Delivery
Placements & Internships
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum.
  • Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), DRDO, Hyderabad
  • Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI) , CSIR
  • lndian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Healthcare Technology Innovation Center (HTIC), Chennai
  • Apollo hospitals, Trichy
  • Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi
  • Zifo R&D
  • Panacea Medical Technologies
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS)
  • Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore
  • Narayana Hrudyalaya, Bangalore
International Programmes

Centre for International Programmes facilitates foreign internship with scholarship and higher education.

Few programs that have benefitted our students:

  • EUREKA – KTH, SWEDEN
  • INDIA4EU – University of Bologua, Italy

 

Higher Studies and Career Abroad
  • PhD at IIT-M
  • Job offer at Emerson Process management – Norway,
  • Job at Genomic Institutions – Singapore
MTech Program Fee 2022 (Per Semester)

Facilities & Infrastructure

  • Signal Processing Lab
  • Radio Frequency Lab
  • Communication System Design Lab
  • Computational Optimization and Innovation Lab
  • Machine Intelligence Lab
  • OPEN LAB / LIVE-IN LAB
  • Biomedical Instrumentation Lab
Some of the major research areas in the lab include

Speech Processing , Speaker Identification, VLSI Signal Processing, Wavelet based System,development for Wireless Communication

Some of the major research areas in the lab include

Disease Classification using Wavelet based algorithms, Image Processing, Bio Signal Processing, Non Destructive Testing

Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

601-800th

World University Rankings 2020

141

BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2020

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

5th

India University Rankings 2021

12th

Overall Rankings 2021
ranking
5th Best
University in India
ranking
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
ranking
Topmost
‘A++’ Grade

Alumni Speaks

Dharini V.
AIMS, Ernakulam, 2015 – 2017

Amrita instills value based education with par excellence and has ensured me to get insight into various experiences to be worthy for. I have had the opportunity to be under the guidance of best faculty members who genuinely supported and encouraged to bring the best in me. I thank Amrita for strengthening me over the course of two years.

Gowriprabha V.
Skanray Healthcare, Mysore, 2011 – 2013

Amrita has provided me a wonderful opportunity to learn and grow. I thank Amrita for giving me a great career. I would cherish my life at Amrita forever

Sandra K. R.
IIT Madras, Chennai, 2012 – 2014

how different and effective my learning experience was. I could achieve more than what I or other people thought I was capable of, with the help of the wonderful faculty and the facilities we have in the institution; especially the very much equipped lab. I feel proud to have been a part of the Biomedical Engineering group of Amrita!

Preethi M Iyer
Data Manager, Zifo RnD Solutions, 2014 – 2016

I always love to cherish my moments at Amrita. The experienced faculties and excellent laboratories helped me to learn with joy. I am proud to be a part of Amrita’s Biomedical Engineering

Dhadma Balachandran
Development Engineer, Sensivision Health Technologies Pvt Ltd, 2014 – 2016

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham had given me a great opportunity to learn and enhance my knowledge in every aspect, throughout the course. Being part of Biomedical Engineering had helped me to explore into various subjects with the help of erudite faculty members, who were very supporting and encouraging. I would like to thank all the staffs and Amrita for shaping me up to what I am now

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