Arturo Jose Mendoza Meinhardt has been shortlisted to compete as a finalist for the highly prestigious IMECHE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers) Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards 2017. As a finalist, Arturo will give a 15 minute presentation and answer 5 minutes of questions at the awards ceremoney on 20 June 2017 in London.
There are a total of three award categories to be considered during the ceremony. Prizes will be awarded to: • The best Biomedical Engineering project completed by a recent graduate, third/fourth undergraduates and taught Master’s degree course student • The best PhD student in Biomedical Engineering who passed their viva between 2015 and 2016 • The best poster. Arturo will compete for the category of best Biomedical Engineering project completed by a recent graduate, third/fourth undergraduates and taught Master’s degree course student.
With over 113,000 members in 140 countries, working across industries such as railway, automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, energy, biomedical and construction, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMECHE) is licensed by the Engineering Council (EngC) to assess candidates for inclusion on its Register of Chartered Engineers. The Biomedical Engineering Association (BmEA) division of the IMECHE aims to bring together key workers from both medicine and engineering to discuss the latest advances and issues, to enable networking among different industry leaders, and to promote the field of Biomedical Engineering to government, healthcare professionals, and the wider public. This committee offers:
- seminars, lectures and conferences every year;
- the Journal of Engineering in Medicine
- the annual Student Project Competition in which Arturo is competing.
To find out more about the IMECHE, visit www.imeche.org/about-us
To find out more about the Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards, visit www.imeche.org/healthtech