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Welcome to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Pittsburgh Chapter Website.   A Professional Organization with an Emphasis on the Life Sciences and a Focus on the Western PA Region


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  The mission of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Pittsburgh Chapter is to locally advance the application of engineering and technology to medicine and biology, promote the associated professions, and provide leadership for the benefit of it's members and humanity by disseminating knowledge, setting standards, fostering professional development, and recognizing excellence.   
  Our objectives are:

1. To provide a means for industry, research, and education to exchange knowledge within the common thread of engineering and life science

2. To allow researchers, educators, students, and engineers to come together to informally discuss each others environment and stimulate a mutual insight

3. To provide a forum of access to new and emerging technologies, from both the clinical and engineering perspectives

4. To provide programs for students arranged to enhance their educational program and make them aware of potential career choices