Engineering in Medicine & Biology
The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is the world’s largest international society of Biomedical Engineers. With more than 46 percent of its 8,200 members residing in some 70 countries outside the US, it’s a truly global organization. The membership is heavily slanted towards basic and applied research, with 52 percent of the members working in academic institutions. The Society publishes 7 flagship publications:
- IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine
- Transactions in Biomedical Engineering
- Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine
- Transactions on Medical Imaging
- Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
- Transactions on NanoBioscience
- Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems.
In New Orleans, most EMBS members work at Tulane and LSU Medical Schools, and in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering. There are 150 undergraduate Biomedical Engineering students at Tulane, and 35 graduate students pursuing advanced degrees. The EMBS Chapter has flourished within the New Orleans Section for nearly 25 years, and its members are proud to be a part of the world’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology.
- Chair: Yu-Ping Wang
- Vice-Chair: TBA