Biomedical Engineering department at Vidyalankar was started in the year 2006 with a view to develop skilled health care engineering professionals by nurturing them in a scholarly environment. The department currently offers four years’ full-time degree program in Biomedical Engineering and is having intake capacity of 60. Our department is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). Department is having collaboration with leading healthcare industry in the world, GE Healthcare, USA .and formed a Health Care Institute (HCI) named as GE Healthcare-VIT Centre for Academic Excellence. The HCI primarily focuses on providing education and training to students on latest technology medical equipment and to enhance their existing technical skillsets including leadership skills.
Highly competent and dedicated faculty is our strength! This is supported by well-equipped laboratories. Our faculties are expert in various domains in the Biomedical Engineering such as, Biomedical instrumentation, Medical imaging, Digital Image processing, Nanotechnology etc., and are also involved in setting of Biomedical Engineering, syllabus of Mumbai University. Some of them are nominated as experts to government organizations like Municipal corporation of Mumbai, State board of technical education, Department of Science and Technology. Our faculties have significant contribution in Biomedical research and had published their work in reputed national and international Journals. Some faculties are guiding post graduate and doctoral students and evaluating their work as examiners.
It gives me immense pleasure to welcome students to Department of Biomedical Engineering. Biomedical program in VIT is focussed on high quality teaching, practical training in well-equipped labs and collaborative research projects with institutes of repute like IIT Bombay, TISS, BARC, Tata Memorial Hospital and many other. We invite experts from the various domains of biomedical field such as, Wearable devices, Artificial intelligence in healthcare, Artificial Organs, Nanotechnologies, IOT based instruments etc. to share their expertise with our students. Department is having Centre of Academic Excellence in collaboration with GE Healthcare, USA. to train our students on latest technology medical equipment. MoUs with companies like Smartwayz, Campus Credentials, and Aspiring Minds helps us to make students ready for placements. Our students are selected by top universities in the world like John Hopkins, Michigan Tech, Rice USA for higher studies in Biomedical Engineering.
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In our department, student and faculties do some research in various domains of Biomedical Engineering, work on collaborative projects and come out with new concepts and present/publish their work in national and international conferences / journals. Some of their work published in reputed journals are mentioned below.
"Deformation Analysis of Pneumatized Sphenoid Bone caused due to Elevated Intracranial Pressure using Finite Element Analysis”, Prutha Deshpande, Aishwarya Kura, Saurabh Joshi, Dr. Jitendra Toravi, TEST Engineering and Management,Volume 83, March- April 2020.
"Diagnosis of Asthma & Monitoring of respiration Parameter”, Saili Mandavkar, Sanyukta Sharma, Pradnya Killedar, Dr.Arpit Rawankar, Prof. Mohit Gujar, Prof. Neelam Punjabi, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineerin , (IJRTE), 2020.
“Multilevel Authentication using Sclera Vein Recognition”, Nikita Pai, Mansi Salunke, Tejas Bait, Tushar Pardhi, Prof. Geetha Narayanan, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR) Volume 6, Issue 5, May 2019.
“Early Identification of fire by Utilization of Camera”, Suyog Pathare, Gurpreet Kaur Bombra, Komal Kamble, Dr. Gajanan Nagare, IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing ,2018.
1. Yash Rathod won 1st Runner-Up in Vanguard National Case Study Conclave 2019.
2. Saili Mandavkar, Sanyukta Sharma, Pradnya Killedar won 1st Runner-up at Poster Presentation & Project demo IETE Innovation Meeting 2019.
3. Gauri Patwardhan won First Prize at Maharashtra Sugam Sangeet Samiti 2017.
4. Heramb Gupta won First Prize at Dance Competition at Aarambh, RGMC Abhiyan and Astitva (Various intercollege festivals)
Department of Biomedical Engineering organizes workshops, technical seminars, poster competitions, hands on training on latest medical instruments for the development of technical skills among students and faculties, through technical committees like BMSA and BMESI.
1. Saili Mandavkar, Sanyukta Sharma, Pradnya Killedar, Guided by Dr. Arpit Rawankar, Prof. Neelam Punjabi -Determination of Respiration rate using Lasers and pulmonary function analysis.
2. Prutha Deshpande, Aishwarya Kura, Saurabh Joshi, Guided by Dr. Jitendra Toravi - Deformation Analysis of Pneumatized Sphenoid Bone Caused Due to Elevated Intracranial Pressure Using Finite Element Analysis.
3. Jamima Nasir, Suaad Sayyed, Jahnvi Malwade, Yashada Parab Guided by Prof. Geetha Narayanan-Wireless Stethoscope using Bluetooth Technology.
4. Chinmay Mhatre, Somanshu Narkhede, Asif Shikalgar, Nitesh Patil Guided by Dr. Jitendra Toravi ECG signal monitoring using Cloud Based System.
5. Shreeyash Khambete, Shreedhar Chitalay, Arbaz Ambar Guided by Dr.Gajanan Nagare in collaboration with IIT Bombay- Design and Development of POCT for early diagnosis of kidney disorder.
6. Anushree Joshi, Apeksha Torne, Swati Tiwari Guided by Prof. Arunkumar Ram in collaboration with TISS (Tata Institute of Social Science)- Analysis of Road Accidents and Arduino based Alert Systems.
Students from Biomedical Engineering Dept. undergo internships at various organizations including, Companies manufacturing and dealing with Medical Devices, Hospitals, Research Institutes and NGOs. More than 60% of the students from the department undergone Internships in and around Mumbai. Department also offers Inhouse internships to students. College has separate internship cell which helps students to get internships.
Jupiter Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Global Hospital, Nanavati Hospital, Bhatia Hospital, Saifee Hospital, Seven Hills Hospital, Kokilaben Hospital, etc. are some of the few hospitals where students go for internship.
Placements in the Biomedical Engineering Department are focused on companies dealing in Manufacture, Sales and Marketing of Medical Devices and providing Technical Support to the customers. A good number of students are also getting placed in Corporate Hospitals, IT/ITES companies, Education Management firms. MoUs with companies like Smartwayz, Campus Credentials, and Aspiring Minds helps us to make students ready for placements. With close association with Institutes Entrepreneurship cell many students are getting inspired to initiate their own startups. Students have their startups in various fields of biomedical engineering such as equipment used during medical emergencies (Criticare), overall medical diagnosis and healthcare.
Department always encourage students to participate in various competitions whether its technical quiz, paper publications, extra-curricular activities, cultural activities or sports activities. Some of our students have moved in to advance stage of Fighting COVID-19 Hackathon, e-yantra , IIT Bombay.
Alumni relationships with the Alma Mater are lifelong relationships nurturing mutual support and growth. In last decade, Biomedical Engineering Department at Vidyalankar Institute of Technology has produced technocrats, leaders, entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, managers who collectively have a wealth of knowledge and experience. Our Alumni are working with market leaders in the field of healthcare and many of them had upgraded themselves with master’s degrees (M S/M.Tech /MBA) and PhD from globally reputed institutes.
Embedded systems lab is equipped with sophisticated computer systems and used for development of instruments/projects & perform computational activities in areas of Biological Modeling and Simulations, programing of Embedded systems, Simulations for VLSI and Networking Systems in Medicine.
Digital Signal processing lab is loaded with various software’s like HHSim, NgsWIn, MATLAB R-2019a, Packet Tracer, HEXEditor, QuickviewHL7, PSpice, LTSim etc. This lab is used for signal processing studies.
Higher education is a driver of technology and innovations and also a focal point of knowledge. It promotes growth, performance, prosperity and cooperation in every society. Raising skills and enabling its diffusion is the key to creating high-wage employment, enhancing productivity and quality knowledge reserve. It is of paramount importance for development of self, society and humanity as a whole. The roles of higher education in sustainable economic and social development has increased over decades. It prepares one to address major social and global challenges.
Biomedical Engineering students and staff have won many awards for academic excellence and for development work. Some faculties have got National and International recognition for their contribution in the field.
To be a globally recognized centre of excellence in the field of biomedical engineering where learners are nurtured in a scholarly environment to evolve into competent professionals to benefit society.
Evolve a curriculum which emphasizes on strong engineering fundamentals with the flexibility to choose advanced courses of interest and gain exposure to tools and techniques in Biomedical Engineering.
Encourage a teaching-learning process in which highly competent faculty share a symbiotic association with the institutes of repute.
Facilitate creation and dissemination of biomedical engineering knowledge through a digitally-enabled learning environment.
Develop academic and infrastructural facilities with modern equipment and other learning resources and encourage reciprocal sharing with other institutes through networking.
Establish a centre of excellence to enhance academia – biomedical industry partnership and work on collaborative projects.
To enable the pursuit of knowledge in the field of Biomedical Engineering and contribute to the profession and employability of the students.
To engage in research, generate the employment through entrepreneurship and work effectively in multidisciplinary environment.
To understand the human, social, ethical and environmental context of their profession and contribute positively to the needs of individuals and society.
Apply advanced science and engineering to solve the problems at the interface of engineering and healthcare.
Demonstrate understanding of the principles and working of the hardware and software aspects of biomedical systems.
Use professional and ethical practices, strategies and tactics for the development, operation and maintenance of biomedical technologies.
Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering for the solution of biomedical engineering problems.
Ability to formulate and analyze complex biomedical engineering problems.
Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, and public health.
Ability to design and conduct experiments, and to analyze and interpret data.
Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for biomedical engineering practice.
Ability to include societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
Ability to consider the impact of engineering solutions on environment and the need for sustainable development.
Ability to incorporate professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
Ability to work effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in multidisciplinary environment.
Ability to communicate effectively on complex engineering activities.
Knowledge and understanding of principles of management and finance in relation to biomedical engineering projects.
Appreciation of technological change and the need for independent life-long learning.