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GRADUATE PROGRAMS LEADING TO Ph. D. (Biomedical Engineering)

Name of Program
ภาษาไทย:
ปรัชญาดุษฎีบัณฑิต สาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมชีวการแพทย์ (หลักสูตรนานาชาติ)
ภาษาอังกฤษ: Doctor of Philosophy Program in Biomedical Engineering (International Program) 

Name of Degree
ชื่อเต็ม (ไทย):  ปรัชญาดุษฎีบัณฑิต (วิศวกรรมชีวการแพทย์)
ชื่อย่อ (ไทย):  ปร.ด. (วิศวกรรมชีวการแพทย์)
ชื่อเต็ม (อังกฤษ):  Doctor of Philosophy (Biomedical Engineering)
ชื่อย่อ (อังกฤษ):  Ph. D. (Biomedical Engineering)

Special Expertise of the Program
The program emphasizes on developing good quality students with the capacity of doing research in Biomechanics, Medical Imaging, Bioinformatics, Cell and Tissue Engineering, Cardiac Electrophysiology, and Biomaterials. The student has to have an ability in applying, analyzing and inventing a new idea.

Curriculum Structure
  Type 1.1: For Student with Master's Degree (Thesis 48 credits)
  Degree Requirement
  Total credit     a minimum of     48 credits
  A. Thesis                                  
  266898 BME 898  Ph.D. Thesis     48 credits
  B.  Academic activities
  (1) A student has to organize and present a seminar on the topic related to his/her thesis once every semester for at least three semesters and students have to attend seminar every semester that the course is offered.
  (2) The whole or part of a thesis must be published/accepted for publication in an international journal (approved by the Graduate Program Administrative committees) at least 1 full academic paper. Also, it must be presented in an international conference that has peer reviews and must be published in a proceedings at least 1 full academic paper.
  (3) A student has to report thesis progression every semester, for approval by the Chairman of the Graduate Study Committee.
  C. Non-credit Courses
  1. Graduate School requirement    - a foreign language
  2. Program requirement
    A student must enroll in some courses to enhance his/her capability in conducting his/her research, if the Graduate Program Administrative Committee and his/her thesis advisor recommended, without earning any credit.
  D. Qualifying Examination
  1. A student must complete a qualifying examination to evaluate his/her ability before presenting a thesis proposal.
  2. An unsuccessful examinee may take re-examination within the following regular semester.
  3. An unsuccessful examinee will be transferred to Master's Degree studies with the approval of the Graduate Program Administrative Committee.

  Type 2.1: For student with Master's Degree (Course work 12 credits and Thesis 36 credits)
  Degree Requirement
  Total credit     a minimum of     48 credits
  A. Course work     a minimum of     12 credits
  1. Graduate Courses     a minimum of      12 credits
   1.1 Field of concentration courses     a minimum of     12 credits
   1.1.1 Elective courses     a minimum of     12 credits
           261751 CPE 751 Advanced Neural Networks     3 credits
           261752 CPE 752 Digital Image Analysis     3 credits
           261753 CPE 753 Computer Vision     3 credits
           261754 CPE 754 Advanced Pattern Recognition     3 credits
           261755 CPE 755 Advanced Fuzzy Set Theory     3 credits
           266711 BME 711 Digital Signal Processing for  Biomedical Engineering     3 credits                                     
           266712 BME 712 Genetic Algorithms     3 credits
           266713 BME 713 Evolutionary Computation     3 credits
           266714 BME 714 Computational Intelligence for  Biomedical Engineering     3 credits 
           266721 BME 721 Fluid Biomechanics     3 credits
           266722 BME 722 Solid Biomechanics     3 credits
           266723 BME 723 Biomechanical Instrumentation     3 credits
           266724 BME 724 Introduction to Musculo-skeletal Biomechanics     3 credits
           266725 BME 725 Mechanics of Bone     3 credits
           266726 BME 726 Finite Element Modeling of Biological Engineering     3 credits  
           266727 BME 727 Cardiopulmonary Biomechanics     3 credits
           266731 BME 731 Cardiac Mechanics     3 credits
           266732 BME 732 Introduction to Tissue Engineering     3 credits
           266792 BME 792 Selected Topics in Medical Imaging     3 credits
           266793 BME 793 Selected Topics in Bioinformatics     3 credits
           266794 BME 794 Selected Topics in Biomechanics     3 credits
           266795 BME 795 Selected Topics in Cell and Tissue Engineering     3 credits   
           266796 BME 796 Selected Topics in Biomaterial     3 credits
           266891 BME 891 Selected Topics in Medical Imaging 1     3 credits
           266892 BME 892 Selected Topics in Bioinformatics 1     3 credits
           266893 BME 893 Selected Topics in Biomechanics 1     3 credits
           266894 BME 894 Selected Topics in Cell and Tissue Engineering 1     3 credits   
           266895 BME 895 Selected Topics in Biomaterial 1     3 credits
           303742 BCHM 742 Medical Biochemistry     3 credits
           321715 PHSO 715 Cardiovascular Physiology     3 credits
           510720 AMS.MT.720 Genomic and Proteomic Sciences     3 credits
  NOTE  A student may enroll in some courses in related areas to enhance his/her capability in conducting his/her research with the approval of the Graduate Program Administrative Committee. These courses can be counted as elective courses toward the degree. However, a student must enroll in elective courses of the Biomedical Engineering at least 9 credits.
   1.2 Other courses  None
  2. Advanced Undergraduate Courses (if any)  None
  B. Thesis
   266899 BME 899  Ph.D.  Thesis     36 credits
  C. Non-credit Courses
  1. Graduate School requirement     - a foreign language
  2. Program requirement     None
  D. Qualifying Examination
  1. A student must complete a qualifying examination to evaluate his/her ability before presenting a thesis proposal.
  2. An unsuccessful examinee may take re-examination within the following regular semester.
  3. An unsuccessful examinee will be transferred to Master's Degree studies with the approval of the Graduate Program Administrative Committee.
  E. Academic activities
  (1) A student has to organize and present a seminar on the topic related to his/her thesis once every semester for at least three semesters and students have to attend seminar every semester that the course is offered.
  (2) The whole or part of a thesis must be published/accepted for publication in an international journal (approved by the Graduate Program Administrative committees) at least 1 full academic paper. Also, it must be presented in an international conference that has peer reviews and must be published in a proceedings at least 1 full academic paper.
  (3) A student has to report thesis progression every semester, for approval by the Chairman of the Graduate Study Committee.

Study Plan
  Type 1.1: Student with Master's Degree
                                         First Year
                                        1st semester
                                                                                    Credit (s)
  Registration for university services                                         .
  Pass the foreign language requirement                                  .
  Pass qualifying examination                                                  .
  Present thesis proposal                                                       .
  Seminar                                                                            .
                              Total                                                    0  


                                        2nd semester
                                                                                    Credit (s)
  266898 BME 898 Thesis                                                      12
  Seminar                                                                             . 
                              Total                                                   12

                                         Second Year
                                        1st semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  266898 BME 898 Thesis                                                      12
  Seminar                                                                             .
                              Total                                                   12


                                        2nd semester
                                                                                     Credit (s) 
  266898 BME 898 Thesis                                                      12
  Seminar                                                                             .
                              Total                                                   12

                                         Third Year
                                        1st semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  266898 BME 898 Thesis                                                       6
                              Total                                                    6


                                        2nd semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  266898 BME 898 Thesis                                                       6
                              Total                                                    6

  Type 2.1: Student with Master's Degree
                                         First Year
                                        1st semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  Pass the foreign language requirement                                   .
  Pass qualifying examination                                                   .
  Seminar                                                                             .
  Elective course                                                                   6
                              Total                                                    6 


                                        2nd semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  Present thesis proposal                                                        .
  Seminar                                                                             .
  Elective course                                                                   6
                              Total                                                    6 

                                         Second Year
                                        1st semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  266899 BME 899 Thesis                                                      12
  Seminar                                                                             .
                              Total                                                   12

                                        2nd semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  266899 BME 899 Thesis                                                      12
                                Total                                                   12

                                         Third Year
                                        1st semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  266899 BME 899 Thesis                                                       6
                                Total                                                    6


                                        2nd semester
                                                                                     Credit (s)
  266899 BME 899 Thesis                                                       6
                                Total                                                    6

GRADUATE PROGRAMS LEADING TO M.Eng. (Biomedical Engineering)

Name of Degree
Full
: Master of Engineering (Biomedical Engineering)
Abbreviated : M. Eng. (Biomedical Engineering)

The Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering degree will be emphasized in producing a researcher who has a full knowledge in Biomedical Engineering research. This research field is comprised of 5 research fields as follows:
 1. Medical Signal & Image Processing
 2. Bioinformatics
 3. Biomechanics
 4. Biomaterials
 5. Cell and tissue engineering
 6. Cardiac Electrophysiology


Program Structure 

 Plan A Type A (2)
Total a minimum of 36 credits
Curriculum Structure
A. Course work a minimum of 24 credits
     1. Graduate courses     a minimum of     24 credits
          1.1 Field of concentration courses     a minimum of     24 credits
                 1.1.1 Required courses 15 credits
                         
Required placement courses
                          For
Engineering and science graduated student
                             321709 PHSO709 Principles of Human Physiology     6 credits
                          For
Health science graduated student
                             266701 BME701 Engineering fundamentals for Biomedical Engineering     6 credits
                          
General required courses
                             266702 BME702 Mathematics for Biomedical Engineering     3 credits
                             266801 BME801 Research methodology in Biomedical Engineering     2 credits
                             510716 AMS.MT.716 Cell and Molecular Biology in Medicine       3 credits
                             266791 BME791 Seminar in Biomedical Engineering     1 credit
                
1.1.2 Elective courses a minimum of 9 credits
                             Selected from
                             261751 CPE751 Advanced Neural Networks     3 credits
                             261752 CPE752 Digital Image Analysis     3 credits
                             261753 CPE753 Computer Vision     3 credits
                             261754 CPE754 Advanced Pattern Recognition     3 credits
                             261755 CPE755 Advanced Fuzzy Set Theory     3 credits
                             266711 BME711 Digital Signal Processing for  Biomedical Engineering     3 credits
                             266712 BME712 Genetic Algorithms     3 credits
                             266713 BME713 Evolutionary Computation     3 credits
                             266714 BME714 Computational Intelligence for Biomedical Engineering     3 credits
                             266721 BME721 Fluid Biomechanics     3 credits
                             266722 BME722 Solid Biomechanics     3 credits
                             266723 BME723 Biomechanical Instrumentation     3 credits
                             266724 BME724 Introduction to Musculo-skeletal Biomechanics     3 credits
                             266725 BME725 Mechanics of Bone     3 credits
                             266726 BME726 Finite Element Modeling of Biological Engineering     3 credits
                             266727 BME727 Cardiopulmonary Biomechanics     3 credits
                             266731 BME731 Cardiac Mechanics     3 credits
                             266732 BME732 Introduction to Tissue Engineering     3 credits
                             266792 BME792 Selected Topics in Medical Imaging     3 credits
                             266793 BME793 Selected Topics in Bioinformatics      3 credits
                             266794 BME794 Selected Topics in Biomechanics     3  credits
                             266795 BME795 Selected Topics in Cell and Tissue Engineering     3 credits
                             266796 BME796 Selected Topics in Biomaterial     3 credits

                             266891 BME891 Selected Topics in Medical Imaging 1     3 credits
                             266892 BME892 Selected Topics in Bioinformatics 1     3 credits
                             266893 BME893 Selected Topics in Biomechanics 1     3 credits
                             266894 BME894 Selected Topics in Cell and Tissue Engineering 1     3 credits   
                             266895 BME895 Selected Topics in Biomaterial 1     3 credits
                             303742 BCHM742 Medical Biochemistry     3 credits
                             321715 PHSO715 Cardiovascular Physiology     3 credits
                             510720 AMS.MT.720 Genomic and Proteomic Sciences     3 credits
                   1.2 Other courses     - none

     2. Advanced undergraduate courses     - none

B. Thesis 12 credits
    266799 BME799 Thesis     12 credits

C. Non-credit courses
    1.Graduate School Requirement     - a foreign language
    2.Program requirement

D. Academic activities
    The whole or part of a thesis  must be published/accepted for publication in international journal at least 1 full academic paper, or presented in an international conference with a proceedings at least 1 full academic paper (peer-reviewed).

Study Plan

Plan A type A(2)
Study Plan
Master of Engineering (Biomedical Engineering)
                                         First Year
                                        1st semester
For Engineering and science graduated student
  321709 PHSO709 Principles of Human Physiology     6 credits
For Health science graduated student
  266701 BME701 Engineering fundamentals for Biomedical Engineering     6 credits
General required courses
  266702 BME702   Mathematics for Biomedical Engineering     3 credits
  510716 AMS.MT.716   Cell and Molecular Biology in Medicine     3 credits
                                Total      12 credits

                                        2nd semester
  266801 BME801 Research Methodology in Biomedical Engineering     2 credits
  Elective courses     9 credits
                                Total      11 credits

                                         Second Year
                                        1st semester
  266791 BME791   Seminar in Biomedical Engineering     1 credit
  266799 BME 799   Thesis     6 credits

                                Total      7 credits


                                        2nd semester
  266799 BME 799   Thesis     6 credits
                                Total      6 credits

 
           
             
 
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