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David Chen

Coulter Project Director
Coulter Program Director & Instructor in BME Design
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Office location and address
409 Lane Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
B.S., Biology, Liberty University
M.S., Cell and Developmental Biology, Rutgers University, 2002
M.B.A., University of Virginia Darden School of Business, 2006
MD-BIOM Training Future Doctors in Medical Innovation and Human Centered Design - A New Program to Improve Global Health
Source: VentureWell
March 01, 2016 – August 31, 2018
BME 1501: Special Topics
Credits: 1
Student led special topic courses which vary by semester
PSYC 1559: New Course in Psychology
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of psychology.
BME 3030: Design and Innovation in Medicine
Credits: 3
A project-based grounding in biomedical product design, with emphasis on clinical immersion and topics including design fundamentals, problem/needs identification, delineation of realistic constraints and product specifications, intellectual property, market analysis, entrepreneurship, specific advanced design topics, business plan development, venture funding, and medical product testing methods.REQ: instructor permission .
BME 4550: Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
Credits: 3
Applies engineering science, design methods, and system analysis to developing areas and current problems in biomedical engineering. Topics vary by semester. Recent topics include Medical Imaging Systems Theory, BME Advanced Design, BME Electronics Lab, and Systems Biology Modeling and Experimentation. Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year standing and instructor permission.
BME 4995: Biomedical Engineering Advanced Projects
Credits: 1–3
A year-long research project in biomedical engineering conducted in consultation with a department faculty advisor; usually related to ongoing faculty research. Includes the design, execution, and analysis of experimental laboratory work and computational or theoretical computer analysis of a problem. Requires a comprehensive report of the results. Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year standing, and instructor permission.
BME 6030: Design and Innovation in Medicine
Credits: 3
A project-based grounding in biomedical product design, with emphasis on clinical immersion and topics including design fundamentals, problem/needs identification, delineation of realistic constraints and product specifications, intellectual property, market analysis, entrepreneurship, specific advanced design topics, business plan development, venture funding, and medical product testing methods. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
BME 6060: Biomedical Innovation
Credits: 3
In a team, develop, prototype, and conduct verification and validation tests on engineering solutions to clinical challenges, demonstrating concept viability. Formal Design Control, Life Cycle, Risk Analysis, Project Management and Intellectual Property Strategies are introduced. Using Product Development Protocols, prepare a regulatory and implementation pathway analysis for commercialization into clinical practice. Prerequisite: BME 6550 Special Topics: Clinical Technology Continuum of Care
BME 6550: Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
Credits: 1–3
Applies engineering science, design methods, and system analysis to developing areas and current problems in biomedical engineering. Topics vary by semester.
BME 8995: M.E. Supervised Project Research (M.E. STUDENTS ONLY)
Credits: 1–6
FOR M.E. STUDENTS ONLY. A research project in biomedical engineering conducted in consultation with a faculty advisor. Includes the design, execution, and analysis of experimental laboratory work and computational or theoretical computer analysis of a problem. Fulfills the project requirement for the Biomedical Engineering Masters of Engineering degree. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission Required.
BME 8999: Master's Research
Credits: 1–12
Master's Research
BME 9999: Dissertation
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to doctoral research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.