CMTI Students present top unmet needs to medical device experts!

All students participate in a review session to evaluate their top needs with Industry experts. These experts provide guidance on choosing the final needs that students will pursue as projects within the CMTI. The session gives you practice presenting in front of corporate executives and serves as a networking experience that brings you in direct contact with leaders in the medical device industry. In prior years, these events have been fruitful for students. Nate Couper (former CMTI student) was later hired by John Longuil (CEO at FTT Manufacturing) whom he first met at one of these sessions.

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Career Conversation with with 2009 University of Rochester BME Graduate: Andrew Bochenko!

Join us for an IN-PERSON conversation with a product manager at Bigfoot Biomedical, a company that has just started clinical trials for technology to help manage insulin-dependent diabetes through smart technology.  Andrew will discuss the day-to-day duties of a product manager in the medical innovation field, the transition from college to industry, the importance of networking, and general career advice.  Prior to joining Bigfoot, Andrew completed his MS in Engineering Management at Duke University, then worked at Medtronic for four years. He has also interned at a variety of large and small companies.  Bring questions or just a listening ear!

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