Alpha Eta Mu Beta, National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society
Members

Members of Alpha Eta Mu Beta are expexted to have achieved distinguished scholastic rank and in addition :
  • must have a continuous record of intellectual activity and attainment in Biomedical Engineering.
  • must be of exemplary and unimpeachable character.
  • must possess qualities of high integrity.
  • must possess breadth of interest both inside and outside of Biomedical Engineering.
  • unselfish service to the community and the profession. 

Membership is open to individuals who are at an institution that has a Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering program that has been accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Junior Undergraduate Students :

  • Must be a full time student in a Biomedical Engineering or Bioenginering program.
  • Must have maintained an average scholastic grade in the upper one-fifth.
  • Must have completed at least 6 semester credit hours (or the equivalent) of Biomedical Engineering courses.
  • To be considered juniors, students shall be in the next-to-last year of their curriculum or shall have completed the institution's requirements for junior standing.  

Senior Undergraduate Students :

  • Must be a full time student in a Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering program.
  • Must have maintained an average scholastic grade in the upper one-third.
  • Must have completed at least 6 semester credit hours (or the equivalent) of Biomedical Engineering courses.
  • Tto be considered seniors, students shall be in the last year of their curriculum or shall have completed the institution's requirements for senior standing.  

Graduate Students :

  • Must be a full time student in a Biomedical Engineering or Bioengienering program.
  • Must be a candidate for a degree in Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering from a university with an ABET accredited program.
  • Must have completed at least 12 semester hours of graduate courses for students in a Ph.D. program, or nine semester hours of courses in a Master’s degree program, six of which are Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering courses towards the degree.
  • Must have a grade-point-average of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale and rank in the upper one-third of eligible graduate students.
  • Must have, at minimum, 1 first author professional publication (conference abstract,proceeding, journal paper etc.). 

Alumni Membership :
  • Any graduate Biomedical Engineer from a school now having a chapter of AEMB, who during his or her scholastic career fulfilled the requirements for membership,may be eligible for alumni membership providing that the degree was received during
    i.  period when the school was accredited by the ABET.
    ii. any active member, upon completion of his/her studies, shall become an alumni member.
  • A member having received a degree at one institution and pursuing an advanced degree at a second institution may apply to the AEMB chapter at the second institution to have his/her alumni membership reverted to active membership,
    pursuant to that chapter's by-laws, if so desired.

Faculty Membership :
  • Faculty membership may be granted to a faculty member of an ABET-accredited Department of Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering who has made an outstanding contribution to education in the field of Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering.
  • Tthe candidate shall hold rank above instructor in the program in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Tthe candidate shall have at least three years of full-time teaching and/or research experience as a faculty member in Biomedical Engineering program at that particular university.
  • Tthe candidate shall be clearly identified with the Biomedical Engineering courses and research of the department.
  • Faculty memberships may be extended to outstanding faculty in Biomedical Engineering programs which have no active student chapter of AEMB. 
 Eminent Membership :  
  • Induction as an Eminent Member is reserved for those individuals who, by their technical achievements and contributions to the field of Biomedical Engineering, have shown themselves to be worthy of the honor.
  • Eligibility for Eminent membership is limited to those members who graduated at least 10 years prior.

For question on membership criteria or requirements, please feel free to contact us directly at aemb@alphaetamubeta.org

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