Purpose of AEMB
Eta Mu Beta is the National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society.
Established in 1979, Alpha Eta Mu Beta was formed to recognize and
encourage excellence in the field of Biomedical Engineering and
Bioengineering. Membership into Alpha Eta Mu Beta consists of
those individuals in the field of Biomedical Engineering or
through their attainments in college or in practice have manifested a
deep interest and marked ability in their chosen life work. The purpose
of Alpha Eta Mu Beta is to bring these individuals into closer
union so as to promote an understanding of the
profession. Membership to Alpha Eta Mu Beta is a privilege and an
honor. Members of Alpha Eta Mu Beta are recognized in an outstanding
manner for having conferred honor on
their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship, exemplary character,
honorable activities, and leadership.
development, training, networking and service opportunities, members of
Alpha Eta Mu Beta are able to learn and grow. In this process, they
develop critical lifelong skills that prepare them to excel for the
post college environment or to transform individuals at their present
jobs into leaders and innovators.
The field of Biomedical
Engineering and Bioengineering are constantly evolving, therefore over
the years AEMB has transformed itself into a dynamic organization
to meet the needs of its growing membership and alumni, the
institutions that they serve and our society.
Mission of AEMB
Alpha Eta Mu Beta's mission is :
1. To encourage participation in those activities that may be beneficial to the profession of Biomedical
2. To further unify the student body of the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering in presenting its
needs and ideals to the faculty.
3. To create a closer student-faculty relationship by periodically bringing together the thoughts and needs of both.
4. To assist and cooperate with all organizations and persons working for the interests of Biomedical Engineering and
5. To benefit its members by the association and experience that can come from bringing together a group with similar
interests, objectives and abilities.
6. To promote the professional development and welfare of its members.