Shruti Pai
Shruti Pai
Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering
Seattle, WA
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Biography

Biomedical engineer Shruti Pai is making it possible for people with diabetes to live more active and longer lives. Her work in a prosthetics lab contributes to understanding how and why diabetes leads to serious and debilitating foot injuries.

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  • Humaira, Toronto, Ontario, Canada asked Shruti Pai, Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering

    Added Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 2:08 PM

    Hi, I am currently a student in Grade 12 and I have always dreamed of working in a hospital environment. Due to a few reasons, I was only looking for a program (medical related) which would take a maximum of 3 years to complete. I applied to 2 programs which I was most interested in which is 1) BioMedical Engineering and 2) Health Informatics. Both these courses are for 3 years and I would be receiving n Advanced Diploma from Centennial College in Canada. I have been accepted into both my ...
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  • Shirlene, Colombo Sri Lanka asked Shruti Pai, Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering

    Added Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 4:44 AM

    Hi I'm a civil engineering graduate who is working at a construction project in my country. I studied civil engineering since I wanted to structural design engineer. But since I am not a civil engineering graduate of a local university of Sri Lanka , the companies don't give me a chance. They only offer site jobs which is very hard to do. And when I'm in the site they always complain saying they don like to take girls for work. Now I'm feeling depressed and want to change my field. Is there ...
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  • Sarah, New York asked Shruti Pai, Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering

    Added Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    Hi Shruti, I am really interested in biomedical engineering because I am passionate about biology and math and the idea of improving people's lives through technology is very interesting and captivating. However, I am aware that biomedical engineering is a fairly new field, so I am afraid that there are fewer jobs available for people that have a bachelors in biomedical engineering. I had people suggest to me to major in mechanical or electrical and then do masters in biomedical engineering. ...
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