Monique Frize
Dr. Monique Frize
Professor, Carleton University and University of Ottawa
(No State Selected), Canada
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Born in Montreal, Monique Aubry studied in Ottawa, then in London England, Moncton New Brunswick, and Rotterdam in The Netherlands. Monique married Peter Frize in London and they have a son (Patrick Nicholas). Monique was a biomedical engineer in hospitals for 18 years and then a professor in biomedical and electrical engineering for 20 years. Monique loves reading and writing. Two books have been published so far: "The Bold and the Brave: A history of women in science and engineering". This spans some 2000 years of history and was published in 2009. The seocnd book is "Ethics for Bioengineers" and presents modern ethical issues in the age of robots, new body parts like prostheses, designer babies, etc.. It was published in 2011.

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BASc Electrical Engineering (U. of Ottawa) M. Phil. Engineering in Medicine (Imperial College of Science and Technology (London UK) MBA Doctorate
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  • Zuhaib, Riyadh

    Added Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 2:25 PM

    Hi,I am masters graduate in Biomedical Engineering.I am at the moment looking for a job as a biomedical engineer,specifically as a clinical engineer.Since I have done 3 months of internship at a hospital. The problem is the recruiters are finding it hard to recruit me mostly because I lack experience,whilst the other reason being I come from a biotechnology background which was a sciences degree. It's very frustrating to understand what should I do next. It seems my career has stagnated,and my ...
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    Monique Frize, Carleton University and University of Ottawa
    Answered Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 2:25 PM

    There are pros and cons of doing an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering. The usual route for becoming a clinical engineer is a strong degree in electrical engineering with software and computer skills, as most medical devices are electrical ...

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  • Ceire, London

    Added Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 9:49 AM

    Hi, I have a degree and masters in Chemical Engineering. I graduated 2 years ago and I have been working in an Accenture, a Technology Consulting firm. However, I want to get back into engineering- is it too late? I also want to go into Bio medical Engineering with prosthetic limbs and artificial organs etc, but this is not chemical engineering. How would I go about this and where do I apply etc? Thanks, Ceire
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    Monique Frize, Carleton University and University of Ottawa
    Answered Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 9:49 AM
    There are many projects in biomedical engineering that require a chemichal engineering degree. An example is working on dialysis artificial kidney fibres and systems. You should take some courses in biomedical engineering from a University not far from ...
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  • Pavithra, Coimbatore

    Added Friday, December 12, 2014 at 1:13 AM

    Hi. I am a girl student in biomedical engineering. I have consulted some experts in this job. One asked me about my future since I have chosen this field saying, "only one girl candidate is selected out of 100 in interviews (in this field alone)." I asked him why and said to him that women are working in all areas today. His answer was a smile. Really, is there any complications to getting a job in the biomedical field for a woman? If yes, please explain to me about it so that I can ...
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    Monique Frize, Carleton University and University of Ottawa
    Answered Friday, December 12, 2014 at 1:13 AM

    In all fields, there will be some employers who demonstrate discrimination in their hiring practices. However, there are also many firms who try to apply equity to their hiring process. The field of biomedical engineering has a good number of women ...

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