Graduate course 1 – Biomedical Product Development (ME760):

Case Study 1 – Example to start discussion

A research engineer in Large Corp X, a medical device company, was asked by the product development group to design and perform a research study on a specific medical device. The research engineer was told by the product development team to produce specific results in this study that would be favorable to the product regulatory status and marketing. What should the research engineer do? Does it matter if she was an engineer in the product development group?