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16:31 Feb 9, 2012
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French to English translations [PRO] Medical - Engineering (general) / assay minutes - interferents
French term or phrase:ingenieur
One of the signatures to these minutes is given the title:
Ingenieur Genie Biologique
Would this be something like 'Reader in Biological Engineering'?
Bioengineer or specialist in bioengineering/Biotechnological engineering or biological engineering
Explanation: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biological_engineering - Traduire cette page
Biological engineering, biotechnological engineering or bioengineering (including biological systems engineering) is the application of concepts and methods of ...
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History of biotechnology - Outline of biotechnology - Biological engineering
Drmanu49 France Local time: 11:02 Native speaker of: English, French PRO pts in category: 4
Reference: there's not an obvious equivalent - masters level applied biology
Reference information: My understanding is that it's specific to the French degree system, where you can get a 5-year "ingénieur" degree. It is I believe like a BSc and MSc rolled into one. We wouldn't call what they do engineering in my opinion, we'd call it applied biology.
See for example http://www.utc.fr/formation_training/engineering-degree.php and the equivalent French page of the site
I'd avoid the term bioengineering too, as that is engineering (electronics, materials, etc.) applied to medicine (prostheses, instrumentation like scanners, monitors, etc.) - my husband has a masters in bioengineering, so I do know :-)
I'd be tempted to leave in the French followed by (senior biologist).