Biomedical Engineering



In the Department of Biomedical Engineering, we make significant contributions in science and medicine that include new medical devices, biomaterials, clinical methods, and insight into how living organisms function. Our faculty are known for both their contributions to science and their shared passion for teaching and inspiring students to explore new ways to treat disease and keep people healthy.

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The department has been a leader in translational research and the creation and integration of new knowledge across a broad range of areas. 

The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers an undergraduate program (B.S) and graduate programs leading to Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biomedical Engineering.

Outstanding BME Students Honored – 2023

Following a month of graduation celebrations, presentations, and commencement ceremonies, the Columbia BME Department has many outstanding students to honor and More
May 31 2023 | By Harry Kelso

A Perfect Fit

Class Day speaker and EpiBone CEO Nina Tandon PhD’09 returns to the Engineering School to catch up with mentor and University Professor Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic More
May 12 2023 | Video Credit: Jane Nisselson | Interview: Beatrice V. Mhando
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May 2023 - BME Blaze: Sonia Bansal

In this monthly spotlight, get to know the alumni and students of Columbia's Department of Biomedical Engineering. Read what our BME folks are up to, from our More
May 01 2023
In the Media

Design Towards Zero Award Winners: Werewool

Werewool’s textile innovation and sustainable technology has the potential to revolutionise the clothing industry. With a new class of protein-based More
Apr 27 2023 | Polestar
Press Release

Fostering Connections for Black Engineers

Columbia's chapter of National Society of Black Engineers fosters a community for Black engineers on campus. The group provides members with opportunities for More
Apr 18 2023 | By Alisa Shodiyev Kaff
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Melina Tourni Wins AIUM New Investigator Award

Melina Tourni, a Ph.D. student in the Ultrasound and Elasticity Imaging Laboratory, has been awarded the New Investigator Award by the American Institute of More
Apr 06 2023 | Edited by Harry Kelso