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.

Real-World Impact

How Columbia’s biomedical engineering department—now celebrating its 20th anniversary—established itself as a hot spot for innovation and entrepreneurship. More
Dec 10 2020 | By Hallie Kapner | Sajda Lab Photo Credit: Timothy Lee Photographers | Sia Lab Photo Credit: Sia Lab | Guo Photo Credit: Photo by Eileen Barroso | Schematic Representation: Courtesy of Vunjak-Novakovic. | Columbia Engineering Magazine


BME webinar series hosted by the World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers More
Dec 10 2020

Columbia BME Webinar Series 2020-2021

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is proud to host an annual weekly webinar series on the latest developments and research in Biomedical Engineering. More
Nov 19 2020

BME BIO: DeAnalisa Jones

In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, our Committee on Diversity, Equity & More
Nov 10 2020 | By Alexis Newman

Undergraduate Research Showcase

Students collaborate across continents on research discoveries More
Nov 02 2020 | By Jesse Adams | Student Photo Credit: Courtesy of the students | Research Image Credit: Courtesy of the labs

A Note From Our Chair - Fall 2020

When we communicated with you in our last issue of Biomedical Engineering Insights, we had just kicked off our yearlong 20th anniversary celebration of our More
Oct 07 2020