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.

Columbia BME Seminar Series 2022-2023

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is proud to host our annual weekly seminar series on the latest developments and research in Biomedical Engineering. More
Jan 24 2023
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2022 Columbia BioMedX Awards Announced

Funds are awarded to perform a "killer experiment", that is, an experiment that will substantially remove risk and leave no doubt that the product will be an More
Oct 05 2022
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Columbia BME Seniors Win NIH Prize

Columbia BME seniors Hannah Ballard, Kiarra Lavache, Joyce Liu, Aala Nasir, and Emily Pogue won an NIH prize for their senior design project. CERV is designed More
Aug 26 2022 | National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
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Professor Azizi Wins Cancer-Engineering Seed Grant

Elham Azizi, Ph.D., assistant professor of biomedical engineering and member of POSB, has been awarded a seed grant from the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer More
Aug 22 2022 | Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Emulating Schizophrenia in a Dish

A chance observation spawns a versatile new strategy for taking on some of humanity’s most vexing psychiatric disorders. More
Aug 09 2022 | Zuckerman Institute