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.


BME webinar series hosted by the World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers More
Mar 17 2021

Narratives of Discovery: Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic sat down for a discussion with narrative medicine writer, Rita Charon, to explore the artistry of her profession and research. More
Mar 24 2021 | Columbia Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

Looking Back, Forging Ahead

Columbia Engineering takes a look back at how we transitioned and persevered over the past year through the pandemic, yet stayed connected to innovate in More
Feb 01 2021

16 New Faculty Join Columbia Engineering

Columbia Engineering welcomed a new cohort of faculty with combined strengths in foundational, interdisciplinary, and translational research that help address More
Jan 07 2021 | By Allison Elliott