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 Celebrates 2022 Class Day

On May 16, 2022, Columbia Engineering students, deans, faculty, staff, parents, friends, and alumni gathered in person for Class Day to celebrate the Class of More
May 16 2022

9 Columbia BME Teams Participate in 2022 Senior Design Expo

On May 5th, over forty projects completed by teams across the School of Engineering were presented at the 9th Annual Senior Design Expo, an opportunity for More
May 13 2022 | By Alexis Jaya Hutchinson | Professional photography by Timothy Lee Photographers; Video stills by Jane Nisselson; Additional photography by Columbia BME Staff; Graphics by Columbia BME student teams
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Columbia BME Hosts 48th Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC) 2022

What happens when you gather 500 faculty, researchers, and students from over 75 institutions, all of whom are passionate about biomedical engineering, and put More
May 10 2022 | By Abigail Ayers | Professional photography by Timothy Lee Photographers; Conference Toolkit Artwork by Abigail Ayers
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José McFaline-Figueroa Wins NSF CAREER Award

Genomicist focuses on defining the molecular changes induced in aggressive cancer cells after they’ve been exposed to anti-cancer therapy and how those changes More
Mar 03 2022 | By Holly Evarts
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Elham Azizi Recognized with NSF CAREER Award

Computational biologist focuses on characterizing various interacting cell types in the tumor microenvironment to advance the development of improved, More
Feb 28 2022 | By Holly Evarts | Photo Credit: Timothy Lee Photographers