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 2023-2024

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is proud to host our annual bi-weekly seminar series on the latest developments and research in Biomedical Engineering. More
Aug 15 2023

Columbia BME Welcomes Professor Ke Cheng

Columbia University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Ke Cheng as Professor of Biomedical Engineering, More
Jun 07 2023 | By Harry Kelso
Press Release

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
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