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Biomedical Engineering

Program Director: Michael Nowak

The practice of medicine has seen an accelerated incorporation of technical innovations. Biomedical Engineering has emerged as a medium combining medicine and engineering to provide materials, tools and techniques advancing health care research, diagnosis and treatment. Under the auspices of the Interdisciplinary degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering, highly motivated students who wish to focus their engineering careers on assisting in the struggle against illness and disease may concentrate their efforts in Biomedical Engineering.


The program in Biomedical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

We focus on the mechanics of the human body:

  • Implants
  • Joint Mechanics
  • Orthotics
  • Ergonomics
  • Finite Elements
  • The Mechanical Properties of Soft and Hard Tissue
  • Prosthetics
  • devices to Aid Persons with disabilities
  • Biofluids