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
Jul 16 2020

Back in the Lab

Research ramp up across Columbia Engineering met with great enthusiasm. More
Jul 07 2020 | By JESSE ADAMS | Ultrasound Elasticity and Imaging Laboratory Photo Credit: Courtesy of the UEIL | Columbia Nano Initiative Photo Credit: Courtesy of the CNI | Steingart Lab Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Steingart lab | Sia Lab Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Sia lab | Hand Sanitizer Photo Credit: Eric Ruberte

Watch our BME 2020 Senior Celebration video!

Watch our undergraduate student tributes, BME Friendly Feud, faculty/staff appreciation "Mean Tweets," awards presentations, and more! More

SEAS the Summer

Columbia Engineering is offering courses, professional development, design challenges, and research projects online this summer. More
May 12 2020

Christine Hendon and Aaron Kyle Elected to AIMBE

Hendon and Kyle were elected to AIMBE's College of Fellows, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to medical and biological engineers. More
Apr 10 2020 | By Holly Evarts | Hendon Photo Credit: Jeffrey Schifman | Kyle Photo Credit: Eileen Barroso

Six Columbia Engineering Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards

Their work, spanning a wide range of disciplines, carries extraordinary transformative potential. More
Mar 20 2020 | By Allison Elliott | Burke, Di, and Khodagholy Photo Credit: Jeffrey Schifman | Elmachtoub and Jiang Photo Credit: Timothy Lee Photographers | Nerurkar Photo Credit: Eileen Barroso