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Make an Impact: Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics

 

VISION: To be the premier program for improving the human condition and the communities we serve through our unique intersection of biomedical engineering, mechanics, and science.

MISSION: Our department leverages broad expertise in biomedical engineering, foundational mechanics, and sciences to solve significant health and technological challenges through cutting edge research, strategic partnerships, and educating students to be critical thinkers, and ethical innovators and leaders.

Dr Verbridge stands in the middle of a group -- his students -- in his biomedical engineering lab
Student in Granata Lab
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Areas of Study

Biomedical Engineering

It's consistently one of the  fastest growing degree tracks, and our program offers unique, world-renowned opportunities for research as well as academic study. From biomechanics to translational cancer research, we offer a variety of pathways to students.

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Engineering science and mechanics provides a strong foundation in engineering theory and application that bridges many areas of the discipline. Upon graduation, our alumni find a wide range of options available to them in both industry and academia.

With a focus on high-impact educational practices, BEAM students in both graduate and undergraduate programs have access to a variety of hands-on learning experiences. Opportunities include research alongside program faculty, access to internships, and a focus on entrepreneurial practices – among others.