Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Washington University in St. Louis offers five academic program options for biomedical engineering:

The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering prepares students for a variety of career paths. Students will build a foundation in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and traditional engineering disciplines, then follow with studies of physiological processes while developing technologies to interact with biological systems. We also offer a combined bachelor’s/master’s program that allows students to earn a master’s degree with only one additional year of study. 

Lasting impact will arise from successfully integrating the analytical, modeling, and systems approaches of engineering to the complex, multi-scale problems of biology and medicine. Those trained to do this will be uniquely positioned to address new and exciting opportunities. We offer a master of science or doctorate in biomedical engineering or a master of engineering (MEng). In addition, the department offers the combined MS/MBA and MD/PhD degrees, given jointly with the Olin Business School and the School of Medicine, respectively.

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Machine learning, imaging technique may boost colon cancer diagnosis https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Machine-learning-imaging-technique-may-boost-colon-cancer-diagnosis.aspxMachine learning, imaging technique may boost colon cancer diagnosis <img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Zhu_colon_imaging.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Computational model allows researchers to investigate phase transitionshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Computational-model-allows-researchers-to-investigate-phase-transitions.aspxComputational model allows researchers to investigate phase transitions<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/lassi.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
New model of irregular heartbeat could boost drug efficacy https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/New-model-of-irregular-heartbeat-could-boost-drug-efficacy.aspxNew model of irregular heartbeat could boost drug efficacy <img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Silva-heart-2019.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />