Biomedical Engineering

A Pioneer, a Powerhouse

One of the first biomedical engineering departments in the world? Check. More than 40 primary faculty, and 96% of the professors are fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering? Check. This is the elite research enterprise you’ll join when you launch your future at BU, in Boston, at the worldwide intersection of the biomedical device and biotechnology industries.

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Bioengineering Technology & Entrepreneurship Center (BTEC)

A place for student innovation.

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BME by the Numbers

# 10

US News Graduate Ranking Program

76 %

Growth in Grant Funding over the Last 5 Years

$ 50 M

in Research Funding

96 %

Professors are AIMBE Fellows

iLet bionic pancreas

FDA Clears Bionic Pancreas

The iLet Bionic Pancreas, which automates insulin delivery to manage the chronic disease, was invented in Ed Damiano’s biomedical engineering lab—and inspired by his son.

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BME PhD Dissertation Defense - Hasini Weerathunge

Day: Tuesday Dec 12th Time: 10:00am 665 Commonwealth Ave, Center for Computing & Data Sciences, 11th floor, Room 1101
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