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Department of Biomedical Engineering

Established in 2009, the newest undergraduate program at the UA College of Engineering department reflects a long-standing tradition of interdisciplinary research at the intersection of medicine, science and engineering.

Our faculty boast a variety of backgrounds and research areas, but all are dedicated to improving human health through the application of engineering and scientific principles.

The Graduate Interdisciplinary Program brings the research and teaching expertise of more than 60 faculty in 17 departments into one exciting graduate school experience.

Save the Date for Commencement Celebration!

Graduates in caps and gowns throw confetti at UA CommencementThe UA Department of Biomedical Engineering will hold its Pre-Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 13, at 11:30 a.m. in Crowder Hall at the Fred Fox School of Music (1017 North Olive Road).

Doors open at 11 a.m., and tickets will be available to graduating students later in the semester.

Research Presentation by Xiao Liu

Xiao Liu, a faculty candidate for the UA Office of Research and Development, will present "Mechanistic Aspects of Resting-State Functional Connectivity" (PDF) on Friday, Feb. 5, at noon in Keating 103.

Liu is a research fellow at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

BME Junior Hacks for the Environment

UA Engineering students used MIDI and Arduino technology to turn discarded cans into a musical instrument.Biomedical engineering major Sajani Jivan helped his team win the sustainability award at Hack Arizona 2016. They created Mini Midi Recyclable, a musical instrument made out of leftover aluminum cans, Arduino microcontroller and stickers handed out by sponsors.

Read more about the project in Arizona Engineer.

Research Presentation by Michael Sano

Faculty candidate Michael Sano will present "Technological Developments for the Identification and Treatment of Cancer Using Electric Fields" on Friday, Jan. 29 at noon in Engineering 301.

Sano is a research fellow with the department of radiation oncology at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

University of Arizona College of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering 1127 E James E. Rogers Way P.O. Box 210020 Tucson, AZ 85721-0020