Department of Biomedical Engineering

In the Headlines

  • August 14, 2015

    Biomedical Optics: A University-wide collaboration

    Biomedical optics is not a department at UR. It’s not a center. It’s not even a degree. It is something more...

  • July 20, 2015

    Jong-Hoon Nam Awarded NIH Grant

    Assistant Professor Nam hopes to provide answers to this and other mysteries of our incredibly complex sense of hearing with an NIH grant that could total $1.8 million over the next five years.

  • June 2, 2015

    Faculty Award

    Laurel Carney has been awarded the 2015 William and Christine Hartmann Prize in Auditory Neuroscience.

Medical Device Innovation

The Center for Medical Technology & Innovation (CMTI) offers a one year masters program for those interested in pursuing a career in the medical device industry. More >


Did you know?

  • Biomedical engineering is the largest undergraduate engineering program at the University.

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  • In 2015, CNNMoney rated biomedical engineering one of the “best jobs in America” with a media salary of $82,400 and high job satisfaction.

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  • Forty three percent of our BME undergraduate students are female

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The distance between Goergen Hall, home to the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the University of Rochester Medical Center. Less than a 5 minute walk, this close proximity makes it easy to connect with clinician colleagues.


The Department of Biomedical Engineering brings together the technical expertise of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with the clinical experience of our University of Rochester Medical Center to establish a cooperative environment that fosters innovations in medicine and healthcare.

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