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NIH grant to facilitate high-speed bioprinting of bones, tracheas, organs
Penn State researchers use ultrasound to control orientation of small particles
Penn State researchers develop digital test to directly measure HIV viral load


Five engineering student teams honored in national airport design competition

Q&A: The neurology of slumbering whiskers

Stretchy integrated electronics may be possible with sandwiched semiconductor

NIH grant to facilitate high-speed bioprinting of bones, tracheas, organs

Soft tissue restoration, blood vessel formation focus of $3M grant



Multi-Dimensional Integration (MDI) Recruiting Day

Kunkle Lounge
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

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What is Biomedical Engineering
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About the Department

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The Penn State Department of Biomedical Engineering is one of the fastest-growing departments in the College of Engineering. Our curriculum is built upon the apex of engineering, medicine, health care policy, and biological discovery. We prepare our students to become future leaders in the areas of medical device design, instrumentation, medical imaging, health care management, biomedical research, and academia.

We offer undergraduate degree programs and graduate degree programs in biomedical engineering. Our faculty hold primary appointments in the Eberly College of Science and the Colleges of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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Student Organizations

  • Biomedical Engineering Society - Penn State Chapter
  • Graduate Student Forum
  • Biomedical Sciences Club
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The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

122 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614