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Penn State researcher receives a Rising Star Award in biomedical engineering

12/20/2019

Xiaojun "Lance" Lian, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Penn State, has been named one of the 2020 Rising Star Award recipients in stem cell engineering by the Biomedical Engineering Society’s (BMES) Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Special Interest Group (CMBE SIG).

Aronson receives Humboldt Research Award

11/27/2019

Igor Aronson, Huck Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, and Mathematics at Penn State, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany.

Penn State welcomes York Tech students to encourage STEM higher ed

11/25/2019

Students from the York County School of Technology, a high school that offers both academic and technical training, visited Penn State on Nov. 21 to engage with the many opportunities the University can offer.

Tiny swimming donuts deliver the goods

10/31/2019

Microscopic, 3D-printed, tori -- donuts -- coated with nickel and platinum may bridge the gap between biological and synthetic swimmers, according to an international team of researchers.

Five Questions With ... Deb Kelly, on 'outsmarting' breast cancer

10/23/2019

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One of the pioneering researchers in the fight against breast cancer is Deb Kelly, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Structural Oncology at Penn State.

Scientists have first 3D view of life's processes in liquid

10/14/2019

A new liquid-cell technology allows scientists to see living biological materials and systems in three dimensions under an electron microscope, according to researchers at Penn State, Virginia Tech and Protochips Inc.

Engineers Without Borders partners with Namutamba community in Uganda

9/30/2019

Undergraduate students from the Penn State chapter of Engineers Without Borders have launched a collaboration with the Namutamba community in Uganda to improve the community’s access to potable water.

Drew named associate director of Penn State's Institute of the Neurosciences

9/25/2019

Patrick Drew, Huck distinguished associate professor of neural engineering and neurosurgery, has been appointed associate director of the Institute of the Neurosciences at Penn State.

Penn State researchers receive grant to explore novel method of anticoagulation

9/24/2019

Two Penn State biomedical engineering faculty members have received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to explore potential solutions to thrombosis, or blood clot formation, a prevalent issue with blood-contacting medical devices such as heart valves, blood pumps and cardiac stents.

Grant recipients work to improve reconstructive ACL surgeries

9/16/2019

Spencer Szczesny, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Aman Dhawan, sports medicine orthopedic surgeon and associate professor with the Penn State College of Medicine, have been awarded one of two annual Grace Woodward Grants for Collaborative Research in Engineering and Medicine.

Artificial heart lab demonstrates the impact of undergraduate research

8/1/2019

While graduate students and faculty are known for their research work, undergraduates also make significant contributions to the Penn State Department of Biomedical Engineering's research portfolio.

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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