The Penn State Biomedical Engineering Department encompasses a wide array of research areas. We focus on a number of engineering and life sciences applications with strong interdisciplinary ties. Our research is supported by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, American Cancer Society, and the Whitaker Foundation, among many others.

Our students are taught to be independent researchers with the capacity for advanced critical-thinking.

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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

205 Hallowell Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614