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July 26, 2019
The Biomedical Engineering Program provides students with the knowledge and tools to develop revolutionary healthcare devices, procedures, and treatment strategies for the 21st century. Students are trained to innovate at the intersection of biology and medicine. Coursework covers the study of forces, motions, shape changes and the biomechanics of biological tissues and organ systems. Students examine healthy, diseased and healing tissues to create the next generation of therapies
Hands-on training is stressed in biomedical engineering at UC. Students gain professional industry experience through the Cooperative Education Program with companies such as Atricure, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Biomet & Depuy, and with research laboratories in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Medicine, and in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Biomedical engineering students have the choice of two distinct tracks:
Design surgical instruments, biotechnology, artificial organs, and care delivery systems in coordination with medical practitioners and clinicians.
Design, conduct, and analyze research at the cutting edge of tissue engineering, biomechanics, bioinformatics, pharmaceuticals, and medical imaging