UAB's Department of Biomedical Engineering provides an internationally recognized education and research environment for our Ph.D. students. You will experience a highly integrated biology, medicine, and engineering program that translates new discoveries in biomedical engineering to the fields of public health and clinical medicine. These efforts will help you to identify new solutions to critical challenges in health care and the life sciences.

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Research

Research is at the center of the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Our mission is to improve health care by making scientific discoveries, solving problems, and advancing technology using quantitative methods. Read more about our facilties and learn about research being conducted by the department.

Quality Facilities and an Active Faculty

The BME faculty has developed an outstanding interdisciplinary curriculum to train students to solve health-care related problems using advanced quantitative and analytical techniques. All of our courses are taught by full-time BME faculty members, who also maintain an active and productive research program. We have high-quality facilities for laboratory experiments, computer simulations, and lab-based projects.