Biomedical engineers study and perform research on the engineering aspects of biological systems to create new devices and procedures to improve health and quality of life.
The graduate program is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of students with varied backgrounds and prepare them for a career industry, government or academia.
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Auburn Science and Engineering Center (ASEC) 275, West Tower
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-0302
Professor Liu's breast cancer research featured
Dr. Yang Liu's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)-funded research is highlighted on the CDMRP website. Read the article.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is supporting the work of University of Akron researchers who are developing a first-of-its-kind instrument that will provide rapid, simultaneous analysis of both a variety of cell secretions, as well as cell responses to stimuli.
Student Renee Calderon, a Goldwater Scholar, describes the importance of undergraduate research.
Biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering student Lindsey Montanari discusses the importance of the co-op experience to your engineering degree at The University of Akron.