News

Five BME Core Faculty and Five Affiliated/Associated Faculty Promoted

May 22, 2020

The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved a number of faculty promotions at their May meeting yesterday, including five core Biomedical Engineering faculty and five affiliated/associated Biomedical Engineering faculty. Core BME Faculty: Rhima M. Coleman, associate professor of biomedical engineering, with tenure, College of Engineering and Medical School; associate professor of mechanical engineering, without […]

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Improved neural probe can pose precise questions without losing parts of the answers

May 5, 2020

It will now be possible to study brain activity when timing is important, such as the consolidation of memory. A technique for studying individual circuits in the brains of mice has been hampered because the light needed to stimulate neural activity briefly overwhelms the electrodes “listening” for the response. Now, improved shielding within the neural […]

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Congratulations U-M Biomedical Engineering Graduates

April 30, 2020

U-M Biomedical Engineering would like to congratulate the BME ‘Class of 2020.’ We’re proud to celebrate the accomplishment of all of our graduates. This year we had 100 outstanding Bachelor’s degree graduates, 85 Master’s and SUGS graduates, and 24 Ph.D.s awarded.

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Events

Bioethics Discussion: The Theory of Mind

September 15, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering (formerly ATL)

Bioethics Discussion: Artificial Intelligence

September 29, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering (formerly ATL)

Bioethics Discussion: Artificial Parts

October 13, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering

Making a Difference

Biomedical Engineering at Michigan: Looking Back

Michigan has been pushing forward the field of biomedical engineering for over 50 years, with incredible technological contributions like ECMO, the silicon neural probe, and the spherocentric knee, to the world-class education of today’s top biomedical engineering minds.

Biomedical Engineering at Michigan: Happening Now

From an engineered scaffold to aid in the early detection of breast cancer metastasis, to a controlled form of ultrasound to non-invasively destroy bad tissue in the body, to a determined mission to enable neural control of prosthetics, Michigan Biomedical Engineering is developing incredible solutions to the worlds most pressing biological and medical challenges.

Biomedical Engineering at Michigan: Moving Forward

Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan is poised to make incredible impact in the fields of engineering, biology and medicine in the years and decades ahead, from innovations in undergraduate and graduate education to groundbreaking research.