Biomedical Engineering

About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of the modeling of biological systems, and the design of devices and procedures useful for human and veterinary medicine. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in the integration of engineering with biological and medical sciences. A strong background in mathematics and engineering is highly recommended.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan C
Lead Dean

College of Engineering

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
General: Dec 1, 2022
Space Available: Jun 1, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Dec 1, 2022
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Christal Wintersmith
(530) 752-2611 |

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
Blaine Christiansen
(916) 734-3974 |

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
Blaine Christiansen
Med:Orthopaedic Surgery
(916) 734-3974 |

Advisor: General
Audrey Fan

Advisor: General
Anthony Passerini
Biomedical Engineering
(530) 754-6715 |

Advisor: General
Emilie Roncali
Biomedical Engineering

Advisor: General
Lucas Smith
Med:Physical Medicine & Rehab

Advisor: General
Cheemeng Tan
Biomedical Engineering

Advisor: General
Robert Zawadzki
Med:Eye Center
(916) 734-4541 |