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Our mission and objectives

Biomedical Engineers apply engineering principles to solve medical and healthcare challenges in an interdisciplinary way.  Our graduates work in the medical device and healthcare technology industries, and also go on to graduate fields of medicine, law, management, and research. Read more


Undergraduate Programs and Majors






Dr. Said Audi Receives $378,555 Award from National Institute of Health (NIH)

Dr. John LaDisa Receives $142,816 Award from American Heart Association (AHA)

Grad Student Xiao Zhang Wins Poster Competition at Computational Sciences Symposium

Dr. John LaDisa Named to Milwaukee Business Journal's "40 Under 40"

Joint Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series Schedule - Spring 2015

Recent Faculty Publications

Rehabilitation Engineering Students Complete Service Learning Projects

Dr. Jay Goldberg attends 2015 KEEN Winter Conference

Dr.Taly Gilat-Schmidt Receives $100,000 Award from GE Healthcare

Dr.Gerald Harris Receives Grant Award from National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Graduate Student Alexis Krueger Awarded Whitaker International Fellowship

Dr. Gerald Harris Receives Award from Department of Defense

Dr. Gerald Harris Awarded $750,000 Grant from NIDRR


Recent Events

May 1, 2015: Dr. Norbert Pelc will present, "Bioengineering-the Stanford Perspective Details - 12:00 pm in Olin 202

April 16, 2015: Public Dissertiaon Defense, Ph.D. Candidate Megan Heenan, "Identification and retraining of sensorimotor deficits to reduce intention tremor in multiple sclerosis" Details - 1:00pm in Olin 202

April 16, 2015: Special Seminar: Alumnus Nat Beuse, B.S., M.S. will present "National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Research" Details: 3:00 pm in Olin 202

April 10, 2015: Dr. Craig Goergen will present, " Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Experimental Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms" Details - 12:00 pm in Olin 202

March 20, 2015: Dr. Miri Hwang will present, "Application of Gait Analysis in the Orthopedic Management of Cerebral Palsy" Details - 12:00 pm in Olin 202

February 27, 2015: Dr. X. Allen Li will present, "Medical Imaging in Radiation Therapy" Details - 12:00 pm in Olin 202

February 6, 2015: Dr. Derek Kamper will present, "Technologies to Assist Neurorehabilitation of Hand Function " Details - 12:00 pm in Olin 202

January 23, 2015: Dr. James Maki presented, "How do I write a scientific paper?" Details - 12:00 p.m. in Olin 202


Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineering is a discipline that advances knowledge in engineering, biology and medicine to improve human health.

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Advisory Board

Co-op and Internship

Faculty and Staff



Dr. Lars Olson
Interim Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor

(414) 288-3529

Dr. Sam Bechara
Assistant Chair & Lecturer
(414) 288-1629

Mary Wesley
Office Associate, Biomedical Engineering
(414) 288-3375

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Research Yearbook

The faculty of the college extend knowledge on engineering’s many frontiers.

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