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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






The Department of Biomedical Engineering has initiated a faculty search to fill a tenure track position in the field of biomedical imaging.
Click here to apply.

Fall 2015 Seminar Series with live streaming

Dr. Brian Schmit Receives $590,556 GAANN Award from US Department of Education

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"

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

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

Upcoming Events

December 11, 2015: Dr. Daniel Ferris Topic: TBD Details - 12 noon in Olin 202

Recent Events

November 13, 2015: Dr. Kevin M. Koch presented, "Metal Artifact Reduction in Clinical MRI" Details - 12 noon in Olin 202

November 9, 2015: Public Dissertation Defense, Ph.D. Candidate Tamara Cohen, "Biomechanical Modeling of Clubfoot" Details - 12 noon in Engineering Hall 136

October 2, 2015: Dr. Ronald Grifka presented, " Advances in Pediatric Cardiology: The Interface of Science, Technology and Medicine" Details - 12:00 noon in Olin 202

September 17, 2015: Public Dissertation Defense, PhD Candidate Robert Cooper, "Noninvasive Assessment of Photoreceptor Structure and Function in the Human Retina" Details - 10:00 am in Engineering Hall 323

September 11, 2015: Dr. Carl Crawford presented, "The Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing" Details - 12:00 noon 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

Research at Marquette

Marquette Engineer


Opus College of Engineering Magazine

Engineering Beyond Boundaries

Culture Shift

Nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset in engineering students

Undergraduate Research at Marquette's Opus College of Engineering

Learning to Lead

Proven leaders show students lessons for driving change