Explore our biomedical engineering degree programs
Biomedical engineers work at the interface of technology and medicine on challenges that are critical to the advancement of health and scientific discovery.
At ASU, we offer a rigorous program in biomedical engineering with opportunities for students to be involved in research, entrepreneurship, healthcare delivery, biomedical device design and global health.
Veteran Nicole Haikalis has worked hard double-majoring in biomedical engineering and neuroscience while overcoming challenges and advocating for her peers.
Academia and industry collaborate on solutions to neural disease and injury
The Building Reliable Advances and Innovation in Neurotechnology (BRAIN) Center is an Industry/University Collaborative Research Center at Arizona State University and the University of Houston. This partnership allows rigorous testing of efficacy, safety and long-term reliability of neurotechnology that would not be otherwise possible within the traditional ‘silos’ of academic, industry, regulatory and clinical communities.
A conversation with Barbara Smith and Rosalind Sadleir
Assistant Professors Barbara Smith and Rosalind Sadleir discuss the scientific and societal impact of their research. Dr. Smith talks about how her new FLAME tool is helping navigate the deep brain, and Dr. Sadleir discusses measuring electrical conductivity to lead to better disease diagnostics through neural tissue imaging.
A conversation with Xiaojun Tian, Mehdi Nikkhah and David Brafman
Assistant Professor Xiaojun Tian, Associate Professor Mehdi Nikkhah and Assistant Professor David Brafman discuss their work in synthetic biology, microscale modeling and regenerative medicine.
A conversation with Benjamin Bartelle and Scott Beeman
Assistant Professors Benjamin Bartelle and Scott Beeman discuss advances in noninvasive magnetic resonance imaging and how it can be used to detect inflammation and quantify biologic structures and functions.
Enhancing cancer models through genetic analysis
ASU faculty researcher develops software to analyze gene-regulating networks involved in the development of cancer.
Unlocking the secrets of aging
Recently named a 2023 Fulbright Scholar, ASU Assistant Professor Sydney Schaefer will spend a year in Sweden researching early dementia detection.
Rewarding analysis of diseases ‘on-a-chip’
Associate Professor Mehdi Nikkhah was named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors thanks to his disease-fighting “on-a-chip” technology.
Biomedical engineering venture wins big at ASU Demo Day
A senior capstone design group ended with the formation of Captavate. Abyssinia Bizuneh’s venture was the big winner at ASU’s spring 2023 Demo Day pitch competition on April 22, scoring $40,000 in funding.