BME Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester Hajim School of Engineering
With access to 40+ laboratories, students tailor their education and research experiences.
Research includes biomechanics, biomedical acoustics, neuroengineering, medical imaging, biomedical nanotechnology, biomedical optics, and regenerative medicine.
Stephen McAleavey begins term as BME’s third department chair
Stephen McAleavey ’96 ’02 (PhD) has a deep appreciation for the opportunities that come with being a biomedical engineering faculty member at the University of Rochester.
The proximity of the River Campus to the Medical Center, just across Elmwood Avenue, has contributed to some remarkable discoveries over the years from collaborations between the University’s engineers and physicians.Continue Reading
John Cognetti Receives Outstanding Dissertation AwardMay 31, 2023
John Cognetti was recently selected as the recipient of the 2023 Outstanding Dissertation Award for ...
Dalecki Bestowed with Hajim School Lifetime Achievement AwardMay 25, 2023
Wendi Heinzelman, Dean of the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, presented the Lifetime ...
Medical Device Innovation
The Center for Medical Technology & Innovation (CMTI) offers a one year masters program for those interested in pursuing a career in the medical device industry. More >
BME Faculty and Staff Positions Available!
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rochester invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions. One position is to be filled at the Assistant Professor level; the other is open to candidates at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
Celebrating 20 years of UR BME
At our 20-year point, we are celebrating the talents of our undergraduate and graduate students, the growth and accomplishments of our faculty, the dedication of our administrative and technical support teams, and the vibrant achievements of our diverse BME alumni! We hope that our alumni and partners will consider reconnecting with us as we embark on the next chapter of UR BME.
BME Magazine | Winter 2020
Although the University of Rochester Department of Biomedical Engineering has faced many challenges this year as we all navigated the COVID-19 pandemic, we are immensely proud of our students, faculty, and staff who have shown remarkable dedication, resilience, and perseverance through it all. We have recognized some of their many accomplishments in this year's magazine. We hope you enjoy reviewing our latest advances in research, developments in education, and updates on our talented students, staff, faculty, and alumni.BME MAGAZINE
The distance between Goergen Hall, home to the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the University of Rochester Medical Center. Less than a 5 minute walk, this close proximity makes it easy to connect with clinician colleagues.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering brings together the technical expertise of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with the clinical experience of our University of Rochester Medical Center to establish a cooperative environment that fosters innovations in medicine and healthcare.