2014 Undergraduate Enrollment
354 undergraduate students were enrolled in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in fall 2014. For more information on trends in undergraduate enrollment, visit http://www.hajim.rochester.edu/fastfacts.html.
2014 Graduate Enrollment
Of the 79 graduate students enrolled in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in fall 2014:
- 43% were female
- 6% were underrepresented minorities
Start-Ups Based on Senior Design and Research Projects
MonoMano Cycling was a Senior Design project that has successfully turned into a corporation.
SimPore, started by Professor James McGrath, is a company that develops the world's thinnest and most permeable nanoporous membrane.
In 2014, BME students have been named an Academic All-American, a Whitaker Scholar, and an NSF Fellow. Hemo-Box and URDermMates, two Senior Design teams from this past year, won the 2014 Forbes Entrepreneurial Competition.
SimPore and Micropen* won the Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences' STAR Program for 2013–2014.
*Micropen has been collaborating with BME for over a year on medical balloons that can precisely apply energy to deactivate or destroy targeted nerves. The work started as a Senior Design project and has continued at the Center for Medical Technology and Innovation.