Cardiovascular Engineering

Penn State is a major strength in cardiovascular engineering with research ongoing into the molecular cellular, tissue, physiological and artificial organ levels of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology. Major research focuses are fluid dynamics in the heart, around valves, and in blood vessels, the hemodynamics origins of vascular disease, microvascular control of blood flow, and white cell cell-venule wall interaction in the microcirculation.

Key Faculty

Biomedical Engineering



The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

205 Hallowell Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614