Biomedical Engineering Research Areas

Penn State biomedical engineers are building a healthier world

Our student researchers are involved in a number of projects that transcend the classroom walls. Our students develop life-saving technologies that sustain heath, fight diseases and regenerate vitality. Penn State research is supported by The National Institutes of Health,  National Science Foundation, American Cancer Society, and the American Heart Association among many others. Explore our research areas and see if Penn State is the right place for you.



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