The mission of the department is to enhance biomedical engineering education at Wayne State University in order to enable our graduates to attack the societal epidemics of premature death, pain, and disability that result from trauma and aging.

Faculty and graduate students conduct research and have sponsored research programs in the following areas:

  • Biocompatibility
  • Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Systems
  • Cellular Imaging
  • Enabling Technologies and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Impact Biomechanics
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Molecular and Cellular Imaging
  • Neurophysiology of Pain
  • Non-Lethal Munitions
  • Smart Sensors
  • Spine Research Laboratory
  • Targeted Drug Delivery
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Ultrasonic Tissue Properties


Browse the Biomedical Engineering Collections:

Biomedical Engineering Dissertations

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Research Publications

Biomedical Engineering Theses