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The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is part of the College of Engineering and Computing at FIU and is a prime resource for biomedical engineering education, training, research, and technology development. BME is an ever-evolving field that uses and applies engineering principles to the study of biology and medicine in order to improve health care.

Located in Miami, Florida, Florida International University, a Top 100 public university that is designated a Carnegie Highest Research (R1) and Carnegie Community Engaged institution is committed to high-quality teaching, state-of-the-art research and creative activity, and collaborative engagement with the local and global communities. The Department of Biomedical Engineering is ranked among the Top 50 schools (#43) providing the best value to students nationally, #1 for bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics, #3 in bachelor’s degrees awarded to African-Americans, and #26 most popular biomedical engineering programs nationwide. We are preparing a diverse community of biomedical engineers and are engaged in translation of research to health care applications through discovery, innovation, entrepreneurship, and community engagement. The biomedical engineering faculty includes 1 National Academy of Inventor Fellow, 3 American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellows, 1 SPIE Fellow, 1 American Heart Association Fellow, and 1 NAI Senior Member.

Faculty Changing Lives

Department and Research Overview Presentation

Undergraduate Research DayFall 2020

The 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

The innovative researches of 27 undergraduate students, and a panel discussion with the BME alumni were part of the Annual FIU Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Research Day. […]

Dr. Joshua Hutcheson, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University
Dr. Joshua Hutcheson and Ph.D. Student, Valentina Dargam, received an NSF I-Corps award

The National Science Foundation granted an I-Corps award to professor and CURE program director, Dr. Joshua Hutcheson, and Ph.D. student Valentina Dargam for their work on “AI-based Heart Sound Screening for Early-Stage Heart Disease.”. […]

Ranu Jung, Ph.D. Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Ranu Jung named a 2020 Biomedical Engineering Society Fellow

Ranu Jung, professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Wallace H. Coulter Eminent Scholars Chair in Biomedical Engineering, has been named a Fellow by the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).​

Doctoral Student Anil Thota

Doctoral Student Anil Thota Won The College of Business Datathon

An AI powered wearable device, a plan to supply personal protection equipment and a solution to optimize class scheduling took the top prizes in the FIU ATOM COVID-19 Datathon, held from July 24 to August 2, 2020. […]

Sharan Ramaswamy Ph.D. Assistant Professor FIU Biomedical Engineering Department -head shot

Dr. Sharan Ramaswamy Awarded an NSF Partnership for Innovation

Sharan Ramaswamy, Ph.D., received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Partnerships for Innovation – Technology Translation (PFI-TT) grant. According to NSF, the PFI-TT grant. […]

BME Student Anibal Morales

Anibal Morales selected as the BME Outstanding Bachelor’s Degree Graduate

FIU is an Opportunity Provider.Anibal Morales, driven by his grandfather’s cardiovascular condition, felt enormously interested in heart transplants […]

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is changing people’s lives through translational research. Research conducted within the department is clustered into three major areas: Basic Research in Tissue Engineering Model Systems, Diagnostic Bio-Imaging and Sensor Systems, and Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology. These three areas are served by technological advancements in bio-imaging and bio-signal processing, bioinstrumentation, biomaterials, bio-nanotechnology, biophotonics, cellular and tissue engineering, computational modeling, devices and sensors, and neural engineering.