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Submitted by mclean1 on Wed, 03/09/2016 - 9:43am

Biomedical Engineering

We are educating the next generation of leaders for the bio-economy with our multidisciplinary training programs that involve over 250 students, 60 faculty members and 6 faculties, and include a direct-admit graduate program and an undergraduate specialization in biomedical engineering. With the launch of the Engineering Solutions for Health: Biomedical Engineering research strategy in March 2015, we are building on our vibrant training and research environment and rich history of collaboration that stimulates discovery and fosters technological innovations in health, providing an engineering approach to improve quality of life. 

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Submitted by mclean1 on Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:56am

What is Biomedical Engineering?

Biomedical Engineering uses engineering tools and approaches to advance knowledge and solve problems in animal and human biology, medicine and health care.

How does Biomedical Engineering help people?

Biomedical engineering makes important differences every day by extending lives, ensuring the safety of our food and water supplies, promoting independence, and improving quality of life for people and animals around the world.

UCalgary is a world leader

We have over 250 Biomedical Engineering researchers working in multidisciplinary teams at more than 25 unique, state-of-the-art facilities across campus. The integrated nature of engineering, kinesiology, medicine, veterinary medicine, science and nursing at the University of Calgary is a unique strength in Canada. Direct links to Alberta’s Strategic Clinical networks also ensure that our research is directly relevant to the needs of patients, clinicians, and policy-makers.

Biomedical Engineering is a priority at UCalgary

Biomedical engineering is one of the University of Calgary’s strategic research priorities as part of the Eyes High vision to drive the university to become one of Canada’s top 5 research universities. The Office of the Vice-President (Research) provided $1 million in funding to support BME researchers executing the strategy, demonstrating our commitment to pursuing research excellence in biomedical engineering. 


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Nov 5: National Biotechnology Week Industry Connections Reception Nov 6: Biomedical Engineering Industry Forum 

Nov 6-8: 16th Annual Alberta Biomedical Engineering Conference

9th Annual Biomedical Engineering and NSERC CREATE Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium

August 18, 2015 8:30 am - 12:30 pm KNB 126 / 427 Contact the Organizing Committee for more information. Sponsored by NSERC CREATE Program for Biomedical Engineers for the 21st Century and UCalgary BME Graduate Program

Participate in the consultation process to define the Engineering Solutions for Health: Biomedical Engineering research strategy. Submit your feedback by September 10, 2014.