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Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Program

Program Details


Doctor of Philosophy


On campus


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Gain the advanced research skills and hands-on experience you need to engineer innovative medical solutions in the biomedical engineering Ph.D. program.

The biomedical engineering Ph.D. program at Stevens is part of a collaborative community of brilliant scholars who are dedicated to scientific research and technology-based medical discoveries at the boundary between engineering and science. Through advanced research opportunities in our six cluster areas, you'll gain an invaluable, extensive understanding of the challenges within medical and clinical environments.

You'll graduate the biomedical engineering Ph.D. program with the ability to apply a deep knowledge of engineering principles to create life-saving tools and technologies. This impactful program solidly prepares you to enter academia or pursue a career as a research scientist in a variety of medical-related industries.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers dynamic opportunities to explore leading-edge research within a close community of faculty mentors. Research in the biomedical engineering Ph.D. program focuses on six cluster areas of research, and you'll be able to study under a faculty mentor in the area that you find most exciting:

  • Biomechanics

  • Engineering Philosophy

  • Neuroengineering

  • Imaging

  • Control Systems

  • Tissue engineering

Stevens graduate students have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on research experience by working closely with our expert faculty in our state-of-the-art laboratories.

Hands-On Biomedical Research

At Stevens, you have the ability to join research groups with students at a variety of levels of experience, and outstanding faculty so you can learn cutting-edge technology as a team, just like in the real-world. In our state-of-the-art research labs and facilities, you'll have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning in the following areas:

  • Biomaterials

  • Biomedical Imaging

  • Biomechanics and Rehabilitation

  • Neural Engineering

  • Tissue Engineering

  • Drug Delivery

  • Medical Devices and Instrumentation

  • Lung Mechanics

  • Translational Biomedical Engineering

The Stevens Advantage

The Stevens campus is located within a global hub of pharmaceutical, medical research and technology companies. Our faculty are active collaborators with many of New York’s leading medical centers and universities. Many of our students have sought and found careers  within New Jersey’s burgeoning medical and pharmaceutical industries.

More Advantages to Our Program 

  • Interdisciplinary curriculum comprised of engineering and medical science

  • Advanced research opportunities involving application of engineering analysis tools to address medical problems

  • Doctoral thesis research with mentoring from highly regarded faculty

  • Publication of an original research article based on thesis project

Additional Information

Currently enrolled students should visit. the BME Ph.D. Canvas page for additional information. 

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