Two exceptional institutions. One outstanding educational experience.

The Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Biomedical Engineering is dedicated to delivering an extraordinary educational experience designed to empower the next generation of biomedical engineers, scientists and physicians. If you have a passion for learning and a desire to translate ideas into action to help doctors and clinicians efficiently and effectively deliver healthcare to patients – particularly those involving medical devices and health care technologies that help diagnose and treat medical problems - let our faculty, staff and industry partners guide you on your journey. Are you ready to take the first step toward positively impacting biomedical innovation? If so, join us.

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Olson named interim chair of Marquette-MCW Biomedical Engineering Department

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Lars E. Olson has been appointed interim chair of the Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Olson currently serves as associate professor and interim chair of Marquette’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and is the director of the human powered nebulizer project. His appointment is effective July 1.

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If you have any questions or comments regarding the Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Biomedical Engineering, we are here to help!

bme@mcw.marquette.edu
(414) 288-3375 (for Marquette)
(414) 955-8671 (for MCW)

Mailing Address:
Olin Engineering Center
Room 206
1515 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233


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Research opportunities

One of the most exciting aspects of the BME department is the potential to advance your learning, problem-solving skills and engineering proficiency through exposure to engineering professors, industry mentors, and faculty physicians who are working diligently to find solutions to modern healthcare challenges.

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Bachelor's programs

Your courses will take place on the main campus of Marquette University. However, you will have access to MCW faculty for specialized courses and experiences, as well as summer medical research programs on the MCW campus.

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Graduate programs

You can divide your time between both the Marquette and MCW campuses, as well as clinical partner locations such as Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center and Shriners Hospitals for Children, among other labs around the world.