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The Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Joint 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—particularly those involving medical devices and health care technologies—let our faculty, staff and industry partners guide you on your journey. 

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Future of the Field

A Q&A with Mike Ahmad, director of clinical engineering in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

In Spring 2023, the Opus College of Engineering welcomed Mike Ahmad to campus as the Opus College’s new director of clinical engineering, specifically to lead programs and initiatives for the Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. Ahmad brings with him three decades of experience as a biomedical engineer and leader in the field of healthcare technology.

Ahmad currently leads the Opus College’s new Clinical Immersion in Medical Device Design certificate, and is collaborating with faculty, industry and clinical partners to imagine new educational offerings for professionals ...

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The MU-MCW BME Department is currently looking to fill research and faculty positions.  View all Open Positions