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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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Dr. Jay Goldberg Wins TAA New Textbook Award

Goldberg Wins TAA New Textbook Award

Dr. Jay Goldberg's engineering design textbook earns Most Promising New Textbook Award from Textbook & Academic Authors Association

Biomedical Engineering Design, a textbook co-authored by Dr. Jay Goldberg, professor of practice in biomedical engineering, is one of 25 texts to earn a 2024 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association. This award recognizes excellence in first edition textbooks and learning materials. The awards will be presented during an evening virtual awards ceremony on Friday, April 26.

“Biomedical Engineering Design” presents the design processes and practices used in academic and industry medical device design projects and is intended to be used in undergraduate and graduate courses involving medical device design. The authors aimed to address gaps in existing textbooks and prepare students for professional practice by presenting aspects of the design process that apply not only to student design projects, but also to industry design projects....



Celebrating more than a major: Photos from Engineers Week 2024 (Marquette Today)

Joint Department faculty receive seed grants from AHW for promising new research

Alli Scarbrough—PhD Student from Biophotonics Lab—has paper featured on SPIE and EurekaAlert! websites

ZVAMC Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery Labs Announce Change in Leadership

Emeriti Faculty, Dr. Jack Winters, among top 2% of world’s most-cited scientists (Marquette Today)

Dr. Shashanka Rao wins poster award at MCW's CVC Research Retreat

Dr. Schmit, Dr. Hyngstrom and collaborators receive $3.2 million NIH R01 award to study muscle fatigue in stroke survivors (Marquette Today)

Go Baby Go!: OREC Engineers work to adapt motorized cars for children with special needs (Fox6 Milwaukee)

Dr. Guilherme Garcia's research featured on the FDA's Spotlight on CDER Science 




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