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Starting Fall 2020, SEAS will offer select admitted master’s degree students the ability to start their MS degree program online through our Flex-Start program. The Flex-Start program is ideal for admitted students who may be impacted by travel restrictions or visa delays. Visit our Flex-Start program page for more information.

 

 

 

 

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Students looking to learn the full practice of biomedical engineering—from research and innovation to patents and regulation—will find it here in our unique biomedical engineering programs.

 


 

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Leading Innovation

Dr. Igor Efimov will be inducted into the National Academy of Innovators in April 2019.

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Shaping the Future

Dr. Emilia Entcheva, a pioneer in cardiac optogenetics, is advancing stem cell science and shaping the future of personalized medicine.

 


 

News

Dr. Efimov develops new tools to advance cardiac surgery and therapy

He and his collaborators are pioneering a new class of medical instruments that use flexible electronics to improve patient outcomes in minimally invasive surgeries.

Dr. Kay to serve on NIH study section team

The National Institutes of Health has invited Dr. Kay to serve as a member of the Myocardial Ischemia and Metabolism Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.

Dr. Kay receives grant to study sleep apnea’s effect on Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Kay and Dr. David Mendelowitz will study the effect of obstructive sleep apnea on cognitive decline and the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

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The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering degree. Students have the opportunity to tailor their curriculum to suit their interests through a variety of technical electives.

 

  


  

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