Since our founding in 1997, the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU BME) has combined excellence in research and teaching to advance knowledge and new technology to improve the global quality of life.
Our department sits within the McKelvey School of Engineering on the historic Danforth Campus, which is now enjoying tremendous growth with the addition of Jubel and McKelvey halls
in 2019. With 21 core faculty
and more than 95 affiliated faculty
in the School of Medicine and the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as other departments of engineering, WashU BME is a vibrant and engaging community for your continued studies, research translation and
Lori Setton, PhD
Department chair and Lucy & Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering