Graduate Program

The biomedical engineering program at Brown provides cutting-edge, interdisciplinary, graduate-level education at the interface of engineering, biology, and medicine. The program features an interdisciplinary approach in four complementary research areas: repair and regenerative medicine, neuro-technology, motion sciences/biomechanics and biomedical devices and imaging. Research in these areas is advancing the understanding of fundamental problems in engineering, biology and medicine, while developing new therapies to improve the quality of life for people with medical problems. The program is distinguished by its quantitative rigor and strong collaborative connections between academic science, clinical medicine, and industry. Graduate students take engineering, biology and medical school courses, gain valuable clinical experience at nearby teaching hospitals associated with the Brown Medical School, and engage in stimulating internships at companies commercializing biomedical technologies. These opportunities, coupled with dissertation research, give graduate students both the intellectual and the practical skills required for developing today's emerging science into useful biomedical technology and therapies.