Biomedical Engineering

Revolutionizing Clinical Impact

Recognizing unmet needs in health care and opportunities to build on our strengths, Duke launched the nation’s first BME department in 1971. We’ve never looked back. With a growing number of programs devoted to placing engineering students alongside clinicians at Duke University Medical Center (just meters from the engineering campus), Duke BME is discovering and addressing unmet medical needs and developing new technologies to help save lives.

Globally Minded

Duke BME’s efforts to serve society extend far beyond Durham or even the United States. Our faculty and students keep a vigilant eye toward designing solutions that work with and for communities in resource-limited settings around the world.

#2

BME undergraduate program in the US

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#5

BME graduate program in the US

U.S. News & World Report

20+

companies founded

by Duke BME faculty

Duke BME

is at the forefront of emerging technologies like using CRISPR to regulate genes, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, and a slew of imaging revolutions from ultrasound to photoacoustic tomography.

BME Faculty

Aravind  Asokan Profile Photo
Aravind Asokan Profile Photo

Aravind Asokan

Professor in Surgery

Alexandra  Badea Profile Photo
Alexandra Badea Profile Photo

Alexandra Badea

Associate Professor in Radiology

Cristian Tudorel Badea Profile Photo
Cristian Tudorel Badea Profile Photo

Cristian Tudorel Badea

Professor in Radiology

Sonia  Bansal Profile Photo
Sonia Bansal Profile Photo

Sonia Bansal

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Roger C. Barr Profile Photo
Roger C. Barr Profile Photo

Roger C. Barr

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Cameron R. Bass Profile Photo
Cameron R. Bass Profile Photo

Cameron R. Bass

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Matthew L Becker Profile Photo
Matthew L Becker Profile Photo

Matthew L Becker

Hugo L. Blomquist Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Ravi Venkat Bellamkonda Profile Photo
Ravi Venkat Bellamkonda Profile Photo

Ravi Venkat Bellamkonda

Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Karl-Dimiter  Bissig Profile Photo
Karl-Dimiter Bissig Profile Photo

Karl-Dimiter Bissig

Chen Family Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Elizabeth K Bucholz Profile Photo
Elizabeth K Bucholz Profile Photo

Elizabeth K Bucholz

Claude B. Williams and David M. Hesse Associate Professor of the Practice

Nenad  Bursac Profile Photo
Nenad Bursac Profile Photo

Nenad Bursac

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Pranam D. Chatterjee Profile Photo
Pranam D. Chatterjee Profile Photo

Pranam D. Chatterjee

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Ashutosh  Chilkoti Profile Photo
Ashutosh Chilkoti Profile Photo

Ashutosh Chilkoti

Senior Associate Dean

Emma Jean Chory Profile Photo
Emma Jean Chory Profile Photo

Emma Jean Chory

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Joel  Collier Profile Photo
Joel Collier Profile Photo

Joel Collier

Associate Dean for Doctoral Education

Brian T Crouch Profile Photo
Brian T Crouch Profile Photo

Brian T Crouch

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Louis Edwin DeFrate Profile Photo
Louis Edwin DeFrate Profile Photo

Louis Edwin DeFrate

Laszlo Ormandy Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Al-Hafeez Z Dhalla Profile Photo
Al-Hafeez Z Dhalla Profile Photo

Al-Hafeez Z Dhalla

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Bastiaan  Driehuys Profile Photo
Bastiaan Driehuys Profile Photo

Bastiaan Driehuys

Professor of Radiology

Jessilyn  Dunn Profile Photo
Jessilyn Dunn Profile Photo

Jessilyn Dunn

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Timothy  Dunn Profile Photo
Timothy Dunn Profile Photo

Timothy Dunn

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Kafui  Dzirasa Profile Photo
Kafui Dzirasa Profile Photo

Kafui Dzirasa

A. Eugene and Marie Washington Presidential Distinguished Professor

Sina  Farsiu Profile Photo
Sina Farsiu Profile Photo

Sina Farsiu

Anderson-Rupp Professor of Biolmedical Engineering

Paul J Fearis Profile Photo
Paul J Fearis Profile Photo

Paul J Fearis

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Peter Edward Fecci Profile Photo
Peter Edward Fecci Profile Photo

Peter Edward Fecci

Professor of Neurosurgery

Wuwei  Feng Profile Photo
Wuwei Feng Profile Photo

Wuwei Feng

Professor of Neurology

Morton  Friedman Profile Photo
Morton Friedman Profile Photo

Morton Friedman

Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering

Ken  Gall Profile Photo
Ken Gall Profile Photo

Ken Gall

Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Sharon  Gerecht Profile Photo
Sharon Gerecht Profile Photo

Sharon Gerecht

Associate Dean for Research & Infrastructure

Charles  Gersbach Profile Photo
Charles Gersbach Profile Photo

Charles Gersbach

John W. Strohbehn Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Yiyang  Gong Profile Photo
Yiyang Gong Profile Photo

Yiyang Gong

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Warren M. Grill Profile Photo
Warren M. Grill Profile Photo

Warren M. Grill

Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

John Wirthlin Hickey Profile Photo
John Wirthlin Hickey Profile Photo

John Wirthlin Hickey

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Brenton D. Hoffman Profile Photo
Brenton D. Hoffman Profile Photo

Brenton D. Hoffman

James L. and Elizabeth M. Vincent Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Roarke  Horstmeyer Profile Photo
Roarke Horstmeyer Profile Photo

Roarke Horstmeyer

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Josh  Huang Profile Photo
Josh Huang Profile Photo

Josh Huang

Duke School of Medicine Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience

Joseph A. Izatt Profile Photo
Joseph A. Izatt Profile Photo

Joseph A. Izatt

Chair of Biomedical Engineering

G. Allan Johnson Profile Photo
G. Allan Johnson Profile Photo

G. Allan Johnson

Charles E. Putman University Distinguished Professor of Radiology

David F. Katz Profile Photo
David F. Katz Profile Photo

David F. Katz

Nello L. Teer, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering

Cameron M Kim Profile Photo
Cameron M Kim Profile Photo

Cameron M Kim

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Bruce  Klitzman Profile Photo
Bruce Klitzman Profile Photo

Bruce Klitzman

Associate Professor Emeritus in Surgery

Joseph A Knight Profile Photo
Joseph A Knight Profile Photo

Joseph A Knight

Executive in Residence in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Aaron M Kyle Profile Photo
Aaron M Kyle Profile Photo

Aaron M Kyle

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Joseph Yuan-Chieh Lo Profile Photo
Joseph Yuan-Chieh Lo Profile Photo

Joseph Yuan-Chieh Lo

Professor in Radiology

Jason F Luck Profile Photo
Jason F Luck Profile Photo

Jason F Luck

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Michael D Lynch Profile Photo
Michael D Lynch Profile Photo

Michael D Lynch

W. H. Gardner, Jr. Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Megan  Madonna Profile Photo
Megan Madonna Profile Photo

Megan Madonna

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Robert A. Malkin Profile Photo
Robert A. Malkin Profile Photo

Robert A. Malkin

Professor of the Practice Emeritus in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

James H. McElhaney Profile Photo
James H. McElhaney Profile Photo

James H. McElhaney

Hudson Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering

Cameron C McIntyre Profile Photo
Cameron C McIntyre Profile Photo

Cameron C McIntyre

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Amy Lynn McNulty Profile Photo
Amy Lynn McNulty Profile Photo

Amy Lynn McNulty

Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

Cassio  Mendes Fontes Profile Photo
Cassio Mendes Fontes Profile Photo

Cassio Mendes Fontes

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Samira  Musah Profile Photo
Samira Musah Profile Photo

Samira Musah

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Barry S. Myers Profile Photo
Barry S. Myers Profile Photo

Barry S. Myers

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Wanda Krassowska Neu Profile Photo
Wanda Krassowska Neu Profile Photo

Wanda Krassowska Neu

Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering

Kathryn Radabaugh Nightingale Profile Photo
Kathryn Radabaugh Nightingale Profile Photo

Kathryn Radabaugh Nightingale

Theo Pilkington Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Mikhail A. Nikiforov Profile Photo
Mikhail A. Nikiforov Profile Photo

Mikhail A. Nikiforov

Professor of Pathology

Mark L. Palmeri Profile Photo
Mark L. Palmeri Profile Photo

Mark L. Palmeri

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Angel V Peterchev Profile Photo
Angel V Peterchev Profile Photo

Angel V Peterchev

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Nimmi  Ramanujam Profile Photo
Nimmi Ramanujam Profile Photo

Nimmi Ramanujam

Robert W. Carr, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Amanda  Randles Profile Photo
Amanda Randles Profile Photo

Amanda Randles

Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

William M. Reichert Profile Photo
William M. Reichert Profile Photo

William M. Reichert

Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering

Daniel  Reker Profile Photo
Daniel Reker Profile Photo

Daniel Reker

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Eric S Richardson Profile Photo
Eric S Richardson Profile Photo

Eric S Richardson

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Michael  Rizk Profile Photo
Michael Rizk Profile Photo

Michael Rizk

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Biomedical Engineering

Michael  Rubinstein Profile Photo
Michael Rubinstein Profile Photo

Michael Rubinstein

Aleksandar S. Vesic Distinguished Professor

Ehsan  Samei Profile Photo
Ehsan Samei Profile Photo

Ehsan Samei

Reed and Martha Rice Distinguished Professor of Radiology

John Howard Sampson Profile Photo
John Howard Sampson Profile Photo

John Howard Sampson

Robert H., M.D. and Gloria Wilkins Professor of Neurosurgery, in the School of Medicine

Ann  Saterbak Profile Photo
Ann Saterbak Profile Photo

Ann Saterbak

Director, First-Year Design Program

Christoph F. Schmidt Profile Photo
Christoph F. Schmidt Profile Photo

Christoph F. Schmidt

Hertha Sponer Distinguished Professor of Physics

Tatiana  Segura Profile Photo
Tatiana Segura Profile Photo

Tatiana Segura

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Stephen William Smith Profile Photo
Stephen William Smith Profile Photo

Stephen William Smith

Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering

Marc A. Sommer Profile Photo
Marc A. Sommer Profile Photo

Marc A. Sommer

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Allen W Song Profile Photo
Allen W Song Profile Photo

Allen W Song

Professor in Radiology

Michael Raphael Tadross Profile Photo
Michael Raphael Tadross Profile Photo

Michael Raphael Tadross

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Cynthia Ann Toth Profile Photo
Cynthia Ann Toth Profile Photo

Cynthia Ann Toth

Joseph A.C. Wadsworth Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology

Gregg E. Trahey Profile Photo
Gregg E. Trahey Profile Photo

Gregg E. Trahey

Robert Plonsey Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

George A. Truskey Profile Photo
George A. Truskey Profile Photo

George A. Truskey

R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Shyni  Varghese Profile Photo
Shyni Varghese Profile Photo

Shyni Varghese

Laszlo Ormandy Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Jonathan  Viventi Profile Photo
Jonathan Viventi Profile Photo

Jonathan Viventi

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Tuan  Vo-Dinh Profile Photo
Tuan Vo-Dinh Profile Photo

Tuan Vo-Dinh

R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Olaf T. Von Ramm Profile Photo
Olaf T. Von Ramm Profile Photo

Olaf T. Von Ramm

Thomas Lord Distinguished Professor of Engineering

David A Ward Profile Photo
David A Ward Profile Photo

David A Ward

Instructor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Warren S. Warren Profile Photo
Warren S. Warren Profile Photo

Warren S. Warren

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Adam P. Wax Profile Photo
Adam P. Wax Profile Photo

Adam P. Wax

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Blake Shaw Wilson Profile Photo
Blake Shaw Wilson Profile Photo

Blake Shaw Wilson

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Patrick D. Wolf Profile Photo
Patrick D. Wolf Profile Photo

Patrick D. Wolf

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Junjie  Yao Profile Photo
Junjie Yao Profile Photo

Junjie Yao

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Lingchong  You Profile Photo
Lingchong You Profile Photo

Lingchong You

James L. Meriam Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Fan  Yuan Profile Photo
Fan Yuan Profile Photo

Fan Yuan

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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