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Welcome Iwijn de Vlaminck

Iwijn de Vlaminck, the newly appointed assistant professor of biomedical engineering, brings a biophysics approach to the field of genomics. More

Nishimura Lab hosts high school students to promote interest in STEM fields

Hands-on experience excites enthusiam for engineering in students of all ages, so the Nishimura Lab hosted nearly fifty high school students this summer as part of Cornell Engineering’s CATALYST Academy. The CATALYST Academy is a selective one-week summer residential program that enables high school students from all over the country to gain valuable insight into engineering research. The program aims to promote interest within the engineering field by exposing high school students to classes, lab sessions, and research at Cornell University. More

2014 BME Summer Immersion Program

The Department of Biomedical Engineering welcomes back students returning from the 2014 Immersion Term in New York City. The BME summer immersion term aims to give students the opportunity to see first-hand how the results of biomedical engineering impact patient diagnosis and clinical treatment. Follow the link to read more about the 2014 immersion program. More

Meet the 2014 NSF Fellows

The Department of Biomedical Engineering would like to proudly congratulate the eight students who won the 2014 National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship. More

Iwijn De Vlaminck to join BME faculty in 2015

Cornell BME is pleased to announce that Iwijn De Vlaminck, Ph.D., has accepted our offer to join us as an Assistant Professor in January 2015. More

The next frontier in 3-D printing: Human organs

CNN: The emerging process of 3-D printing, which uses computer-created digital models to create real-world objects, has produced everything from toys to jewelry to food. More

Marjolein van der Meulen to Serve as New Department Chair

We are pleased to announce that Marjolein van der Meulen, the John Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has accepted our offer to serve as the Chair of the Department for a five-year term starting July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2019. More

Cosgrove featured in Science Magazine's "Editors' Choice"

Science Magazine selected Ben Cosgrove's research on muscle regeneration using stem cells as the February 2014 Editors' Choice for Biomedicine. More

King Lab finds success sending 'cancer-killing machines' through bloodstream

Biomedical engineers at Cornell University are turning sticky nanoparticles into “cancer-killing machines” to prevent cancer cells from spreading throughout the body. The groundbreaking research could one day pave the way for eliminating 90 percent of cancer deaths. More

Cornell BME wins BMES Diversity Award

Cornell University's Department of Biomedical Engineering is the 2013 recipient of the Biomedical Engineer Society's Diversity award.

Cornell’s success in recruiting and retaining women and underrepresented minority students through the inclusive programming, faculty-student engagement, cross-institutional partnerships and outreach is particularly noteworthy.

This is the fifth Diversity Award presented by BMES, and it is the first occasion an organization or group is receiving it. More