BME fact sheet
About the Department
The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering was founded in 1962. Dr. Michael Miller was appointed Director of the department in 2017, replacing interim director Dr. Leslie Tung. The ongoing vision for the department is to produce new knowledge from outstanding laboratories and facilitate the transfer of that knowledge into patient care at the fastest pace possible.
Academic Divisions: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering
BME-Affiliated Research Centers and Institutes
Undergraduate Degrees Offered
Graduate Degrees Offered
The Department by the Numbers
The Biomedical Design Studio
The departments’ new Biomedical Design Studio provides a premiere work space and resources for students to brainstorm, design, and develop prototypes for solutions to real-world clinical and global health challenges.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is the largest pre-clinical department at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
It is ranked as the #1 biomedical engineering program in U.S according to U.S. News & World Report.
Faculty and student research projects has spawned 22 startup companies.