Joint Program in Biomedical Engineering

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Our academic Joint Program in Biomedical Engineering is a collaboration of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the University of Memphis, and their partnering entities.

From its inception in 1996, the Joint Program has had annual enrollments of 60 or more fully supported graduate research assistants.

We offer three kinds of graduate degrees in biomedical engineering:

The research specialties of our faculty include:

  • biosensors and electrophysiology
  • biomechanics
  • biomaterials and regenerative technology
  • cellular biomechancial responses

biomedical students
Fall 2016 Class of the Joint UoM-UTHSC Graduate Biomedical Engineering Program First row (L to R): Bryan Simrak, Meredith Perkins, Allison Fetz, Leslie Pace, Masumeh Beydokhti Back row (L to R): Daniel Hoyer; William Benson, Logan Boles.

Former UM/UT Student/Mentor make Top 10 in The Scientist Innovations for 2013

An MS graduate of the UM/UT Joint Program in BME, Prabhakar Pandian, who worked with Mohammad Kiani were in a recent issue of The Scientist that listed the top 10 Innovations of 2013. They were listed #7 for their work in putting a microvascular network on a microfluidic chip.

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
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Phone: (901) 678-3733
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