Joint Program in Biomedical Engineering

Message from the Chairs

Welcome to Joint Program in Biomedical Engineering. Our academic program 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

New Students
Fall 2014 Class of the Joint UoM-UTHSC Graduate Biomedical Engineering Program
First row (L to R): Cody Bateman, Gretchen Schreyack, Bhavya Vendra, Rina Nguyen
Second row (L to R): Clay Hillyard; Ron Perrone Jr, Carlos Wells, Thomas Shannon (middle), Joel Berretta, Pablo Dopico, Topher Gehrmann
Back Row (L to R): Diego Velasquez; Josh Herwig, Michael Braman, James Tatum, Bradley Hambley not pictured: Gabriel Okpah, Raul Cabezas, Eric Spangler

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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UTHSC Campus

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
956 Court Avenue, Suite E226
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5880
Fax: (901) 448-7387

U of M Campus

Department of
Biomedical Engineering

The University of Memphis
330 Engineering Technology Building
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-3733
Fax: (901) 678-5281