Department of Biomedical Engineering


Biomedical engineers are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people through developing and perfecting medical technologies and devices, such as artificial knees, hips, and hearts; laser-surgery instruments; and scanners like MRI machines.

At LTU, you will collaborate with your professors on cutting-edge research and get plenty of hands-on experience in the laboratory. You’ll also have the opportunity to co-op or intern in hospitals or industry alongside engineers, researchers, doctors, nurses, and health care professionals. LTU’s goal is to give you the best preparation to enter and succeed in this growing field.

OUR MISSION: To educate next generation biomedical engineers by creating a student-centered learning environment that encourages interdisciplinary research and design that uses engineering tools to solve problems addressing needs in life sciences and medicine.


Congratulations BME Class of 2020! 

The BME Department congratulates the Class of 2020!

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Biomedical Engineering Spring 2020 Newsletter 

The BME Spring 2020 Newsletter is here! We showcase the role of Biomedical Engineers in the current pandemic response as well as this year's Senior Design Projects.

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Lawrence Tech sets National Engineers Week activities 

Lawrence Technological University will begin its celebration of National Engineers Week on Monday, Feb. 17 with a 12:30 p.m. lecture on space technology by Todd Barber, senior propulsion engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

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LTU BME at the Academy of Surgery of Detroit's Winter Innovation Event. 

The Winter Innovation Event at the Henry Ford Innovation Institute was held this week and LTU's BME Department came out to represent.

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3D Bioprinting at LTU 

3D Bioprinting is on the cutting edge of biotechnology. Watch as Prof. John Peponis explains how the Biomedical Engineering Department is using this technology to solve problems.

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New Lawrence Tech paper compares Shelley's Frankenstein and Marvel's 'Black Panther' 

Using “Frankenstein,” the famous book frequently called the world’s first science fiction novel, as a method for teaching both social studies and chemistry, is the topic of a new research paper from faculty members at Lawrence Technological University.

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Winter Commencement 2019 

The BME Department celebrates our graduating seniors.

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Biomedical Engineering Fall Newsletter 

An update on the BME Department including the introduction of Dr. Hao Jiang and Prof. John Peponis, profiles of several student research projects, recap of the 2019 BME Summer Camp, and more!

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Ridler Fieldhouse - Site of LTU's Commencement

Outstanding students to be honored at Lawrence Tech's Commencement May 11 

Two Lawrence Technological University seniors will be honored as recipients of LTU’s Edward Donley Distinguished Graduate Awards as they are presented their diplomas at the University’s Commencement Saturday, May 11.

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LTU prof wins Heart Association grant for testing engineered blood vessels 

A Lawrence Technological University professor has won a two-year, $151,734 grant from the American Heart Association to develop a better way to test lab-grown blood vessels.

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