Biomedical Engineering @ USC

Welcome to the USC Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME)!
Since our early roots as an option within electrical engineering in 1963, we have maintained a longstanding tradition of advancing biomedicine through the development and application of novel engineering ideas. Our department, founded in 1976, includes over 80 primary and affiliated faculty members that conduct cutting-edge research in a wide variety of areas, including neuroengineering, biosystems and biosignal analysis, medical devices and implants, bioimaging and imaging informatics, and systems cellular-molecular bioengineering.

Current Faculty Openings

What Is Biomedical Engineering?

Opportunities for
Undergraduates

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Diverse Masters
Programs

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PhD Programs
and Research

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Featured Coverage

Featured Labs

Computational Systems Biology 

Biomedical Microsystems Laboratory

Laboratory for Living Systems Engineering

Events

Feb19Mon

Biomedical Engineering Seminars

Mon, Feb 19, 2018
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Location: OHE 122
Speaker: TBA, Host: Professor Qifa Zhou

Feb22Thu

Biomedical Engineering Department Guest Speaker

Thu, Feb 22, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: DRB 145/145A
Speaker: Dong Song, Talk Title: TBA Host: Ellis Meng, PhD

Feb26Mon

Biomedical Engineering Seminars

Mon, Feb 26, 2018
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Location: OHE 122
Speaker: Donald Schwartz, MD, President Talk Title: TBA Host: Professor Qifa Zhou

Feb26Mon

Biomedical Engineering Department Guest Speaker

Mon, Feb 26, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: DRB 145/145A
Speaker: Lyle Muller, Talk Title: TBA Host: Ellis Meng, PhD

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Announcements

Dong Song receives 2018 SBMT Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dong Song who has been awarded a 2018 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT). Song was recognized by SBMT for his significant achievements in neural prosthetics for the hippocampal memory system. From his predictive models, Song has become a leader in input-output modeling methods; his work has been a major … Read More

USC’s MEDesign student team wins UC Davis Makeathon

Congrats to the MEDesign team sponsored by the USC Department of Biomedical Engineering on their big win at the annual UC Davis Makeathon! The event, a competition in which participants have 48 hours to design and prototype a medical device that solves a given clinical or medical problem, took place on January 12-14th, 2018. The USC Viterbi undergraduate students on the … Read More

Stacey Finley selected as AACR NextGen Star

A big congrats goes to Assistant Professor Stacey Finley on being chosen by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) as a NextGen Star. The NextGen Stars program provides an exciting opportunity to increase the visibility of early-career scientists at the AACR Annual Meeting and to support the professional development and advancement of those selected as AACR NextGen Stars. As … Read More

Terry Sanger Promoted to Full Professor

The USC Department of Biomedical Engineering would like to recognize Terry Sanger, M.D., Ph.D. on his recent promotion to Full Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Neurology, and Biokinesiology. Congrats, Dr. Sanger, and Fight On!

News

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3D4E takes printing to another level

USC Viterbi’s 3D Printing Club presents a heavily detailed three-dimensional map of USC’s campus.

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How a tumor grows can predict response to cancer therapy

A new USC study finds that tumor growth traits play a key role in cancer drug effectiveness

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