The Biomedical Engineer Scaling New Heights – Literally

The Biomedical Engineer Scaling New Heights – Literally

Class of 2022 graduate Emily Powis balances her 3D ultrasound research with death-defying climbing and bouldering adventures.

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Stream and Replay USC Viterbi Commencement Ceremonies

Stream and Replay USC Viterbi Commencement Ceremonies

Watch a recording of the Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony held on May 11 2022, and stream upcoming Commencement Ceremonies on May 13, 2022.

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Ultrasound Gave Us Our First Baby Pictures. Can It Also Help the Blind See?

Ultrasound Gave Us Our First Baby Pictures. Can It Also Help the Blind See?

USC researchers stimulate blind retinas using focused ultrasound technology

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Towards Acing the Turing Test: A Blueprint for Future AI and Robots that Learn Like Living Things

Towards Acing the Turing Test: A Blueprint for Future AI and Robots that Learn Like Living Things

USC Viterbi researchers worked with a DARPA-supported multi-institution team to outline how the machines of the future can achieve lifelong learning, just like humans and other animals.

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Francisco Valero-Cuevas Selected As One of 12 U.S. Scientists To Advise on Issues of Medical Rehab and Disabilities

Francisco Valero-Cuevas Selected As One of 12 U.S. Scientists To Advise on Issues of Medical Rehab and Disabilities

His four year term with the NIH’s Advisory Board On Medical Rehabilitation Research began in July 2021.

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Three USC Faculty Named 2021 AAAS Fellows

Three USC Faculty Named 2021 AAAS Fellows

USC professors receive one of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s highest honors.

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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, established in 1976, includes over 75 primary and affiliated faculty members that conduct cutting-edge research in a wide variety of areas, including
biomedical devices & imaging, cellular & molecular bioengineering, mathematical/computational biosystems, and neuroengineering.

What Is Biomedical Engineering?

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Featured Labs


Laboratory for Design of Medical and Analytical Devices
Laboratory for the Design of Medical and Analytical Devices
The Treweek Lab
Treweek Lab
Zavaleta Lab
Zavaleta Lab
The Chung Laboratory
The Chung Laboratory
Laboratory for Integrative Biosystems Engineering
Laboratory for Integrative Biosystems Engineering
Laboratory for Living ​Systems Engineering
Laboratory for Living Systems Engineering

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Stacey Finley Featured On Talk Nerdy Podcast

Gordon S. Marshall Early Career Chair and Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Stacey Finley is the featured guest on the latest episode of Talk Nerdy podcast. Finley discusses her work with the Computational Systems Biology Laboratory at USC developing mechanistic models of biological processes. [Read more]

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“The Best Educated Class In Our History”

“The Best Educated Class In Our History”

At the 2022 commencement ceremony, undergraduates shared laughter, tears and hugs as they embark on a new journey

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“The World Impatiently Waits For You”: 1100 USC Viterbi Master’s Students Graduate

“The World Impatiently Waits For You”: 1100 USC Viterbi Master’s Students Graduate

First in-person, satellite ceremonies in two years feature four-star general and former CEO of Yahoo and Verizon Media as speakers

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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on March 24th, 2021