Biomedical engineering is a unique specialization emerging from the need to develop and build new diagnostics, devices, and treatments for patients with a range of healthcare needs. Whether it's a lighter, stronger prosthetic limb or a biomarker for cancer metastasis, these critical advances make a world of difference to patient outcomes.
Through our undergraduate 4+1 program and M.S. programs in biomedical engineering, the Russ College is preparing the next generation of problem solvers to improve patient lives through innovation in cellular and biomolecular engineering, biomechanics, and biomedical information processing.
Students enrolling in the university's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine are eligible for a dual degree option in medicine and biomedical engineering.
April 30, 2020Faculty researchers from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Russ College of Engineering and Technology have received a $100,000 grant to investigate possible treatments for mitigating the severity of COVID-19.Read More
Russ Prize recipient, esteemed physician shares insight on biodesign processFebruary 26, 2020Paul Yock, Martha Meier Weiland Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, one of five recipients of the 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize, detailed his role Tuesday inventing the fundamental ...Read More
Russ Prize recipient, stent inventor shares story behind the story during Engineers Week lectureFebruary 26, 2020Leading cardiologist Richard Schatz, one of five recipients of the 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize, shared the highs and lows of creating the life-changing cardiovascular stent Thursday as ...Read More