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Welcome to BME!

I am proud to represent the 27 primary faculty, more than 70 secondary and adjunct faculty, nearly 500 students in our BS program, and 150 students in our graduate program that comprise the dynamic and comprehensive Department of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University.  Our BME department was founded in 1968 as one of the first in the world. We pioneered rigorous BS, MS, and Ph.D. educational programs that have long served a wide range of career aspirations and prepared our graduates to be leaders in academia, industry, and medicine . And we continue to lead BME curricular innovation, and provide cutting edge research opportunities and hands-on industrial/translational research experiences. Our BME department has two homes - the Case School of Engineering AND the School of Medicine - and is literally steps away from several nationally prominent medical institutions. The Case BME department has added its unique quantitative and technical skills to this amazingly rich environment to forge innumerable l research collaborations and cross-disciplinary centers that have made our faculty national research thought leaders in biomedical imaging and analytics, biomaterials, neural engineering, metabolic systems, and biosensors. These techniques are applied to many clinical challenges, including cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, neurological disorders, and musculoskeletal disorders. Our faculty and students are also very entrepreneurial, as illustrated by our Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership and several educational programs focused on translational research and commercialization.

Our website endeavors to provide information on all aspects of our department, whether you are a prospective applicant to our undergraduate or graduate educational programs, a research colleague, or a current student or faculty member. Please take a few minutes to browse around and discover how our BME department might help you develop a career or provide information on our research areas and faculty.

Best regards!

Robert Kirsch, Ph.D.
Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor
Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

Visit Our Campus

We encourage you to visit our department, 
located in the Engineering Quad of the Case campus in Cleveland, Ohio.

1) To arrange your visit, please contact faculty and staff or the department's main office:

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
319 Wickenden Building
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7207  
Phone: (216)-368-4063
Fax: (216)-368-4969

2) Directions to Case can guide you to our campus once you have arrived in Cleveland. Transportation is available from the airport and from downtown Cleveland.

3) Visitor parking is available in Lot 53 Parking Garage at the corner of Adelbert Road and Circle Drive. Wickenden Building is a convenient walk through the heart of the Engineering Quad from Lot 53. Be sure to have your visitor parking permit validated by the main office.

4) If you don't have an opportunity to visit the Department of Biomedical Engineering or Case, an on-line tour of our campus can provide you with a quick look at points of interest on and near campus, including our department's home in the Wickenden Building.