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Biomedical Systems (MEng)

The Master of Engineering in Biomedical Systems program will provide you with knowledge and experience in biomedical systems and biomedical devices. Learn to apply human physiology on every level from cells to organ systems to medical device design.

Expected length Project or thesis Course-based
16-24 months Yes Yes

Quick facts

Program options:
Master's
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Outcomes

Graduates with a MEng in Biomedical Systems will be able to:

  • apply the basic principles of human physiology to system design
  • apply the principles of material science for medical device design and implementation
  • apply human factors and ergonomic considerations to medical system design
  • analyze medical devices in the context of a usability process, economic consideration, and risk management
  • use the regulatory process and pathways to develop medical device
  • design medical devices for use by healthcare professionals and the health industry
  • use current innovative technology and techniques in the biomedical device industry

Find a supervisor

You do not need to find a supervisor before applying. We recommend you study our faculty listing and consider who you might work with.

Afzal Suleman

Professor Fluid - structure interaction of heart valves and disease.

Alexandra Branzan Albu

Associate Professor Medical image analysis for computer-aided diagnostic and therapy planning

Caterina Valeo

Professor Environmental Informatics

Christopher Dennison

Associate Professor (Program Director) Biomedical engineering, biomechanics, injury biomechanics, instrumentation, protection and armour

Daniela Constantinescu

Associate Professor Haptics

Fayez Gebali

Professor Design and programming of embedded devices in medical and healthcare applications

Jens Weber

Professor Biomedical software systems, in particular clinical information systems

Josh Giles

Assistant Professor Biomechanical experimentation and simulation, development of systems to improve orthopedic clinician training, patient assessment, and treatment/surgical planning.

Mohsen Akbari

Assistant Professor Bio-MEMS and energy, tissue engineering,Organs-on-chips, microfluidics, sustainable energy

Nikitas Dimopoulos

Professor Neural networks in the modelling of the biological activity of chemical compounds

Nikolai Dechev

Associate Professor Electro-mechanical system design

Peter Oshkai

Associate Professor Fluid dynamics and design aspects of replacement heart valves

Poman So

Associate Professor Computer simulation of bioelectromagnetic behaviors, and heterogeneous computing algorithms and software for electromagnetics/bioelectromagnetics applications

Reuven Gordon

Professor Development of optical biosensors for the early detection of cancers and for drug discovery

Rodney Herring

Associate Professor Medical imaging, diagnosis and treatment device based on acoustic confocal holography.

Rustom Bhiladvala

Associate Professor Nanoresonator research

Stephanie Willerth

Professor Engineering tissues by combining biomaterial scaffolds with stem cells

Tao Lu

Associate Professor Electromagnetics and photonics; Materials and devices; Software and networking

Xiaodai Dong

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Ultra-wideband Communications Communication, signal processing and control

Zuomin Dong

Professor Portable diagnosis device

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Contact Katharine Waring at bme.coord@uvic.ca

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