The biomedical engineering program is interdisciplinary in nature, involving the application of engineering and mathematics to the solution of problems related to medicine and biology. Marquette faculty are complemented by adjunct faculty from the Medical College of Wisconsin. The MU/MCW Center for Biomedical Engineering and Biomathematics fosters collaborative interactions between the two institutions. Research can be characterized by the general areas of bioinstrumentation/computers, biomechanics/biomaterials, rehabilitation bioengineering and systems physiology. More specific areas of research include: artificial limbs/prostheses, biomaterials, biotelemetry, cell transport and metabolism, cardiac electrophysiology, computers in medicine, functional imaging, head and spinal cord trauma, hemodynamics, human motion analysis, medical and biological image analysis, physiological signal processing, rehabilitation engineering, systems physiology, telerehabilitation, tissue engineering, hard and soft tissue biomechanics and transcutaneous power transfer.
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Rolling admission; however, applicants who wish to be considered for merit-based financial aid (graduate assistantships/fellowships), please be aware of the merit-based financial aid deadlines by which all applicant materials must be received by the Graduate School: Fall (August) Term: February 15, Spring (January) Term: November 15, Summer (May) Term: April 15.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering draws on the university's financial aid resources and seeks additional public and private funds to offer qualified graduate students opportunities as research fellows, teaching assistants, research assistants and minority student fellows. For a comprehensive listing of merit-based aid (graduate assistantships/fellowships) please visit the departmental financial aid web page. Private scholarships may also be available. U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to apply for need-based federal aid (loans) to help fund their educational expenses as well.