Welcome to Biomedical Engineering

With technology playing an increasingly large role in today’s health industry, the world faces a demand for engineers who can understand, model, and design complex biomedical systems. We rely on these multi-disciplinary engineers to bridge the gap between medicine and technology, and develop innovative solutions for our health-related challenges.

In response to this unprecedented demand, Waterloo launched the Biomedical Engineering undergraduate program in September 2014. This unique co-op program offers the interdisciplinary background, problem-solving skills, and hands-on experience needed to collaborate with biologists, medical practitioners, policy makers, and engineers in different fields. Students will graduate with the ability to design technologies and engineering solutions for complex health-related problems, including quality-of-care, public health, rehabilitation medicine, and sports medicine.