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.

Future undergraduate students

Interested in undergraduate studies in Biomedical Engineering? This section provides in-depth information about the program.

Future graduate students

Want to continue your studies in Biomedical Engineering? Waterloo offers many opportunities to be involved in biomedical research.


Faculty openings

Check out our available faculty positions and consider working at the most sought-after engineering school in the country.

Class Schedule

Get more information about when your classes are and what a typical week looks like during your study term.


  1. May 10, 2021BME Student has won the CEMF Regional ambassador scholarship for Ontario.

    Sophie Stupalo, second year Biomedical Engineering student, has won the prestigious Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) regional ambassador scholarship for Ontario.

    The award, valued at $5,000, honours young women in undergraduate engineering programs in five regions across Canada for their leadership and volunteer work.

  2. May 5, 2021BME Co-op student makes her mark during term at NRC

    An undergraduate student at Waterloo Engineering made an impressive mark in a high-tech area of 3D printing during a co-op work term last year.

    Kayley Ting, who is studying biomedical engineering, worked with experts at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada to solve a messy problem in tomographic 3D printing, which involves the use of light to create objects from photocurable resin in vials.

  3. Dec. 15, 2020CJ Moore Memorial Scholarship

    Colton James (CJ) Moore was a fourth-year Biomedical Engineering student and was pursuing his dream to dive at the Olympics. His ultimate goal was to become a teacher.  CJ’s life was tragically taken in the summer of 2018.  While at the University of Waterloo, CJ successfully balanced the requirements of his engineering courses and training as a competitive diver. He was a great student to teach.  Despite his busy schedule, CJ was always there for his friends and classmates, he took the time and listened.  CJ was kind, humble and compassionate.

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