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Measure, Model, Make

A rapidly growing and ever-evolving field of study, bioengineering combines engineering and the life sciences in ways that advance scientific discovery, healthcare and medicine, manufacturing, agriculture, education and policy.

Innovating today for a better tomorrow

What’s New

Here are the latest updates for our department.

Academic year calendar 2020-21 

Making progress in COVID research

Stanford Bioengineering labs are actively engaged in projects to prevent, diagnose, and treat COVID-19. These research projects include innovations in ventilator designs, development of serologic testing and diagnostic standards, application of computational screens and AI algorithms, and more.  

Learn about our research projects Watch our highlight videos

Educating and Empowering

Alisha Birk, Mark Buckup, and Janelle Kaneda
Alisha Birk, Mark Buckup, and Janelle Kaneda
B.S.H. ’19, Bioengineering

" We met a patient the other day who was about 3 years old ..."

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October 23, 2020

Stanford.Berkeley.UCSF Next Generation Faculty Symposium

Join us for the inaugural year of this symposium, which is designed to reform recruitment with targeted efforts prior to the announcement of faculty searches, thereby increasing the diversity and quality of our applicant pool. We welcome applications from postdoctoral scholars and late stage graduate students from any institution who are planning to apply to faculty positions in the next several years. Applications due: September 10th, 2020  

The Future of Everything

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Stanford Bioengineering Professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives.

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Sheri Sheppard: How do we educate a new kind of engineer?

A veteran educator takes aim at diversity in engineering and finds that the solution begins by bringing a breadth of life experiences to the classroom.

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Paul Yock: Innovation in medical technology

A physician and inventor talks about making medical device innovation more disciplined, more consistent and less reliant on chance.

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Scott Delp: Better gait, better life

A biomechanical engineer explains how new diagnostics and improved understanding of human movement are yielding great leaps forward in the treatment of motor dysfunction.