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
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.
Educating and Empowering
“ We met a patient the other day who was about 3 years old ... ”
The Future of Everything
Stanford Bioengineering Professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives.
Manu Prakash: How to beat a pandemic on a budget
A prolific inventor of low-cost, high-impact healthcare devices recently set his sights on COVID-19.
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.
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.