Graduate students in Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis engage in a rich spectrum of advanced research at the molecular, cellular, tissue, systems and organism levels, as well as in clinical practice. They benefit from the highly ranked UC Davis life sciences research environment that incorporates the work of more than 75 faculty members in departments across campus including Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Radiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pharmacology, Neurology,Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, and Oncology.

Graduate Group Coordinator

Christal Wintersmith
Biomedical Engineering
Student Affairs Officer
2306B GBSF
Davis, CA 95616
Email Christal Wintersmith

Degree Offerings

Program Highlights

  • Highly collaborative environment
  • 25% of faculty within the School of Medicine
  • Personal mentoring style
  • Small collaborative teams
  • Multidisciplinary laboratories
  • Dynamic medium for research, learning and success
  • Generous financial support

Research Focus Areas

  • Biomedical Imaging and Biophotonics
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Stem Cell Bioengineering
  • Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
  • Computational Bioengineering
  • Biosensors and Microfabricated Electrical and Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Cellular and Molecular Mechanics

Research Facilities and Partnerships