About Biomedical Engineering


Top 5 Reasons to Study Biomedical Engineering at GVSU

  1. Relevant and In-demand
    The State of Michigan is on an economic recovery path that includes expansion of the biomedical sector. Our program is West Michigan's only opportunity for biomedical engineering education.
  2. Opportunity for Growth
    GVSU is located in the center of West Michigan's promising life sciences sector, and our faculty, staff, and students are on the vanguard of biomedicine as they collaborate to develop tomorrow’s technology.
  3. Learn in a Broad Range of Specialties
    Students structure their studies based on their interests. Those individualized pursuits integrate engineering, mathematics, biology, and medicine in a highly collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment.
  4. Help Shape the Future
    GVSU’s program perfectly suits engineers with an entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and a desire to improve people’s lives. Our graduates can become a part of Michigan's exciting biomedical future.
  5. Extensive Facilities for Learning
    Students maximize their research and learning with our well-equipped facilities. This includes a gait lab with 8-camera Vicon motion-capture capabilities, a clean room, CAD and CAM labs, a full-scale machine shop, and more.

Student with test tubes


Biomedical Engineering Laker Effect

Dr. Samhita Rhodes, Program Chair

Alex Case, Undergrad Student

Jeff VanOss, Master's Student

Power Wheelchair Project