• School of Engineering

      • Kirkbride Hall
      • tel: 610-499-4037
      • fax: 610-499-4059
    • Dr. Zhongping Huang

      • Chairman of Biomedical Engineering
      • Kirkbride Hall, Room 269A
      • tel: 610-499-4249
      • zhuang@widener.edu
    • Kim Robinson


Biomedical Engineering

Dual Degrees

  • Biomedical engineering/chemical engineering
  • Biomedical engineering/electrical engineering
  • Biomedical engineering/mechanical engineering

Students interested in any of the dual degrees listed above should contact the chairman of the biomedical engineering department or the Dean’s Office for details about the curriculum. 

Why Widener?

biomedical engineering

Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Profession Studies

An integrated eight-year undergraduate/medical school and affiliated hospital BS/MD program is available to entering freshmen with exceptional credentials. Admission to the Widener Medical Scholars Program includes an early assurance, contingency admission to Temple University School of Medicine. Biomedical engineering is one of the best majors to prepare students for admission into medical, osteopathic, dental, veterinary, and other health profession schools.

biomedical engineering

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Engineering faculty at Widener University conduct research on a wide variety of biomedical engineering topics such as cardiovascular biomechanics, artificial kidney devices, swallowing disorders, suturing mechanics for C-sections, cooling devices for brain surgery, and Alzheimer's disease.


Undergraduate engineering students work alongside professors as they pursue their research.

Potential Careers

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical devices
  • Medical implants
  • Prosthetics
  • Medical professional (MD, PhD)
  • Intellectual property lawyer

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