We are a young department — founded in 2003 — but we build on decades of research and education in medicine and engineering at one of our nation's oldest and most distinguished universities.

Biomedical Engineering at Yale has two related goals: first, the use of the tools and methods of engineering to better understand human physiology and disease; second, the development of new technologies for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human disease.

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James S. Duncan

Department Chair

Ebenezer K. Hunt Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Diagnostic Radiology

Lawrence h. Staib

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging & Electrical Engineering

Richard E. Carson

Director of Graduate Studies

Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Diagnostic Radiology and Director, Yale PET Center

Mark Saltzman

Co-Founder, Yale Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology

Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Founding Chair of Biomedical Engineering