Prospective Undergraduate Students



Write Yours in the BME Department


Makeda Melkie 

Makeda appreciates the amazing friendships she has made and rewarding experiences she has had through her involvement with various SEAS student organizations. 

Kate Jaroszynski 

Kate helps conduct research that studies the use of infrared imaging for the early detection of breast cancer.

Faculty Mentors: 
Ban Shoukeir 

Ban recalls the mentoring and wise counsel she has received from her advisor, Dr. Zara.


brianna and sofian

Brianna Cathey and Sofian Obaid  

Brianna and Sofian have achieved something rather rare for undergraduate students: they are the co-first authors of a research article published in a highly regarded, peer-reviewed research journal.

jordan williams

Jordan Williams

Jordan is a jazz musician who didn’t want to have to abandon his music when he started college. At GW, he found his opportunity to be both an engineer and a musician

BME Chalmers Collaboration

Project with Chalmers University (Sweden) 

SEAS biomedical engineering students have had the chance to team up with students from Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology to work on senior design capstone projects

Dr. Zhenyu Li discusses why biomedical engineering is an important and interesting field to study

The BME Experience


academic programs


BME offers a Bachelor of Science program, five-year combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Science programs, and an undergraduate minor. Find out which of our academic options is best for you.


study abroad


The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) provides wonderful study abroad options for engineering students.  Explore your opportunities.


internships & jobs


The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) Career Services Center is a fantastic resource, staffed with people who can help you prepare for life after college.


activities & organizations


Whether you want to learn new skills or meet new friends, BME student organizations give you a chance to do both while you pursue your interests.