• Biomedical Engineering

    Biomedical engineering

    We're committed to producing high-quality research output, training and knowledge transfer. Much of our work is clinically driven and conducted together with clinical or industrial organisations.

We've developed an excellent research environment that allows new talent to thrive and develop within innovative research programmes and collaborations. These are supported through our established clinical and industrial multidisciplinary networks.

We believe this approach provides biomedical engineering with the capability to continue to prosper in a rapidly evolving and competitive research landscape.

Our researchers

Research students are part of our thriving community of researchers dedicated to advancing the links between engineering, science and medicine.

Biomedical Engineering which was ranked 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework with 90% of our research rated world class (4*) or internationally leading (3*).

The department also hosts research centres which are at the forefront of pioneering biomedical engineering related research:

Contact Us

Department of Biomedical Engineering

University of Strathclyde
Wolfson Centre
106 Rottenrow
Glasgow, G4 0NW


+44 (0) 141 548 3108

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We're ranked No 1 in the Complete University Guide League Tables 2016 for Medical Technology

Our researchers

Intelligent Surgical Drill System

Our researcher Wei Yao has been working with his team to develop an intelligent drill and navigation system for orthopaedic surgery. It aims to significantly improve implant positioning, patient outcomes and healthcare costs.

Take a look at our prototype in action!