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Mission and Vision

The mission of the Department of Biomedical Engineering in Hanyang University is to make new scientific discoveries and to cultivate well-educated engineers in the fields of biomedical engineering, which is an emerging interdisciplinary field combining IT, BT and NT. Our missions of making a pioneering scientific discoveries and raising future leaders in the biomedical engineering fields will contribute to an improvement of medical and biological technology in the twenty first century. The Hanyang BME has grown into one of the country’s most renowned BME departments in terms of the quality of education and impact of scientific innovation. Our department serves to administer biomedical engineering degree programs at all levels (Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral programs). Whether you are a prospective undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral student, or a prospective faculty member, the Hanyang BME is an excellent choice for biomedical engineering research and education.

Accomplishments

Ranked 1st in Korea in terms of ‘the number of peer-reviewed articles per faculty’ and ‘sum of journal impact factor per faculty’ (2008-2012)

Distinctions and Careers Education

Education

Curricular programs in the Department of Biomedical Engineering consist of distinct programs in order to provide specialized practical education. Students can tailor their degree according to their specific areas of interest by choosing courses from an extensive offer of biomedical engineering courses. The Department of Biomedical Engineering is fully equipped with educational facilities. Advanced practice courses are provided to extend students’ practical experiences as well as theoretical knowledge.

Careers

Graduates of the Department of Biomedical Engineering will have the knowledge and skills to solve complex biomedical problems by integrating biology and medicine with engineering. Based on deep theoretical and practical knowledge in specific areas, students will play leading roles in the development of the biomedical engineering industry and research. Career opportunities for graduates of Hanyang BME department include development of medical diagnostic and therapeutic devices, research of artificial organs, and bioinformatics technology. Students who finish their degrees may start a career in public or private companies, medical centers and hospitals, and government institutes. They also purse advanced education by attending a graduate school.