Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineers combine engineering principles with medical sciences to design and create equipment, devices, computer systems, and software used in healthcare.

Sample Companies that have Hired WPI Biomedical Engineering Graduates

DEKA Research & Development
Johns Hopkins University
Olympus Surgical Technologies of America
Smith & Nephew
Vivex Biomedical

Sample Graduate Schools

Brown University
Bryant University
Columbia University
Cornell University
ETH Zurich
Northeastern University
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
University of Hartford
University of Rochester
Average Starting Salary:
$65,006 (2020)
Learn more about Biomedical Engineering at WPI.
Sample Job Titles:
Mechanical Engineer
Scientist I
Research Assistant
Plastics Engineer
Export Customer Service
Product Manager
Sample Major Qualifying Projects:
Biomimetic Skeletal Muscle Tissue Model
Design of Wound Dressing that Inhibits Microbial Infection
Designing a Headgear for Soccer
Developing a Biosensor to Monitor Glioblastoma
Ergonomic Scalpel Handle for Accurate Incision
Gait Analysis and Spinal Rotation
Perfusion Bioreactor for the Development of Tissue-Engineered Blood Vessels
Waterproof ECG Electrode Design

Program Tracking Sheets

The Program Tracking Sheets help WPI students to plan and track progress toward their degree. Academic Advising has created tracking sheets for each major and graduation year.

Career Outcomes & Salary Data

The Career Development Center (CDC) has compiled a list of resources to help you learn about salary expectations and companies that have hired recent graduates, including the Post-Graduation Report for WPI's most recent graduating class.