Student Organizations

The BME Department @ GT & Emory is a vibrant community filled with diverse individuals who come together to form innovative and groundbreaking organizations!


Undergraduate Organizations

  • The Biomedical Engineering Honor Society

    AEMB is the national biomedical engineering honor society. Founded in 1979, AEMB recognizes scholarship, leadership, and service in Biomedical Engineering students.

  • American Medical Student Association

    The largest pre-health organization on the Georgia Tech campus. Providing opportunities for students who are interested in a future involving various types of health care ranging from surgery to pediatrics to dentistry.

  • Capstone Design Project

    The BME capstone senior design courses provide student teams with hands-on experience in project planning, concept and prototype development, design verification testing, FDA Quality Systems Regulations, design controls and regulatory pathways for the commercialization of medical devices.

  • Have you ever wanted to build something you designed from the bottom up?

    The BME machine shop is available for use by students & faculty. It is equipped with several mills, a lathe, a drill press, 3D printers, and assorted hand tools. Machining and manufacturing experience is a valuable complement to the biomedical engineering curriculum.​

  • Undergraduate Mentoring Program

    The mentoring program is a face to face peer mentoring program that ensures all incoming freshman have an upperclassmen mentor, and is part of a family of mentors there to support them.

  • Ready to Learn, Design, Build Robots that help save lives?

    BME Robotics is a club that learns, designs and builds robots related to medicine and healthcare. Our goal is to learn skills to build robots and apply those skills to design, prototype and build robots that save or improve people's lives!

  • Student Ambassadors

    The group’s primary role is to provide tours and information to prospective BME students and their families.

  • BMED Student Advisory Board

    This group serves as a liaison between nominated students and the faculty. Dedicated to representing students and improving the BME experience for all.

  • The Biomedical Engineering Society

    The Georgia Tech branch of the national BMES organization. The BMES exists to promote the increase of Biomedical Engineering knowledge and its utilization. The organization holds social events, performs philanthropic and outreach activities, and hosts industry speakers.

  • Engineering World Health

    Engineering World Health at Georgia Tech is one of the student chapters of the global non-profit organization. Their mission is to mobilize the biomedical engineering community to improve the quality of healthcare in resource-poor communities of the developing world.

  • U.A. Whitaker’s 4th Floor Student Learning Commons

    The BME Learning Commons  is an area for students to study, socialize, and get involved. Students can use the space in any way they please and  take full advantage of the new technology and activities held there to help them further their BME success here at GT!

  • Medical Device Entrepreneurship Society

    GT-MDEA is dedicated to providing its members and the campus community with resources that include (but are not limited to) design and business related education, mentorship, professional development and networks, and a collaborative community.

  • GTNeuro

    Encouraging undergraduate research in neuroscience at Georgia Tech, Emory, and Georgia State.

  • oSTEM

    The Georgia Tech Chapter of oSTEM, promoting professional development among the LGBTQIA community at Georgia Tech.

  • BME Student Newsletter

    The Pioneer is a BME Student Newsletter. It is a monthly student newsletter based in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech & Emory.


    Dedicated to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.


    Enhancement of the college experience for Hispanic students and students of Hispanic descent at Georgia Tech.

  • Undergraduate Achievements in Research

    The Tower is an interdisciplinary research journal for undergraduate students at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Map of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

BME @ Emory

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology &
Emory University School of Medicine

313 Ferst Drive, Room 2127 Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

387 Technology Circle NW Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

BME @ Emory:
1760 Haygood Dr, Ste W 200 Atlanta, GA
Phone: 404.727.9874 :: Fax: 404.727.9873