The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University is a joint department, equally part of the Emory School of Medicine and the Georgia Tech College of Engineering communities. As such, we offer the best of both internationally renowned institutions. The department is united through a dedication to improving the health and wellbeing of all by fostering the next generation of leaders in biomedical engineering worldwide. The Coulter Department is comprised of highly collaborative innovators in research and education with an emphasis on translational and interdisciplinary research.
- Our graduate program ranked second in biomedical engineering, according to the 2014 U.S. News & World Report.
- The Coulter Department hosts two NIH Centers of Excellence in Nanomedicine.
- Research expenditures have more than doubled since 2005, with close to $33,000,000 in total research expenditures in FY 2012.
- Approximately three-fourths of BME undergraduates elect to take part in laboratory research during their time in the program.
- We are home to the only research center in the United States dedicated exclusively to Pediatric Nanomedicine.
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As of Fall 2013
• 1,386 Undergraduates
• 201 Graduates
• Bachelor’s degree in
conferred by Georgia
• Master of Biomedical Innovation & Development conferred by Georgia Tech
• Doctorate conferred by Georgia Tech and Emory University
• Doctorate conferred by Peking University, Emory University, and Georgia Tech
• MD/PhD conferred by Georgia Tech and Emory University School of Medicine