Bioengineering (BioE) is a broad field at the intersection of biology or medicine with engineering or computing. BioE has had a presence at Olin from the beginning, both through faculty research and the curriculum. Students wishing to concentrate in BioE can declare the E:Bio concentration and work with BioE faculty to develop a course plan that is relevant to their area of interest. The E:Bio concentration is inherently interdisciplinary, rooted in engineering problem solving, a deep understanding of biology, and human-centered design and prepares students to approach problems important to biology, medical research, and clinical studies. While students can pursue almost any area of BioE through development of a personalized plan of study, the focus of BioE research at Olin tends to be in the space of medical devices, global health, diagnostics, assistive technology, neuroscience, and computational biology.
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