Welcome to Penn State Bioengineering Faculty
The Bioengineering program faculty at University Park consists of nine full time faculty with appointments in the College of Engineering, seven additional full time faculty with appointments in the College of Medicine, and a Faculty Committee of 26 additional professorial positions with appointments in the College of Health and Human Development, College of Science, College of Medicine, and other departments within the College of Engineering.
The Institute for Biomedical Engineering at Hershey includes seven core Bioengineering faculty in residence at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, plus additional faculty who supervise and train graduate students in their laboratories.
Students solve real-world problems through social entrepreneurship
Penn State student Yixin Sun’s life changed when she began working with the University's Humanitarian Engineering Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) program last year. The program opened her eyes to what social entrepreneurship could accomplish, and it also helped put her daily life into perspective. Today hundreds of students, about half of whom are engineering students, work with community partners to identify challenges and develop solutions through HESE.More...
Penn State Hershey team improves patient sepsis outcomes through EMR
Dr. Christopher DeFlitch, chief medical information officer, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, presented at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s 19th annual Scientific Symposium on Improving the Quality and Value of Health Care about the Medical Center’s success in reducing sepsis-related deaths by 45 percent.More...
Vaginally administered ED medication may alleviate menstrual cramping
Women with moderate to severe menstrual cramps may find relief in a class of erectile dysfunction drugs, according to a team of researchers led by Penn State College of Medicines Richard Legro.More...
This week is Inflammatory Bowel Disease Awareness Week
Dec. 1-7 is National Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week. The Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center is the only multi-disciplinary program in the region for patients living with these diseases.More...