The Institute of Engineering in Medicine

  • Facilitates the integration of engineering principles and novel technologies with biomedical and translational research.
  • Works with departments to create programs in which student scientists can apply engineering and technology to healthcare.
  • Comprises fifteen Centers and over 200 faculty from UCSD’s Schools of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Jacobs School of Engineering.


MedTech Accelerator Application Deadline Tuesday, March 03

February 28, 2020

IGE is launching a MedTech Accelerator geared to ACCELERATE your product to market no matter where you are in the development cycle. If you want to learn more about MedTech and this program click here. If interested in applying directly click here

J. Yang Scholarship Program to be established at UC San Diego with $1.5M gift

February 05, 2020

The J. Yang & Family Foundation has pledged a $1,500,000 award to UC San Diego over the next five
years for international student support and exchange, and faculty research and travel with partners from Taiwan. For information on how to apply click here: J. Yang Scholarship Awards Information.

HIVE Postdoctoral Program

November 13, 2019

The HIVE Postdoctoral Fellows Program seeks to inspire and encourage young bioengineers to explore their creativity in addressing the grand challenges of health care in new, innovative and collaborative ways.

Renowned Professor Retires After 31 years at UC San Diego

October 25, 2019

After 31 years at UC San Diego pioneer of Bioengineering Dr. Shu Chien is retiring. To celebrate Dr. Shu Chien’s remarkable accomplishments he was honored on Oct. 3rd and 4th at his lifetime academic achievement celebration.


Dr. Shu Chien Recipient of 2019 Excellence in Stewardship Award 

May 22, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Shu Chien for being one of three recipients of the Seventh Annual Excellence in Stewardship Award winners. For more information on past recipients please visit the Excellence in Stewardship Awards website: 

The IEM Tenth Anniversary Symposium a Success!

December 13, 2018

On November 1, over 200 Institute members & guests gathered at Atkinson Hall for a daylong celebration of IEM's accomplishments. Click the link above for an overview of the day's highlights. Thanks to those who attended & made it all possible.




Healthcare Horizons - Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine Winter Seminar Series

Second and Fourth Mondays, 4 PM   
Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building room 2E-111

AVB Seminars: Cardiovascular Science Conference

Fridays, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, CNCB Large Conference Room

Bioengineering and Institute of Engineering in Medicine Department Seminar Series

Fridays, 2 PM - 3 PM, Fung Auditorium