Leading the way in engineering in medicine.

To be a Bioengineer is to tackle some of the most complex problems in biology and medicine. Whether it’s engineering bacteria to produce novel chemicals, developing tissue-engineered organs, or inventing new medical devices, bioengineers employ the fundamentals of biology, chemistry, physics and engineering to solve real-world problems that can help millions.

To learn more about the Bioengineering department visit our dedicated site.


Year One: What’s it like being a Bruin Engineer?

Last year, we asked newly admitted freshmen why they selected UCLA Samueli. A year later, after their fall and winter quarters, we followed up on what they thought of their first year as Bruin engineers.


After being impacted by suicide in his senior year of high school, Sahen Rai, a first-year computer science student, is using his newly learned skills to put numbers to feelings.

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