Mission, Vision, and Diversity Statements


The Mission of The University of Memphis Biomedical Engineering program is to educate students from diverse backgrounds through a multidisciplinary approach that integrates life sciences, clinical medicine and engineering for careers that innovate and advance healthcare in industry, research and health-related professions.


The Departmental vision is to be recognized in Tennessee and nationally as the leader in biomedical engineering education, research, development, and in professional and public service.

Diversity Statement

The Biomedical Engineering Program includes individuals of diverse races, ethnicities, beliefs, ages, abilities, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, geographies, genders, and sexual orientations. We recognize that many unique ideas, opinions, and approaches enrich learning, fuel discovery, foster creativity, and launch innovation. The Department is committed to welcoming and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community to address health challenges.