The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department at the University of Miami emphasizes excellence in education and research, while keeping in par with the growing technology. Due to favorable relative numbers of faculty and students, individual students receive personal attention.

The faculty of the Biomedical Department are internationally recognized leaders in their fields and conduct sponsored research annually. Areas of active research within the department include Biomedical instrumentation and devices, Biomedical signal and image processing, Applications of computers to diagnostic and therapeutic systems, Neurosensory and neuromuscular systems and devices, Biomedical optics and lasers, Tissue engineering, Biomechanics, Biofluid dynamics and Rehabilitation engineering.