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Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering


Devices that sense and modulate the electrical signals of the nervous system can be used to treat a broad range of diseases, providing a more targeted and efficacious treatment than traditional systemic medications. Learn more at our Inspire ME seminar on February 22!


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Faculty Position

The Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (MBE) at Boise State University invites applications for an open-rank tenure/tenure-track faculty position. All qualified candidates will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants working in one or more of the following areas: materials for energy applications, industrial cybersecurity, industrial control systems, nuclear science and engineering, advanced manufacturing. Read more and apply for the faculty position here.

MBE in Action

ISPE 2018 Outstanding Juniors nominees

2018 ISPE Outstanding Junior Engineering Student nominees announced
This year marks the 32nd time that the Idaho Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE) Southwest Chapter is recognizing the top Boise State junior engineering students. The 2018 top Mechanical and Biomediacl (MBE) junior students nominated by their department for their academic, professional and personal achievements are Nardos Ashenafi and Hallie Touchstone. Read more about our outstanding juniors here. (180221)

Ar3T logoUzer awarded AR3T funding for stem cell research
Dr. Gunes Uzer has received word that his technology development grant proposal “Replicating Marrow Mechanics of Stem Cells Ex vivo”, has been selected for AR3T funding through the University of Pittsburgh and NIH. This project aims to develop a novel ex vivo technology that mimics the trabecular architecture, rheology, and kinetics of bone marrow to study the mechanics that regulate stem cell fate and function. Read more about the AR3T program here. (171107)

Image of Katherine HollarKatherine Hollar named one of Boise State Top Ten Scholars
Ten outstanding Boise State University graduating seniors were recognized for their exceptional academic success at the annual Top Ten Scholars reception last Friday, April 21. ME major Katherine Hollar and the other scholars, joined by their parents and professors, gathered for a reception that recognized the students’ academic excellence and is a unique opportunity each year to bring together many of Boise State’s best and brightest students and teachers. Read more about Hollar and the other awardees here.

Image of the ABET logoThe B.S. program in mechanical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.