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Department of Bioengineering



  • Macdonald Engineering Building, Room 270
  • 817 Sherbrooke Street West
  • Montreal QC H3A 0C3
  • Telephone: 514-398-7138
  • Fax: 514-398-7379
  • Email: info.bioeng [at]
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About the Department of Bioengineering

About the Department of Bioengineering

The Department of Bioengineering, established in 2012, is the newest academic unit in McGill University’s renowned Faculty of Engineering. In Fall 2016, the Department launched a full-time undergraduate program, admitting its first cohort of students. The program is designed to provide students with fundamental knowledge in natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics, as they relate to the field of bioengineering. Those pursing an undergraduate degree in Bioengineering may select courses in one of the following three streams:

  • Biological materials and mechanics
  • Biomolecular and cellular engineering
  • Biomedical, diagnostics, and high throughput screening engineering
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bioengineering Faculty

Department of Bioengineering Faculty

Dan V. Nicolau
Dan V. Nicolau; B.Eng., M.Eng.(Poly. Univ. Bucharest), M.S.(Acad. Economic Studies, Bucharest), Ph.D.(Poly. Univ. Bucharest)
Amine Kamen; Ph.D.(Mines ParisTech), Ph.D.(École Poly., Montr.)
Sebastian Wachsmann-Hogiu; Dipl.(Poly. Univ. Bucharest), Ph.D.(Humboldt)
Associate Professors
Georgios Mitsis; Dipl.(Nat. Tech., Athens), M.S.(Elect. Eng.), M.S.(Biomed. Eng.), Ph.D.(USC)
Yu (Brandon) Xia; B.Sc.(Peking), Ph.D.(Stan.)
Assistant Professors
Allen Ehrlicher; B.Sc., B.A.(Texas-Austin), M.Sc., Ph.D.(Leipzig)
Adam Hendricks; B.S., M.S.(Virg. Poly. Inst. & State Univ.), Ph.D.(Mich.)
J. Matt Kinsella; B.Sc.(SXU, Chicago), M.S., Ph.D.(Purd.)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) - Bioengineering (141 credits)

Program credit weight: 141-151 credits ...

For more information, see Bioengineering (141 credits).

Faculty of Engineering—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)