Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

As the full-service professional society for students interested in bioengineering and biomedical engineering, the organization's goal is "to promote the increase of biomedical engineering knowledge and its utilization." BMES offers many opportunities to learn about engineering and meet fellow students with similar interests. Valuable information includes:

  • Presentations on current information in research topics
  • Academic programs
  • Career options
  • Bioengineering projects for Engineering Open House
  • Numerous volunteer/outreach opportunities, as well as social events

For information on the UI BMES chapter and how to join, visit