Be world-class in the advancement of biomedical engineering education, research, and professional services for the betterment of human health.



To nurture future leaders in prosthetics and orthotics, clinical engineering, medical instrumentation and sensors, and biological engineering by imparting interdisciplinary knowledge, innovative ideas, critical thinking and practical skills
To advance knowledge in the prevention, diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, and rehabilitation of medical conditions and in promoting healthy and active aging through interdisciplinary research and technology transfer
To enhance the quality of life for people with impairment or special needs by offering user-focused services in assistive technology, rehabilitation engineering, prosthetics and orthotics, and smart aging



  • Long history and fruitful achievements in BME education and research
  • Practical BME graduates with broad knowledge and critical thinking
  • Integration of prosthetist and orthotist training with BME program
  • Integrated education, research and service in rehabilitation engineering
  • Strong and supportive BME alumni
  • Broad and strong industrial and professional connections
  • Strengths in both fundamental research and knowledge transfer


Research Themes

  • Medical Imaging and Biosensing
  • Molecular and Cellular Engineering
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Science and Engineering
  • Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Rehabilitation Engineering


Education Programmes

  • BSc(Hons) in BME
  • Taught Postgraduate Study: MSc in BME
  • Research Postgraduate Study: PhD and MPhil in BME



  • 1987-2006       Jockey Club Rehabilitation Engineering Center, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
  • 2006-2012       Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
  • 2012-2017       Interdisciplinary Division of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
  • 2017 onward   Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering