Biomedical Engineering in ScandinaviaSemester Course

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Major Discipline(s)
Biology, Biomedicine / Biotechnology, Engineering
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

Engineer tools for biomedical discovery. This course explores the design, development, and implementation of cutting edge technologies instrumental in advancing the biomedical sciences. Featuring current developments in Stockholm and the Nordic region, the course incorporates Field Studies with real-life examples from academia and industry, to explain, analyze, and evaluate engineering principles behind technology design. Topics may include medical devices, noninvasive imaging, biomechanics, nanotechnologies, stem cell and tissue engineering, molecular and structural imaging technologies, and genetic engineering. Through a collaborative project involving local researchers and industry partners, you utilize engineering principles to propose novel technologies within the field.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Chemistry / Biochemistry, Physics / Biophysics


Adam Darwich

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, United Kingdom (2014). Assistant Professor in Health Systems Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm, Sweden. Research focus on modelling and simulation of systems and processes related to healthcare, health services, pharmaceutical development, and precision dosing. With DIS since 2021.


Wen Zhong

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Linköping University (2022-present). Ph.D., Bioinformatics, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2018). Postdoctoral Researcher, ScilifeLab, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm, Sweden (2018-2021). BEng, Biomedical Engineering, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (2013). Research focus on integration of multi-omics, interplay between genetics and phenotypes, and development of data-driven strategies/tools for precision medicine. With DIS since 2022.