Biomedical Engineering in ScandinaviaSemester Course

Week-Long Study Tour
Core Course Week Study Tour
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 technological design. Topics may include medical devices, biomedical imaging, biomechanics, nanotechnologies, stem cell and tissue engineering, pharmaceutical engineering, health informatics, and omics. Through a collaborative project, you will distill your learnings from local researchers and industry partners while utilizing 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


Liv Egnell

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

PhD. (Biophysics, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2021). MSc. (Biomedical Engineering. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2014). BSc. (Biomedical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology 2014). BSc. (Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology 2012). Previous experience in clinical operations in a Copenhagen-based medtech startup developing AI for radiology. Currently working with clinical affairs at Getinge. With DIS since 2023.

Adam Darwich

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, United Kingdom (2014). Associate 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.