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 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

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