News & Events
May, 2017: Prof. Marcy Zenobi, the track advisor for Molecular Bioengineering, was appointed as Associate Professor of Tissue Engineering and Biofabrication at D-HEST. We congratulate her for her achievements.
March 6, 2017: An information event took place for ETH Bachelors: ETZ E 6, from 12:15 to 13:00. Slides from the presentation (PDF, 3.8 MB) by Christian Frei.
September, 2016: 39 new students from 14 different countries have started our programme. Of these, two thirds are international students. The welcome presentation by Christian Frei can be downloaded here: Welcome_2016 (PDF, 2.5 MB).
March, 2016: FoRe (Forward / Reverse) Microarray, a technique developed by BME student Marco Habegger, is a featured article in ETH News.
March, 2016: An information event for ETH students about our programme took place on March 7. The presentation can be downloaded here (PDF, 4.3 MB).
January, 2016: A new 3D microprinting process, developed at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, is a featured article at ETH News.
September, 2015: We welcome 35 new students to the programme. The students are from Canada, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Italy, Lebanon, Spain, Switzerland, UK and USA. Pdf document of the welcome presentation by Christian Frei (PDF, 3.6 MB)
June, 2015: Work by Prof. Marco Stampanoni on X-ray microscopy is featured in an article at ETH News.
March, 2015: An orientation for ETH students took place on March 4. The presentation can be downloaded here:
Orientation (PDF, 4.3 MB)
February, 2015: ETH News features an atomic force microscope, developed at the Laboratory for Biosensors and Bioelectronics.
December, 2014: An ETH globe magazine interview with Profs Volkmar Falk, Dimos Poulikakos and Edoardo Mazza on the development of an artifical heart.
September, 2014: Prof. Viola Vogel retires from being a track advisor for Molecular Bioengineering. Viola was instrumental for setting up the track and to develop it towards biological and medical applications of mechanobiology. We thank her for her work and enthusiasm during the last years.
September, 2014: We welcome 36 new students to the programme. The students are from China, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwin, Turkey and USA.
March 2014: Prof. Marco Stampanoni has been elected as a new co-track advisor for the track "Medical Physics". He will work together with Prof. Tony Lomax.
March, 2014: An orientation for ETH students took place on March 4.
September, 2013: 31 students will start the programme in the autumn semester of 2013. The students are from China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey and USA.
July, 2013: The new Programme Regulations (Studienreglement 2013) has been approved by the Rectorate. The new Programme Regulations apply to all students that will enter the program in the autumn semester 2013. Please refer to the "documents" page for a link to the document. For students that have started the program in 2012 or before, the old Studienreglement 2009 does still apply.
March, 2013: An orientation for ETH students took place on March 7.
Oct, 2012: "Medical Physics" has been added as a fifth track to our program. The track advisor for this new track will be Prof. Tony Lomax. Applications to all tracks, including medical physics, will start November 1, to start studying in the fall semester of 2013.
Sept, 2012: We welcome the Class of 2012. 24 students from the following countries have started the MSc in Biomedical Engineering: Austria, Canada, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Romania, Switzerland and USA.
March, 2012: Christian Frei took over the position from Marcy as the coordinator of the MSc program. Christian will teach the lab course in June, and the fall lectures "Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers".
Sept, 2010: We welcome the Class of 2010
Sept, 2009 31 students begin the BME Master course
Nov, 2008: Program instructor Alfredo Franco-Obregon wins the Golden Owl Teaching Award
Sept, 2008: 33 students students representing Austria, Canada, China, Columbia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Luxembourg, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, USA have begun the Master program. Welcome!
Sept, 2007: 15 Students begin the Master in Biomedical Engineering program this Fall Semester.
Sept 2007: Master Student Laura Sasportas wins a Fulbright Science and Technology Award.
Sept, 2006: 20 Students will start the Masters program this winter semester. Students come from Switzerland, China, France, Turkey, the United States, Canada, Iran, the United Kingdom, Greece, and Egypt. Welcome!
March, 2006 : The airline magazine Swiss features an article on Master student Siddhartha Jha
January 1, 2006: Janos Vörös joins the Institute for Biomedical Engineering as Professor for Bioelectronics. Prof. Vörös will be the faculty advisor for the Bioinstrumentation and Signal Processing Track of the masters program.
July 5, 2005: The Board of Directors of the ETH approves the Study Guidelines (Studienreglement) for the Masters ETH in Biomedical Engineering.
May 31, 2005: 22 students have been accepted to the Masters program for the 2005-06 academic year! The international program welcomes students from China, Turkey, France, India, Switzerland and the United States.