Overview

The education aims of the CMI program are:

1) to educate engineering students in aspects of medical product design and development process through being involved in meaningful, real-world projects;
2) to educate medical students and clinicians in engineering methodology in developing solutions to their problems; and
3) to educate business and law students on the unique contributions that those professions make in development of new medical technology.

The Department of Bioengineering offers two formal educational programs that enable the CMI educational mission:

1) Professional Master of Science in Bioengineering - Medical Product Engineering , admission to which is by application to and acceptance from the Department of Bioengineering only ; and
2) Graduate Certificate in Medical Product Innovation , which can be earned by students in any graduate program in the University upon completion of certificate requirements. Additionally, post-baccalaureate and post-professional students interested in obtaining the Certificate only can apply to the Department of Bioengineering for admission to the Certificate program.

 

To apply, please visit the Graduate Admissions Page on the Swanson School of Engineering website.

To schedule a meeting with Dr. Kilichan Gurleyik make an appointment using his Acuity Scheduling Calendar

For questions on CMI Research contact Dr. Alan Hirschman at alh138@pitt.edu

 


Visit and Tours

By car ... from the East: Cars traveling from the east via the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) should take Exit 57 to I-376 West. From I-376 (the "Parkway East") take the "University of Pittsburgh/Oakland/Route 885 North" exit (Exit 3B) onto Bates Street. Stay on Bates until you reach Mckee Pl., approximately four-tenths of a mile. Turn left onto Mckee Place and continue until Mckee meets Forbes Ave. Take a right on Forbes Ave. and travel until Forbes Ave. meets Oakland Ave. Turn left onto Oakland Ave. and continue though the next stop light onto De Soto St. At the first stop light on De Soto St., take a right onto O'Hara St. Benedum Hall will be on your right.

... from the West: Cars traveling from the west via the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) should take Exit 28 (Cranberry) and follow I-79 South to I-279 South. Follow I-279 to the "Veteran's Bridge" exit, then exit onto I-579 South. Proceed on I-579 to the "Oakland/Monroeville" exit, and then exit onto the Boulevard of the Allies. Continue on the Boulevard of the Allies for about 1 mile until to see the "Forbes Avenue" exit on your right. Take the "Forbes Avenue" exit and travel until Forbes Ave. meets Oakland Ave. Turn left onto Oakland Ave. and continue though the next stop light onto De Soto St. At the first stop light on De Soto St., take a right onto O'Hara St. Benedum Hall will be on your right.

... from the North: Take I-79 South to I-279 South. (You exit to the left off I-79.) Follow I-279 until the "Veteran's Bridge" exit onto I-579 South. Proceed on I-579 to the "Oakland/Monroeville" exit onto the Boulevard of the Allies. Continue on the Boulevard of the Allies for about 1 mile until to see the "Forbes Avenue" exit on your right. Take the "Forbes Avenue" exit and travel until Forbes Ave. meets Oakland Ave. Turn left onto Oakland Ave. and continue though the next stop light onto De Soto St. At the first stop light on De Soto St., take a right onto O'Hara St. Benedum Hall will be on your right.

... from the South, including Pittsburgh International Airport: Follow I-79 North to the exit for I-279 North. Take I-279 through the Fort Pitt Tunnels and across the bridge to the I-376 Monroeville Exit (first exit on the right). Follow I-376 to the "Forbes Avenue-Oakland" exit. Take the "Forbes Avenue-Oakland" exit and travel until Forbes Ave. meets Oakland Ave. Turn left onto Oakland Ave. and continue though the next stop light onto De Soto St. At the first stop light on De Soto St., take a right onto O'Hara St. Benedum Hall will be on your right.

The following information is available at https://oafa.pitt.edu/visit/tours/

Prospective undergraduate students can take a campus walking tour guided by one of our Pitt Pathfinders (currently enrolled students). The tour will show you campus, a residence hall room, a dining facility, give you a student’s view of campus life, and so much more. Tours are typically offered Monday-Friday every hour on the hour from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Your tour will leave from the lobby of Alumni Hall and will last between 60-90 minutes. 

Tours depart despite the weather conditions so please be prepared. Your Pathfinder will stay indoors as much as possible in extreme conditions, but the Heart of Campus tour requires walking between buildings. If there is a lightning strike within 3 miles of campus, tours will not depart. Should a storm begin while you are on tour, your Pathfinder will guide you to the safest location which may include quickly returning to Alumni Hall. Don’t forget your comfortable walking shoes!

Make your reservation today!

Prospective graduate students may tour campus with the Trailblazers, graduate student tour guides. If you are a graduate student interested in a tour, please contact gradtours@pitt.edu.

 

Graduate and professional student ambassadors for Pitt providing campus tours since 2013. Our mission is to help prospective students looking at graduate or professional programs here at Pitt make an informed decision about their academic career.

For more information please visit:
http://www.trailblazers.pitt.edu/