Welcome to the web pages of the Division of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town.

The Division is home to the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre, the South African Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering & Innovation, the South African Research Chair in Brain Imaging, and a number of research groupings. We invite you to discover our research and post-graduate programmes in Biomedical Engineering, Health Innovation and Healthcare Technology Management. Meet our enthusiastic staff members and students who make up the division. Explore opportunities to join us at the medical school at UCT.

Interests in the Division of Biomedical Engineering cover a wide range including medical imaging, medical devices, musculo-skeletal biomechanics, cell and tissue mechanobiology, biomechatronics, signal processing, rehabilitation engineering, healthcare technology management, health innovation, and neuroscience.

Our focus is biomedical engineering that addresses health in Africa, yet is globally relevant.

Staff, postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate students, January 2023