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McMaster University

Biomedical Research

Areas of BME research within the ECE department include:

  • computer-based systems and techniques for recording and analysing physiological signals;
  • computational, theoretical and experimental neuroscience in motor and sensory systems;
  • speech and hearing engineering, particularly with application to devices for the hearing impaired
    such as hearing aids and cochlear implants;
  • implantable biological sensors;
  • analysis of cardiorespiratory control;
  • biomedical imaging and signal processing techniques; and
  • development of instrumentation for therapeutic applications of electromagnetic fields.

Collaborations exist with researchers in the Faculties of Science and Health Sciences at McMaster, as well as other institutions in Canada and worldwide.

BME research projects are funded by the federal and provincial governments, private foundations and Canadian companies, including Gennum Corporation.

Please send all inquiries about our Graduate Studies Programme (application forms, information, course offerings, etc.) to our Graduate Studies Secretary

Other Research Programs Available: