Student Organizations

The BME Department @ GT & Emory is a vibrant community filled with diverse individuals who come together to form innovative and groundbreaking organizations!


Graduate Organizations

  • Bioengineering and Bioscience Unified Graduate Students
    The Bioengineering and Bioscience Unified Graduate Students

    BBUGS is the largest, most diverse, graduate student group on the Georgia Tech campus. The BBUGS group serves as the core student group for the bioengineering and bioscience community.

  • Black Graduate Student Association
    Black Graduate Student Association

    Dedicated to the enhancement of the graduate experience for African-American students and students of African descent at Emory University.

  • BiPS(Biomedical Photonics Society)
    BiPS(Biomedical Photonics Society)

    A student organization dedicated to Biomedical Photonics through Georgia Tech and share a vision of facilitating future leaders in Biomedical Photonics community in both academy and industry.

  • Graduate Student Advocacy Board
    Graduate Student Advocacy Board

    GSAB provides a platform for BME graduate students to collectively give feedback to and work with the graduate program administration to help insure that the graduate program continues to improve and adapt.

  • Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
    Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

    A national professional development organization aimed at supporting the LGBTQIA community at Georgia Tech.

  • BME High School Science Education
    High School Science Education

    A high school science education program developed at Georgia Tech in partnership with Coretta Scott King, B.E.S.T. Academy, and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate.

  • Women in Biomedical Engineering
    Women in Biomedical Engineering

    wBME brings together female graduate students and post-doc researchers across the BME department to develop a community of successful women.  

  • Women in Engineering
    Women in Engineering

    Dedicated to recruiting top female students into engineering majors and ensure the highest level of retention by fostering an environment that encourages curiosity, creativity and intellectual and personal growth.

Undergraduate Organizations

  • Biomedical Engineering Honor Society at Georgia Tech
    The Biomedical Engineering Honor Society

    AEMB is the national biomedical engineering honor society. Founded in 1979, AEMB recognizes scholarship, leadership, and service in Biomedical Engineering students.

  • American Medical Student Association
    American Medical Student Association

    The largest pre-health organization on the Georgia Tech campus. Providing opportunities for students who are interested in a future involving various types of health care ranging from surgery to pediatrics to dentistry.

  • BME Capstone Design Project
    Capstone Design Project

    The BME capstone senior design courses provide student teams with hands-on experience in project planning, concept and prototype development, design verification testing, FDA Quality Systems Regulations, design controls and regulatory pathways for the commercialization of medical devices.

  • BME Machine Shop
    Have you ever wanted to build something you designed from the bottom up?

    The BME machine shop is available for use by students & faculty. It is equipped with several mills, a lathe, a drill press, 3D printers, and assorted hand tools. Machining and manufacturing experience is a valuable complement to the biomedical engineering curriculum.​

  • BME Undergraduate Mentoring Program
    Undergraduate Mentoring Program

    The mentoring program is a face to face peer mentoring program that ensures all incoming freshman have an upperclassmen mentor, and is part of a family of mentors there to support them.

  • BMED Student Advisory Board
    BMED Student Advisory Board

    This group serves as a liaison between nominated students and the faculty. Dedicated to representing students and improving the BME experience for all.

  • Biomedical Engineering Society at Georgia Tech
    The Biomedical Engineering Society

    The Georgia Tech branch of the national BMES organization. The BMES exists to promote the increase of Biomedical Engineering knowledge and its utilization. The organization holds social events, performs philanthropic and outreach activities, and hosts industry speakers.

  • Engineering World Health at Georgia Tech
    Engineering World Health

    Engineering World Health at Georgia Tech is one of the student chapters of the global non-profit organization. Their mission is to mobilize the biomedical engineering community to improve the quality of healthcare in resource-poor communities of the developing world.

  • BME Student Learning Commons
    U.A. Whitaker’s 4th Floor Student Learning Commons

    The BME Learning Commons  is an area for students to study, socialize, and get involved. Students can use the space in any way they please and  take full advantage of the new technology and activities held there to help them further their BME success here at GT!

  • Medical Device Entrepreneurship Society at Georgia Tech
    Medical Device Entrepreneurship Society

    GT-MDEA is dedicated to providing its members and the campus community with resources that include (but are not limited to) design and business related education, mentorship, professional development and networks, and a collaborative community.

  • Medical Robotics Club
    Ready to Learn, Design, Build Robots that help save lives?

    Medical Robotics is a club that learns, designs and builds robots related to medicine and healthcare. Our goal is to learn skills to build robots and apply those skills to design, prototype and build robots that save or improve people's lives!

  • Neuroscience Club at Georgia Tech

    Encouraging undergraduate research in neuroscience at Georgia Tech, Emory, and Georgia State.

  • Georgia Tech Chapter of oSTEM

    The Georgia Tech Chapter of oSTEM, promoting professional development among the LGBTQIA community at Georgia Tech.

  • BME Undergraduate Mentoring Program
    Undergraduate Mentoring Program

    A competitive scholarship program that serves to develop the next generation of leading bioengineering and bioscience researchers by providing a comprehensive undergraduate research experience for a full year.  Participating graduate students serve as mentors.

  • Pioneer BME Student Newsletter
    BME Student Newsletter

    The Pioneer is a BME Student Newsletter. It is a monthly student newsletter based in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech & Emory.

  • Society of Black Engineers @ Georgia Tech

    Dedicated to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

  • Society Of Hispanic Professional Engineers @ Georgia Tech

    Enhancement of the college experience for Hispanic students and students of Hispanic descent at Georgia Tech.

  • Undergraduate Achievements in Research at Georgia Tech
    Undergraduate Achievements in Research

    The Tower is an interdisciplinary research journal for undergraduate students at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Map of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

BME @ Emory

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology &
Emory University School of Medicine

313 Ferst Drive, Room 2127 Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

387 Technology Circle NW Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

BME @ Emory:
1760 Haygood Dr, Ste W 200 Atlanta, GA
Phone: 404.727.9874 :: Fax: 404.727.9873