Student Organizations

Biomedical Engineering is a vital and active field for students and working professionals. A new student chapter for both the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is being created Spring, 2017. Get in on the ground floor!

Biomedical Engineering Society

Vision: The Vision of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is to serve as the world's leading society of professionals devoted to developing and using engineering and technology to advance human health and well-being.


Mission: The Mission of the BMES is to build and support the biomedical engineering community, locally, nationally and internationally, with activities designed to communicate recent advances, discoveries, and inventions; promote education and professional development; and integrate the perspectives of the academic, medical, governmental, and business sectors.

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)

“...The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) is the authoritative voice and advocate for the value of medical and biological engineering to society. It is an organization of leaders in medical and biological engineering, consisting of academic, industrial, professional society councils and elected fellows.

AIMBE's mission includes communicating objectively with and responding to US and state government agencies, as well as lawmakers. We hope to contribute to public policy making that benefit the public.”

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is the world’s largest international society of biomedical engineers. The organization's 11,000 members reside in some 97 countries around the world. EMBS provides its members with access to the people, practices, information, ideas and opinions that are shaping one of the fastest growing fields in science.

Tau Beta Pi

National engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi was founded in 1885. Membership is by invitation and is restricted to juniors and seniors who show distinguished scholarship and exemplary character. The Mississippi Beta Chapter at Ole Miss participates in tutoring, Engineering Day and other service endeavors. Its purpose is to encourage scholarship and professionalism among engineering students.

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Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA)

EWB-USA is a non-profit humanitarian organization established to partner with developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality of life. This partnership involves the implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while involving and training internationally responsible engineers and engineering students. The University of Mississippi Chapter of the EWB-USA intends to offer engineering service opportunities and cultivates life-long learning spirits of the engineering profession, which, in turn, is expected to impact the lives of the less privileged citizens of the world.

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