BME Societies

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Student Chapter

At the University of Connecticut’s BMES Student Chapter, we strive to increase the knowledge of biomedical engineering within our student body and the surrounding community. We currently have approximately 90 undergraduate student and 15 graduate members. Through seminar series, open houses, career fairs, and more we try to pass on the field of biomedical engineering to others. Feel free to contact the BMES Student Chapter at, or visit our website at .

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Syam Nukavarapu

Student Officers for AY 2021-2022:

President: Joseph Caruso
Vice President: Jennifer Kim
Treasurer: Devin Kot-Thompson
Secretary: Manogna Komma

Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB), BME National Honor Society

Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB) is a biomedical engineering honor society. Membership of AEMB is offered to the top fifth of juniors and top third of seniors in BME, who have completed at least six semester credit hours of BME courses. Feel free to contact the AEMB Student Chapter at

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sabato Santaniello

AEMB Constitution

Engineering World Health, UConn Student Chapter

Engineering World Health inspires and mobilizes the Biomedical Engineering community to improve the quality of health care in resource-poor communities of the developing world. This is done in part by developing and introducing novel health care technologies appropriate for resource-poor settings. The goal of this chapter is to provide students with the life-changing experience of contributing to improving lives of individuals in developing nations through hands-on innovation and manufacturing of design projects developed by the Engineering World Health Organization. Feel free to contact the EWH Student Chapter at

Faculty Advisor: Guoan Zheng

Student Officers for AY 2020-2021:

President: Michael Windover
Vice President: Dawson Hettrick
Treasurer: Justyn Welsh