Mission and Vision


The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida is dedicated to developing innovative and clinically translatable biomedical technologies, educating future generations of biomedical engineers, and cultivating leaders, by nurturing the integration of engineering, science, and healthcare in a collaborative and dynamic educational and research environment.


The faculty, students, and alumni of the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering will lead in the discovery and development of innovative biomedical solutions to improve healthcare in the State of Florida and worldwide. To achieve this vision, the department will leverage the unique co-localization of talent and resources in engineering, biology, medicine, veterinary science, dentistry, and technology commercialization at the University of Florida, thereby maximizing opportunities for interdisciplinary student education and clinical translation of technologies to improve human health.