Careers After M.Eng.

Reflective of the interdisciplinary nature of the field of bioengineering, students who have graduated from the Master of Engineering program have pursued various careers. Many have gone onto work in industry, while others have continued to pursue further advanced degrees (MD, PhD, MS, etc.).

Here are examples of a few companies (ranging from large, global firms to start-ups) and programs that our students have joined:


  • 10x Genomics
  • Welch Allen
  • Tempus Lab
  • United Imaging, China
  • US Med-Equip
  • Stryker
  • Prenosis
  • Innsight
  • Baxter
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • Health Scholars
  • PhotoniCare
  • Viv Labs
  • Karl Storz (Shanghai)
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Qualcomm
  • AbbVie
  • Phillips
  • AveXis
  • Dickson
  • Center for Magnetic Resonance Research – UIC

Job titles:  Microfluidics Engineer, Systems Engineer, Data Analyst, Biomedical Project Engineer, Quality Engineer, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Quality Engineer, Research Development Lab Technician, Research Engineer, Chemist, Process Engineer, Validation Engineer, Research Associate and others.

Schools (accepted into PhD or MD programs)

  • Midwestern University Chicago
  • Univ of Texas, Dallas
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Tulane University
  • University of Illinois Chicago