Biomedical and Biological Materials and Manufacturing (BBMM) Cluster

The biomedical and biological materials and manufacturing (BBMM) pillar primarily conducts research in the following areas: cardiovascular engineering and biotechnology, design and manufacturing of the next generation of prosthetic heart valves and other medical devices, hemodynamics and computational fluid dynamics, surgical simulation and bio-robotics/Bio MEMs/NEMs.

An ear sample printed by the gelatin-based hydrogel using a stereolithography 3D bioprinting system (courtesy of Dr. Keekyoung Kim).

Mechanics of Atherosclerosis (courtesy of Dr. Hadi Mohammadi).


Dr. Adriano Manso
Associate Professor
Faculty of Dentistry
Vancouver Campus

Dr. Sepideh Pakpour
Assistant Professor
School of Engineering
Okanagan Campus

Cluster News

BC government invests in more UBC biomedical and manufacturing engineers

Jan 16, 2018

The Government of BC has committed funds for the creation of 624 spaces in undergraduate engineering and computer science programs.

UBC Researcher Looks to the Future of Bone Replacements

Aug 17, 2017

Researcher examines potential of artificial bones made with 3D printer.