Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department at NEHU was established in the year 2012, with the specific purpose to promote studies in new emerging areas of medical sciences employing advancements in technology for the benefit of masses. The Department of the University intends to provide education to young biomedical engineers for the achievement of better health care with emphasis on learning new techniques, Research and Development (R&D) and Industry-Institution interaction in the field. The Department aims to focus on strengthening research activities for development of products and services which can be transferred to the society for the benefit of mankind. The department is presently running U.G. and Ph.D program in BME.  The students are being prepared to face the emerging challenges by faculty members having rich expertise, diversity and experience in the field. The Department faculties are successfully running several Government funded projects from UGC, DST, DBT, ICMR etc. and having strong collaborations with experts from national and international institutes such as IIT-Delhi; IIT-Roorkee; IIT-Guwahati; IIT(BHU), Varanasi; MNNIT, Allahabad, CSIO, Chandigarh, AIIMS, New Delhi, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong; FIU and Drexel University, USA, University of Melbourne, Australia and the University of Glasgow, UK to name a few. The Department has well developed laboratories and recently established Human Gait and Biomechanics laboratory which is first of its kind in the entire Eastern region of the country.