Admission to MEMP/Bioastronautics

Applications to the PhD Program in Bioastronautics should be made as part of an application to MEMP and are due by December 15 of each year for the following September.  

Applicants to MEMP/Bioastronautics must meet the general requirements for MEMP applicants, which include a baccalaureate degree in engineering or physical science and demonstration of a sustained interest in applications of engineering and physical science to biology or medicine through courses, research, and/or work experience. In addition, candidates for MEMP/Bioastronautics must have completed at least a bachelor's degree or substantial minor in a related area such as aeronautics and astronautics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, mathematics, or physics, as well as coursework and/or research experiences demonstrating a sustained interest in space life sciences.

Please contact hst-phd-admissions@mit.edu for information about applying to MEMP or Professor Dava Newman, Program Director, for information regarding the Bioastronautics academic program.