Overview

The Department of Bioengineering offers a joint graduate program with UT Southwestern Medical Center. The relationship between UT Dallas and UT Southwestern provides students with unique opportunities to collaborate on research in basic science through clinical translations, as well as opportunities to be involved in the creation of new high-tech companies. The program emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach, combining expertise in electrical, mechanical and materials engineering, coupled with the life sciences.

 To ensure that you are taking the appropriate courses, we encourage you to consult with your advisor in the Academic Advising Program at your home institution.

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Research at UT Southwestern Medical Center is at the forefront of discovering knowledge to address complex biomedical challenges. UT Southwestern researchers have made numerous groundbreaking discoveries including determining how cells regulate cholesterol; solving the molecular structure of the complex that turns light into chemical energy; and discovering G proteins. Scientists at UT Southwestern work collaboratively and across disciplines to answer fundamental questions about human life and health.

The UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is committed to giving students the opportunity to participate in and conduct significant biomedical research. Areas of current investigation at UT Southwestern are exceedingly diverse.

For more information regarding research opportunities at UT Southwestern, please visit their departmental page.

The University of Texas at Dallas

Biomedical engineering is a broad field and includes virtually any application of engineering to medicine, biology or health care. UT Dallas has chosen to focus its biomedical research in the following areas:

  • Neural Engineering
  • Biosensors and Bioelectronics
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • Bioimaging
  • Systems Biology