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DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING

A wristwatch-like device measures cytokine levels in passive sweat

Bioengineering researchers developed a wristwatch-like device that can track cytokine levels through a patient’s sweat

Early detection is important because once a cytokine storm has been unleashed, the excessive inflammation can damage organs, causing severe illness and death
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Dr. Girgis Obaid

Congratulations Dr. Girgis Obaid

On being selected as an Advancing Bioimaging Fellow by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA).
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Ambalika holding Baxter award

Award-Winning Bioengineering Grad Student Has Sense for Medical Innovation

PhD candidate Ambalika Tanak is developing biosensors to help physicians make faster decisions that could save patients’ lives.
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We actively pursue research that leads to tech and knowledge transfer, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary

Join the Department of Bioengineering as we mark 10 years of remarkable growth as a department dedicated to human-centered engineering. Hear from University and community leaders as they reflect on our successes and our next steps as a department.

10 Year AnniversaryPodcast Series

 

The Bioengineering Difference

Students with Professor at Graduation

Academics

With access to advanced technology, highly trained engineers, and clinicians and practitioners in the field; we provide a unique environment that cultivates creativity. Learn More

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Faculty

Our faculty work in a range of disciplines and conduct groundbreaking research; as leaders in their fields, they provide students with a myriad of opportunities Learn More

Bioengineering Science Building

Facilities

The $108 million, 220,000-square-foot Bioengineering and Sciences Building recently opened and houses state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for conducting cutting-edge research. Learn More

Students working in Dr. Leonidas Bleris' Research Lab

Research

Our bioengineers work at the intersection of engineering and the life sciences, developing new technologies that improve people’s health and well-being. Learn More

Our Approach

The Bioengineering Department at UT Dallas offers an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and graduate degrees in biomedical engineering as part of collaboration with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Students graduate from our program with the ability to develop medical devices or successfully navigate medical school.

At a Glance

95
Peer Reviewed Publications

(Journal articles, book chapters and editorials)

3
Research Assistants Supported per faculty member on average

6
PhD & 31 MS degrees awarded in 2019

20%
Grant Hit Rate

$17M
In research expenditures

$19M+
awarded in grant funding

100+
grant proposals submitted totaling requests over $84M

#3
ranked Biomedical Engineering program
among TX public universities

Latest News

Bioengineering Team Helps Unravel Cellular Noise

Bioengineering Team Helps Unravel Cellular Noise

Announcements

The Distinguished Seminar Series in Bioengineering

Distingushed Bioengineering Seminar Series

Giving

With your support, our researchers can continue to innovate and push the limits of science and engineering to improve human health

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