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DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING

Commencement

Congratulations to all of our 2022 Graduates!

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Sweat Sensor

Sweat Sensor Makes Big Strides in Detecting Infection Indicators

University of Texas at Dallas bioengineers in collaboration with EnLiSense LLC have designed a wearable sensor that can detect two key biomarkers of infection in human sweat, a significant step toward early warnings of infections such as COVID-19 and influenza.
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Dr. Shalini Prasad

Bioengineering Professor Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Dr. Shalini Prasad was elected a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) for her pioneering contributions in developing sweat wearables for tracking and management of chronic diseases and for prognostic monitoring in pandemics.
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Dr. Heather Hayenga

UTD Bioengineer’s Rare Cancer Inspires Common Research Mission

Dr. Heather Hayenga turned her research focus toward solving the genetic engineering puzzle behind her rare form of cancer and enlisted her colleagues to help.
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Badrinath Jagannath

Baxter Honoree Found Early Inspiration To Improve Lives, Innovate

Badrinath Jagannath PhD’21 received a Baxter Young Investigator Award for his work to develop a biosensor for early detection of infectious diseases.
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TI Building

UTD, UT Southwestern Break Ground on TI Bioengineering Building

Construction has begun for a new building that will catalyze a unique partnership between UT Southwestern Medical Center and The University of Texas at Dallas, bringing their biomedical engineering programs together to foster innovative solutions for unmet medical needs.
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We actively pursue research that leads to tech and knowledge transfer, innovation and entrepreneurship.

 

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

   
Center Point Symposium

At a Glance

93
Peer Reviewed Publications

(Journal articles, book chapters and editorials)

3
Research Assistants Supported per faculty member on average

6
PhD & 29 MS degrees awarded in 2020

21%
Grant Hit Rate

$14.7M
In research expenditures

$6.4M+
awarded in grant funding

68+
grant proposals submitted totaling requests over $55M

#3
ranked Biomedical Engineering program
among TX public universities

Latest News

Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Texas and around the United States, the Center Point Bioengineering Symposium is postponed until September 16th, 2022.

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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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