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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Fall 2021 Commencement

Congratulations Class of Fall 2021
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REU Program

2022 Undergraduate Research Scholars

Work with world class faculty in state-of-the-art labs while expanding your knowledge and skills in research! Apply now to the UT Dallas Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Scholars REU program.
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Bioengineer’s Cancer Research Hits Close to Home

Dr. Shashank Sirsi Has studied a method to improve neuroblastoma treatment for more than a decade, well before his son, J.D., was diagnosed with the cancer that affects 700-800 children each year
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New Building

UTD, UT Southwestern Break Ground on TI Bioengineering Building

Ground has been broken for construction of 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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The Bioengineering Difference

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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



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


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


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

Peer Reviewed Publications

(Journal articles, book chapters and editorials)

Research Assistants Supported per faculty member on average

PhD & 29 MS degrees awarded in 2020

Grant Hit Rate

In research expenditures

awarded in grant funding

grant proposals submitted totaling requests over $55M

ranked Biomedical Engineering program
among TX public universities

Latest News

Bioengineering Team Helps Unravel Cellular Noise

Bioengineering Team Helps Unravel Cellular Noise


The Distinguished Seminar Series in Bioengineering

Distingushed Bioengineering Seminar Series


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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