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The UT Dallas Department of Bioengineering invites applications for two positions: a tenure system Associate Professor (joint position with Mechanical Engineering) and an Assistant Professor of Instruction.
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FDA Approves Stroke Rehabilitation Therapy Created at UT Dallas

Bioengineering faculty members are part of the Texas Biomedical Device Center Team whose therapy could increase the effectiveness of physical rehabilitation for stroke survivors.
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Army Grant Assists Researchers’ Mission Against ALS

An interdisciplinary team of researchers including bioengineering faculty will study the use of gene-editing tool CRISPR to delete a genetic mutation causing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease.
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Bioengineering Symposium Highlights Advances, Collaborations

As UT Dallas celebrated the first decade of its bioengineering program at a virtual 10th Anniversary Symposium, the focus was on expanding future partnerships to develop technology to improve and save lives
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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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We actively pursue research that leads to tech and knowledge transfer, innovation and entrepreneurship.

 

The Bioengineering Difference

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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

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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

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

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Bioengineering Team Helps Unravel Cellular Noise

Bioengineering Team Helps Unravel Cellular Noise

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The Distinguished Seminar Series in Bioengineering

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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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