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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Big Idea Competition Winenrs


The Decade of Excellence Undergraduate Research Program seeks to increase undergraduate student retention and matriculation to graduate school through undergraduate research in bioengineering faculty labs.
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Big Idea Competition Winenrs

Biomedical Engineering student startup wins the Big Idea Competition

The winning startup Glaucomedi, was founded by Hebah Abdallah, MS student in Biomedical Engineering, Jacob Awkal, senior Biomedical Engineering major, and Karanjit Kooner, Associate Professor at UTSW.
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Dr. Stuart Cogan

Brain Implant Designed To Help People with Blindness

Dr. Stuart Cogan, professor of Bioengineering, is working on a project with lead researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology on Implanting a device into the brain to generate a rough perception of sight for people with blindness.
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Bioengineering 10th anniversary

Bioengineering Celebrates a Decade of Excellence

Join the Department of Bioengineering for events and celebrations throughout the 2020-2021 academic year in honor of its 10th anniversary.
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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


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 & 31 MS degrees awarded in 2019

Grant Hit Rate

In research expenditures

awarded in grant funding

grant proposals submitted totaling requests over $84M

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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