10 Year Anniversary Symposium

Join the Department of Bioengineering at The University of Texas at Dallas as we commemorate our 10th anniversary. Hear from industry leaders, build your virtual network of colleagues and learn about the latest biomedical engineering research advancements at UT Dallas.

The symposium culminates the year-long celebration of the Department of Bioengineering’s 10th anniversary. Since the inception of the department a decade ago, UT Dallas has made remarkable progress in educating future bioengineers and performing groundbreaking research to improve human health.

Please join the symposium live events using the links below:

Agenda

Thursday, April 8

Time (CST) Speaker
9:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Opening Remarks by University Leaders
Dr. Stephanie Adams

Dr. Stephanie G. Adams
Dean
Jonsson School

Dr. Inga Musselman

Dr. Inga Musselman
VP Academic Affairs,
Provost

Dr. Richard C. Benson

Dr. Richard C. Benson
President
UT Dallas

Dr. Daniel Podolsky

Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky
President
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. James B. Milliken

Dr. James B. Milliken
Chancellor
UT System

Dr. Shalini Prasad

Dr. Shalini Prasad
Department Head
Bioengineering

9:45 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. Panel: Opportunity and Future of Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Richard C. Benson

Dr. Richard C. Benson
President
UT Dallas

Dr. Joseph J. Pancrazio

Dr. Joseph J. Pancrazio
VP Research
UT Dallas

Dr. David W. Russell

Dr. David W. Russell
Vice Provost and Dean of Research
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Townhall Q&A
11:00 a.m. — noon Panel: State of the Art and BME Faculty Presentation – Part I
Dr. Teial Desai

Dr. Tejal Desai
Chair of Biomedical Engineering
UCSF

BME Faculty Lightning Talks
noon — 12:30 p.m. Break and Poster Session
12:30 p.m. — 1:30 p.m. Diversity in Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Stephanie Adams

Dr. Stephanie G. Adams
Dean
Jonsson School

Dr. Gilda Barabino

Dr. Gilda Barabino
President
Olin College of Engineering

Jihad El Allami

Jihad El Allami
BS’20 Biomedical Engineering
UT Dallas

Ka'Toria Leitch

Ka’Toria Leitch
PhD student in Bioengineering
UT Dallas

1:30 p.m. — 2:30 p.m. Poster Session
Virtual Tour of UT Dallas Bioengineering

Friday, April 9

Time (CST) Speaker
9:00 a.m. — 10:50 a.m. Panel: Industry Opportunity in Biomedical Engineering
Steve Guengerich

Steve Guengerich
AVP, Innovation and Commercialization (Moderator)
UT Dallas

Dr. Jonathan Sorger

Dr. Jonathan Sorger
VP for Research
Intuitive Surgical

Dr. Manasi Reardon

Dr. Manasi Reardon
Head of Advanced Development
Abbott Neuromodulation

Dr. Claire Aldridge

Dr. Claire Aldridge
Scientific Advisor
Biotech+ Hub at Pegasus Park

Q&A
10:50 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. Break and Poster Session
11:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Panel: State of the Art and BME Faculty Presentation – Part II
Dr. John Hansen

Dr. John Hansen
Associate Dean for Research
Jonsson School

Dr. Krishna Shenoy

Dr. Krishna Shenoy
Professor
Stanford University

BME Faculty Lightning Talks
12:30 p.m. — 12:40 p.m. Break and Poster Session
12:40 p.m. — 2:30 p.m. Panel: Alumni and Career in Biomedical Engineering
Christopher Bhatti

Christopher Bhatti
Assistant VP Development &
Alumni Relations, UT Dallas

Ambalika Tanak

Ambalika Tanak
PhD student in Bioengineering
UT Dallas

Kevin Patel

Kevin Patel
Chief Executive Officer
HERMTAC

Dr. Felix Deku

Dr. Felix Deku
Neurotechnologist

Dr. Josh Floren

Josh Floren
President
Texas Health Resources Hospital Plano

2:30 p.m. — 2:40 p.m. Poster Awards and Closing Remarks

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