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Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert Elected President of the Society for Biomaterials

The Cockrell School of Engineering professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering was elected president of the Society for Biomaterials for the 2020-2021 term. Cockrell School of Engineering professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering Shelly... Keep Reading

Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Three students and one alum from the Department of Biomedical Engineering are recipients of the 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowships, and one student has received an honorable mention. The fellowships will allow students to pursue graduate studies in... Keep Reading

Better Understanding How to Control Inflammation in Autoimmune Diseases

Scientists may better understand how to control the immune system more precisely. LL37 molecules self-assemble into scaffolds (green and teal) to organize DNA (red) into periodic lattices, which amplify inflammation. Credit: UT Austin and UCLA. In autoimmune diseases such as... Keep Reading

Newest Faculty Members

Welcome to our two newest assistant professors: Sapun Parekh and Samantha Santacruz. 

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Research Areas

100%

Of Ph.D. students are fully funded

1,550+

Texas Biomedical Engineering alumni around the world

81%

Of undergraduate students participate in research