Congratulations to the Texas BME Class of 2021

May 28, 2021

On May 21, 2021, The University of Texas at Austin granted 112 bachelor's degrees, 15 master's degrees (two of which were integrated bachelor's/master's), and 19 doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering. 

 The Department of Biomedical Engineering congratulates this year's graduates on adapting and persevering during this challenging year. Watch the livestream recording and messages from leadership

BME Student Profiles


Luke Heckmann

When biomedical engineering major and outstanding senior from the class of 2021 Luke Heckmann first found out that his research would be published in Science, a highly prestigious multidisciplinary journal with an acceptance rate of around 7%, he almost couldn’t believe it. Such an opportunity is rare for graduate students, and for undergraduates, almost unheard of. Keep reading »

Abhishek Dasgupta

Filled with charisma and an entrepreneurial spirit, Abhishek Dasgupta has left his mark on the communities he’s joined and helped build at The University of Texas at Austin. Born in India, Dasgupta moved around a lot with his family as a child. He says the constant change gave him the distinct ability to interact and form bonds with people from all walks of life. Keep reading »

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BME Department Chair Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert announces biomedical engineering graduates during Graduation Recognition Moments in the EER Building.