Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering

Spring 2015 Ph.D. graduates at convocation

GOALS AND MISSION

Our main goal is to develop leadership in academia, government, and industry nationally and globally. The importance of global scientific, social, and cultural interaction and the demands of the dynamic, ever-changing global healthcare economy have been strongly emphasized in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The research in the graduate program focuses on three main areas, neural, cognitive, and rehabilitation engineering, biomedical imaging, and bionanoscience.

WHY UH BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING?

  • Distinguished faculty that are focused on mentoring and developing leaders in the field of BME
  • Proximity to the world's largest medical center
  • Opportunities for multi-institutional collaboration and research
  • 95% of current full-time Doctoral students are fully funded
  • Located within a dynamic city, filled with culture, history, and activities for every passion

 

Graduate School Experience

Student Success

BME student’s capstone aims to help stroke, spinal cord injury patients
Arturo Velazquez, a senior at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering, knows about the anxiety a medical issue can cause, and as a...
UH senior Arturo Velazquez has been recognized for his efforts in and outside of the classroom and research labs. He was one of six 2020 UH student recipients of scholarships from the Great Minds in STEM program.

Arturo Velazquez, a senior at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering, knows about the anxiety a medical issue can cause, and as a result, he’s attempting to make a difference by studying the field of Biomedical Engineering.

6 Cullen College students selected for Great Minds in STEM scholarships
Six students from the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston have been honored by the Great Minds in STEM organization as 2020...
Senior Jose Vargas.

Six students from the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston have been honored by the Great Minds in STEM organization as 2020 scholars, and been rewarded with scholarships.

For more than 30 years, GMiS has served as an educational and national 501(c)3 nonprofit, whose vision is to be a national leader in keeping America technologically strong by promoting science, technology, engineering and math careers, especially in underserved communities.

UH graduate’s work identifies new clues behind vision loss due to impaired metabolism
A graduate of the biomedical engineering doctorate program at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has published new research...
Dr. Tirthankar Sinha, a graduate of the biomedical engineering doctorate program at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and now a postdoctoral research fellow in Dr. Claudio Soto's Lab at the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, has published new research about how vitamin and protein deficiencies can lead to metabolic abnormalities in the eye.

A graduate of the biomedical engineering doctorate program at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has published new research about how vitamin and protein deficiencies can lead to metabolic abnormalities in the eye.