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

 

Student Success

UH researchers discovering unique elegance of eye’s cell biology
New research from the Cullen College of Engineering’s Biomedical Engineering Department is shedding light on how rod and cone photoreceptors in the...
Mashal Kakakhel, now a first year medical student, was lead author for a paper shedding light on how rod and cone photoreceptors in the eye work and interact. The work was done with Dr. Muna Naash, the John S. Dunn Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering.

New research from the Cullen College of Engineering’s Biomedical Engineering Department is shedding light on how rod and cone photoreceptors in the eye work and interact.

Seven BME Students Surge into SURF Program
For the summer of 2020, the Cullen College of Engineering had seven Biomedical Engineering students selected for the Summer Undergraduate Research...
Seven from Cullen College of Engineering surge into SURF program

For the summer of 2020, the Cullen College of Engineering had seven Biomedical Engineering students selected for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program.

The SURF program is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors that will be not be graduating in the year of the fellowship. A 3.0 GPA is required for full-time students, and only University of Houston main campus students are eligible.

REIGN lab student earns SURF award
A research intern in the Rehabilitation Engineering for Improving Neuromotor Control Laboratory – REIGN – has received $4,000 from the Summer...

A research intern in the Rehabilitation Engineering for Improving Neuromotor Control Laboratory – REIGN – has received $4,000 from the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program, to support her work and to attend the 2020 SURF virtual lecture series.