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Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
Spring 2015 Ph.D. graduates at convocation


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.


  • Distinguished faculty that are focused on mentoring and developing leaders in the field of BME
  • A member of 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


Online MS in Biomedical Engineering

UH BME now offers a completely online master's program through UH-Extend. Click here to learn more.


Student Success

A doctoral student at the Cullen College of Engineering has been recognized with a NASA Silver Achievement Medal, for outstanding leadership and innovation of the biomedical and countermeasure hardware selection and flight…
BME Ph.D. student Seyedmadani earns NASA Silver Achievement Medal
Three Cullen College of Engineering doctoral student graduates – all now working in industry – have been recognized for stellar work on their dissertations for the 2022-23 academic year. To recognize the value of the outstanding…
Fang, Mallette, Mozaffari honored for dissertations
Biomedical Engineering senior Lilly Roelofs didn't even know she was being considered for this year's Cynthia Oliver Coleman, P.E. Rising Star Award, but she was ecstatic when she received the email announcing her as the…
BME's Roelofs 2023 Rising Star Award winner