Committed to solving the world’s greatest health problems through the exploration of new ideas, integrated research and innovation, the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University is producing the next generation of biomedical engineers, developing new technologies and new jobs, and achieving revolutionary advancements for the future of health care.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering has unique strengths in biomedical optics, cardiovascular biomechanics and biomaterials. The department’s faculty members are internationally recognized and collegial with collaborative relationships that span engineering, physical and natural sciences, medicine and veterinary sciences.


The departmental vision is to be a global leader in biomedical engineering by working to solve the world’s greatest health problems and engineering innovative research solutions that advance health by providing quality teaching, mentoring and experiential learning, and by excelling in professional and public service.


The fundamental mission of the department is to serve its students by providing an exciting and challenging academic environment; serve its profession through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge; serve the university system by facilitating and leading multidisciplinary biomedical research; and serve the growing biotechnology and biomedical device industry in Texas via technology transfer and educating the workforce.


The objectives of the biomedical engineering program are to produce high-quality graduates with a broad-based education in engineering, life sciences and natural sciences; graduates who earn graduate degrees, careers in the biomedical or biotechnology industries or entry into medical or other professional schools; graduates who will make significant contributions in biomedical industries, medicine and other sectors; and graduates who will apply acquired knowledge appropriately, work professionally with others, effectively communicate ideas and technical information and continue to learn and improve their knowledge base and skills.