• Emeritus Professor
William A. Hyman

Research Interests

  • Dr. William A. Hyman passed away July 31, 2019. He had been on the faculty at Texas A&M University since 1972, and was ranked as an emeritus professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering since his retirement in 2011.  Read the official obituary here.

    Dr. Hyman had a profound impact on the Bioengineering Program since its inception and was instrumental in establishing the Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2002, setting it on a path to success.  He will be sorely missed and fondly remembered by former students – he taught nearly every student that passed through the program/department during his time here – as well as colleagues at the university as well as the broader biomedical engineering community.

    To honor Dr. Hyman, a named scholarship has been established to benefit students in biomedical engineering. Click here to make a donation.

    Dr. Hyman’s research and professional activity focused on medical device design; medical device system safety and human factors; and clinical engineering.

Awards & Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award, Texas A&M University, 2009, 2010
  • ACCE Lifetime Achievement Award, 2009
  • ASTM Meritorious Service Award, 2005
  • Charles C. Crawford Service Award, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, 2005
  • Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2005