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Research Focus Areas

Faculty members at the Rice University Department of Bioengineering have diverse research interests focused on establishing engineering principles and developing cutting-edge technologies to solve a host of life-science problems. Specific research interests include:

The department also conducts a number of research initiatives focused on connecting basic science and engineering research with clinical applications. These efforts are bolstered by the department's influential partnerships with the Texas Medical Center as well with research centers and institutes at Rice.

Research Centers and Institutes

Bioengineering faculty and graduate students benefit from mem­bership in research centers and institutes at Rice, including the: