The Fischell Department of Bioengineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
Transforming Shellfish Farming
A UMD-led team received a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to accelerate sustainable shellfish aquaculture in the United States.
Studying Embryonic Development
Dr. Giuliano Scarcelli received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to develop a novel imaging technology to measure how biological cells grow into complex tissues during embryonic development.
in research expenditures for 2019
The Fischell Department of Bioengineering welcomed two new faculty in 2020.
state-of-the-art laboratories dedicated to bioengineering research
Three BIOE faculty members received National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grants (R01) in 2018. The awards, which collectively total $5.3 million, will support research in the areas of immunology, optics, and biotherapeutics.
invention disclosures were filed by Fischell Department of Bioengineering researchers in 2017-18
As freshmen, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and computer science students worked together to launch a start-up company aimed at developing new techniques to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.
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UMD Launches Biocomputational Engineering Degree Program
New undergraduate degree merges biology, data science, and computer programming