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    University of North Texas
    Jul 23, 2024  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Biomedical Engineering

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Main Departmental Office
Discovery Park, Room A160 E

Mailing address:
1155 Union Circle #310440
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Fax: 940-369-8570

Web site:

Vijay Vaidyanathan, Interim Chair


Mission and vision

The mission of the department of Biomedical Engineering is to provide a student-centered environment that facilitates a culture of interdisciplinary learning and innovation, while encouraging active participation in scholarly and professional activities to serve the biomedical engineering profession and society, while advancing regional economic development.

The vision of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is to create an innovative, interdisciplinary academic program that emphasizes the fundamentals  of biomedical engineering; state-of-the-art applications pertaining to biomedical instrumentation, biomechanics and bioinformatics, and other health care–related areas in an environment of life-long learning and research.

Program educational objectives for the biomedical engineering program

Graduates of the biomedical engineering program will:

  1. Successfully practice biomedical engineering to serve state and regional industries, hospitals, government agencies, or national and international industries.
  2. Work professionally in one or more of the following areas: biomedical instrumentation, biomechanics, and bioinformatics.
  3. Achieve personal and professional success with a commitment to ethical and social responsibility, both as individuals and in team environments.
  4. Engage in lifelong learning, including entering and succeeding in an advanced degree program in a field such as engineering, science, business or medicine.




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