Blemker was elected for exemplary contributions to the understanding of the relationship between skeletal muscle structure and...
We start with a focus on biology.
Whether we are modeling or engineering cells and tissues, analyzing large datasets, developing new imaging technologies, or synthesizing novel biomaterials, the problem statement always starts with the biology underlying the system, therapy, or disease process.
Our co-location within the highly-ranked UVA School of Medicine and UVA Health System uniquely positions us to influence the future of healthcare. Our culture values and rewards collaboration, initiative, and the translation of basic advances to achieve clinical and real world impact. In all that we do, we value and strive for diversity and inclusion.
UVA Engineering Professor Wins Outstanding Educator Award from the American Society for Engineering Education
The award recognizes significant contributions to biomedical engineering education throughout the recipient’s career.
It's hard to find a disease that Professor Shayn Peirce- Cottler's research hasn't impacted. And that's just one...
Price uses focused soundwaves to overcome the blood-brain barrier and to make tumors responsive to immunotherapy—without surgery.
For percentage of women earning BME PhD degrees among programs our size or larger (2019)
For percentage of women earning BME BS degrees among programs our size or larger (2019)
$ 13 M
Nearly $13M in total research expenditures (2019 and 2018)
Incoming PhDs who are underrepresented students in Engineering (2020 and 2019)