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Expertise AreasBioengineering

Leading an emerging academic discipline, the Fischell Department of Bioengineering houses several interdisciplinary programs alongside faculty and students who want to make a difference in human health care through education, research, and invention.

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Bioengineering Experts

Peter Kofinas

Professor and Chair, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

A. James Clark School of Engineering

Bioengineering News Releases

UMD Biologist Gets $ 1.5 Million NIH Award to Develop Brain Mapping Techniques

“High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program” will fund project that could transform efforts to understand how neurons are wired

UMD Researcher Gets $1.1 Million NSF Grant to Perfect Gene Editing & Regulation Tools in Plants

Scientist’s work advances plant genomics research and better crop production worldwide

UMD Researchers Awarded $1.5 Million NSF Grant to Bridge Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems

First-of-a-kind bioelectronics devices could revolutionize technologies for human health, AI, energy, cyber defense and more.

New Findings Demonstrate How the Food We Eat Affects Biochemical Signals in the Gut

Research collaboration sheds light on bacteria response to sugar metabolism.

UMD Researchers Develop Breakthrough Technique to Combat Cancer Drug Resistance

Clark School Bioengineering professor leads collaborative effort to “turn off” multidrug resistance capabilities in cancer cells

Unsustained Geoengineering Could Have Animals ‘Running’ for Their Lives

Scientist from SESYNC at UMD examine how a collapsed solar shield could impact the world’s biodiversity.

NSF Funds $1.2 M in UMD Work on Neural Engineering of Complex Behaviors

Three University of Maryland engineers have been awarded new National Science Foundation (NSF) grants to research how human neural and cognitive systems interact and intersect with advances in engineering, computer science and education.

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