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Mission Statement

The missions of the Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department are founded on the need to develop well-rounded, competitive biomedical engineering professionals and to support the University's missions. Specifically, missions of the Department are:

  1. To provide high caliber BME education to students interested in the field of Biomedical Engineering.
  2. To provide cutting edge BME research to students with a unique combination of clinical and engineering experience.
  3. To collaborate in bioengineering-related educational and research opportunities that will be of significant benefit to the San Antonio and South Texas technical and business communities.
  4. To effectively support the University's mission by encouraging minority participation in graduate and undergraduate studies.