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Our Mission

The Center for Biomedical Engineering (CBME) provides an effective organization for research and training in a strong multi-disciplinary environment. Our mission is to improve the quality of health care delivery through the advancement of bioengineering and biotechnology. We achieve this goal by:

  • Developing cooperative research and teaching relationships between UTMB medical faculty and bioengineers at UTMB and other Texas universities
  • Providing graduate and postdoctoral students with a means to conduct their research endeavors alongside experienced physicians, scientists, and biomedical engineers
  • Establishing strategic alliances with industry partners to enable access to advanced technology and facilitate the process of technology transfer
  • Attracting funding for research and training from diverse organizations

Dr. Massoud Motamedi, Ph.D.

About Us

The UTMB Center for Biomedical Engineering was established in 1989 as one of the UTMB Centers of Excellence and part of the School of Medicine. The structure of the center pairs biomedical engineers with clinicians and basic scientists to achieve common research goals and serves as an outstanding vehicle for the success of diverse research activities.

Under the direction of Director Massoud Motamedi, investigators at CBME have ongoing, active collaborations with colleagues in the School of Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the School of Allied Health.