• Cheng Zhu and Hanjoong Jo Named Biomedical Engineering Society Fellows

  • Study Sheds Light on Sickle Cell Disease and Offers New Hope for Patients

  • Georgia Tech's Brandon Dixon Receives NSF Career Award

    for his innovation on multi-scale approaches to quantify biomechanical control of lymphatic pump function
  • Chong Shin - New Study Spotlights the Regenerative Capacity of Liver Cells

Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience

The Petit Institute has revolutionized the term "interdisciplinary research," and has become internationally recognized for its ability tackle complex research problems using an interdisciplinary approach. It has grown to include 160 faculty members from a wide variety of disciplines, which has played a vital role in building its interdisciplinary culture.

Research Focus Areas


BioE Orientation & Expo
New grad students get the lowdown on interdisciplinary bioengineering program
One Step Closer
Santangelo part of $5.5 million NIH research grant aimed at curing HIV.
Seeds of Innovation - Three Research Teams Receive Petit Institute Collaborative Grant Awards
Each team to receive $100K for two years to kick-start new research.


Bioengineering Seminar Series
"Joining Forces with Biology: A Bioengineering Perspective on Cell Migration" - Konstantinos Konstantopoulos, PhD...
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Immunoengineering Seminar Series
Trainees Tim Chang (Champion lab) and Michael Baksh (Finn lab) presenting
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Breakfast Club Seminar
"RNA and Protein: A Match Made in the Hadean" - Loren Williams, PhD - Georgia Tech
8:30 am - 9:30 am