Biological Engineering is the application of engineering principles to design solutions for problems related to biological systems. The program provides a rigorous curriculum and innovative research in: Biomaterials, Cell Manufacturing and Modeling.

To develop, adapt, and disseminate knowledge and technologies for engineering and managing biological and agricultural systems.

Degree Awarded: PhD

Degree Code: PHD_BAEN

The Ph.D. in Biol. and Agric. Engr. degree stresses skills in problem definition, while also providing skills in analyses and presentation of original research results in biological and agricultural problem domains. The student, major professor and committee develop plans of study. Excellent math and statistical foundations are expected, as are strong courses in the area of the dissertation research. Typically, twenty-four hours (and six hours of dissertation research) are required in addition to the Masters coursework. The plan must contain at least 16 hours of 8000 level courses. Contact the graduate coordinator for additional details.

School/College: College of Engineering

Driftmier Engineering Center
Athens, GA 30602-7501

706-542-0860

Academic Department: College of Engineering

Driftmier Engineering Center
Athens, GA 30602-7501

Graduate Coordinator: Ramana Pidaparti

706-542-4057

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