Department of Bioengineering

A black smartphone connected to a charger and the Canal Battery Guard.
Developed in a Pitt engineering classroom, the Canal Battery Guard mediates between your phone and charger to keep the battery working better for longer.
A blood supply system in a liver organoid
The new study, led by pathologist and bioengineer Mo Ebrahimkhani, is a step toward figuring out the genes necessary to produce mature cells needed to construct a functioning liver.
A man in a light blue shirt leans on a machine
Inventor and assistive technology researcher Rory Cooper will take on a first-ever role to foster collaborations between STEM disciplines and the health sciences.
A child in a black and gold sweatshirt reaches for a board on a table
Many careers today require more tech skills than ever. Pitt’s Community Engagement Center in the Hill District has launched multiple initiatives for school-aged students and adults to boost science and tech literacy in the city.
A man in a gray-brown jacket and a light collared shirt and dark tie
At Pitt, the MiGEL Lab and its robot liquid handler play a major role in processing surveillance testing samples. Learn how samples are pooled, tested and sequenced to help in the battle against COVID-19.