Student Resources

University of Dayton bioengineering graduate students are part of a team that conducts approximately $18 million in bioscience and bioengineering research and participates in the Ohio Board of Regents Economic Growth Challenge/Innovation Incentive Program.

Thesis and Dissertation Guide

Thesis and dissertation help from the University of Dayton Libraries.  The page is maintained by the Roesch Library in partnership with the Graduate School.  Go to Guide for Engineering Students.

Institutes and Centers

University of Dayton Research Institute
Wright Brothers Institute


Nanoscale Engineering Science and Technology Laboratory

Professional Organizations

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is an interdisciplinary society that represents both biomedical and engineering interests.  Its ongoing vision and mission is to be a full-service professional society for biomedical engineering and bioengineering by promoting the knowledge and advancement of the profession.

LEADER Consortium
The LEADER Consortium, funded in part by the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Program, partners with four diverse institutions in the Dayton (Ohio) region: Air Force Institute of Technology, Central State University, University of Dayton, and Wright State University.

Fellowships, Grants & Assistantships

Clare Boothe Luce Fellowship

Awarded to highly qualified women who are doctoral candidates or, in some cases, candidates for a master's degree in any of the scientific or engineering fields.  Open to U.S. citizens only. For more information, contact your department chairperson.  Click here to visit the Foundation Web Site.

Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute Fellowships

DAGSI will award up to 15 three-year fellowships to new doctoral students studying engineering or computer science at one of the three member institutions:  the Air Force Institute of Technology, the University of Dayton or Wright State University. These fellowships support full-time, research-based doctoral study and will be awarded to candidates with exceptional demonstrated capability and aptitude. Awards include a stipend of $27,500 plus full tuition for three years of study and research. Candidates will be invited to visit the three DAGSI campuses before the awards are announced. For more details on eligibility and the application process. Click here to visit DAGSI.

Hans von Ohain Fellowship

Awarded to a full-time doctoral student with excellent academic credentials who is interested in entering the aerospace profession. Must be a native-born American. For more information, contact your department chairperson.

Learn, Lead and Serve Fund Grants

Make a positive impact on the community while exploring engineering concepts. The School of Engineering Learn, Lead and Serve (LLS) Fund encourages students to perform domestic and international research while serving community organizations. Individual grants range from $1,000 to $2,000, and higher amounts are available for team projects. Applications are accepted each semester. For more information, contact Dr. Malcolm Daniels.

Ohio Space Grant Consortium Fellowships

Competitively awarded fellowships to graduate students pursuing degrees in one of the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) at Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) universities. Awardees are required to participate in university research projects and present results at the annual OSGC Research Symposium.  Click here to visit OSGC.


Bioengineering Graduate Program, Dr. Kristen Comfort, Director

Kettering Laboratories 524 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0256