Prospective Students

Why should I apply?

Program Highlights

  • Interdisciplinary graduate education
  • Obtain Ph.D. degree in your parent department
  • Co-advisors in computing, tissue engineering, and life science
  • Personalized plans of study in these areas, with bioethics component

Student Support

  • Exposure to research methods in computing, tissue engineering, and the life sciences
  • Competitive one-year CTE assistantship
  • Participate in creating and forming the CTE community at VT and beyond
  • Access to internal review panels for NSF and other fellowship applications 
Submit your resume to let us know that you're interested

Who should apply?

  • Students with bachelor's or master's degrees in computer science, biomedical engineering, biology, or closely related fields
  • Passion for interdisciplinary research in a combination of computing, tissue engineering, and/or systems biology
  • Both U.S. citizens and international students are eligible

How do I apply?

To apply now, read about the application process. We look forward to seeing your application!


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