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Research, Innovation, Impact

Join an interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial, and innovation-driven bioengineering program that will not only help advance your career, but produce societal impact.

A PhD Program with a Purpose


Research That Fuels the Impact Cycle

Cutting-edge research that aims to serve society through translation of new discoveries and technologies.

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Accelerate Your Career

High impact trainings and mentorship on science communication and entrepreneurship that launch, and accelerate, your professional development.

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Research Tools to Make Your Future

World-class facilities for fabrication, prototyping and analysis to help you transform your research ideas into real-world solutions and products.

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Joint PhD Program Focused on Translation

An innovative joint PhD training program leverages the combined strengths at the University of Oregon Knight Campus and Oregon State University.

Start Building Your Research Path


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Knight Campus researcher seeks to 3D print new medical implants

Bioengineering Associate Professor Paul Dalton and his international colleagues recently took a big step in both manufacturing precision and quality control in 3D-printing processes. The step helped advance melt electrowriting (a high-resolution technique) and better predict fiber size.


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Grand Opening

The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact officially opened its doors virtually on December 2, 2020. The online event introduced participants to the driving mission and goals of the Knight Campus. The celebration concluded with six discussions exploring the various impacts of the Knight Campus.


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First Cohort Joins Knight Campus

The first cohort of bioengineering doctoral students launched their Knight Campus graduate training during IMPACT Week. Students sharpened their communications skills, partnering with UO’s Center for Science Communication Research, and spent a day on innovation training, with a focus on translating their science to the market.  The group also had a chance to tour the new facilities, network with faculty, and strengthen their cohort connections.

Meet the Future Innovators


Joint PhD Program Virtual Information Session

Our Spatial Chat event is over, but you can still learn about our faculty, their research, and the program.





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Why the Knight Campus?
  • Outstanding research opportunities focused on societal impact.
  • A program and faculty focused on accelerating your success.
  • The joint PhD program gives you access to courses and research resources at both campuses.
  • Facilities, resources and training for innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • World-class research tools and facilities to fuel your research.
  • A new campus designed with collaboration in mind.



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