Welcome to IBB

The Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB) is in the business of creating the next—the next collaborative discovery, the next educational opportunity, the next startup company.

We are an incubator for tackling complex research problems by bringing together engineers, scientists, and clinicians to turn discoveries into game-changing solutions. With 19 research centers, 200+ faculty members, and state-of-the-art core facilities, the possibilities for innovation are limitless.

Project ENGAGES

High school education program that raises awareness to the world of engineering, science, and technology 

Bio Launchpad Seminars

Helps GT entrepreneurs learn how to fund and commercialize their technology

Bioengineering Program

One of the three interdisciplinary graduate programs supported by IBB

Core Facilities

The Petit Institute (IBB) is a unique, interdisciplinary research and educational institute composed of state-of-the-art laboratories and globally recognized academic and research engineers and scientists.

In concert with its affiliated centers and faculty, IBB provides access to more than $400M of combined research tools and laboratories for education and technology transfer.

Researchers are encouraged to take advantage of our shared user laboratories, equipment, and expertise, and we welcome you to explore our facilities and the opportunities supported by our buildings and laboratories.

News

Professor Brandon Dixon has been selected as the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. Dixon will step into the role on January 1 as…
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded a $2.46 million grant to Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology researchers to develop a multi-sensor biopatch for…
“Closing the loop” has become one of the jargony cliches of the business world. But in the world of cancer immunotherapy, closing the loop could be an innovation that unlocks powerful therapies for…

Events

Monday
December
5
"Built to Learn: Insights into Nature and Nurture from Blindness and Cognitive Expertise" Marina Bedney, Ph.D. - Johns Hopkins University
Thursday
December
8
Join us for snacks during finals!
Tuesday
December
13
A workshop for novices and experts covering all aspects of Magnetic Resonance
Wednesday
December
14
Held the 4th Wednesday of every month. Members and guests from any Keiretsu Forum are welcome to attend.
Wednesday
December
14
Shuting Lin, Graduate Student, Georgia Tech; Xinling Li, Graduate Student, Georgia Tech