Dear UC San Diego Bioengineering Alumni and Friends,


                                     You are cordially invited to the 50th Anniversary Celebration for Bioengineering at UC San Diego on May 19-21, 2016.


                                     We will celebrate your legacy as pioneers, look back at half a century of experiences in this new engineering discipline

                                     and look forward to the next half century of Opportunities for Life through Bioengineering.


The 50th Anniversary Celebration will be preceded by the annual UC San Diego Bioengineering Day on Thursday, May 19, organized by the graduate and undergraduate students at the Biocom Institute close to the UC San Diego Campus.


There will be opportunities to meet old colleagues and friends, make new friendships, and learn about new ideas and directions.  We invite you to share your memories and bring pictures of your days at UC San Diego.  We will post a Chronology of UC Sand Diego Bioengineering starting in 1966 in which you will find many of the contributions bioengineering has made over a half century.


Thursday, May 19  - Welcome Evening Reception in the Bear Courtyard of the Jacobs School of Engineering right in front of the Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall.


Friday, May 20 - A day of reflections and plans for the Department followed by a Gala Evening Dinner at the Birch Aquarium.


Saturday, May 21 - A look into the future by distinguished speakers at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla and an afternoon for networking and socializing.


We look forward to welcoming you at this very special occasion.



Geert W. Schmid-Schönbein

Chair & Professor of Bioengineering

UC San Diego



U C San Diego

Department of Bioengineering

Attn: Helder Balelo

9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0412

La Jolla, CA 92093

Phone Number: (858) 822-1187