Post-Graduation Outcomes

Where can your graduate education lead you? Our graduates—more than 170 master’s alumni and 73 PhD alumni in the last five years—show that a degree from the Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering positions students for highly compensated industry jobs, sought-after postdoctoral research positions, and tenure-track appointments at universities around the world.

UIC graduate students in bioengineering and bioinformatics recently have moved on to:

Industry roles:

  • Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Agile Medical Device Design (founding partner)
  • Applied Materials
  • Aptiv
  • Argonne National Laboratories
  • Baxter
  • Bayer Pharmaceuticals
  • BioForce Nanoscience
  • CVS Health
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • EdgeOne Medical
  • Fresenius Kabai
  • Grayhill Inc.
  • Hospira

  • Intel Corporation
  • Life Technologies/Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • LNK Pharmaceuticals
  • Medpace
  • MR Solutions
  • Ocular Services on Demand
  • Pfizer
  • Praxair
  • RetMap, Inc.
  • Trading Technologies International;
  • UES Inc.
  • Unaxis Wafer Processing
  • Wyss Institute

Academic positions and further study:

  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Columbia University
  • Harvard Medical School: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Marshall University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of California Los Angeles


  • University of California San Diego
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Hong Kong
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
  • University of Southern California
  • Washington University in St. Louis