Welcome to the UT Biomedical Informatics Lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Under the direction of Prof. Mia K. Markey, the mission of the Biomedical Informatics Lab (BMIL) is to design cost-effective, computer-based decision aids. The BMIL develops decision support systems for clinical decision making and scientific discovery using artificial intelligence and signal processing technologies. The BMIL's research portfolio also includes projects in biometrics. Prof. Markey holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Imaging Physics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Much of the BMIL's research is conducted in collaboration with UT MDACC, though the group also works with colleagues at other facilities such as Dell Children's Medical Center and The Eye Institute of Austin. Examples of recent BMIL projects include computational decision aids for interpreting biomedical spectra (e.g., polarized reflectance spectroscopy, enhanced polarization-sensitive OCT) and images (e.g., mammography, 3D surface scans), biometrics for 3D face recognition, and computational methods for identifying biomarkers from genomic and proteomic analyses.