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Biomedical Engineering focuses its research into four main areas:
  • Image and signal analysis, with an emphasis on using imaging systems to guide surgery and other therapies (Technology guided Therapy), magnetic resonance imaging, and analysis of nervous system signals
  • Biomedical optics, with an emphasis on laser-tissue interaction and spectroscopy for diagnosis of cancer and other disease states
  • Cellular bioengineering, with an emphasis on endothelial function, capillary permeability, and gene therapy
  • Applications of learning science and learning technology to bioengineering

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering conducts significant research ranging from fundamental studies to process-specific applications. Areas of expertise include:
  • Adsorption and surface chemistry 
  • Biochemical engineering and biotechnology
  • Chemical reaction engineering
  • Environmental science and engineering
  • Materials
  • Process modeling and control

Chemical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty's areas of research expertise include:
  • Reliability and risk management
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Computational micromechanics
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Composite materials
  • Optimization and control of infrastructure networks
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Contaminant behavior in aquatic and subsurface systems
  • Environmental restoration
  • Management of radioactive materials and wastes
  • Enhancing the eco-compatibility of industry through process optimization and life-cycle analysis
  • Contaminant behavior in atmospheric systems

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Computer Science conducts funded research in the following areas:
  • Software and Systems Engineering
  • Security and Fault Tolerance
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Graphics
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Educational Technology

Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering conducts funded research in the following areas:

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Mechanical Engineering has earned a national reputation in several research areas, including:
  • Biomechanics
  • Boundary integral equation methods
  • Combustion and propulsion
  • Computational mechanics
  • Laser diagnostics of combustion
  • Microfluidics
  • Materials science
  • Microrobotics
  • Microscale heat transfer
  • Smart structures
  • Telerobotics
  • Theoretical and applied mechanics

Mechanical Engineering

Interdisciplinary Materials Science program research focus areas include:
  • Biomedical
  • Theory, modeling and simulation
  • Optics
  • Energy
  • Semiconductors
  • Materials research

Interdisciplinary Materials Science

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