Research groups and labs

Our faculty are leading experts in areas from nanoparticles and combustion engines to robotics and biomechanics. Through the college's multidisciplinary research groups, researchers collaborate with other universities and industry partners to advance discovery and improve quality of life.

Research thrust areas

Biomedical and healthcare engineering
Bioinformatics/genomics, nano-medicine, injury biomechanics, tissue engineering, medical devices

Green technologies
Advanced/alternative energy systems, energy storage, automotive engineering/electrification, sustainable infrastructure, sustainable water systems

Manufacturing
flexible manufacturing, advanced materials, supply chain, materials durability, functional coating, transportation optimization, bioderived/biomimetic materials

Cyberphysical systems
Big data, internet-of-things

Research by department