Research Areas by Department

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We are a multidisciplinary field where our faculty and students combine aspects of engineering and medicine to focus on the research and development of groundbreaking medical devices and therapies addressing society's most pressing health problems, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.
 

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  • Biomedical Devices, Sensors, Instrumentation and Diagnostics
  • Computational Engineering and Modeling
  • Medical Imaging and Analysis
  • Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Engineering
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We pursue integrative research and offer graduate training at the frontiers of chemical engineering in three main areas: nanoscale science and engineering, computational science and engineering, and biochemical and biomedical engineering.
 

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We offer separate undergraduate programs in civil engineering and environmental engineering, as well as graduate programs in a variety of specialties. We are world leaders in earthquake engineering.

Our environmental program is growing rapidly, and we offer an accredited BS degree. We have annual research expenditures in the range of $5-10 million.
 

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Rapid expansion of computers into areas such as multimedia, telecommunications, and electronic commerce has created new enterprises, new industries, new ways of conceiving knowledge and art. These new expressions of computation are best studied in a flexible, integrated environment in which computer science and computer engineering are parts of a whole, and in which partnerships with other disciplines are routine.
 

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From smart phones to green appliances, electrical engineers turn knowledge into reality. Our faculty engage in research to create the knowledge needed to solve problems in areas such as communications and signals processing, nanoelectronics and photonics and energy systems.
 

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The industrial engineering program prepares students to become effective industrial engineers by enhancing their technical expertise, exposing them to critical issues of engineering practice, and providing them with the opportunity to confidently deal with these issues.
 

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Our research portfolio is highly interdisciplinary and pushes the boundaries of traditional classifications in materials science research to establish a new paradigm for materials design and innovation.
 

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As one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines, mechanical engineers are involved in research and development, design, manufacturing, and technical sales of a variety of products.

Aerospace engineering includes the traditional aeronautics and astronautics applications (subsonic and supersonic aircraft, satellites, space shuttle, space station, etc.), as well as aerospace-related component development (design of structures, devices, and instruments) and vehicle and propulsion system design.
 

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