Bio Medical Engineering
Fluid and mass transfer aspects of arterial disease, microcirculatory heat and mass transfer, and orthopedic mechanics.
Biomechanics of the Cervical Spine
Cartilage and Soft Tissue Engineering
Charge Transfer Reactions in Proteins
Design and Structural Studies of Biomaterials
Hydrogels for Controlled Drug Release
Mechanosensation in Bone Tissue
Turbulence, low Reynolds number hydrodynamics, two- and three-phase bubble flow in capillaries, arterial fluid flow, cholesterol metabolism models, drug release polymers, tissue engineering, fluidized and trickle beds, coal liquefaction, conversion catalysis and hydropyrolysis, low-temperature electromagnetic properties of semiconductors and coal chars, extraction with mixtures of critical solvents, dynamic process simulation systems, dynamic modeling and control of FCC, coal gasification, municipal waste incineration and power generation systems, control of complex processing systems.
Bioengineering and Bioscience
Biosensors and Biomaterials Laboratory
Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
Interfacial and Surface Phenomena
Materials Science and Engineering Research Laboratory
Research on Reactive Separation and Gas Hydrate Separation
Study of the Granulation and Caking of Powders
Surface Properties of Materials Laboratory
Earthquake effects of structures and soil/structure interaction, fracture mechanics, creep effects in concrete, probabilistic methods in structural design, seepage of pollutants through soil/water systems, solid waste disposal, modeling and simulation in travel demand forecasting, value capture financing techniques in transportation, highway maintenance systems and load analysis for highways.
Shares research activities with Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.
Computer graphics, image processing, multimedia, virtual reality, computational geometry, mathematics of computation, cryptography, artificial intelligence, neural networks, mathematical fluid dynamics and simulation, networks, distributed computing, information management and virtual organization, economics of information, and social issues in computing.
Digital slow-scan video, packet voice video systems, spread spectra, semiconductors, integrated circuits, digital signal processing, image processing, material characterization, digital optical computing, machine vision, identification and control, microwave engineering, parallel processing, knowledge-based engineering, robotics, computer communications, and local area networks.
Microelectronic Circuits and Devices
Optical Materials, Devices, and Systems
Signal/Image Processing and Control
Fracture mechanics and crack propagation, composite materials characterization and ultrasound microscopy, random vibrations, turbomachinery, aerodynamic turbulence, aerostructures, microelectronic cooling, moving phase change boundaries.
Materials Processing and Solid Mechanics Laboratory