We create new methods and technologies for drug delivery, tissue regeneration, medical imaging and early detection and treatment of cancers. Research projects continue to yield deeper understanding of stem cells, viruses, protein development, cellular processes and the human brain.
The College of Engineering continues to lead initiatives for securing energy supplies. Research centers on strategies for using alternative energy sources, charting processes for using available sources more efficiently, and optimizing the economics of energy acquisition and distribution.
The expertise of College of Engineering faculty supports manufacturing goals for tapping future markets. Within the broad areas of profitability, productivity, and sustainability, faculty members hold leadership roles in international and national advances in manufacturing practice.
In a sustainable environment consumption of natural resources balances conservation. To support the long-term perspective of environmental sustainability, the College of Engineering encourages and supports connections among engineering fields for advancing related research.
Our research groups advance knowledge about analysis and design of secure networks, power systems, and other critical infrastructure. The groups work on key aspects of security, such as identifying potential sources of security breaches, planning, decision making, prioritizing, and developing action plans.
The College of Engineering is home to state-of-the-art research laboratories for studying traffic operations and safety. Research work across multiple engineering fields has produced important results for several modes of travel.