Areas of Research
Biosystems & Health

Mechanical engineering plays a significant role in the development of a fundamental understanding of the biomechanics of diseases in order to find novel solutions for treatment and new methodologies for drug delivery.

Active Research Areas

  • Robotics for rehabilitation from neurological injury
  • Bio-inspired sensing technologies (haptics, vibrissal sensing, flow sensing, electrolocation)
  • Sensing algorithms (network topologies, minimal sensing models)
  • Bio-inspired robots
  • Biomaterials
  • Biosystems manufacturing
  • Protein folding mechanics in disease
  • Drug delivery
  • Nanoscience
  • Computational fluid dynamics for biology
  • Nanoscale manipulation of bio-molecules

Faculty Active in this Research