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Research Features

In keeping with the mission of the Herff College of Engineering, there are many research activities taking place in the college.

Faculty and staff in the college are affiliated with a number of research centers and institutes, many of which represent interdisciplinary research efforts.

Many companies partner with the Herff College of Engineering to conduct specific research initiatives.  To discuss the possibility of partnering your company with the college, contact the appropriate academic department for more information.  Primary departmental research focus areas are:

Biomedical Engineering
    Biomechanics & Biomaterials
    Cell & Tissue Engineering
    Chemical & Biosensors and Diagnostic Devices

Civil Engineering
    Ground Water Studies
    Geotechnical Engineering
    Earthquake Engineering
    Transportation Engineering
    Environmental Engineering
    Soft Computing

Electrical & Computer Engineering
    Electrical Systems
        Imaging sensors & electronic devices
        Computer hardware/software co-design
        Sensor networks
    Biomedical Systems
        Intracranial pressure monitoring
        Medical image processing
        Medical data visualization
    Intelligent Information Systems
        Knowledge Engineering/Semantic Web
        Scientific & Engineering data visualization
        Image & multi-media processing
        Computer learning technologies

Engineering Technology
    Industrial Automation & Control Systems
    Operational Systems Enhancement
    Electronic Communications
    Internet Protocols and Software Engineering

Mechanical Engineering
    Computational Mechanics
        Finite Element Analysis
        Computational Fluid Dynamics
    Medical and Biological Applications
    Sustainable Energy Systems

Research Centers and Institutes with Herff College of Engineering Affiliations:

Biosurface Center

Center for Advanced Sensors (CAS)

Center for Biofuel Energy and Sustainable Technologies (BEST)

Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI)

Center for Partnerships in GIS (CPGIS)

Computational Research on Materials Institute at U of M (CROMIUM)

Ground Water Institute (GWI)

Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTI)

Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS)

Institute for Nanomaterials Development and Innovation at the University of Memphis (INDIUM)

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