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

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