Research Areas

Cardiovascular Engineering

Our research in Cardiovascular Engineering is motivated by the desire to understand the mechanisms of cardiovascular disease, particularly atherosclerosis which underlies heart attacks and strokes, the leading cause of death in Western societies. [..]

Neural Engineering and Imaging

Neural Engineering applies engineering principles to fundamental questions in neuroscience and to the development of treatments for neurological disorders. [..]

Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

The Department’s Musculoskeletal Biomechanics research centers on bone tissue and orthopaedic biomechanics. [..]

Nanotechnology and Biomaterials

Dr. Vazquez investigates the cellular adhesion, proliferation, and changes in morphology observed during cell migration. [..]