Mechanical engineering covers a broad range of disciplines, including materials, mechanics, systems and control, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, design, and manufacturing, all of which constitute a solid foundation for bioengineering.
Research Includes: Bioimaging and bioinformatics, bioinstrumentation and design, biomaterials and tissue engineering, and biomechanics.
Using light to imprint features onto polymer or plastic, Associate Professor Nick Fang's research led his team to disprove the established diffraction limit.
Researchers, including visiting scientist Giovanni Traverso, have designed an electronic pill that can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.