The micro/nano area enables airbag sensors, disposable medical sensors, rapid DNA analysis, stronger and lighter materials for transportation, and energy-efficient conversion devices, to name a few.
Research Includes: Micro/nano-enabled energy and power technology, nanobiotechnology, nano/micro design and manufacturing, micro/nanoscale mechanics and materials, micro/nanophotonics, micro/nanoscale transport
Associate Professor Cullen Buie researches a novel method to quickly sort and identify the various strains of bacteria.
New research from Professor Peter So suggests that noninvasive spectroscopy could be used to monitor blood glucose levels instead of needle pricks.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.