Technological advancements in mechanical engineering have greatly benefited the domain of biology and medicine. Primarily, mechanical engineers apply fundamental engineering principles to build useful tools, devices, and systems for the biomedical field.

Our group is diverse with research spanning a broad range of biological and medical systems. Projects include developing new diagnostics for cancer and infectious diseases, investigating the mechanics of traumatic brain injury, modeling the inner workings of the human eye, and much more.


  • Biomechanics and Biofluids
  • Cellular and Molecular Systems and Instrumentation
  • Diagnostics and Biomedical Devices
  • Integrated Biological Systems
  • Tissue and Organ Systems