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College of Engineering and Computing

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Research Labs and Groups

The faculty within the College of Engineering and Computing lead more than two dozen research labs and groups. In these labs, our researchers and students are creating technologies and processes that will improve our world.  

Labs and Groups by Departments

Each department within the College of Engineering and Computing houses various research laboratories and groups. In the coming year, we'll be adding more labs to this page. Therefore, please check out the academic areas' individual research pages if you don't see the lab group you are searching for listed below.

Mechanical Engineering

Dynamic Behavior and Multifunctional Material Lab - Our researchers are interested in understanding the mechanics of failure and fracture of conventional and unconventional materials.

Enhanced Heat Transfer Lab - From its inception, the laboratory has focused on novel heat transfer enhancement techniques ranging from macro-scale to micro-scale. 

Micro/Nanofluidics Lab - Researchers examine the fundamentals and applications of micro/nanofluidic devices for life science and other engineering.  

High Temperature Electrochemical Materials and Energy Lab - Understanding fundamentals of electrochemical materials and devices towards highly efficient & stable energy conversion and storage.



Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.