banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
The design of next-generation bionic ankles and knees aims to improve bionic actuators on all metrics: range of motion, power density, ba...
Staining of tissues sections using chemical and biological dyes has been used for over a century for visualizing various tissue types and...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
Academic research groups, especially the ones directed by new junior faculty, are under pressure to produce high-quality work timely whil...
There are 20 chemokine receptors that bind their respective chemokines. It is not currently understood how these structurally similar rec...
Living Bits : Opportunities and Challenges for Integrating Living Microorganisms in Human-Computer InteractionThere are trillions of livi...
We have significant expertise and motivation to bring problems from the clinic and society into the laboratory to develop novel bioengine...
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
Biplanar fluoroscopy (BiFlo) enables three-dimensional bone kinematics analysis using x-ray videos and bone geometry from segmented CT. H...
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNA...
Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in North America. People are infected when bitten by ticks; ticks are typically in...
Virtual and augmented reality headsets are unique as they have access to our facial area, an area that presents an excellent opportunity ...
This research track focuses on the use of computational (and experimental) techniques to understand the biomechanical behavior of human t...
Nearly all classes of wearable and implantable biomedical devices depend on battery power for continuous operation. However, the life spa...
The past two decades have seen unprecedented progress in the development of novel materials, form factors, and functionalities in neuroi...
Maiden Flight is an autonomous biological laboratory environment designed for studying the impact of space flight on the sole reproductiv...
Lower-extremity amputees face a series of potentially serious post-operative complications. Among these are increased risk of further amp...
Recent advances in artificial limbs have resulted in the provision of powered ankle and knee function for lower extremity amputees and po...
The human ankle provides a significant amount of net positive work during the stance period of walking, especially at moderate to fast wa...
Recent advancements in orthopedic implants have made way for a new generation of bionic limbs that attach directly to the skeleton. Lever...
Lower-extremity amputation surgery has not seen significant change since the Civil War. This research is focused on the development of no...
During the gait cycle, the human ankle complex serves as a primary power generator while simultaneously stabilizing the entire limb. Thes...
Can a person look at a portable display, click on a few buttons, and recover his or her refractive condition? Our optometry solution comb...
In the United States, there are an estimated 1.7 million people living with amputation, with that number expected to double by 2050. Com...
How will gene drive systems evolve once released into the wild? Can they be reliably overwritten and blocked by immunizing reversal drive...
We are providing our tools to the community, and also using them within our lab, to analyze how specific brain mechanisms (molecular, cel...
The brain is a three-dimensional, densely-wired circuit that computes via large sets of widely distributed neurons interacting at fast ti...
We have pioneered the development of fully genetically encoded reagents that, when targeted to specific cells, enable their physiology to...
New technologies for recording neural activity, controlling neural activity, or building brain circuits, may be capable someday of servin...
Today’s health sensors (which monitor breathing, heartbeats, steps, etc.) require their users to wear them on their bodies. In contrast, ...
Who should decide whether, when, and how to alter the environment? These are hard questions, especially when the decisions will impact pe...
This project seeks to examine the effects of altered gravity on an individual’s physiology during parabolic flight. Specifically, we will...
Two-dimensional radiographs are commonly used for evaluating sub-surface hard structures of teeth, but they have low sensitivity for earl...
Recent advances in medications for neurodegenerative disorders are expanding opportunities for improving the debilitating symptoms suffer...
Improvements in ingestible electronics with the capacity to sense physiological and pathophysiological states have transformed the standa...
Paper diagnostics can be used for affordable and scalable biomarker detection. We propose new methods for stabilizing cellulose-based imm...
The Synthetic Apiary proposes a new kind of environment, bridging urban and organismic scales by exploring one of the most important orga...
We are currently developing novel DNA editing technologies to broaden the scope of genome engineering. Our strategy is based on identifyi...
We collaborated with NIAS (National Institute of Agricultural Science) to genetically engineer silkworms to develop new kinds of silk for...