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Research Keyword: Biomedical Engineering

Faculty: Brown, Kevin
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Excerpt: Multimodal Data Fusion: Combining multiple data sets with complementary spatial and temporal resolution in order to obtain an integrated view of a process of interest is a difficult problem that arises in many disparate contexts. Two examples are (i) combining satellite measurements with ground-based sensors in earth science, and (ii) fusing simultaneous electroencephalographic and functional […]
Categories | Keywords: Bayesian and nonparametric statistics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, complex systems, inverse problems, mathematical modeling, networks, systems biology

Faculty: Chon, Ki
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Chon’s research has been focused on biosignal processing, biomedical instrumentation, wearable sensors and devices including use of smart phones for vital signs and monitoring cardiac arrhythmias, development of hydrophobic vital sign sensors, and identification and modeling of physiological systems. His main research falls into the following areas: (1) Fabrication of novel hydrophobic, reusable electrocardiogram […]
Categories | Keywords: biomaterials, Biomedical Engineering, biomedical instrumentation, biosignal processing, identification and modeling of physiological systems, mobile health diagnostics, wearable sensors and devices

Faculty: Enderle, John D.
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Enderle’s primary research thrust throughout most of his career has been the study of muscle mechanics and the oculomotor system, applied to the human visual and auditory systems. This research effort started while he was a Southeastern Center for Electrical Engineering Education Fellow conducting research at Brooks Air Force Base in 1982. He was […]
Categories | Keywords: bioinstrumentation, Biomedical Engineering, clinical engineering, oculomotor system and neurosensory control, physiological modeling

Faculty: Gielo-Perczak, Krystyna
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Gielo-Perczak’s research has been focused on the musculoskeletal system and the development and design of medical devices. Her current research interests include: (1) Biomechanics of the Human Body, (2) Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, (3) Orthotic Biomechanics, (4) Human Centered Design, (5) Wearable Sensors Technology, (6) Prosthetic Biomechanics and (7) Robot–Aided Mobility. The recent research projects […]
Categories | Keywords: biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, human-factors engineering, medical and surgical devices, musculo-skeletal modeling, prosthesis design

Faculty: Hoshino, Kazunori
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Hoshino’s research interests include (1) microfluidic systems for detection and analysis of cancer cells, and (2) nano/micro-electro-mechanical systems (NEMS/MEMS) based mechanical sensing and optical imaging. His microfluidic system successfully separated very rare circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from blood samples of more than 40 patients with breast, colon, prostate, and lung cancer. The system also […]
Categories | Keywords: Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Materials Science, microfluidic systems for disease detection and analysis, nano and micro electromechanical systems (NEMS/MEMS), nano and micro scale mechanical sensing and optical imaging, scanning probe microscopy

Faculty: Laurencin, Cato T.
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Laurencin is a designated University Professor at UCONN. He is the first physician-scientist elected to the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Inventors. He is an international leader in broad areas of biomaterials, polymers, polymer-ceramics and stem cell technology and founded the field of Regenerative Engineering. He […]
Categories | Keywords: biomaterials, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, drug delivery, Institute of Materials Science, nanotechnology, polymer engineering, polymers, regenerative engineering, stem cell technology

Faculty: Mandoiu, Ion
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Mandoiu’s main research interests are in the areas of bioinformatics and computational genomics, with a special focus on the development of high-performance computational methods for the analysis of high-throughput sequencing data. His research in these areas has been funded by grants from NSF, NIH, USDA, and Life Technologies Corporation, including a prestigious NSF Faculty […]
Categories | Keywords: bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, combinatorial optimization, computational genomics and metabolomics, computational molecular epidemiology, Computer Science and Engineering, immunoinformatics, Institute for Systems Genomics, modeling and simulation

Faculty: Santaniello, Sabato
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Santaniello’s research focuses on neural engineering, brain-computer interface, neuromodulation, and computational neuroscience. His current research falls into the following areas: (1) development of modeling tools and analyses to understand the effects of neurodegenerative disorders on the brain’s electrophysiology, from single neurons to neural populations; (2) design of control algorithms for adaptive, robust, and optimal […]
Categories | Keywords: Biomedical Engineering, brain-computer interface, computational neuroscience, deep brain stimulation, epilepsy, movement disorders, neural engineering, seizure detection

Faculty: Shin, Yong-Jun
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Shin is interested in developing physics simulation and control/signal processing algorithms as cloud-based web services for biological and medical applications (Engineering-as-a-Service/Medicine-as-a-Service). By integrating the finite difference/element method with control/signal processing algorithms, Dr. Shin aims at developing a SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) that can be used to model, analyze, and control real physical systems such as […]
Categories | Keywords: Biomedical Engineering, cloud-based medical robotics, EaaS (Engineering-as-a-Service), MaaS (Medicine-as-a-Service), modeling intelligent features of biological systems, smart bioMEMS (MicroElectroMechanical System)

Faculty: Zheng, Guoan
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Guoan Zheng is an Assistant Professor at University of Connecticut. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Caltech in 2008 and 2013. He is the recipient of Lemelson-MIT Caltech Student Prize in 2011, and Caltech Demetriades Thesis Prize in 2013. His expertise lies in optical engineering, biophotonics, computational imaging, and lab-on-a-chip […]
Categories | Keywords: Biomedical Engineering, biophotonics, computational imaging, Electrical and Computer Engineering, lab-on-a-chip devices, microscopy, optical engineering