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Research Keyword: microfluidics

Faculty: Lei, Yu
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Lei’s research concentrates on the development of various (bio)sensors. Many areas of medicine, the environment, and food and agriculture – ranging from the diagnosis of disease to new drug discovery, screening and food safety, as well as pollutant monitoring – involve the detection of biological and chemical species. Dr. Lei aims at development of […]
Categories | Keywords: biocompatible materials, bionanotechnology, bioremediation, biosensor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, electrochemistry, environmental biotechnology, Institute of Materials Science, metal oxide fabrication, microfluidics, nanomaterials, sensors

Faculty: Shor, Leslie M.
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Leslie Shor leads the Engineered Microhabitats research group. She employs advanced manufacturing techniques to build microbe-habitat systems for development of next-generation biomanufacturing and sustainable agricultural biotechnology. Current research projects include: (i) engineering the microbial biofilm microhabitat for discovery of antibiotics and industrial anti-fouling agents, (ii) engineering the termite gut microhabitat for biomanufacturing and biofuel production, […]
Categories | Keywords: 3D imaging, advanced manufacturing, agriculture, assay development, biofuels, biotechnology, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, high-throughput screening, Institute of Materials Science, microbioal biofilms, microbiome, microfluidics, optical sensors, soil

Faculty: Tasoglu, Savas
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Savas Tasoglu joined the University of Connecticut in 2014 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in 2011 from UC Berkeley, with a research focus on transport phenomena and pharmacokinetics of anti-HIV microbicide drug delivery. Dr. Tasoglu held a postdoctoral appointment at Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT […]
Categories | Keywords: complex fluid dynamics, cryopreservation, magnetics, Mechanical Engineering, micro-assembly approaches, microfluidics, regenerative medicine