Research Centers

Supporting and enhancing our degree programs are exciting research programs led by world-class faculty. The department is home to two federally-funded research centers – one focused on nanomanufacturing and another focused on healthcare systems engineering.

  • nanomanufacturing wafer Center for High Rate Nanomanufacturing

    The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) is focused on developing tools and processes to enable high-rate/high-volume bottom-up, precise assembly of nanoelements (such as carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles) and polymer nanostructures.

  • woman working on tablet Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute

    The Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute (HSyE) will embed proven evidence-based industrial and systems engineering (ISE) improvement methods into local healthcare organizations, similar to as used in other complex industries.