Principal faculty: Dongmei Chen
The goals of APSCL are to conduct transformative research on networked, renewable energy systems; to explore innovative control strategies; and to achieve optimal system performance and broaden the research impact through technology transfer and education.
Principal faculty: Adela Ben-Yakar
The Ben-Yakar Group works on laser-assisted biomedical research, including nerve regeneration, nonlinear optical imaging, plasmonic laser nano ablation and optical lithography.
Principal faculty: Tiger Tao
BIBIE researchers are devoted to developing and applying novel materials and manufacturing technologies for unusual microsystems and nanodevices, with emphasis on biocompatible and bioresorbable systems and devices to integrate with the human body.
Principal faculty: David Bogard
The CET group focuses on fuel cells, rechargeable batteries, electrochemical supercapacitors, and solar energy with an emphasis on the development of new materials; efficient manufacturing processes; system integration and control; analysis, testing and design of components at both the microscale and system levels; and analysis of off-design and transient behavior.
Principal faculty: Guihua Yu
Researchers in this group work to develop next-generation, high-performance nanomaterials-based renewable energy devices through understanding and controlling their electronic, thermal, electrochemical and interface properties.
Principal faculty: Ronald Barr
The Graphics Lab focuses on biosignal analysis, computer graphics and biomechanics.
Principal faculty: Luis Sentis
HCRL focuses on design and control of robots that are safe, compliant and autonomous.
Integrated Mechanics of Processing and Composites Manufacturing Technologies (IMPACT)
Principal faculty: Tess Moon
In the IMPACT lab, researchers study materials processing and manufacturing methods to empower industry to make their processes better, greener, faster and cheaper.
Principal faculty: Desi Kovar
The Kovar Group's research interests are in the areas of processing and microstructure/property characterization of films, nanostructured metals and ceramics, and micro-configured metals and ceramics.
Principal faculty: Joseph Beaman
LFF seeks to develop and disseminate processes that enable exceptional improvement in the manufacture and maintenance of geometrically and functionally complex objects — from the nano- to the macro scale.
Principal faculty: Arumugam Manthiram
The primary goal of this lab's research is the design and development of low-cost, efficient, long-life materials that can facilitate widespread commercialization of clean energy technologies such as rechargeable batteries, supercapacitors, and fuel and solar cells.
Principal faculty: Richard Crawford
The MADLab endeavors to improve manufacturing and engineering design through the application of systematic design methodologies and the development of computer-based design tools.
Principal faculty: Chris Rylander
The Medical Device Laboratory focuses on solving healthcare-related problems using advanced engineering design and manufacturing techniques to enhance quality of life, advance scientific knowledge, and educate the next generation of mechanical and biomedical engineers.
Principal faculty: Donglei Fan
This lab centers on bridging the fabrication of nano-functional materials with their applications by taking advantage of fundamental physical and chemical principles for innovations in biochemical sensing, single live cell stimulation and energy.
Principal faculty: Li Shi
The goal of this group's research is to make significant advances to enable sustainable use of energy and improve quality of life. NTFL pursues economical solar energy and enhanced energy efficiency in transportation, buildings and computing.
Principal faculty: Michael Cullinan
NDML focuses on the design and implementation of processes and equipment to manufacture nanoscale materials and devices, addressing the challenge of taking nanoscale physical phenomena and turning them into practical products.
Neuro Engineering Research and Development Laboratory (NERDLab)
Principal faculty: Benito Fernandez-Rodriguez
NERDLab's research addresses the development of new neural network architectures and learning algorithms, and the application of neural networks to system identification of nonlinear dynamic systems, adaptive control, intelligent control, fault diagnostics, optimization, knowledge representation, reverse engineering and precision machining.
Principal faculty: Richard Neptune
Research objectives include identifying the neuromotor and biomechanical mechanisms that contribute to locomotor impairments, applying rapid prototyping techniques to optimize orthotic and prosthetic components, and improving sports performance.
Principal faculty: Mitch Pryor and Sheldon Landsberger
The Nuclear and Applied Robotics Group is an interdisciplinary research group that aims to develop and deploy advanced robotics in hazardous environments in order to minimize risk for the human operator.
Principal faculty: Ashish Deshpande
ReNeu researchers apply robotics methodologies and technologies to analyze and understand human biomechanics as well as neuromuscular controls for assistive and rehabilitation devices to improve the quality of life for disabled and elderly population.
Principal faculty: James Sulzer
The Rewire lab pursues the development of technology to characterize the impaired sensorimotor system and transform that knowledge into novel, more effective interventions after neurological injury.
An interdisciplinary environment for study and research in acoustics that spans engineering, natural sciences, and the arts.
Principal faculty: O.A. Ezekoye
The UT Fire Research Group investigates fire phenomena that range from small scale characterization of solid degradation and pyrolysis to impact of degradation on flame spread to compartment fire dynamics to assessment of fire losses on the community scale.
Principal faculty: Yaguo Wang
The mission of the Wang Research Group is to advance the development of clean energy by conducting multidisciplinary research in nano/micro-scale heat, training next-generation leaders, and collaborating with researchers around the globe.
Principal faculty: Michael Webber
The Webber Energy Group addresses critical issues at the intersection of energy, technology, policy and the environment, and it brings together undergraduate, graduate and professional academic researchers from a variety of engineering, policy and scientific disciplines.
Principal faculty: Preston Wilson
The Wilson Acoustics Group undertakes primarily experimental studies in physical acoustics, bioacoustics and engineering acoustics.
Principal faculty: Yuebing Zheng
This research group applies molecular-scale measurements and control to advance the fundamental understanding and applications of the nanoscale light-matter interactions in healthcare and energy.