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Research

Convergent research with collaboration across government, industry, and academia

 

The Department leads a university-wide research institute and focuses research areas in core disciplines that remain the backbone of the disciplinary work and represent the breadth of topics covered by the department within bioengineering.

Additionally, faculty conduct research as part of the College of Engineering’s multidisciplinary research centers and institutes with funding by eight federal agencies, as well as part of college-wide Research Initiatives, and within their laboratories. View faculty profiles for laboratory research as well as our recent Scholarship Reports.

Research at a Glance


Institute for the Chemical Imaging of Living Systems

The Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems focuses on in vivo chemical analysis and imaging, and leverages key university strengths, including nanosensors for in vivo chemical analysis, imaging, soft robotics, and embedded systems. At its core is an imaging center open to the Northeastern community.

Research Institute

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Research Areas

For an overview of the research by area and by faculty member conducted in our department, download our Research at a Glance presentation.


Latest News

In Vitro Implementation of Robust Gene Regulation in a Synthetic Biomolecular Integral Controller

ECE/BioE Professor Eduardo Sontag’s research on “in vitro implementation of robust gene regulation in a synthetic biomolecular integral controller” was published in Nature Communications.

New Faculty Spotlight: Rouzbeh Amini

Rouzbeh Amini joins the Mechanical Engineering department in January 2020 as an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in Bioengineering.

New Faculty Spotlight: Mohammad Abbas Yaseen

Mohammad Abbas Yaseen joins the Bioengineering department in January 2020 as an Assistant Professor.

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Approaching Research From a Different Perspective

BioE Assistant Professor Mona Minkara, who has been blind since she was seven, has learned to approach research from different angles which is helping her determine how vaping affects lung function.