From envisioning the wireless operating room of the future, to creating nano-scale “labs-on-a-chip” and biosensors, to engineering biomaterials that can efficiently and accurately deliver drug therapy to targeted cells — NYU Tandon is doing research that saves lives and opening up new frontiers in biomedicine.
Research Centers & Groups
Applied Dynamics and Optimization Laboratory
Our main interest is to analyze the motion and the mechanics of moving systems, to develop the way the systems are designed and controlled, and to realize the physical concepts in the real world. This includes both mechanical (e.g., robots and machinery) and biological systems (e.g., humans and animals).
Applied Micro-Bioengineering Laboratory
Taking advantage of state-of-art nanotechnologies and fabricating fascinating functional biomaterials and integrated biosystems, we can address numerous important problems in fundamental biology as well as clinical applications in disease diagnosis and treatment.
Bio-interfacial Engineering and Diagnostics Group
The Bio-interfacial Engineering and Diagnostics Group’s research focuses on quantitative characterization of biomolecular interactions, with technological connections to diagnostics for medical and fundamental biology applications. The group seeks to dissect the fundamental equilibrium and kinetic aspects of biomolecular reactions at surfaces and in solution, elucidate the role played by the molecular organization, and apply this understanding to advance bioanalytical technologies.
Dynamical Systems Laboratory
The Dynamical Systems Laboratory conducts fundamental research in the broad field of modeling and control of complex systems with specialized expertise in multiphysics modeling and marine applications of advanced/multifunctional materials. Activities span applied mathematics, design and fabrication of novel hardware, and advanced computation and experimentation.
Laboratory for Biomechanics, Mechanobiology & Regenerative Medicine
We study the interactions between mechanobiological cues and musculoskeletal systems with the long-term goal of developing novel biophysical, pharmaceutical, and stem cell-based interventions to improve musculoskeletal health.
The Mechatronics Lab is a synergistic integration of mechanical engineering, control theory, computer science, and electronics to manage complexity, uncertainty, and communication in engineered systems.
Montclare Lab for Protein Engineering and Design
We focus on engineering macromolecules. We aim to predictably design or engineer artificial therapeutics, biocatalysts, scaffolds and cells.
NYU Ability Project
The ABILITY Project is an interdisciplinary initiative dedicated to the study of disability and the development of accessible, assistive and rehab technologies. We work to foster collaboration between engineers, designers, educators, speech and occupational therapists, and individuals with disabilities.
Organic Electronics Laboratory
The fundamental properties of electrically conducting polymers pave the way for modern applications. The Organic Electronics Lab maintains its interest in the solution and solid properties for electroactive macromolecules. The novel applications include solar cells and health diagnostics.
Particles, Interface, and Fluids Lab
The Particles, Interface & Fluids Lab focuses on understanding and controlling systems inspired by biological or industrial situations in which particles, interfaces, and fluids exhibit complex behaviors due to simple physical interactions between constituents.
Research activities in the Video Lab deal with how to encode and distribute video among a large number of users with diverse network access links, computing power, and energy resources. Another focus area is in biomedical image processing and distribution. The lab collaborates extensively with other faculty members and graduate students in wireless communication and networking at the School of Engineering, and with medical schools in the surrounding area.