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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).

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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.

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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.

Transportation Management
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The Behavioral Urban Informatics, Logistics, and Transport Laboratory conducts research in the area of transportation systems design and modeling. Typical products of this lab may include dynamic operating policies for flexible transport services, a parking pricing and information system for travelers, a decision support tool for evaluating multimodal infrastructure investment strategies, or a fleet routing algorithm for autonomous vehicles or other cyber-physical transportation systems. The lab is a part of the Center for Urban ITS within Tandon, and is headed by Professor Joseph Chow.

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Composite Materials and Mechanics Laboratory

CMML focuses on research related to lightweight highly damage tolerant materials and aims at understanding the fundamental role of porosity in materials. The specialty of the lab is in the area of hollow particle filled composites called syntactic foams and in dynamic characterization of materials. CMML has been working on polymer and metal matrix syntactic foams for civilian and military automotive applications that are exposed to dynamic loading conditions. The other areas of interest to CMML are additive manufacturing and sensors for structural health monitoring.

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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.

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EnSuRe Research Group

Our research focuses on computer hardware, including electronic design automation (EDA) and micro-architectural solutions for energy-efficient (En), secure (Su), and reliable (Re) computing.

New York City
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Future Building Informatics and Visualization Lab

The Future Building Informatics and Visualization Lab (biLAB) is part of the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. It focuses on understanding the operational challenges associated with construction and operation of facilities and infrastructure systems in urban settings.

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Game Innovation Lab

The Game Innovation Lab brings together faculty and students from the School of Engineering and the greater NYU community doing research focused on games as an innovation challenge. The Lab's emphasis is on the technical/engineering/science side of games and simulations. Sample projects include user interface innovation (sensor-based tracking, multi-touch), network and video quality research, and research on games for learning.

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High Speed Networking Lab

Our research is concentrated on developing complete solutions for data center networks, software-defined networks, high-speed switching and routing, network security and traffic measurement problems.

Transportation Planning
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Hybrid Nanomaterials Laboratory

We are interested in studying transport phenomena (mass, heat and charge transfer) at the nanoscale with a target of developing devices and schemes that can efficiently convert and store energy. Our research relies heavily on developing novel nanostructured hybrid materials (both model systems for fundamental studies and application oriented engineered systems) as well as integrating them into functional devices.

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Integrated Information Systems Laboratory

The Integrated Information Systems Laboratory performs research in the areas of wireless communications, information theory and communication theory. Projects conducted with affiliated faculty and students include Cooperative Communications, Joint Source and Channel Coding for Wireless Networks, Information Theoretic Security, Power Efficient Multimedia Communications, and Single Carrier FDMA.

Business and Technology Management
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Laboratory for Agile and Resilient Complex Systems

Our goal is to develop new control and game-theoretic tools for designing agile and resilient control for smart energy systems, communication networks, secure cyber-physical systems, and human-in-the-loop systems.

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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.

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Laboratory for Nano-Engineered Hybrid Integrated Systems

Our lab is investigating the application of nano-engineered hybrid integrated systems in the emerging frontiers of sensing and life sciences. We design and implement those systems by combining the benefits of emerging nanotechnologies with conventional electronics (e.g. silicon CMOS chips). We use nanofabrication techniques to engineer nanodevices and study the fundamental properties of low-dimensional electronic materials.

Mechatronics and Robotics
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Mechatronics Laboratory

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.

Biomolecular Science
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MicroParticle PhotoPhysics Laboratory for BioPhotonics

We are involved in inventing cutting-edge photonic techniques for detecting individual virus particles. We recently detected single Influenza A virus in-vitro and is pushing its patented Whispering Gallery Mode Biosensor to higher sensitivity in order to detect single HIV virions.

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Mobile Augmented Reality Lab

NYU’s Mobile Augmented Reality Lab is devoted to pioneering the field of mobile augmented reality with emerging AR technologies.

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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.

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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.

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Offensive Security, Incident Response, and Internet Security Lab

The OSIRIS Lab is a student-run cybersecurity research lab that is part of the NYU's Center for Cyber Security.

Electric Atoms
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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.

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
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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.

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Power Lab

Unique in New York City, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers a complete program in electrical power systems. Research areas include: Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Electric Machines, Electric Drives, Power Electronics, Electromagnetic Propulsion and Design, Distributed Generation, and Smart Grid.

Applied Physics
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Quantum Nanoelectronics Laboratory

Our work lies at the intersection of applied physics and electrical engineering. We are passionate about working on transformative research problems in nanoelectronics that will extend the boundaries of electrical engineering beyond its traditional information- and energy-processing domains.

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Shahrjerdi Nanoelectronics Research Lab

The focus of our research is in the areas of flexible electronics and solid-state nanoelectronics. Our aim is to create innovative devices to enable new functionalities and/or enhance performance. We study and engineer the optical and electrical properties of electronic materials such as semiconductor nanowires, compound semiconductors, graphene and other emerging 2D materials, often at extreme physical limits.

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Systems and Control Group (SCG)

Our mission is to model and design intelligent and autonomous systems. Initially developed in the context of electric circuits, recent applications have focused on complex, dynamic and networked systems, such as unmanned vehicles and power system networks.

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Urban Intelligence Lab

We are focused on creating new data-driven methodologies to observe, model, and analyze the urban environment. Our work is grounded in solving real-world problems and providing decision-makers with a comprehensive understanding of the relationships between physical infrastructure systems, natural systems, and human systems.

Traffic Engineering
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Urban Mobility and ITS Systems Laboratory

It combines a series of new concepts, technologies and services to integrate information, vehicles and transportation infrastructure to increase mobility, safety and comfort, and reduce energy waste and pollution.

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Video Lab

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.