Research Initiatives

Powering the New Engineer to Transform the Society of the Future

At the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, we are shaping the future of the things that matter to you: personalized and affordable health care, resilient communities, security, the connected world, educating tomorrow’s leaders, and building a vibrant economy. These are the initiatives that will get us there:

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Leading Edge Drivers

  • Applied AI and data analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Internet of Things
  • Networks and communications
  • Information storage and processing
  • Interface between humans and technology
  • Sensors

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Resilient Communities

Leading Edge Drivers

  • Automated construction
  • Hazards engineering
  • Transportation
  • Energy
  • Resource management
  • Space
  • Nuclear detection

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Personalized & Affordable Health Care

Leading Edge Drivers

  • Soft matter/biomaterials/tissue engineering
  • Immunological engineering
  • Neuroengineering
  • eHealth and mobile health
  • Personalized medicine
  • Bioinformatics
  • Health care operations and manufacturing

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Building Tomorrow’s Leaders & the Economy

Leading Edge Drivers

  • Personalized learning
  • Lifelong workforce development
  • Building a culture of inclusion and innovation
  • Invention faculty track
  • Experiential learning
  • Diverse talent pipeline
  • Public policy

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