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​Research

WashU is a world-class research university, and we are performing research that is advancing technology and innovation to address the challenges we face today and in the future. From faculty members to PhD and undergraduate students, we are committed to scientific excellence and collaboration without boundaries.

 

 

EECE Seminar - Ian Wheeldonhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/Events/Pages/EECE-Seminar-Ian-Wheeldon.aspxEECE Seminar - Ian Wheeldon10/19/2018 5:00:00 AM
Imaging Science Seminar: Capturing and Encoding Images to Enhance and Inhibit Inferencehttps://engineering.wustl.edu/Events/Pages/Dr--Ayan-Chakrabarti-Imaging-Science-Seminar-.aspxImaging Science Seminar: Capturing and Encoding Images to Enhance and Inhibit Inference10/19/2018 5:00:00 AM
Seminar: Charbel Farhathttps://engineering.wustl.edu/Events/Pages/Seminar-Charbel-Farhat.aspxSeminar: Charbel Farhat10/25/2018 5:00:00 AM

Strategic Research Areas


Creating technologies for a healthier future with affordable and accessible clean energy alternatives


Applying data sciences and computing to a range of societal problems and harnessing that knowledge to improve the human condition


Developing innovative imaging technologies aimed at transforming clinical research and the practice of medicine worldwide


Studying how biological systems sense, generate and respond to physical forces


Developing nanoscale technologies from materials and devices to integrated systems


Improving quantitative understanding of how complex diseases develop and how infectious diseases become resistant to existing drugs


Advancing our knowledge of the life cycle of important nutrients and resources by using the networking capabilities of innovative materials and novel sensors

  • » Clean Energy Systems
  • » Data Sciences for Humanity
  • » Imaging Sciences & Technology
  • » Mechanobiology
  • » Nano-scale Engineering
  • » Quantitative Biology & Pharmacology
  • » Smart Environmental Systems

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHFACULTY AWARDSRESOURCES

1/3
OF ENGINEERING FACULTY HAVE RECEIVED THE NSF CAREER AWARD
$27.6M
TOTAL RESEARCH AWARDS
(FY 2018)
60%
OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS CONDUCT RESEARCH OR INDEPENDENT STUDY

Research Spotlight

Role of cell group behavior target of $1.9 million award

Researchers have thought that cancer begins when a single cell goes rogue in the body then begins to grow and multiply. Now, they are investigating evidence of more damage when a group of cells breaks off from a colony and more follow, leading to large-scale metastasis.
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