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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.

 

 

Seminar: Advanced Light Control on Integrated Silicon Photonics Platformhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/Events/Pages/Advanced-Light-Control-on-Integrated-silicon-Photonics-Platform.aspxSeminar: Advanced Light Control on Integrated Silicon Photonics Platform6/29/2018 5:00:00 AM
NANO Research Facility & Jens Environmental Lab Open Househttps://engineering.wustl.edu/Events/Pages/Nano-Research-Facility-Open-House.aspxNANO Research Facility & Jens Environmental Lab Open House7/17/2018 5:00:00 AM
Center for Engineering MechanoBiology Summer Research Program Endshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/Events/Pages/Center-for-Engineering-MechanoBiology-Summer-Research-Program-Ends.aspxCenter for Engineering MechanoBiology Summer Research Program Ends8/3/2018 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
$36M
TOTAL RESEARCH AWARDS
(FY 2017)
60%
OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS CONDUCT RESEARCH OR INDEPENDENT STUDY

Research Spotlight

Pushing the imaging envelope

With support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an engineer at Washington University in St. Louis plans to push the envelope of microscopic imaging to better visualize the molecules involved in Alzheimer’s disease.
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