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The University of Akron - 2016

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Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Biomedical Engineering

Human Interface Engineering
Non-invasive Instrumentation
Vascular Hemodynamics
Implant Biomaterials
Breast Cancer Image Detection

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Multi-phase Flows
Coalescence Filters
Bio-environmental Engineering
Bio-molecular Engineering
Materials Synthesis (several areas)
Coating and Surface Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computational Mechanics � Micromechanics and Homogenization
Fracture Mechanics � theory and experiments
Composite Structures
Structural Design
Transportation Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Environmental Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Communications and Signal Processing
Computer Engineering
Control Systems
Electromagnetics � nondestructive testing, antennae, �
Optics and Sensors � optical communications, imaging, photonic devices, �
Power Electronics and Motor Drives
Microelectronics and VLSI design
Intelligent Systems

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Characterization of Materials
Virtual Prototyping and Manufacturing
Health Monitoring, Fault Detection and Isolation
Tribology, Bearings, Seals, Aquaplaning
Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of Flow Fields for Design and Process Optimization: Crystal Growth, Crystalinity and Orientation in Polymers, MEMS, Modeling of Nanostructures
Tire/Wheel Technology

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

Center for Advanced Vehicles and Energy Systems (CAVES)

Hybrid Vehicles, Industrial control, Energy conversion devices, and motor devices.

Institute for Biomedical Engr Research (IBER)

Breast cancer detection, muscualar skeletal research, cardio vascular hemodynamics, and human interface engineering.

Microscale Physiochemical Engr Center

Flow in porous media, catalysis beds, slurry pumping, oil mist from air filtration, and water separation. Research industry service.