This direction is devoted to i）the study of tissue and cell mechanical properties in various diseases from the picometer scale to the macro scale and ii) the mechanism studies of how various mechanical signals regulate the specific tissues and organs and iii) the translation and application of basic research findings in the field i) and ii) to clinical practice and lead to the development of new diagnosis and therapy techniques.
This direction is the cumulation of various interdisciplinary research that include optical, acoustic, electrical, magnetic resonance, nuclear and electronic imaging. The importance of this field is in its ability to decipher and solve critical issues in life sciences, covering a broad spatial and temporal range from micro-level to macro-level. It further provides the tools needed to understand the basic principles of life science. In particular, biological process and disease pathogenesis can be precisely and comprehensively investigated. More
This direction is dedicated to developing new wearable devices with application in biomedical engineering, covering all scales, from sensor/circuit level to systems and applications. More
This direction is a research field which integrates mechanical elements, sensors, actuators and electronics on a single chip through microfabrication technology. By combining multiple traditional chemical/biological analysis functions into one chip, Bio-MEMS has been widely used in genomics, proteomics, minimally invasive surgeries, single cell analysis and implantable microdevices. More
The main focus of this direction is to stimulate de novo tissue regeneration inside patients' body using various strategies, including applying physical and/or chemical stimuli, biomaterials, as well as stem cells. More
Research in this direction focuses on utilizing ever-increasing volume of medical and health data to provide evidence and guidance for disease diagnosis, personalized treatment, risk analysis and prediction, and lifestyle intervention. More