Biosensors and bioinstrumentation
Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation
Our biosensing and bioinstrumentation faculty focus their attention on research diagnostics for monitoring human and environmental health. They build microelectromechanical systems for better neural signal recording and drug delivery, and devices for interacting in real time with biological systems.
Explore the list of our faculty who work in this research area below.
Professor, MORE Foundation Professor of Life in Motion
Neural engineering, sensorimotor deficits associated with aging and neurological disorders from fall accidents
Laboratory: Locomotion Lab focuses on understanding the fundamental mechanisms associated with movement disorders leading to fall accidents using a combination of experimental and computational biomechanical and biodynamical techniques to reduce falls and improve human health.
Neural Interfaces, neuromodulation, BioMEMS
Laboratory: The Neural Microsystems Laboratory. The Neural Microsystems laboratory focuses on the development of long-term, implantable sensors and instrumentation for the central and peripheral nervous system for neural prostheses and for therapeutic solutions in bioelectronic medicine.
Medical device design innovation & regulation, cell & tissue regenerative medicine products, biomanufacturing, bioinspired & biomimetic complex adaptive biosystems, space bioengineering.
Laboratory: The Laboratory of BioInspired Complex Adaptive Systems seeks to understand the biodesign heuristics of integrative bionanosystems that can lead to the design and development of bioinspired advanced diagnostic and therapeutic components, devices and systems.
Biosensors and bioanalytical instrumentations for biomedical applications.
Laboratory: Optimal Biosensing Lab: Dr. Wang’s lab develops novel biosensors and bioinstrumentations for biomedical research, drug development and disease diagnosis, with a focus on label-free optical and electrochemical sensing for chemical and biological targets. Active projects including: Plasmonic and optical functional imaging for molecular interactions, cellular activities, and single proteins; Charge-based detection of small molecules and single proteins; Image-based rapid bacteria identification and antibiotic susceptibility test; Digital immunoassay for rapid and precise detection of blood biomarkers.