Health Care Technology and Biomedical Engineering

Faculty Researchers


Student Testimonial – Yue “Ariel” Hou, PhD candidate


Research thrusts

  • Biocompatible quantum dot nanoparticles
  • Micro/nanopatterned polymers for nerve regeneration
  • Biodegradable polymers for protein stabilization and vaccine delivery
  • Stimuli-sensitive smart polymers for sensing and delivery
  • Bioinspired superparamagnetic nanoparticles for biomedical imaging
  • Computational protein design
  • Disease metabolic modeling
  • In vitro physiological microenvironment models
  • Nanoparticles for targeted delivery and controlled release of therapeutic drugs
  • Protein and peptide drug development
  • Immunotherapies against breast cancer and infectious diseases

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