Research Programs & Laboratory Facilities

The Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering Department has excellent programs and facilities for courses and student research.

Microscale Process Engineering Laboratory (MPEL)
Provides hands-on learning experiences in process engineering, microfabrication, and device testing. The laboratory is available for research by student, faculty and external users. Also, students enrolled in MatE/EE129, MatE/EE 165, MatE/ME/EE 189, MatE/ChE166 and EE225A use this laboratory.
Materials Characterization and Metrology Center [MC]²
Provides a wide variety of materials imaging and chemical analysis capabilities for numerous applications throughout science and engineering. The laboratory is available for research by student, faculty and external users. Also, students enrolled in MatE 143, MatE 144, and MatE 145 use this laboratory.
Biochemical Engineering Program
Blends traditional engineering with subjects in the biological sciences using specially developed biochemical engineering courses and labs. The laboratory is available for research students and students enrolled in ChE 194.
Energy
 
Biomedical and Biomaterials
 
Polymers and Composites
 
Mechanical Testing