The Analog & Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit (AMSIC) Research Laboratory develops design methods for analog, radio frequency, and mixed-signal integrated circuits with a focus on low-power wireless communication devices, built-in testing and calibration techniques for systems-on-a-chip, and medical applications.
The Bio-Nano Robotics Laboratory uses the tools of molecular biology and protein engineering to identify, express, and purify natural protein-based nanoActuator and nanoSensor motifs.
The Cognitive Systems Laboratory performs research at the intersection of signal processing, machine learning, and their applications to contemporary problems in biological sciences and biomedical engineering.
The Electron Devices Group Laboratory capabilities include microfabrication, microwave materials fabrication and characterization, plasma measurements and processing, noise measurements, microwave device characterization, and VLSI design.
The Nanoelectromechanical Systems Laboratory (NEMSLab) conducts research in Nano fabrication, NEMS sensors for physical, chemicaland biological detection, Radio Frequency (RF) NEMS devices and NEMS metamaterials.
The Optical Science Laboratory uses light in combination with another type of wave, such as microwave or ultrasound, for biological and medical imaging, landmine detection, and remote sensing of the environment.
The Piezoactive Systems Laboratory (PSL) mainly focuses on research activities involving modeling and control of next-generation micro/nano-electromechanical sensors and actuators, as well as control and manipulation at the micro/nanoscale with new applications ranging from precision manipulation to imaging and sensing.
The Quality and Productivity Laboratory conducts theoretic and applied research in statistical quality control, experimental design, process improvement, and probabilistic optimization in a wide range of industrial and service applications.
The Synergistic Media Learning Laboratory (SMILE Lab) focuses on the frontier research of applied machine learning, social media analytics, human computer interaction, and high-level image and video understanding.
The Thermodynamics and Combustion Laboratory concentrates on thermodynamics and combustion. The thermodynamic research involves equilibrium and non-equilibrium thermodynamics dealing with fundamental relations and determination of Onsager’s coefficients for reacting gas mixtures.
The Virtual Environment Laboratory builds virtual environments, develops and implements scenarios, measures driver performance and designs and develops driving simulators.
The Webster Nanomedicine Laboratory takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding, investigating, and applying new nano-biomaterials and techniques to the medical world.