Today more than ever, it’s clear that everything depends on our health.
Collaborating across all disciplines, NYU Tandon has been working at the intersection of engineering, healthcare, and life sciences for decades, and our researchers have the expertise to create next-generation solutions at every scale.
Meeting health challenges with innovative solutions
We combine far-reaching research geared towards longstanding clinical problems with Apollo 13 mindsets that enable us to create rapid responses to new medical challenges as they emerge. Being Tandon Made means being ready for the future now, because we don’t believe in waiting until a crisis hits to make good health a priority.
Finding ways to make the world healthier
Weiqiang Chen is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and he heads Tandon’s Applied Micro-Bioengineering Lab. His research focuses on Lab-on-a-Chip, biomaterials, mechanobiology, stem cell biology, and applying microfabrication technology to illuminate biological systems at both the molecular and cellular levels, and some of his most recent work includes exploring the power of the small proteins known as cytokines to treat cancer.
JohnRoss Rizzo is an Assistant Professor of biomedical engineering. His research has led to advances in miniaturized sensors and actuators, as well as artificial intelligence (AI) for assistive and rehabilitative technologies. His work is helping patients with conditions such as blindness and stroke, enhancing their ability to interact physically with their environment.
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Research Labs & Groups
Advanced Ophthalmic Imaging Laboratory (AOIL)
Applied Dynamics and Optimization Laboratory
Applied Micro-Bioengineering Laboratory (AMBL)
Bio-interfacial Engineering and Diagnostics Lab
Cell Programming and Genome Engineering Lab
Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research
Clinical Biophotonics Laboratory
Craniomaxillofacial Orthopedic Biomaterials Regenerative Applications Lab
Dynamical Systems Laboratory (DSL)
Hybrid Nanomaterials Lab
Integrated BioElectronics Laboratory
Laboratory for Advanced Neuroengineering and Translational Medicine
Laboratory for Biomechanics, Mechanobiology & Regenerative Medicine
Laboratory for Immuno Bioengineering Research and Applications (LIBRA)
Micro- and Nano-scale Bioengineering Lab
Montclare Lab for Protein Engineering and Design
Nanooptical Bioengineering Lab
Network Dynamics and Synthetic Biology Group
Neural Interface Engineering Lab
Neuroimaging and Visual Science Laboratory
NYU Ability Project
NYU Video Lab
Physical Therapy and Exercise Lab
Shukti Chakravarti Lab
Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center (SCPCC)
Soft Materials for Biomedicine Lab
Speech Language Electrocortiography Laboratory