Research in cybersecurity bridges a wide range of disciplines—from cryptography to online privacy to software—to address today’s most critical threats in computer and network security.
Name: Data Science
Researchers write algorithms that extract insights from data, build data mining programs, and apply analytics to propel changes in healthcare, genetic analysis, social justice, and more.
Name: Energy and Sustainability
Research includes work in several departments and touches on diverse focus areas including alternative energy, energy storage, water treatment, and sustainable development.
Name: Fire Protection and Public Safety
Using state-of-the-art facilities and a new two-story burn lab, researchers are saving lives and advancing knowledge of building design, firefighter response, and fire combustion.
Name: Learning Sciences
From designing intelligent tutoring systems to using data mining for student assessment and feedback, researchers are pioneering new educational technologies.
Name: Life Sciences and Bioengineering
From cellular biology to animal behavior, regenerative medicine, and disease treatment, researchers are improving lives and advancing new understandings of biological processes.
Name: Materials Science and Engineering
Researchers are using a multi-disciplinary approach to improve how materials are made, used, and recycled—in areas such as heat treatment, lightweight metals, and nanotechnology.
Researchers are at forefront of robotics engineering as they study, design, and build revolutionary technologies that are impacting healthcare, disaster response, and education.