The University of Miami is a Research R1 (highest research activity) University as defined by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  Its research budget is over $300 million annually resulting in incredible research opportunities for faculty and students.  The College of Engineering (CoE) benefits immensely from the extensive collaborations with units across the University of Miami.  CoE research is cross-disciplinary and typically centered around the following 3 major research thrust areas for the College.

  • Healthcare Engineering, Neural Engineering and Regeneration
  • Resilient and Smart Systems
  • Big Data Analytics and Cybersecurity

For instance, The CoE has developed strategic initiatives in neural engineering, chemistry and molecular science, materials engineering, and community resilience.
For more details about specific research projects, search through our database of faculty experts.

The CoE encourages interdisciplinary collaboration across the University. To stimulate externally funded research, the CoE invests in seed grants provided by the University’s Provost’s Office and by other units within the University. The CoE also sponsors Collaborative Research Exchange Forums (CREFs) to encouraged interdisciplinary research between CoE and other schools ad colleges.

CoE faculty can visit the Faculty Resources and Training page for more information. Undergraduate students seeking research opportunities should visit the Undergraduate Student Resources pages. Information about Responsible Conduct of Research is also available on line.

For specific questions about CoE research, please email Dr. Helena Solo-Gabriele.

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