Boise State University is committed to become a metropolitan research university of distinction. Our College of Engineering emphasizes hands-on experience for both undergraduate and graduate students as our faculty pursue important research in their individual areas of expertise.
Research topics explored within the Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering department includes modeling ‘big’ data with high performance computing, energy scavenging, and studying injuries to design innovative medical solutions.
CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute (CEERI) – John Gardner, Ph.D. , P.E.
Ceramic MEMS Laboratory – Don Plumlee, Ph.D., P.E.
Computational Biosciences Laboratory – Clare Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.
Computational Materials Lab – Mahmood Mamivand, Ph.D.
Mechanical Adaptations Laboratory – Gunes Uzer, Ph.D.
Northwest Tissue Mechanics Laboratory (NTM Lab) – Trevor J. Lujan, Ph.D.
Robot Control Laboratory – Aykut C. Satici, Ph.D.
TechHelp manufacturing specialists provide professional and technical assistance, training and information to Idaho manufacturers, food processors and inventors to make them more competitive through continuous product and process innovation. The center is a partnership of Idaho’s three state universities and an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). It is also Idaho’s EDA University Center, targeting economically distressed areas of the state.