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Enhancing Human Health

Human enhancement (HE) can be described as the natural, artificial, or technological alteration of the human body in order to enhance physical or mental capabilities. Many different forms of enhancing human health technologies are either on the way or are currently being tested and trialed.

Research Areas

  • Cell engineering
  • Digital health and disease analytics
  • Implantable devices 
  • Neurosciences
  • Prosthetics (in collaboration with Robotics?) 
  • Engineering Education
  • Transition to college 
  • K12 Initiatives 
  • Assessment of teaching methodologies 
  • Senior design courses 
  • Enhancing persistence and diversity
  • Rural workforce development through online programming 
  • Online certificate and masters programs 
  • Bringing engineering thinking into general ed courses
  • Bringing big data and quantum information into courses
  • Workforce development and upskilling in smart and advanced manufacturing through micro-courses 
  • GeronTechnology

Affiliated Faculty