Dr. Shukla and his grad student at a white board. They are looking at equations to help them solve a problem


Specifically, during the first year, the faculty participants of the Center will work on many projects including:

  • Detecting risk of falls in elderly (a collaboration between MME and Scripps)
  • (Re) Design of a cane for walking (an undergraduate research project)
  • Design of a controller for surgical tools (a collaboration with industry)
  • Augmented reality tools for people with color blindness (a computing and engineering project)
  • Energy harvesting for cardiac pacemakers (a collaboration with Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
  • Advanced material design for bio-implants (a collaboration with industry)
  • Tissue engineering for wounded soldiers (a biomedical engineering application)