Priority Research Areas

These areas are designed for multidisciplinary collaboration that addresses the pressing societal problems of the 21st century and beyond.

Reinventing Human Health Through Engineering

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As we continue to explore the basic science of diseases and therapeutics, we will focus on areas that affect outcomes and improve efficiencies in health care.

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Leading the Revolution in Manufacturing

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The emergence of optimal manufacturing systems is creating countless opportunities for localized, on-demand manufacturing.

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Innovating for Energy, Environment and Sustainability

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Major societal realities impacting our future will require new approaches to finding, generating and storing energy and water.

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Advancing Intelligent Systems and Man-Machine Symbiosis

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There will be extraordinary opportunities to enhance and re-envision interconnected technologies and systems to help people make better decisions in real time.

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