About the Wei Laboratory

The Wei laboratory emphasizes the integration of current engineering science with emerging fields of engineering applications and processes. Our research focuses on the development of novel biomaterials for tissue repair and regeneration. Due to the nature of our research, students work on multidisciplinary, team-based research projects, which involve scientists from disciplines including Materials Science, Polymer Science, Biology, Animal Science, Computer Science as well as Industry Partners.

 

Engineering News

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Buzzing Through the Blood-Brain Barrier

UConn engineers have designed a non-toxic, biodegradable device that can help medication move from blood vessels into brain tissues —a route tra . . .

Published: Jan 23, 2020

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Synchrony Digital Technology Center Dedicated; Gift to Connecticut Commitment Announced

The University of Connecticut and Synchrony celebrated the opening of the The Synchrony Digital Technology Center at UConn Stamford in a ceremony o . . .

Published: Jan 23, 2020

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Engineering a New Learning Environment For Neurodiversity

Armed with a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s RED (Revolutionizing Engineering Departments) program, Chrysochoou, and her . . .

Published: Jan 23, 2020

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