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.


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CT DOT and UConn Team Up on Driver Behavior Safety Analytics Tool

Building on the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s extensive amount of data, the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center and th . . .

Published: Jun 23, 2020

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UConn Engineering Joins 30 Universities in Offering Boot Camp Scholarships for Underrepresented Groups

University of Connecticut School of Engineering, in partnership with 30 nonprofit universities across the country and our partner 2U, is expanding . . .

Published: Jun 10, 2020

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UConn Engineering Department Head, Graduate Student Named Women of Innovation Finalists

Continuing on the success of the past several years, the University of Connecticut School of Engineering has two finalists in this year’s Women o . . .

Published: Jun 08, 2020

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