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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Alumnus Merges Engineering With Entrepreneurship In Roommate Pairing App

Abhi Namala ‘14 (mechanical engineering) is on a mission to not only help college students, but young professionals who are struggling to find li . . .

Published: Dec 10, 2019

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UConn Cancer Treatment Startup Wins $500,000 Grant To Test Their Technology In Space

Encapsulate, an early-stage company founded by three graduate students at the University of Connecticut School of Engineering, was named last month . . .

Published: Nov 22, 2019

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UConn Recognized as a Leader in Educating Women Engineers

The ranking reflects data from a survey of 135,205 women engineering student and professional subscribers of Woman Engineer magazine.

The po . . .

Published: Nov 22, 2019

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