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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Looking To The Netherlands As The Transportation “Gold Standard”

New research from graduate students and faculty members in the Transportation Technology & Society Research Group has identified the Netherlands . . .

Published: Jan 14, 2021

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Senior Design Journey 2021: Using Lung Scans and Algorithms to Diagnose COVID-19, Part 1

Ever since the introduction of IBM’s Watson, companies have been on a voracious quest to use computers and machine learning to help doctors and diag . . .

Published: Dec 23, 2020

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School of Engineering to Launch New Multidisciplinary Major in Fall 2021

Starting in Fall 2021, prospective and existing University of Connecticut School of Engineering students will have a new major to choose from—Multid . . .

Published: Dec 18, 2020

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