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
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.
Leading the Revolution in Manufacturing
The emergence of optimal manufacturing systems is creating countless opportunities for localized, on-demand manufacturing.
Innovating for Energy, Environment and Sustainability
Major societal realities impacting our future will require new approaches to finding, generating and storing energy and water.
Advancing Intelligent Systems and Man-Machine Symbiosis
There will be extraordinary opportunities to enhance and re-envision interconnected technologies and systems to help people make better decisions in real time.