The Department of Biomedical Engineering’s research activities are diverse, ranging from medical imaging and image analysis to molecular and cellular engineering.Biomedical Engineering Research
The Department of Chemical Engineering’s research activities span the fields of biotechnology, nanotechnology, advanced materials, and alternative energy.Chemical Engineering Research
The Department of Computer Science’s research focuses on four areas—systems, theory, artificial intelligence, and human-computer interaction.Computer Science Research
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering engages in a wide array of research initiatives, including audio and music engineering, energy, microfluids, quantum optoelectronics, wireless networks, and more.Electrical and Computer Engineering Research
The Department of Mechanical Engineering performs research ranging from blood cell deformation, to high energy density phisics, to the mechanics of ancient structures.Mechanical Engineering Research
Research in the Institute of Optics spans a large variety of areas, from the fundamental areas like quantum optics to more applied engineering areas like optical fabrication and testing.Optics Research
How we make the world better
Our faculty and students are more than just scholars, they are scientists and inventors. Their success and excellence is demonstrated through our various associated research centers.Learn More
In new sponsored research awards for the Hajim School in the 2023 fiscal year
Only 146 universities in the US—3 percent—reach this highest level of research activity.
Of membership in the American Association of Universities, a highly selective group of public and private research institutions
Senior design projects at the University of Rochester provide companies with the opportunity to work with the next generation of engineers, scientists, and programmers.