The department prides itself on having several research groups with an international reputation who are among the leaders in their respective fields. Research guides all efforts of the department. Faculty members conduct research which is supported and enhanced by graduate as well as undergraduate students. Research projects conducted by our faculty often have an interdisciplinary and/or industrial component.
Research in the department is mainly clustered in the following five focus areas:
Each focus area includes several of our research groups. Detailed information about the individual groups and labs can be obtained by using the links listed below.