Research Interests

In keeping with the interdisciplinary nature of modern research, we do not have traditional academic departments. Members of SEAS carry out research in multiple areas and collaborate with colleagues throughout the university.

Biophysics and Self-Assembly

Electromagnetics and Nanoelectronics

Fluid Mechanics

Materials Science


Quantum Devices

Soft Condensed Matter

Solid Mechanics

Surface and Interface Science


Artificial Intelligence (Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning, Multi-agent Systems, Robotics)

Computational and Data Science (High Performance Computing, Connectomics, Large-scale Data Management)

Computational Neuroscience

Economics and Computation

Graphics, Vision and Interaction (Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Graphics, Scientific and Information Visualization, Computer Vision)

Information and Society (Policy, Computer Science Education, Privacy and Security)

Programming Languages (Foundations, Design and Application, Implementation)

Systems, Networks and Databases (Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, Database Management Systems)

Theory of Communication

Theory of Computation

Science, Technology, Innovation & Public Policy

Communications and Internet Policy

Design & Innovation

Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Science and Engineering Education

Science and Technology Policy