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Focus Areas

CSULB College of Engineering researchers embrace a wide range of interests, from big data and cybersecuity to manufacturing and robotics. And often, as in the case of Biomedical Engineering, indisciplinary cooperation is key.  Read more below to find faculty doing research in specific subject areas. 

 

Big Data, Cybersecurity & Software

Faculty conducting research in computing are using algorithms to command robots, artificial intelligence and computational modeling to deliver biomedical applications, cryptography to keep computer systems secure, and sustainable practices to improve software design. Meet the researchers in this area.

Biomedical & Assistive Technology

With a newly launched Biomedical Engineering major, the College of Engineering is building a strong reputation for research in this area. Researchers come from Brown, Harvard, Stanford, and UCLA, and are working on engineered tissue, biomedical applications, brain injuries, mechanics, microfabricatio, robotic systems, and more. Meet the researchers in this area

Energy & the Environment

Embracing expertise in biological water reclamation, environmental microbiology, alternative energy, and rechargeable batteries, researchers in this area are working toward a better environment. Meet researchers in this area.

Manufacturing & Robotics

With major industry partners such as Boeing, DENSO, and Northrop Grumman, the College of Engineering has a strong foundation in research to advance manufacturing and robotics. Meet researchers in this area.

Materials

From developing new composites and polymers to understanding how to create tougher metals for cars and automobiles, researchers in this area are working to improve the material world. Meet researchers in this area

Power, Sensors & Smart Grids

Our electrical systems are in need of improvement. Researchers in this area have expertise in smart grids, smart buildings, sensor networks, and communication controls. Meet researchers in this area.

Transportation & Infrastructure

The CSULB College of Engineering is home to the National Center for Transportation, Green Technologies, and Education, and also offers training to materials engineers under a partnership with Caltrans. Meet researchers in this area.