Labs & Research

As a Bioengineering graduate student, you’ll have access to cutting-edge equipment and faculty conducting research funded through grants from organizations such as the American Heart Association, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and others, in areas including

  • biomaterials, 
  • imaging and optical spectroscopy,
  • injury biomechanics,
  • neuroengineering,
  • neuromechanics of locomotion,
  • regenerative tissue engineering,
  • stem and cancer cell engineering, and
  • targeted drug delivery.

Learn more about the Department of Bioengineering’s labs and equipment.

Research Funding

In 2016, the National Science Foundation placed Temple University among the top 100 in terms of research expenditures, which amounted to $242 million. Learn more about the university’s research support efforts.

Carnegie Classification

In 2016, Temple was elevated to an R1 institution of “highest research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it in the top 4% of all four-year educational institutions in the nation. Temple’s research enterprise distinguishes itself through its focus on community, and using advances in technology to make a positive impact on people’s lives.