Biomedical Engineering Laboratories

 

Biological Engineering Laboratory (Y413; Y414)

Laboratory Facilities

  • ScanLaf CS 55-4 freeze-dryer
  • Multifunctional microplate reader
  • Nikon ECLIPSE 80i fluorescence microscope
  • Nikon TS-100 inverted fluorescence microscope
  • CO2 cell culture incubator
  • Biological safety II hood

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Molecular and Cellular Engineering Laboratory (Y503)
Y503 Instrument

Laboratory Facilities

  • Yamato Laboratory Autoclave
  • Milli-Q Direct 8 Type I Ultrapure Water Purification System
  • Thermo Legemd Micro 17R Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • NaoDrop One Microvolume UV-Vis Spectrometer
  • Bio-Rad ChemiDoc MP Imaging System
  • Bio-Rad CFX96 Touch Real-Time PCR Detection System
  • Bio-Rad C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler
  • Nikon Eclipse 80i Advanced Research Fluorescence Microscope
  • Nikon Inverted Fluorescence Microscope
  • Major Science SmartView Transilluminator
  • 4-Digit Analytical Balance

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Biological Cell Culture Laboratory (Y503a)
Y503a Instrument

Laboratory Facilities

  • Class II, Type A2 Biological Safety Cabinet (x2)
  • CO2 incubators (x6)
  • Eppendorf Centrifuge
  • Inverted Microscope

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Mechanobiology Laboratory (Y503b)
Y503b Instrument

Laboratory Facilities

  • Sanyo CO2 incubator
  • Bruker Atomic Force Microscopy System (AFM)
  • Eppendorf Centrifuge
  • Inverted Microscope

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Small Animal Live Imaging Laboratory (Y504)
Y504 Instrument

Laboratory Facilities

  • LAZR ultrasound and photoacoustic micro-imaging for small animals
  • Leica histology platform
  • OLYMPUS BX51WI microscope

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Small Animal Research Laboratory (Y505)
Y505 Instrument

Laboratory Facilities

  • Ultrasound Stimulation Platform (Olympus LIFU and Sonic Concepts HIFU transducer with 500 watt power amplifier)
  • Electrophysiological Monitoring System (AM System amplifier and CED Data acquisition system)
  • Faradays cage for in vivo study
  • Biosafety cabinet for in virto study
  • Isoflurane machine for gas anesthesia

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Biomechanics Laboratory (ST405)

Laboratory Facilities

  • AMTI force platforms
  • Kistler force platform
  • 8-camera Vicon MX motion analysis system
  • Galileo sports vibration platform
  • Fscan pressure measurement systems
  • BodiTrak sitting pressure mapping system
  • Software for computational model

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Human Locomotion Laboratory (ST414)
 human local motion lab Instrument

Laboratory Facilities

  • Vicon 370 3-dimensional motion analysis system
  • AMTI force plates for gait analysis
  • BTS-TELEMG multichannel electro-myographic system
  • Cybex Norm Dynamometer

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Biomaterials and Tissue Testing Laboratory (S106)
S106 photo

Laboratory Facilities

  • Standard water contact angle goniometer
  • Biaxial testing machine (MTS, load cell: 5, 2.5 k, and 10 kN)
  • Uniaxial testing machine (Hounsfield, load cell: 100, 1 k, and 10 kN)

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Micro-device and Biosensor Laboratory (S106a)
S106a photo

Laboratory Facilities

  • VersaSTAT3 electrochemical analyzer
  • Nikon FN1 multipatch upright focusing nosepiece microscope system
  • HEKA Elektronik patch clamp amplifier
  • Harrick PDC-32G-2 plasma cleaner
  • Class 1000 clean hood
  • Memmert heating oven

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Nanobiotechnology Laboratory (S106b)
S106b photo

Laboratory Facilities

  • Chemical hood
  • Particle size and zeta potential analyzer
  • UV/visible spectrophotometer
  • Electrochemical surface plasmon resonance instrument
  • Potentiostat/galvanostat
  • Planetary mill
  • Centrifuge
  • Mixer with temperature control
  • Balance
  • Spincoater
  • Near-infrared laser
  • Vibratory sieve shaker
  • pH meter
  • Homogenizer
  • Refrigerated and heating circulators
  • Furnace
  • Hot plate
  • Heating mantle
  • UV lamp
  • Shaking water bath
  • Ultrasonic cleaner
  • Dessicator cabinet

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Neurorehabilitation and Neural Engineering Laboratory (S107a)
S107a equipment photo

Laboratory Facilities

  • Rehabilitation Sleeves
  • Intention-driven robotic hands with functional electrical stimulation (FES-robots)
  • Intention-driven robotic hands
  • Brain training device
  • EMG-driven multi-joint robotic rehabilitation system (PolyJbot)
  • G.Tec EEG amplification system
  • Magstim 200 transcranial magnetic stimulation system
  • Oxymon – Artinis Medical Systems for near-infrared spectroscopy
  • DNI Nevada DS6100 patient simulator for ECG simulation

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Biomedical Ultrasound and Bioinstrumentation I (S108)
S108a photo

Laboratory Facilities

  • Soft tissue palpation ultrasound system (TPUS)
  • Scolioscan system
  • Liverscan prototype
  • Ultrasound elasticity imaging prototype
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT) development platform
  • EUB-8500 (Hitachi)
  • Ultrasonix Touch (Analogic Corporation)
  • Ultrasonix RP (Analogic Corporation)
  • Apogee 1200 (SIUI)
  • Intravascular ultrasound system (Volcano Therapeutics)
  • Humac norm testing and rehabilitation system (Computer Sports Medicine)
  • 3D guidance electromagnetic tracking system(NDI)
  • Optotrak Certus motion capture system (NDI)
  • Multi-channel physiological signal acquisition and processing system (Chengdu Instrument Factory)
  • Oscilloscope (Tektronix)
  • Function generator (Tektronix)
  • Measurement exciter (Brüel & Kjær)
  • Power amplifier (Brüel & Kjær)

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Biomedical Ultrasound and Bioinstrumentation II (S109)

Laboratory Facilities

  • OLYMPUS Microscope
  • Optical Platform
  • HERMLE Centrifuge
  • Western Blot System
  • Data Analysis workstation
  • Small Animal Locator
  • Digital Oscilloscope
  • CO2 Incubator
  • Function Generator
  • Step Motor and Motion control
  • PH Meter
  • Digital Balance
  • Drying Oven
  • Mixture with temperature control
  • Dry Thermostat
  • Minifuge
  • Light Incubator
  • Ultrasonic cleaner
  • Two layer shaker
  • DC Power supply

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Biomedical Engineering Teaching Laboratory (GH198)
GH198 photo

Laboratory Facilities

  • Ultrasonic cleaner
  • PowerLab systems (ADInstrument)
  • Tektronix oscilloscope
  • Signal generator
  • Topward DC power supply
  • NI USB data acquisition card
  • Soldering tools

Desktop PC with software

o NI LabVIEW academic site license

o MATLAB teaching license

o MS Visual Studio

o 8051 MCU development tool

o Ardunio development tool

o Android development tool

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P&O Laboratories (GH041c; GH044; GH044a; GH046)
P&O Lab photo

 Laboratory Facilities

  • CAPOD laser shape sensor and digitizer
  • BioSculptor computer aided design and manufacturing system
  • Seattle Thermoformer for fast vacuum forming of prosthetic sockets
  • Biosculptor virtual casting with handheld shape digitizer

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