Research Groups

We are known internationally for our excellence and expertise in basic science & technology disciplines. We focus on developing methodologies, understanding complexity in all its shapes and sizes and enhancing system thinking in research as important prerequisites for interdisciplinary research. By combining our strong disciplines, we explore new emerging scientific areas and enable promising innovations in the light of societal challenges. Open science is our standard.

  • Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry

    Bio-Organic Chemistry

    In our research we combine techniques from protein engineering, polymer chemistry and bioconjugation approaches to create particles with...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    BioInterface Science

    Research at BiS is dedicated to understanding and applying basic cell biological principles at the biointerfaces especially for regenerative...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Biomechanics of Soft Tissues

    The mission of the group is to educate students in the biomechanics of soft tissues with emphasis on both computational as well as...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Biomedical Materials and Chemistry

    To provide material solutions for regenerative medicine through development of functional biomaterials based on supramolecular chemistry.

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Cardiovascular Biomechanics

    cardiovascular, experimental & computational biomechanics, heart, blood vessels, (cardio)vascular disease, aneurysms, arteriosclerosis,...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Chemical Biology

    The Chemical Biology group is a research group within the department of Biomedical Engineering. The group is supervized by Luc...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Computational Biology

    synthetic biology, synthetic cells, DNA nanotechnology, DNA computing, supramolecular chemistry, molecular modelling, computer simulations,...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering


    The human immune system is highly multifaceted and incredibly fascinating. Immune cells typically act in complex microenvironments which has...

  • Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry

    Macro-Organic Chemistry

    How far can we push chemical self-assembly? Bridging the gap between life sciences and materials science, using organic chemistry and...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Medical Image Analysis

    medical imaging, acquisition, image reconstruction, analysis, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, artificial intelligence, machine learning,...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Molecular Biosensing for Medical Diagnostics

    The MBx group develops technologies based on micro- and nanoparticles for monitoring patients and for treating diseases. Towards this goal,...

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Orthopaedic Biomechanics

    Intervertebral disc, low back pain, articular cartilage, osteoarthritis, bone, osteoporosis, bone reconstruction, tendon, ligament, ACL,...

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    Research Institutes & Schools

    TU/e participates in several research institutes and research schools.