Research Facilities

Research Facilities

The College of Engineering has extensive research facilities for use by students and faculty. Web links or summary descriptions of key laboratory facilities are listed below along with their faculty contacts.

UGA Research Resources

In addition to the College of Engineering facilities listed below, faculty research also draws on major equipment resources across the campus that include the following:

Athens Campus

SkidawayInstitute of Oceanography

TheSkidaway Institute of Oceanographyis a multidisciplinary research institution located on a 700 acre campus on Skidaway Island, 16 miles southeast of Savannah. Research activities at the Institute are conducted on scales ranging from local economic and environmental issues to global processes and phenomena.

Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe

Located at historic Wormsloe on the Isle of Hope, Georgia, theUGA Center for Research and Education at Wormsloehosts researchers from the Odum School, the College of Environment and Design, the College of Engineering, and the departments of anthropology, geographyand history.

You can find an extensive list ofUGACore facilitieshere.

UGA Engineering Labs

Advanced Imaging Research

Advanced Imaging Laboratory

TheAdvanced Imaging Lab拥有用于生物医学应用的超分辨率显微镜和自适应光学技术发展的设施。The lab contains a custom-built microscope with adaptive optics capable of both STORM and Structured Illumination Microscopy.The work of the lab draws upon theUGANanoSECClean Room, theUGABiomedical Microscopy CoreandUGAAnimal Facilities.

Biophotonics Laboratory

TheBiophotonics Labis focused on laser-optical imaging and sensing. The lab’s current focus is the characterization of fluorescent environment-sensitive molecular rotors with the long-term goal to provide sensitive fluorescence-based measurement tools for biofluid viscosity and fluid shear stress.

Biophotonics Lab X-Ray Imaging Center

Thex-ray imaging center该实验室拥有一个定制设计的离体体积CT扫描仪,用于直径和高度不超过8英寸的样本,如农产品、土壤样本、岩石样本和生物组织。CT扫描仪具有双能能力,可准确测定水含量或光束硬化校正。

Bio-Sensing and Instrumentation Laboratory

TheBio-Sensing and Instrumentation Labis focused on developing innovative sensing and robotics technologies for agriculture and food systems. The lab contains imaging sensors such as shortwave infrared hyperspectral imaging camera, 3-D cameras, thermal camera, and LiDAR. The lab is also well equipped with instruments (such as digital oscilloscope and 3D printer) to develop sensor and robotic prototypes for field based high throughput plant phenotyping.

Biorefining and Carbon Cycling

BiorefiningResearch and Education Center(BREC)

BREChosts the Biorefining and Carbon Cycling Program and is host to a wide variety of facilities spread throughout several labs and buildings across the UGA campus.


Biosynthetic Engineering andBiocatalysisLaboratory

TheBiosynteheic Engineering and Biocatalysis Laboratorysupports the development of enzymatic and microbial approaches for the production of pharmaceutically important compounds as well as fuels and renewable chemicals.

Comprehensive Molecular Bioengineering Laboratory

TheComprehensive Molecular Bioengineering Labis equipped to support molecular biology, fermentation and analytical research.

Cellular Bioengineering Laboratory

TheCellular Bioengineering Laboratoryis designed to support basic and applied cell-surface interaction research with applications in cell-based biosensors for drug discovery and to support instruction.

Tissue Regeneration Laboratory

TheTissue Regeneration Laboratory组织再生研究设备齐全。能力包括全细胞和组织培养以及生物材料加工。

Biomaterials, Nano-Bio Science and Technology

Nano Electrochemistry Laboratory

TheNELhas a full complement of state-of-the-art electrochemical, bio-analytical and material characterization tools.

Handa Research Laboratory

TheHanda Research Labincludes specialized equipment for material synthesis and characterization.

Locklin Research Laboratory

TheLocklin Research Lab包括用于智能表面和界面发现和创新的仪器和设备。

Medical Robotics Laboratory

TheMedical Robotics Laboratory佐治亚大学的目标是利用定量工程分析来更好地了解人体和与人体交互的技术,并利用这种理解来设计更好的治疗策略、设备和诊断。我们希望通过开发改善人类健康的新工具来服务社会。作为一个医学成像和机器人研究小组,我们专注于磁共振成像(MRI)引导机器人设备的使能技术,用于患者康复,手术和诊断。

Biomembrane Engineering Laboratory

TheBiomembrane Engineering Labhas equipment that supports development and characterization ofbiomimickingmembranes (both lipid and polymer) and exploration of their application in engineering research.

Integrated Bioscience and Nanotechnology Cleanroom

TheIntegrated Bioscience and Nanotechnology Cleanroom, a UGA Core facility, is directed and managed by engineering faculty and provides a basic set of additive and subtractive processing and characterization capabilities.

Computational Nano/Bio-Mechanics Lab

TheComputational Nano/Bio-Mechanics Lab包括用于纳米力学、生物力学和多相界面发现和创新的计算设备和软件。

Built Environment

Engineering Design Studio

TheEngineering Design Studio provides dedicated computer facilities for rapid prototyping andCNCmachining. The shop offers both manual andCNCoptions for several aspects of woodworking and machining metals and plastics while recently obtainingCNCmicro machining capabilities. This lab provides space for students to fabricate and test designs.

GeomaterialsEngineering Laboratory


STRuctural ENGineering Testing Hub(STRENGTH Lab, Civil Engineering Group)

TheSTRENGTH Labprovides both structural and material testing capabilities and provides fundamental capabilities for civil engineering students.

Engineering Education Research

Collaborative Lounge for Understanding Society and Technology through Educational Research (CLUSTER)

The engineering education researchCLUSTER(Collaborative Lounge for Understanding Society and Technology) is a trans-disciplinary, collaborative group at the University of Georgia that focuses on engineering education research.

Photonics and Electronics Research

Applied Electrostatics Laboratory

TheApplied Electrostatics Labsupports a wide range of activities, including: high-voltage/low-current/low-capacitance electronic measurements, steady-state and transient charge measurements, particulate charging by ionized-field and induction processes,fluorometricmeasurement ofppbtracer concentrationselectrostaticallydeposited onto target surfaces both in the lab and field, charged-spray application of surfacedecontaminantsin microbiological safe-room, devices for electric-discharge-generated ozone for beneficial purposes, photometric assessment and recording of atmospheric ozone concentration, integrated system of fumigation chambers for replicated dose-response analysis of ozone and otherppb-leveltrace-gas exposures to living plants and other biological systems, lab-scale reactors for synergistic treatment of wastewater by ultraviolet-enhancedozonationas well as a fully operational trailer-mounted prototype for on-site assessment of theUV-O3process for treating/recycling real-life waste streams.

Lightwave and Microwave Photonics Laboratory

TheLightwave and Microwave Photonics Labsupports bringing fiber optics andphotonicstechniques tointerdisciplinaryareas, by understanding, designing, building a wide range ofphotonicssystems, including: optical hybrid analog/digital processing of signals based onneuromorphicalgorithms, wide-bandwidthphotonicsprocessor for wireless/microwave system, fiber-optics sensing for biomedical applications, and all-optical signal processing based on (nonlinear)photonics.

Photonic and Electronic Technologies Laboratory

This laboratory focuses on the modeling, design and characterization ofphotonicandoptoelectronicmaterials, devices, and novel structures.

Virtual Environments Research

Virtual Experiences Lab

VELis designed to enable researchers and students to develop and study the next generation of virtual worlds, advanced user interfaces, and virtual reality applications.

Waste and Water Research

Jambeck Research Group Laboratory

TheJambeck Research Group Labcontains waste and water analysis equipment for both field and laboratory use.