Institute Research Clusters

The Institute research clusters listed below are groupings of inter-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary research and education projects that target a broad application domain.

Biological and Medical Sciences Cluster

The BME cluster covers interdisciplinary research, exemplified by the following computational areas:

  • Computational biology
  • Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
  • Computational Neuroscience and Engineering
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuromorphic Engineering
  • Biostatistics and Medical Informatics

Engineering and Physical Sciences Cluster

The PSE cluster covers interdisciplinary research, exemplified by the following computational areas:

  • Computational Chemistry and Material Sciences
  • Computational Physics and Astrophysics
  • Computational Earth and Space Science and Remote Sensing
  • Computational Ecology and Environmental Science
  • Systems Engineering and Robotics
  • Green Computing and Smart Grids

Social and Management Sciences Cluster

The SMS cluster covers interdisciplinary research, exemplified by the following computational areas:

  • Computational Sociology
  • Social Computing and Social Network
  • Computational Economics and  Mathematical Finance
  • Algorithmic Game Theory and Mechanism Design
  • Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing
  • Management Information Systems and Business Intelligence

Art, Communication, and Education Cluster

The ACE cluster covers interdisciplinary research, exemplified by the following computational areas:

  • Digital Media Art
  • Multimedia and Web-based Journalism
  • Computer Animation and Gaming
  • E-Learning