Our faculty actively seek interdisciplinary collaborations across Tufts and Boston. Current funded research includes projects with civil, chemical, electrical, and biomedical engineering departments, Tufts School of Medicine, Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tufts Medical Center, and the Tufts University departments of biology, chemistry, astrophysics, classics, child development, and psychology.

Current areas of research in the department include: