Auckland Bioengineering Institute
The Auckland Bioengineering Institute is developing engineering approaches to facilitate better understanding of biological function and provide the basis for new approaches to medical diagnosis and therapy.
Developing a range of novel sensors and instruments to provide new physiological data to aid computational modelling.
Biomechanics for Breast Imaging
Developing a computational framework to aid the reliable interpretation of mammograms and other imaging methods.
Creating new technologies ranging from artificial muscles to cell manipulators.
Cardiac and Cardiovascular research groups
Research on the heart and cardiovascular system that combines instrumentation development, experimental measurements and mathematical modelling to understand basic mechanisms and how these are affected by disease.
Computational Fluid Mechanics
Developing computational and visualisation methods relevant to fluid motion inside the human body.
Development and Reproductive Health
We use data-driven computational models to provide a new understanding of the important contributors to healthy development and to interpret clinical data obtained in early-life.
Computational and mathematical modelling of the gastrointestinal system.
Immune and Lymphatic System
Developing computational models of the immune response and the lymphatic system.
Developing wireless data acquisition systems for long term monitoring of physiological signals.
Laboratory for Animate Technologies
We are developing multidisciplinary technologies to create interactive autonomously animated systems which will define the next generation of human computer interaction and facial animation.
Lungs and Respiratory System
Developing anatomically- and biophysically-based mathematical models of the pulmonary system.
Developing an anatomically and biophysically detailed model of the human musculoskeletal system.
Ophthalmic Imaging and Bioengineering
This multidisciplinary project aims to connect the physiology, vision engineering and optics of the human visual system.
Developing new tools for patient health management, surgery, and surgical training.
Investigating pelvic floor mechanics to improve women’s health before and after childbirth.
Providing a comprehensive framework for modelling the human body using computational methods.
Identifying the dynamic mechanical properties of skin in-vivo over the entire human body.
Special Sense Organs
Developing anatomically and biophysically based models of the ear and eye to improve training and surgical techniques.