Auckland Bioengineering Institute


Our research

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.

  • Publications

    View the range of written publications produced by our researchers.

  • Research Forum

    Find out about our annual research forum, and access posters from the forum exhibitions.

  • Biomimetics Lab

    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.

  • Implantable Devices

    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.

  • Pelvic Floor

    Investigating pelvic floor mechanics to improve women’s health before and after childbirth.

  • Physiome Project

    Providing a comprehensive framework for modelling the human body using computational methods.

  • Skin

    Identifying the dynamic mechanical properties of skin in-vivo over the entire human body.

  • Systems Biomedicine

    Integrating systems biology with genomics in the context of human disease.

  • Tissue structure

    Capturing 3D images of tissue data in systematic studies of the structure and function of soft biological tissue.