Research Themes

The Center for Personalized Health Monitoring gathers critical expertise from polymer science and engineering, nursing science, computer science, kinesiology, psychological and brain sciences, and engineering to provide convergent solutions to challenges in health monitoring at every step of product development–from design, manufacturing, and system integration, to data analytics and outcome validation. CPHM seeks to tackle real-world problems in the emerging field of digital healthcare, wearable sensor technologies, and personalized, precision healthcare delivery, interfacing closely with provider networks, hospitals, and industry across the Massachusetts Commonwealth, and the world.

A wide-range of critical problem-focused research areas include:

  • On-Body Biomarker Sensing
  • Biomedical Devices & Device Manufacturing
  • Healthy Aging
  • Fall Prevention & Detection
  • Technologies of Addiction Prevention
  • Sexual Health Equity
  • Sleep Monitoring & Measurement
  • Health Self-Management
  • Environmental Sensing & Design
  • And more!