Centers & Laboratories

Centers & Laboratories

The following centers and laboratories are affiliated with UF ISE:

  • Center for Applied Optimization (CAO)
  • The Center for Applied Optimization at the University of Florida promotes interdisciplinary applied research among faculty from engineering, mathematics, business, and other fields.

The Computational Optimization and Energy Systems Lab at the University of Florida focuses on modeling and algorithm developments for large-scale discrete and stochastic optimization and market design and engineering economics for energy systems.

The HEALTH-Engine Lab at the University of Florida is focused on developing rigorous methods for modeling, analysis, design and improvement of service and healthcare delivery systems, and applying the results in practice.



The Human Systems Engineering Lab’s research areas include transportation human factors and human-autonomous vehicle interaction, applying wearable sensing technology and machine learning in occupational injury prevention and rehabilitation, and improving user interactions with new and emerging technologies in safety-critical systems.


The Interdisciplinary Manufacturing Engineering and Design (iMED) Laboratory specializes in research intended to design scalable fabrication techniques of customized material systems. Material design emphasis is in polymer and metal composites, while traditional and nondestructive testing techniques are employed for characterization and modeling of newly devised and fabricated materials.

Computational and Stochastic Optimization (CSO) Lab logoThe Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering Laboratory at the University of Florida is an interdisciplinary center that encourages joint research and applied projects among faculty from engineering, computer science and business administration in conjunction with industry participants.