Faculty Research and Creative Activity

DePaul CDM Research

In CDM’s Robotics and Medical Engineering Lab, Assistant Professor Isuru Godage investigates how the combination of stiff and soft robotic components can create novel robotic hybrids that exploit the advantages and conceal the inherent weaknesses of individual technologies.

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Nate Matteson led the design team that created the 0xEAE Boost, designed to be a robust, modular, and extensible pedal platform both inside and out.       

DePaul CDM Research

Professor Daniela Stan Raicu, along with graduate and undergraduate researchers in the Medical Informatics (MedIX) Laboratory, use the power of visual computing to advance research in the medical field.

DePaul CDM Research

Assistant Professor Anna Hozian and Associate Professor Brad Riddell wrote and directed the web series Other People’s Children, which has won a number of film festival awards and received over one million views on BoredTeachers.com.

DePaul CDM Research

Our faculty meet with representatives from industry to discuss potential research collaboration at the annual CDM faculty-industry mixer.


Research, Creative Activities, and Innovation


CDM treats research and creative activity as integral to its delivery of first-class instruction to students. Faculty in each of CDM's three schools are engaged in innovative scholarly and creative work and offer collaborative research opportunities with students and partners.

School of Cinematic Arts School of Computing School of Design

At DePaul

DePaul’s research and innovation ecosystem encourages faculty and students to apply their work to real-world problems in the communities we serve.

Research and Innovation at DePaul

Faculty Grants

Our faculty engage in groundbreaking research to advance their field and improve lives.

Research Labs & Centers

CDM is home to several research labs and centers where faculty and students engage in cutting edge research and design.

Student Research Opportunities

Opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in research with faculty are available.

Resources for Faculty

Grants and programs provide resources for faculty to encourage and support research efforts.