The combination of an aging population, longer life expectancies and rising healthcare costs poses a challenge to ensuring a healthy population. There is a need for smarter health solutions to meet these challenges including advances in disease prevention, diagnostics and treatment. ARI is drawing on our core competencies to address these challenges.



Equipment to reduce indoor air related sicknesses
Equipment to reduce indoor air related sicknesses
  • Indoor Climate Research & Training (ICRT) researchers at ARI are studying the linkage between residential building air quality and health to find ways to retrofit homes that reduce illness rates.
  • ICRT is incorporating the results from this research into revised training programs for energy auditors and building inspectors to better identify potential home health hazards.


color staining in lab image
color staining in lab image
  • To speed up cancer diagnoses, ARI software engineers are implementing algorithms that reduce the time required to evaluate pathology samples from days to minutes.
  • ARI scientists are partnering with campus researchers to develop new biosensor technology which would allow for fast, field diagnostics of diseases.


Lab technicians reviewing samples
  • Our scientists are developing new injectable hydrogels for slow release drug delivery which will allow for improved patient outcomes and less frequent medical treatments.


Who should I contact to learn more?

Associate Director for Building Science
Senior Research Scientist
Senior Research Engineer
Manager for Education Research and Training
Senior Research Scientist
Senior Software Engineer

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