ASSIST is an NSF-funded Engineering Research Center established in 2012.

Cutting-Edge Technologies

ASSIST’s world-renowned faculty advance fundamental science in the areas of: Energy Harvesting and Storage, Low Power Sensing, Low Power Systems-on-Chip and Smart Textiles and Flexible Materials.

Systems Integration

ASSIST integrates fundamental technologies into wearable and implantable systems. Use cases include: Asthma, Cardiovascular Disease, Diet Management, Wound Healing, and Medication Compliance.


We are a multi-institution team that collaborates with clinical partners, non-profit organizations, and other stakeholders.

Industry Ecosystem

ASSIST works with industry members to translate its cutting edge technologies and systems. ASSIST pursues both sponsored research and joint proposal opportunities with industry partners.

Workforce Development

ASSIST prepares the next generation of innovative scientists and engineers with a range of educational opportunities for K-12, undergraduate, and graduate students.

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ASSIST is an NSF funded Engineering Research Center established in 2012.