MSI Seminars

Microsystems Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are at 4 pm in 1146 AV Williams.

Years...     2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  2011  |  2010

Speakers...     Abdallah  |  Aksyuk  |  Allen  |  Arnold  |  Bergbreiter  |  Bevilacqua  |  Ben-Yakar  |Bright  |  Burdick  |  Castro  |  Erickson  |  Fedder  |  Frankel  |  Gangopadhyay  |  Ghodssi  |Gracias  |  Guiseppi-Elie  |  Harrison  |  Hart  |  Herr  |  Hesketh  |  Howe  |  Hu  |  Huang  |  Hui  |  Judy  |  Kenney  |  Khine  | Kim  |  Krylov  |  Abraham Lee  |  Leonardo  |  Ligler  |  Marino  |  Mehregany  |  Mitcheson  |  Nie  |  Pruitt  |  Ricco  |  Saif  |  Setti  |  Shacham-Diamand  |  Sia  |  Smela  | Sniadecki  | Sochol  |  Tadigadapa  |  Takayama  |  Toner  |  Turner  |  Venkatasubramanian  |  E. Wang  |  T.-H. J. Wang  |  Ziaie  | Zappe  | 

Events are listed in reverse chronological order - most recent first.


Summer 2017

Special ECE/ISR Seminar
June 7 (11 am in AVW 2460) <-- Note special time and place.
Compressive Sensing: From Algorithms to Circuits
Gianluca Setti
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
[Abstract and Bio]

Spring 2017
Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

May 4 (4 pm)
Self-assembly of DNA nanomachines and measurement devices
Carlos Castro
Ohio State University
info      [Abstract and Bio]

Feb 21 (4 pm)
Super-Resolution Imaging of Nanostructures on Plasmonic Chip
Shubhra Gangopadhyay
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing Systems (CCSS), National Science Foundation
info      [Abstract and Bio]


Fall 2016
Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

Nov 30 (4 pm)
Cavity optomechanical coupling in chip-scale plasmonic and photonic transducers for nanoscale measurements and optical signal control
Vladimir Aksyuk
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute for Standards and Technologies
info      [Abstract and Bio]

Oct 25 (4 pm)
Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials and Devices
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
info      [Abstract and Bio]

Sept 21 (4 pm)
Mixing Microsystems and Robotics
Sarah Bergbreiter
University of Maryland
info      [Abstract and Bio]

Spring 2016

May 6 (1 pm)
Note special time: 1 pm
Microfluidics for 3D tissue engineering and personal health diagnostics
Sam Sia
Columbia University
info      [Abstract]

April 14
(Special MicroSystems Seminar)
Microfluidic Tools for Protein Crystallography
Bobby Abdallah
Arizona State University
[Abstract & Bio]

March 25 (9 am)
Note special time: 9 am
SMART: Shrink Manufacturing Advanced Research Technologies
Michelle Khine
University of California, Irvine
info      [Abstract & Bio]

Feb 25 (1 pm)
Alternative Microscale 3D Printing Methods for Biology
Ryan Sochol
University of Maryland
info      [Abstract & Bio]


Fall 2015

Nov 10
Scalable NanoStructures for Energy Storage and Flexible Electronics
Liangbing Hu
University of Maryland
info      [Abstract & Bio]

Oct 20
Origami microsystems: From metamaterials to dust-sized surgical tools
David Gracias
Johns Hopkins University
info      [Abstract & Bio]

Oct 7
Cell-Based Nose on a Chip
Elisabeth Smela
University of Maryland
info      [Abstract & Bio]

Oct 1
Engineering Structured Functional Materials with Applications from Micromotors to Cancer Theranostics
Zhihong Nie
University of Maryland
info      [Abstract & Bio]

Sept 17
Engineering Structured Functional Materials with Applications from Micromotors to Cancer Theranostics
Slava Krylov
Tel Aviv University
info      video     [Abstract & Bio]

Spring 2015

May 5
Biomedical Micro and Nanofluidics
Shuichi Takayama
University of Michigan
info     [Abstract & Bio]

April 23
Integrated Analytical Microsystems for Space Research
Antonio Ricco
NASA Ames Research Center, Small Payloads and Instrumentation
info     [Abstract]

March 25
All-in-One Droplet Microfluidic Systems for Bioassays
Tza-Huei Jeff Wang
Johns Hopkins University, Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Oncology
info     video     [Abstract]

Feb 20
Micro/Nano/Biosystems: The New 'Fantastic Voyage'
Reza Ghodssi
University of Maryland, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Institute for Systems Research


Fall 2014

Dec 11
BioMEMS for Cardiovascular Cells
Nate Sniadecki
University of Washington
info    video     [Abstract & Bio]

Nov 13
Laser-assisted fabrication techniques for low-cost flexible sensors, actuators, and microsystems
Babak Ziaie
Purdue University
info    video     [Abstract & Bio]

Oct 23
Precision Measurement and Engineering of Reconstituted Membrane Proteins
John Marino
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
info    video     [Abstract]

Oct 9
Army Research Laboratory Bioscience and Bioengineering Research Initiatives
Vicki Bevilacqua
Army Research Laboratory
info     [Abstract & Bio]

Oct 2
Spatial and Temporal Control of Biological Systems at the Microscale
Elliot Hui
University of California, Irvine
info     [Abstract & Bio]


Spring 2014

May 8
Biological Information Processing and Biomedical Intervention through Microfluidic Technologies
Abraham Lee
University of California, Irvine
info    video     [Abstract & Bio]

April 15
Magnetic Microsystems - What? Where? When? Why? How?
David Arnold
University of Florida
info    video     [Abstract & Bio]

March 5
Make Me Look! To SEE and Understand Your Research
Felice Frankel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Harvard University
info     [Abstract & Bio]

Feb. 26
Nanoengineered Devices for Energy Transport and Conversion
Evelyn Wang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
info    video     [Abstract & Bio]



Fall 2013

Dec. 6
Acousto-Opto Fluidics for Lab-on-a-Chip
Tony Jun Huang
Pennsylvania State University

Nov. 19
Nonlinear MEMS Resonance
Gary Fedderr
Carnegie Mellon University

Oct. 15
The Lensless Microscope: Computational Microscopy, Sensing and Diagnostics for Telemedicine and Global Health Applications
Aydogan Ozcan
University of California, Los Angeles

Sept. 20
Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds using Piezoresistive Microcantilever Sensors with Metal Organic Frameworks
Peter Hesketh
Georgia Institute of Technology

Spring 2013
Sponsored by Qualcomm

May 10
Using MEMS to Build Devices and Packages at the Same Time
Thomas Kenney
Stanford University
April 29
Engineering Quantum Information Processing Systems
Jungsang Kim
Duke University
April 11
Using Nonlinearity to Enhance Micro/NanoSensor Performance
Kimberly Turner
University of California Santa Barbara
March 27
Atomic Layer Deposition for Applications in Nano/MicroElectroMechanical Systems
Victor Bright
University of Colorado Boulder
Feb. 19
Quartz MEMS — Only a Matter of Time!
Srinivas Tadigadapa
Pennsylvania State University


Fall 2012 Sponsored by Qualcomm

Dec. 6
Wireless Health
Mehran Mehregany
Case Western Reserve University
Nov. 29
Implantable Microsystems for Quantitative Measurement of Biomolecules for the Management of Hemorrhagic Shock
Anthony Guiseppi-Elie
Clemson University
Oct. 11
Electrochemistry and Biochips
Yosi Shacham-Diamand
Tel-Aviv University

Spring 2012
May 3
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Biophotonics
Adela Ben-Yakar
University of Texas
April 5
Optofluidics for Bio-Analytics and Energy Applications
David Erickson
Cornell University
March 15
Microfluidics: Cells on Chip for Disease Diagnosis
Mehmet Toner
Harvard University
Feb. 28
The Mechanics of "Small"
Taher Saif
University of Illinois
Feb. 23
Innovative Optical Microsystems for Medicine and Other Applications
Hans Zappe
University of Freiburg
info      [Abstract & Bio]


Fall 2011
Dec. 8
Machine-Brain Interfaces
Jack Judy
DARPA Microsystems Technology Office
Oct. 11
Engineering Adaptive Interfaces to Damaged Nervous Systems
Joel Burdick
California Institute of Technology
Sept. 20
Vacuum Microsystems for Energy Conversion
Roger Howe
Stanford University
Spring 2011
May 10
Next-Generation Proteomics
Amy Herr
University of California, Berkeley
April 20
Optical Biosensors and Systems Integration
Frances Ligler
Naval Research Laboratory
March 3
Wireless Medical Microsystems
Mark Allen
Georgia Institute of Technology
Feb. 16
Carbon Nanotubes
John Hart
University of Michigan


Fall 2010

Dec. 8
MEMS for Mechanobiology
Beth Pruitt
Nov. 11
Energy Harvesting Research at Imperial College London:  A Holistic View
Paul Mitcheson
Imperial College London
Oct. 21
Wireless Telemetry of Neutral Signals from Freely Moving Dragonflies
Reid Harrison
Intan Technologies, LLC
Anthony Leonardo
Howard Hughes Medical Institute


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