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J-MEMS Editor-in-Chief and Editors

The first issue of IEEE/JMEMS appeared in March, 1992 and the Journal was published quarterly from 1992 to 2002 when it changed to a bimonthly format.

From 1992 to 1997, the JMEMS Editor-in-Chief was Dr. William Trimmer; from 1997 to 2012 Professor Richard S. Muller of the University of California, Berkeley was the Editor-in-Chief.  Christofer Hierold, Professor of Micro and Nanosystems at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, became the EIC in October of 2012.

The JMEMS Editorial Board plays a key role in assuring the archival quality of published papers. One of the Editorial Board members is responsible for the review process of each paper and that Editor is identified in a footnote on the first page of each accepted paper. Those members of the Editorial Board, who are designated as Senior Editor, are sometimes assigned the responsibilities of Editor-in-Chief for selected submitted papers to JMEMS.

J-MEMS Editorial Board

    • J-MEMS Editors

      • Chong H. Ahn
         - Professor
        Chong H. Ahn portrait
        University of Cincinnati
        814 Rhodes Hall
        Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0030
        USA
        Phone 1:
        513-556-4767

        Fax:
        513-556-7326

        Research Areas:  
        - Microfluidics Devices and BioMEMS:  Polymer smart passive microfluidic devices and BioMEMS
        - Biosensors and Lab-on-a-ChipsIn vitro diagnostics (IVD) with immunosensors on polymer lab-on-a-chip platform
        - Point-of-Care (POC) Healthcare Systems:  POCT clinical diagnostics for smart patient care systems
        - Neurosurgical Monitoring Medical Devices: Monitoring traumatic brain injury (TBI) using smart microcatheter and lab-on-a-tube

        Professional Memberships: IEEE/EDS, ASME, IoP


        Biography:   Dr. Ahn is Mitchell P. Kartalia Chair Professor of Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computing Systems at the University of Cincinnati. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1993. Since joining the University of Cincinnati in 1994, he has successfully initiated and established an excellent Microfluidics and BioMEMS program (www.biomems.uc.edu). He has published over ~300 journal and peer-reviewed conference papers, and chaired numerous international conferences and steering committees. His research interests include the design, simulation, fabrication and characterization of MEMS and BioMEMS devices, microfluidic device and systems, biosensors and biochips, lab-on-a-chips, in vitro diagnostics (IVD), and point-of-care clinical diagnostics or neurosurgical monitoring. He received the Scientific Leadership Award at the 4th Annual BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology World in 2003 and received the Best Journal Paper Award of the IEEE Sensor Journal in 2009. He is currently serving as an Editor of the IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS), and Editorial Advisory Boards of the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (JMM), and Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. He is now a Fellow at the Institute of Physics. He was the founder of Siloam Biosciences Inc. (www.siloambio.com) in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

      • Juergen Brugger

        Research Areas: New materials and fabrication methods for MEMS; nanoscale MEMS


        Professional Memberships: IEEE


        Biography: Juergen Brugger is Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland in Microengineering and Materials Science. Before joining EPFL he was at the MESA+ Research Institute of Nanotechnology at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, and at the Hitachi Central Research Laboratory, in Tokyo, Japan. He received his Master in Physical-Electronics and his PhD degree from Neuchatel University, Switzerland.


        Since 1995, Dr. Brugger is active in the field of interdisciplinary and experimental micro and nanotechnologies with a focus on novel manufacturing techniques for integrated and multi-functional micro/nanosystems. Dr. Brugger co-invented more than 15 patents and received two IBM patent awards. He served on the program committees of IEEE-IEDM, IEEE-MEMS, IEEE NEMS, Transducers, Eurosensors and MNE conferences. He served as General Chair for the Eurosensors XXIII, Lausanne, 2009, co-chair of MNE 2014, and chair of IEEE-MEMS 2015. Juergen Brugger is senior member of IEEE, co-founder of the start-up MicroLeman Sarl and board member of the "Prix Omega Foundation". His private pursuits include outdoor activities such as mountaineering and sailing as well as indoors sports such as the combination of Single Malts and Jazz music.

      • Lionel Buchaillot
         - Dr.
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        Institute for Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology IEMN
        Cite Scientifique
        Avenue H. Poincare
        CS60069
        Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex 59650
        France
        Phone 1:
        +33 3 2019 7800

        Research Areas:  Mechanical Sensors and Systems, RF MEMS / MEMS for Microwaves and Scientific Micro- and Nanoinstruments


        Professional Membership:  IEEE


        Biography:  Lionel Buchaillot is a CNRS Senior Researcher. He received the M.S degree in Material Sciences and the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering respectively in 1991 and 1995, both from the Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France. Between 1995 and 1997, he has been with the Laboratory for Integrated MicroMechatronic Systems (LIMMS-CNRS-IIS, The University of Tokyo, Japan) as a JSPS post-doctoral fellow working on thin film shape memory alloys actuators for MEMS. In 1997, he worked as a R&D engineer for the SFIM Company (now SAFRAN) and AVIAC Technologies Company. In 1998, he has joined the CNRS in the ISEN Department of the Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology (IEMN). He was the Head of the "Silicon-based MEMS" research group at IEMN between 2001 and 2009. In 2010, he became director of IEMN. His research focuses on Mechanical Sensors and Systems, RF MEMS / MEMS for Microwaves and Scientific Micro- and Nanoinstruments. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 papers and several book chapters. He is recipient of the CNRS Bronze Medal.

      • Sami Franssila
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        Professor
        Aalto University
        Micronova Centre for Nanofabrication
        PO BOX 13500
        Helsinki 00076
        Finland
        Mobile:
        +358 50 536 1699

        Switchboard:
        +358-9-47001

        Research Areas: Micro- and nanofabrication, thin films, MEMS, microfluidics, chemical and biological microsystems


        Biography: Sami Franssila is a professor of materials science at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in physics from the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, and the Ph.D. degree in 1995 from Helsinki University of Technology, with a thesis on plasma etching. He has worked at VTT and IMEC before joining Aalto University in 1998. He has authored or coauthored 140 peer-reviewed journal articles and the textbook Introduction to Microfabrication (John Wiley, 2010). He has served in Transducers executive program committee, as well as in MEMS and MicroTAS technical program committees.


        His current research interests are:
        1) Micro and nanofabrication, including silicon etching (wet and dry), bonding, hybrid materials
        2) Surfaces and coatings, atomic layer deposition, plasma coatings
        3) Microfluidics, capillarity, superhydrophobicity
        4) Chemical and biomicrosystems, separation systems, ionization, cell growth platforms

      • Chang-Jin "CJ" Kim
         - Professor
        Chang-Jin "CJ" Kim portrait
        University of California, Los Angeles
        37-134 E4 Bldg., 420 Westwood Plaza
        Los Angeles, CA 90095
        USA
        Phone 1:
        310-825-0267

        Fax:
        310-206-2302

        Research Areas:  MEMS


        Professional Memberships:  IEEE; ASME; APS; AAAS


        Biography:  CJ Kim received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1991. He received his B.S. from Seoul National University and M.S. from Iowa State University along with the Graduate Research Excellence Award. Since joining the faculty at UCLA in 1993, he has established a MEMS Ph.D. major field in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. Directing the Micro and Nano Manufacturing Laboratory, his research is in MEMS and nanotechnology, including design and fabrication of micro/nano structures, actuators and systems, with a special interest in utilizing surface tension. A fellow of ASME, Professor Kim is the recipient of TRW Outstanding Young Teacher Award, NSF CAREER Award, ALA Achievement Award, and Samueli Outstanding Teaching Award. He has served on numerous committees, including IEEE MEMS Conference and Transducers, and chaired conferences, including IEEE MEMS 2014. He is currently serving as a Senior Editor for the IEEE/ASME Journal of MEMS and on the Editorial Advisory Board for IEEJ Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He has also been active in the commercial sector, as a board member, scientific advisor, consultant, and founder of start-ups.

      • Eun Kim
         - Professor and Chair
        Eun Kim portrait
        University of Southern California
        Department of EE-Electrophysics
        Los Angeles, CA 90275
        USA
        Phone 1:
        213-740-4697

        Fax:
        213-740-8677

        Research Areas:  Acoustic, Piezoelectric and Power MEMS


        Professional Membership:  IEEE


        Biography:  Eun Sok Kim (M’91–SM’01–F’11) received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, all in electrical engineering, from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1982, 1987, and 1990, respectively. In Fall 1999, he joined the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, and is currently a Professor and the Chair in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering - Electrophysics. From Spring 1991 to Fall 1999, he worked at the Department of Electrical Engineering in the University of Hawaii at Manoa as a faculty member. Previously, he worked at IBM Research Laboratory, San Jose, CA, NCR Corp., San Diego, CA, and Xicor Inc., Milpitas, CA as a co-op student, design engineer, and summer-student engineer, respectively. Prof. Kim is an expert in piezoelectric and acoustic MEMS, having published more than 200 refereed papers and 10 issued patents in the field, and is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Institute of Physics (IOP). He serves as an editor for IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems and on the editorial board for Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. He has been awarded a NSF CAREER Award (FY 95-99) and the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 2006 Best New Application Paper Award.

      • Satoshi Konishi
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        Professor
        Ritsumeikan Universtiy
        1-1-1 Nojihigashi
        Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577
        Japan
        Phone 1:
        +81-77-561-2863

        Fax:
        +81-77-561-2863

        Research Areas: Fabrication technology for MEMS, Actuators for MEMS, MEMS for Biomedical Application


        Professional Memberships: IEEE/RAS


        Biography: Satoshi Konishi received the BS degree in 1991 in Electronics Engineering, the MS degree in 1993 and the PhD degree in 1996 in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. He is currently Professor with Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan, where he joined the faculty in 1996. He also serves as the director of bio medical devices center at Ritsumeikan University. He is also visiting Professor with Shiga University of Medical Science since 2007. He is also visitng Professor with Graduate School of Phrmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University since 2009. He joined ULB as visiting Professor in 2011.


        He is the Editorial Board Member of Sensors and Actuators A, the Editorial Board Member of Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. He is also International Steering Committee Member of Transducers and IEEE International Conference of MEMS. Especially he served as general co-chair of International Conference of MEMS 2007 in KOBE.


        His study is devoted to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) covering broad ranges from fundamental to applied fields. His current research focuses on biomedical MEMS, especially multiscale interfaces in BME.

      • Antonio Luque
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        Associate Professor
        University of Seville
        E. S. Ingenieros - Dpto. Ingenieria Electronica - Av. Descubrimientos s/n
        Sevilla, Sevilla E-41092
        Spain
        Phone 1:
        +34954481297

        Fax:
        +34954487373

        Research Areas:  Microfluidics, BioMEMS, inertial sensors, polymer fabrication


        Professional Memberships:  IEEE, IES, EDS


        Biography:  Antonio Luque received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Seville, Seville, Spain, in 2000 and 2005, respectively. He currently holds the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics Engineering, University of Seville. His research interests include microfluidics, inertial sensors, BioMEMS, and polymer microsystems. Dr. Luque was the Chairman of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Technical Committee on MEMS and Nanotechnology in 2008–2009, and member of the IEEE JMEMS Steering Committee during 2013. He was a recipient of the Burgen Scholarship from the Academia Europaea in 2007. 

      • Jianmin Miao
        Jianmin Miao portrait
        School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
        Nanyang Technological University
        50 Nanyang Avenue
        639798
        Singapore
        Phone 1:
        +65-67906038

        Fax:
        +65-67924062

        Research Areas: MEMS microfabrication and packaging; Physical, microfluidic and biological sensors;  Biomimetic and bio-inspired MEMS/NEMS; Energy harvesting MEMS


        Professional Memberships: IEEE/EDS


        Biography: Jianmin Miao received his bachelor degree from the Tongji University in Shanghai, Dipl.-Ing. (Master degree) and Dr.-Ing. (PhD) from the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. After spending several years in industry for sensor/MEMS development, he joined the Nanyang Technological University in 1998 as faculty to establish the Micromachines (MEMS) Centre as the Founding Director.  Professor Miao has collaborated with MIT at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) since 2008 and was a visiting professor at MIT in 2013. He has authored or co-authored numerous papers in international journals and conferences, several book/chapters, and holds dozen patents. He has served as Chair and Co-Chair of MEMS/nanotechnology international conferences, technical committee member of international conferences, including the IEEE-MEMS and Transducers conference. He was invited by several international MEMS/Nanotechnology conferences as plenary speaker, keynote lecturer, and invited speaker.

      • Rudra Pratap
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        Professor
        Indian Institute of Science
        Centre for Nano Science and Engineering
        Bangalore, Karnataka 560012
        India
        Phone 1:
        +91 80 2293 3250

        Fax:
        +91 80 2360 4656

        Research Areas: Dynamic MEMS, e.g., inertial MEMS, Microphones, CMUTs, PMUTs, and resonators. Energy dissipation at micro and nano scales. Energy harvesting. Mechanobiology. Nonlinear dynamics


        Professional Memberships: IEEE, ISSS

        Biography: Dr Rudra Pratap is a Professor and the Chairperson of the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE), and an associate faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He specializes in MEMS and NEMS design. His other research interests include nonlinear dynamics, mechano-biology, and computational mechanics. Professor Pratap holds a Ph.D. degree from Cornell University, USA, a Masters degree from the University of Arizona, USA, and a B. Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. Prior to joining IISc in 1996, he taught at the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, for two and a half years. He was also an 'Invited Professor' at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland during 2004-2005. He has been at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, since 1996. He is a member of the Vision Group on Nanotechnology of Karnataka State. He has served on the editorial board of various journals. He is also the Chairman of i2n Technolgies Pvt Ltd, a company that he co-founded in 2010 for making nanotech hardware products. Dr. Pratap is a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering.

      • Mina Rais-Zadeh
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        Associate Professor
        University of Michigan
        1301 Beal Ave
        Ann Arbor, MI 48109
        USA

        Research Areas: Electron devices for wireless communication and sensing applications and the related device physics, Resonant Sensors: e.g. uncooled infrared detectors, Gallium nitride MEMS and microsystems


        Professional Memberships: IEEE EDS


        Biography: Mina Rais-Zadeh received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees both in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2005 and 2008, respectively. From August 2008 to 2009, she was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology. Since January 2009, she has been with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.


        Dr. Rais-Zadeh is the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award (2011), IEEE Electron Device Society Early Career Award (2011), NASA Early Career Faculty Award (2012), the Crosby Research Award from the University of Michigan (2013), National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering (2013), and ONR Young Investigator Award (2014). Together with her students, she received the best poster award at the Transducers conference (2013), the best paper award at the IEEE SiRF conference (2014), honorable mention at the IEEE IMS (2014), and was the finalist in student paper competitions at the SiRF (2007) and IMS (2011) conferences. She was the chairperson of the Display, Sensors and MEMS (DSM) sub-committee at the 2013 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) and is a member of the 2014 IEDM Executive Committee and 2015 IEEE MEMS Executive Committee. She is a senior member of IEEE and has served as a member of the technical program committee of IEEE IEDM (2011-2013), IEEE Sensors Conference (2011-2014), the Hilton Head workshop (2012, 2014), the IEEE MEMS Conference (2014-2015), Transducers (2015), and IFCS (2015). She is an associate editor of the IEEE Electron Device Letters. Her research interests include electron devices for wireless communication and sensing applications and the related device physics, resonant micromechanical devices, RF MEMS, gallium nitride MEMS, and micro/nano fabrication process development.

      • Helmut Seidel
         - Prof. Dr. rer. nat.
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        Saarland University, Department of Mechatronics
        Campus A5.1
        Saarbrücken 66123
        Germany
        Phone 1:
        +49-681-302-3979

        Professional Memberships: IEEE, VDE

        Biography: Helmut Seidel received his Diploma in physics in 1980 from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry in 1986 from the Free University in Berlin, Germany.


        In 1980 he joined the Fraunhofer-Institute for Solid-State Technology in Munich as a research scientist. His research focuses on MEMS ever since that time. In 1986 he joined the aerospace company Messerschmitt-Boelkow-Blohm (MBB now part of Airbus), which later was acquired by Daimler-Benz. From 1993 until 1996 he was a senior research scientist within Daimler-Benz Corporate Research. In 1996 he took responsibility for the Department for Microsensor Development at Temic (member of Daimler-group) with a focus on sensors for automotive applications, particularly airbag accelerometers, gyroscopes and pressure sensors. In 2002 he became Professor at Saarland University in Saarbruecken, Germany, holding the Chair for Micromechanics, Microfluidics/Microactuators. He served as senator (2004-2008) and Dean (2010-2012) of the Faculty for Physics and Mechatronics. Prof. Seidel was General Program Chair at Transducers 2001 and European Program Chair at Transducers 1997 and 2011. His current research interests include piezoelectric thin films, flexible substrates, energy autonomous systems, electro-spray ionization, aero-MEMS and microfluidic devices, as well as physical sensors and resonators.

      • Andrei Shkel
         - Professor
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        University of California, Irvine
        4208 Engineering Gateway Building
        Irvine, CA 92697-3975
        USA
        Phone 1:
        +1 (949) 824-3843

        Fax:
        +1 (949) 824-8585

        Research Areas:  MEMS, Inertial Sensors


        Professional Memberships:  IEEE


        Biography:  Andrei Shkel has been on faculty at the University of California, Irvine since 2000, where he is currently a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. From 2009 to 2013, he served as a Program Manager in the Microsystems Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). His professional interests, reflected in over 170 publications and two books, include high performance inertial sensors, sensor-based intelligence, and control theory.  He holds 24 U.S. and world-wide patents.  Dr. Shkel has served on a number of editorial boards, most recently as Editor of IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Founding Chair of the IEEE International Symposium on INERTIAL SENSORS and SYSTEMS (ISISS), and General Chair of the 2005 IEEE Sensors Conference. He has been awarded in 2013 the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service, the 2009 IEEE Sensors Council  Technical Achievement Award, the 2006 Best Faculty Research Award, the 2005 NSF CAREER award, and the 2002 George E. Brown, Jr. Award. Dr. Shkel is the IEEE Fellow. He received the diploma degree (with excellence) in mechanics and mathematics from the Moscow State University, Russia, in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, in 1997.

      • Jun-Bo Yoon
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        Professor
        Dept. EE, KAIST
        291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu
        Daejeon 305-701
        Republic of Korea
        Phone 1:
        +82-42-350-3476

        Fax:
        +82-505-869-3476
        Research Areas: MEMS, NEMS, contact switches, display technologies, nanowire gas sensors

        Professional Memberships: IEEE (EDS)


        Biography: Jun-Bo Yoon received Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea, in 1999.


        From 1999 to 2000, he was with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. In 2000, he returned as a Research Assistant Professor to the Department of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, where he is currently a Professor. He was with Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, from 2008 to 2009 on his sabbatical leave. He has been working in the MEMS fields for 20 years.


        He has made contributions to the world's smallest/lowest-voltage nanoelectromechanical switches, invention of the 3-D diffuser lithography, and many high-Q RF MEMS components. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 journal and conference papers. He is on the Editorial Boards of the IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering and an Editor-in-Chief of the Micro and Nano Systems Letters (Springer).


        Dr. Yoon received the Excellent Teaching Awards from the Department of Electrical Engineering in 2003, 2007, and 2011, and from KAIST in 2006. He has served as a Technical Program Committee Member for Transducers 2009-2011, IEEE MEMS 2009-2010, and as an Executive Program Committee Member for the Transducers 2013-2015.

      • Hans Zappe
         - Senior Editor
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        Gisela and Erwin Sick Professor of Micro-optics
        Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg
        Georges-Kohler-Allee 102
        Freiburg 79110
        Germany
        Phone 1:
        +49 761 203 7560

        Fax:
        +49 761 203 7562

        Research Areas: Optical microsystems, tunable micro-optics, medical micro-optics, printable micro-optics


        Professional Memberships: IEEE Photonics Society, SPIE, OSA


        Biography: Hans Zappe is the Gisela and Erwin Sick Professor of Micro-optics in the Department of Microsystems Engineering at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Born in France and raised in New York, he earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees at MIT and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, all in Electrical Engineering. After pursuing research activities in electronics, integrated optics and semiconductor lasers at IBM, the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique, he joined the University of Freiburg in 2000, where he was Dean of Engineering from 2008 to 2010. His current research interests focus on tunable micro-optics, optical micro-systems for medical applications and printable micro-optics.

      • Haixia Zhang
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        Professor
        Institute of Microelectronics, Peking University
        Beijing 100871
        China
        Phone 1:
        +86-10-62769572

        Research Areas: MEMS


        Professional Memberships: IEEE Senior Member


        Biography: Haixia (Alice) Zhang, has been Professor at Institute of Microelectronics at Peking Universituy since 2007.


        She received Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology. After finishing postdoctoral research at the Tsinghua University, she joined the faculty of the Institute of Microelectronics in 2001. From 2004 to 2006, She was a visiting professor at the University of California, Davis and the Case Western Reserve University.


        Devoted to research in micro/nanotechnology, she published 100+ papers in prominent journals and 6 books/book chapters. She served on the chair of IEEE NEMS2013 Conference, the organizing chair of Transducers'11. She is the founder of the International Contest of Applications in Nano-micro Technologies (iCAN) since 2007. She won National Invention Award of Science & Technology at 2006.

      • Yitshak Zohar
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        Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
        University of Arizona
        1130 N. Mountain Ave
        Tucson, Arizona 08844
        USA
        Phone 1:
        1-520-626-8093

        Fax:
        1-520-621-8191

        Research Areas: 
        - Biomicrofluidics: microscale manipulation of bio-species such as proteins, cells and tissues in microfluidic systems
        - Microscale fluid mechanics and heat transfer: experimental and theoretical analysis of thermo-fluidic phenomena in microsystems
        - Microsensors and microactuators: design and fabrication of integrated microsnsors and microactuators
        - Integrated microfabrication technology: development of silicon-, glass-, polymer- and protein-based techniques for device fabrication

        Professional Membership:
         ASME


        Biography:  Yitshak Zohar has been Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering since 2004 and Biomedical Engineering since 2010 at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ, USA. Prior to that, he was on the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong from 1992 to 2003. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1990, and received both B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Aeronautical Engineering in 1981 and 1984, respectively. Yitshak Zohar is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He was a General Co-Chair of MEMS 2008 and, over the years, served on the editorial boards of Journal of MEMS, Microfluidics & nanofluidics, Sensors & Actuators A: Physical, and Journal of Physical Chemistry & Biophysics.

     

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