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Research Interests

  • Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS/NEMS)
  • Micro-resonators for timing and data processing
  • Resonant Sensors
  • Ultrasonic Techniques for Bio-fluid Analysis at Small Scale
  • Infrared Sensing
  • Micro-fabrication

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Low-Loss Piezoelectric-on-Diamond Filter Arrays for Multi-Band Telecommunication (NSF)
  • Nano-Engineered Thermoelectric Infrared Sensor Arrays (Amethyst Research Inc. & NSF)
  • Ultra-stable MEMS Oscillators (Internally Funded)
  • Ultrasonic Micro-Sensors for Bio-Fluid Analysis (Internally Funded)

Professional Activities

  • Frequent NSF panel reviewer
  • Technical reviewer for several journals including IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, IEEE Journal of Micro-Electro-Mechanical (JMEMS), IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices, Journal of Sensors and Actuators

Honors & Awards

  • Member of National Academy of Inventors since 2013
  • Granted 12 US patents