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Qualcomm Microsystems Seminar Series

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This series is generously sponsored by Qualcomm.

Spring 2014

Feb. 26
Nanoengineered Devices for Energy Transport and Conversion
Evelyn Wang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
| video |

March 5
Make Me Look! To SEE and Understand Your Research
Felice Frankel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Harvard University
*Co-sponsored by Campus Visualization Partnership Lecture Series; Department of Computer Science; Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS); Maryland NanoCenter; Department of Materials and Nuclear Engineering

April 15
Magnetic Microsystems - What? Where? When? Why? How?
David Arnold
University of Florida
| video |

May 8
Biological Information Processing and Biomedical Intervention through Microfluidic Technologies
Abraham Lee
University of California, Irvine
| video |

Fall 2013

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

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

Nov. 19
Nonlinear MEMS Resonance
Gary Fedder
Carnegie Mellon University

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

Spring 2013

Feb. 19
Quartz MEMS—Only a Matter of Time!
Srinivas Tadigadapa
The Pennsylvania State University
| video |

March 27
Atomic Layer Deposition for Applications in Nano/MicroElectroMechanical Systems
Victor Bright
University of Colorado Boulder
| video |

April 11
Using Nonlinearity to Enhance Micro/NanoSensor Performance
Kimberly Turner
University of California Santa Barbara
| video |

April 29
Engineering Quantum Information Processing Systems
Jungsang Kim
Duke University
| video |

May 10
Using MEMS to Build Devices and Packages at the Same Time
Thomas Kenney
Stanford University

Fall 2012

Oct. 11
Electrochemistry and Biochips
Yosi Shacham-Diamand
Tel-Aviv University
| video |

Nov. 29
Implantable Microsystems for Quantitative Measurement of Biomolecules for the Management of Hemorrhagic Shock
Anthony Guiseppi-Elie
Clemson University
| video |

Dec. 6
Wireless Health
Mehran Mehregany
Case Western Reserve University

Spring 2012

Feb. 23
Innovative Optical Microsystems for Medicine and Other Applications
Hans Zappe
University of Freiburg
| video |

Feb. 28
The Mechanics of "Small"
Taher Saif
University of Illinois
| video |

March 15
Microfluidics: Cells on Chip for Disease Diagnosis
Mehmet Toner
Harvard University
| video |

April 5
Optofluidics for Bio-Analytics and Energy Applications
David Erickson
Cornell University

May 3
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Biophotonics
Adela Ben-Yakar
University of Texas

Fall 2011

Sept. 20
Vacuum Microsystems for Energy Conversion
Roger Howe
Stanford University
* This lecture is also part of the ISR Distinguished Lecturer Series *
| video |

Oct. 11
Engineering Adaptive Interfaces to Damaged Nervous Systems
Joel Burdick
California Institute of Technology
| video |

Dec. 8
Machine-Brain Interfaces
Jack Judy
DARPA Microsystems Technology Office

Spring 2011

Feb. 16
Carbon Nanotubes
John Hart
University of Michigan
| video |

March 3
Wireless Medical Microsystems
Mark Allen
Georgia Institute of Technology
| video |

April 20
Optical Biosensors and Systems Integration
Frances Ligler
Naval Research Laboratory
| video |

May 10
Next-Generation Proteomics
Amy Herr
University of California, Berkeley
| video |

Fall 2010

Oct. 21
Wireless Telemetry of Neutral Signals from Freely Moving Dragonflies
Reid Harrison
Intan Technologies, LLC
Anthony Leonardo
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
| video |

Nov. 11
Energy Harvesting Research at Imperial College London: A Holistic View
Paul Mitcheson
Imperial College London

Dec. 8
MEMS for Mechanobiology
Beth Pruitt
Stanford University
| video |