Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Ghodssi invited speaker at international nano and biotechnology winter school


On Jan. 26, ISR Director Reza Ghodssi (ECE/ISR) was an invited speaker at the Third International Winter School on Nano and Biotechnology in Sterzing, Italy. Ghodssi’s lecture, "Integration of Biomaterials in Micro/Nano Systems for Biological and Chemical Sensing," explained two types of work he leads at the MEMS Sensors and Actuators Laboratory (MSAL). Ghodssi spoke about his research using virus-nanotemplated surfaces for enhancing biochemical recognition in sensors, and in patterning electrically responsive biomaterials for biosensor functionalization, which is performed in conjunction with the Maryland Biochip Collaborative. The use of biomaterials in microfabricated sensors to enhance their sensitivity and selectivity can aid in the development of highly efficient technologies for gathering new information in the life sciences.

The winter school was co-organized by the Latemar Consortium, the Education, University and Research Department of the Trento Province (PAT), and the Trentino System of Higher Education and Research (STAR: University of Trento, Foundations and Research Centers). The school focused on "Next Generation Technology Systems and Life Sciences Interface Research: An Integrative Approach.”

Related Articles:
Sangwook Chu to receive Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award from UMD Graduate School
Sangwook Chu wins UMD GRID best poster award
Ph.D. candidate Thomas Winkler wins best poster award at MAMNA Symposium
Hanrahan, Waits, Ghodssi paper selected as JMM 'Highlight of 2014'
Chu, Subramanian win MAMNA best grad student poster awards
Ekaterina Pomerantseva to join Drexel University faculty
Reza Ghodssi invited speaker at MNE 2012 in Toulouse, France
Ph.D. candidate Brendan Hanrahan wins silver medal in ARL competition
Student team wins best paper award at Mid-Atlantic Micro/Nano Alliance Symposium
New alumnus Mustafa Beyaz accepts faculty position in Turkey

January 26, 2012


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Relive Totality With Clark School Images, Videos

Researchers part of two NSF Neural & Cognitive Systems grants worth more than $1.2 million

ISR researchers win additional $948K NSF Neural and Cognitive Systems grant

Schonfeld, Ryzhov team up for NSF EAGER grant

Yu Named ASME Fellow

Khaligh-led student team wins award at IEEE IFEC competition

Former postdoc Eirini Tsiropoulou named to IEEE ComSoc "rising stars" list

TEDCO Invests $1M into Innovative Companies Including Rajeev Barua’s Startup SecondWrite LLC

Banis wins poster design award at Global Grand Challenges Summit

ISR faculty leading bio-inspired robotics and transportation electrification REUs

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar