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Spring 2006 Symposium: MEMS & Nanotech Special Topics

Spring 2006, 4 April 2005

Agenda
7:30-8:30 Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:30-8:45 Kick Off

8:45-9:30 Dr. Gary Rubloff, University of Maryland
BioMicroSystems: Labs and Fabs for Nanotechnology and Manufacturing

9:30-10:15 Dr. Thomas George, Vialogy Corporation
Quantum Resonance Interferometry: A Counter-Intuitive Approach to Extracting Weak
Signals from Noisy Backgrounds

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:15 Dr. Javier Atencia, NIST
Engineered Microcirculatory Systems

11:15-12:00 Ms. Jamie Hetke, University of Michigan and NeuroNexus Technologies
Silicon Based Neural Probes

12:00-1:30 Lunch and Poster Session

1:30-2:15 Dr. Mauro Ferrari, Ohio State University
Cancer Nanotechnologies and Multiscale Mathematical Modeling

2:15-3:00 Dr. Michel Maharbiz, University of Michigan
Microsystems for Controlling the Oxidative Microenvironment/In Vitro

3:00-3:45 Dr. Harold Craighead, Cornell University
Nano-Devices for Biomolecular Analysis

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-4:45 Dr. Maysam Ghavanloo, North Carolina State
How to Energize and Communicate with the Micro/Nano Mechanical Systems in Medicine
and Biology

4:45-5:30 Dr. Jason Zara, George Washington University
Polyimide MEMS Scanners for Optical Coherence Tomography

5:30-7:00 Reception and Poster Awards


Speakers
Dr. Mauro Ferrari, Keynote Speaker
Special Expert in Nanotechnology at the National Cancer Institute and Eminent Scholar
Edgar Hendrickson Professor of Biomedical Engineering —The Ohio State University
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Associate Vice President, Health Sciences Technology and Commercialization
Associate Director, Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute

Research Interests:
Nanotechnology and Microtechnology for biomedical applications such as drug delivery, cell transplantation, tissue engineering, and biomolecular separation. Biomechanics and biophysics.


Additional Outstanding Invited Speakers and Talks Include:
Maysam Ghovanloo, North Carolina State University
How to Energize and Communicate with the Micro/Nano Mechanical Systems in
Medicine and Biology

Michel Maharbiz, University of Michigan
Microsystems for Controlling the Oxidative Microenvironment/In Vitro

Jason Zara, The George Washington University
Polyimide MEMS Scanners for Optical Coherence Tomography

Harold Craighead, Cornell University
Nano-Devices for Biomolecular Analysis

Thomas George, Vialogy Corporation
Quantum Resonance Interferometry: A Counter-Intuitive Approach to Extracting Weak
Signals from Noisy Backgrounds

Gary Rubloff, University of MarylandBioMicroSystems: Labs and Fabs for
Nanotechnology and Manufacturing

Jamille Hetke, University of Michigan and NeuroNexus Technologies
Silicon Based Neural Probes

Javier Atencia, NIST
Engineered Microcirculatory Systems