The department's microdevices research focuses on miniaturized electronics and MEMS for medical applications.  Active research topics include the development of wireless implantable microsensors and microactuators for investigating the effect of mechanical loading in bone regeneration and detecting bone infections, and the implementation of wearable microsensor systems for monitoring a person's health parameters.

Faculty                           Areas of Interest

Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS); Nanotechnology; Microfluidics for cancer research; Microenvironment platforms to characterize cellular interactions; Sensors and devices for biomedical sensing and implantable devices; Piezo-based polymeric sensors; Microscale devices for biomedical sensors; Electrospun fibers for scaffold and electrical sensing
Biomedical devices for human physiological measurements; Biosensors for biotoxin and microbial detection; Wireless implantable sensors; Wireless sensor networks; Magnetism and magnetic materials