The micro/nano area enables airbag sensors, disposable medical sensors, rapid DNA analysis, stronger and lighter materials for transportation, and energy-efficient conversion devices, to name a few.
Research Includes: Micro/nano-enabled energy and power technology, nanobiotechnology, nano/micro design and manufacturing, micro/nanoscale mechanics and materials, micro/nanophotonics, micro/nanoscale transport
Professor Rohit Karnik addresses real-world challenges with his micro- and nano-fluidics research, uncovering the unique behavior of fluid flow at the molecular level.
MechE was one of ten departments to participate in the 2021 SENSE.nano symposium. Associate Professor Jeehwan Kim and graduate student Kaymie Shiozawa both shared their work.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.