Microfabricated Systems

Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines

Citizens could become water quality watchdogs and monitor lead contamination at their own taps with new electronic sensors.|Medium Read
Scientist in the lab

‘Sister cell’ profiling aims to shut down cancer metastasis

Michigan engineers release individual cells from a specially-designed chip using laser pulses.|Medium Read
ece students and alumni

ECE students and alumni celebrate research and progress at the 2015 Engineering Graduate Symposium

Posters and presentations were judged by faculty and a visiting group of 14 returning ECE alumni, and winners were chosen in each area of study.|Medium Read
najafi with research group

Khalil Najafi receives 2015 IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for emerging technologies

The IEEE Daniel E. Noble award is a Technical Field Award, which is among the highest awards given.|Medium Read
light reflection

Shrinking the size of optical systems, exponentially

The researchers believe that metasurfaces could one day be used to completely control the phase, amplitude, and polarization of light. |Short Read
Micropumps

Research Spotlight: Better miniaturized vacuum pumps for electronics and sensors

The three microdevices created at Michigan are each particularly suited to specific applications.|Medium Read
wu and prof rais-zadeh

MEMS research recognized with Best Poster Award at 2013 Transducers Conference

This research is targeted at developing a precision master clock for a chip-scale Timing and Inertial Measurement Unit.|Medium Read
Concept drawing

Research Spotlight: Sensors and actuators for portable microsystems

Though a number of research challenges remain to realize the potential of microdischarge-based devices, the authors' work demonstrates their promise.|Short Read
Conference

Wireless Integrated MicroSensing and Systems (WIMS2) in California

The technical topics ranged from wireless and low power circuits, to MEMS, to microfabricated gas chromatographs.|Short Read