Outstanding Paper Award at Transducers 2015

 Zhenyun holding the award certificate with Prof. Rinaldi at Dena’ina Convention Center, Anchorage, AK. June 25, 2015

The paper Z. Qian, Y. Hui, F. Liu, S. Kar and M. Rinaldi, 1.27 GHz Graphene-Aluminum Nitride Nano Plate Resonant Infrared Detector has been honored as a winner of the Outstanding Paper Award at the 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2015) on June 21-25, 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.


10GHz Resonator

10 GHz AlN Nano Plate Resonator
Read the paper for details:

M. Rinaldi, C. Zuniga, and G. Piazza, “5-10 GHz AlN Contour-Mode Nanoelectromechanical Resonators”, Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2009), Sorrento, Italy, 24-28 January 2009, pg. 916-919. Download Here

2015 Group Photo

NSNS Group photo 2015

We are excited to have many new members on board this year!
From left to right: Sungho (Ryan) Kang, Dr. Cristian Cassella, Vageeswar Rajaram, Zhenyun Qian, Prof. Matteo Rinaldi, Dr. Yu Hui, Gwendolyn Hummel, Guofeng Chen, Dr. Tao Wu.
(Taken on Oct. 27 in Northeastern campus)

Graphene electrode for piezoelectric NEMS resonators

Schematic illustration in layers view of a contour-extensional mode AlN NEMS resonator, where the top electrode is fabricated using a single-atomic-layer graphene sheet.
Graphene Massless Electrode (more…)

Best Student Paper Award at IEEE IFCS 2015

The paper G. Hummel and M. Rinaldi, Switchable 2-Port Aluminum Nitride MEMS Resonator Using Monolithically Integrated 3.6THz Cut-Off Frequency Phase-Change Switches has been selected as Best Student Paper at the 2015 Joint Conference of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium & European Frequency and Time Forum (IFCS 2015) on April 12-16, 2015 in Denver, Colorado, USA.


Sensor Array

AlN Nano Plate Resonant Sensor Array and CMOS Electronic Readout

Read the papers for more details:

M. Rinaldi, C. Zuniga, B. Duick, and G. Piazza, “Use of a Single Multiplexed CMOS Oscillator As Direct Frequency Read-Out for an Array of Eight AlN Contour-Mode NEMS Resonant Sensors”, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors Conference 2010, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 1-4 November 2010, pg. 2666-2670. Download Here

M. Rinaldi, C. Zuniga and G. Piazza, ss-DNA Functionalized Array of AlN Contour-Mode NEMS Resonant Sensors with Single CMOS Multiplexed Oscillator for sub-ppb Detection of Volatile Organic Chemicals, Proceedings of the 24th IEEE Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2011), Cancun, Mexico, 23-27 January 2011, pg. 976-979.


AlN Nano Plate Resonator with integrated Carbon Nanotube Forest
Read the papers for details:

M. Rinaldi, C. Zuniga, N. Sinha, M. Taheri, S. M. Khamis, A. T. Johnson, and G. Piazza, Gravimetric Chemical Sensor Based on the Direct Integration of SWNTs on AlN Contour-Mode MEMS Resonators, Proceedings of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 18-21 May 2008, pg, 443-448.

Sep 11

Paper accepted for publication in JMEMS

The paper G. Hummel, Y. Hui, and M. Rinaldi, “Reconfigurable Piezoelectric MEMS Resonator using Phase Change Material Programmable Vias” has been accepted for publication in IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS).


Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2015/09/paper-accepted-for-publication-in-jmems-2/

Jul 24

Gwendolyn passed her thesis defense

Gwendolyn successfully defended her Master’s thesis “Monolithic Integration of Phase Change Materials and Aluminum Nitride Contour-Mode Resonators to Enable Reconfigurable Resonators” on July 24 2015. Her committee members are: Prof. Matteo Rinaldi, Prof. Nicol McGruer, and Prof. Marvin Onabajo. She will continue to pursue her PhD degree here at Northeastern.


Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2015/07/gwendolyn-passed-her-thesis-defense/

Jul 22

Matteo receives IEEE Sensors Council 2015 Early Career Award

Matteo has been selected as the recipient of the IEEE Sensors Council 2015 Early Career (Young Professional) Award “for outstanding contributions to novel multi-functional piezoelectric micro and nano electro mechanical resonant sensors”. The IEEE Sensors Council Young Professional Award is given annually to promote, recognize, and support contributions from young professional members within the fields of interest of the IEEE Sensors Council.


Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2015/07/matteo-receives-ieee-sensors-council-2015-early-career-award/

Jul 21

Eric passed his thesis defense

Eric successfully defended his Master’s thesis “Analysis of the Combined Mode Resonance in Aluminum Nitride MEMS Resonators” on July 20 2015. His committee members are: Prof. Matteo Rinaldi, Stephen Bart, and Prof. Marvin Onabajo.


Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2015/07/eric-passed-his-thesis-defense/

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