The paper Gwendolyn Hummel, Yu Hui, and Matteo Rinaldi, Switching and Reconfiguration of Aluminum Nitride RF MEMS Resonators Using Phase Change Materials has been accepted for oral presentation, in the 40th Annual GOMACTech Conference to be held on March 23-26, 2015 in St. Louis, MO, USA.
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.
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.
July 30th 2012, Matteo receives the DARPA Young Faculty Award in Arlington, VA.
From left to right: Dr. Thomas Lee Director of the DARPA Microsystems Technology Office (MTO), Dr. Matteo Rinaldi, Dr. William Casebeer DARPA YFA Program Manager.
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.
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
This is the photo we took for ECE 2012 annual report.
From left to right: Prof. Matteo Rinaldi, Shahrokh Saeedi, Dr. Yu Hui, Raúl Vyas, Zhenyun Qian.
(Shahrokh left our group at the end of summer 2012, Raúl Vyas graduated in May 2014, Dr. Yu Hui graduated in May 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.
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2014/12/papers-accepted-for-presentation-in-gomactech-2015/
Yukang successfully defended his Master’s thesis “Tunable Meta-material absorber design with Aluminum Nitride micro actuator and split ring resonators” on July 9 2014. He will continue to pursue his PhD degree at The University of Virginia starting from this fall.
Congratulations and good luck at Charlottesville!
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2014/07/yukang-passed-his-thesis-defense/
Raul Vyas successfully defended his Master’s thesis “ALUMINUM NITRIDE MEMS RESONANT THERMAL BIOSENSORS” on June 23 2014. He will continue to pursue his PhD degree at Duke University starting from this fall.
Congratulations and good luck at Duke!
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2014/06/raul-passed-his-thesis-defense/
The paper Z. Qian, R. Vyas, Y. Hui and M. Rinaldi, “High Resolution Calorimetric Sensing based on Aluminum Nitride MEMS Resonant Thermal Detectors” has been accepted for lecture presentation at IEEE SENSORS 2014, to be held in Valencia, Spain from November 2-5, 2014.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2014/06/paper-accepted-for-oral-presentation-in-ieee-sensors-2014/