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Ahmed Busnaina

William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor in the College of Engineering and Director of NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nanomanufacturing.



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Northeastern unveils state-​​of-​​the-​​art nanoscale printing system

Uni­ver­sity leaders and researchers joined rep­re­sen­ta­tives from industry and gov­ern­ment agen­cies on Wednesday at Northeastern’s Kostas Research Insti­tute to cel­e­brate NanoOPS, a new nanoscale printing system that could trans­form nanoman­u­fac­turing and spur inno­va­tion in areas such as elec­tronics, med­i­cine, and energy storage.

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3Qs: The 3-​​D printing of tomorrow

Pro­fessor Ahmed Busnaina’s method of directed assembly is faster, cheaper, and more ver­sa­tile than tra­di­tional 3-​​D printing. What does it mean? Could $10 iPhones and tissue engi­neering break­throughs be just the tip of the ice­berg. Photo by Mary Knox Merrill.


A nano approach to maintain manufacturing momentum

Industry leaders con­vened at North­eastern to dis­cuss nanomanufacturing’s poten­tial impact on job growth in a flag­ging economy.


A small-​​scale solution with a large-​​scale impact

Researchers at Northeastern’s Center for High-​​rate Nanoman­u­fac­turing have devel­oped a new device that could dra­mat­i­cally reduce the cost of microchips, which play inte­gral roles in our high-​​tech society.

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Chipping away at cancer

Three North­eastern student-​​researchers have devel­oped a screening chip that uses nanopar­ti­cles to detect col­orectal cancer ear­lier than ever before.


Nanotech projects make top 10

Two teams of North­eastern stu­dents are final­ists in a selec­tive national com­pe­ti­tion aimed at devel­oping engi­neering solu­tions to improve health care

Video game introduces youths to big ideas about a nano-​​sized world

Geck­oman!, an online video game devel­oped by researchers at Northeastern’s Center for High-​​rate Nanoman­u­fac­turing, engages young stu­dents in some of the fun­da­men­tals of nanoscience and technology

Nano centerpartners with federal health agency

Nanoman­u­fa­turing center will col­lab­o­rate with U.S. safety and health insti­tute to develop work­place stan­dards for nan­otech­nology applications

Bringing nanotechnology to market

Northeastern’s nanoman­u­fac­turing center receives Mass­a­chu­setts Tech­nology Col­lab­o­ra­tive grant to com­mer­cialize the prod­ucts of its research

National Science Foundation funds nanoscale research

Center for High-​​rate Nanoman­u­fac­turing receives renewal funding from National Sci­ence Foundation

Northeastern University’s Center for High-​​rate Nanomanufacturing Develops Revolutionary Technology for Nanoscale Assembly at Wafer Level

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Northeastern University Receives $1.2m from The W.M. Keck Foundation For Development of Innovative Nanodevices

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Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.


Thermal conductivity of bovine serum albumin: a tool to probe denaturation of protein

(with Byoung Kyoo Park, Namwoo Yi, Jaesung Park, Tae Y. Choi, Jin Young Lee, and Dongsik Kim) Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Faculty Publications (2011).


Effect of different deposition mediums on the adhesion and removal of particles

(with S. Hu, T. H. Kim, and J. G. Park) Center for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing Publications (2010).


Parylene-C passivated carbon nanotube flexible transistors

(with Selvapraba Selvarasah, Xinghui Li, and Mehmet R. Dokmeci) enter for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing Publications (2010).

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