Team

Faculty

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Muhannad Bakir

Professor
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 4043856276
Fax: 404.894.4641
Office:MiRC 131
muhannad.bakir@mirc.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • 3D electronic system integration
  • Advanced cooling for 3D systems
  • Power delivery for 3D systems
  • Biosensor technologies
  • Carbon based nanoelectronics
  • Nanofabrication technology
  • Novel interconnect systems
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Billyde Brown

Research Associate II 
Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute
Research Faculty 
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 
404.385.1935
billyde.brown@gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Nanomaterials
  • Sensors
  • Nano-bio interfaces
  • Neural prostheses
  • Optoelectronics
  • Carbon nanosheets
  • Graphenes
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Oliver Brand

Executive Director
Institute for Electronics and
Nanotechnology
Professor
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.9425
oliver.brand@ece.gatech.edu 
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Research Interests  
  • MEMS/NEMS
  • Microsensors for Physical, Chemical and Biological Applications
  • Biosensor technologies
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  • Microsensor fabrication
    based on IC technologies

Abhijit Chatterjee

Professor
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: Klaus, Room 1352
Phone:404.894.1880 |Fax:404.894.9846
abhijit.chatterjee@ece.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • VLSI and mixed signal testing
  • Fault tolerant computing
  • Low power circuit design
  • Computer algorithms

 

 

Sam Graham

Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: LOVE 339
Phone: 404.894.2264
sam.graham@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Microscale heat transfer
  • Thermophysical properties
  • Nanostructured materials

 

Tequila A.L. Harris

Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: MARC 436
Phone: 404.385.6335 | Fax:  404.894.9342
tequila.harris@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Polymer processing
  • Mechanical system design
  • Fluid flow
  • Mechanical and physical property
    characterization of thin film

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Peter J. Hesketh

Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: Love 317
Phone: 404.385.1358 | Fax:  404.894.8496
peter.hesketh@me.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Microfabrication
  • Micromachining
  • Sensors
  • Actuators

Bernard Kippelen

Professor
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Director
Center for Organic Photonics and
Electronics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: MoSE 4239
Phone: 404.385.5163 | Fax: 404.385.5170
bernard.kippelen@ece.gatech.edu 
 

Research Interests  
  • Organic light-emitting devices
    for displays and lighting
  • Printed electronics
  • Low-cost printed electronics
    for RFID
  • Real-time holography and
    signal processing
  • Ultra-fast photonics
  • Structure-property relationships
    in photonic and electronic materials

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Gabe Kwong

Director
Laboratory for Synthetic Immunity
Faculty
Wallace H. Coulter Department of
Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.894.3746
gkwong@gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Nanomedicine
  • Biomedical micro- and nanosystems
  • DNA nanotechnology
  • High throughput biotechnologies
  • Engineering Immunity
  • Noninvasive diagnostics
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Wilbur Lam

Director
Lam Lab
Assistant Professor
Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of
Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.385.5081

wilbur.lam@bme.gatech.edu

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Research Interests  
  • Cellular mechanics
  • BioMEMS
  • Microfabrication
  • Microfluids
  • Endothelial cell biology
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Cancer
  • Novel diagnostics and medical devices
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Dave McDowel

Carter N. Paden Jr. Distinguished Chair
Metals Processing
Regents' Professor
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Executive Director
Institute for Materials
​Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: RBI 415
Phone: 404.894.5128 | Fax: 404-894-0186
david.mcdowell@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Polymers
  • Nanostructures

H. Jerry Qi

Professor School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404.38.2457
Fax: 404.894.4641
Office:MRDC4101, RBI377

qih@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • 3D/4D printing of soft active materials for active structures and soft sensors applications
  • Hybrid printing methods for integration of 3D printing with printed electronics
  • Mechanics of soft active materials, such as
    shape memory polymers, light activated polymers
  • Recycling of electronic packaging materials
    and composites
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P. Markondeya Raj

Associate Director
3D Systems Packaging Research Center
Passives and IPDs Program Manager
3D Systems Packaging Research Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: (404) 894-2652
raj@ece.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Integrated power converters with flex-compatible ultra-thin
    inductors and capacitors
  • Flex-integrated RF system components (antennas, low-loss
    interconnects, matching, PA with thermal, Shielding etc.)
  • Printed power and RF passive components
  • 3D (double-sided actives and thinfilm passives) integration on flex
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  • Nanocomposites: Material synthesis and formulations for flex electronic components
  • Flex packaging of batteries and supercapacitors

Jud Ready

Deputy Director, Innovation Initiatives
Institute for Materials
​Georgia Institute of Technology
Phone: 404-407-6036
jud.ready@gtri.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Micro/Nanoelectrics
  • Carbon nanotubes​ 

Suresh Sitaraman

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: MARC 471T
Phone: 404.894.3405 | Fax: 404.894.9342
suresh.sitaraman@me.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Fabrication and characterization of micro- and nano-scale structures
  • Thermo-mechanical modeling
    and simulation
  • Fracture and fatigue studies
    in microelectronic packages and
    microsystems

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Vanessa Smet

Research Engineer II
Program Manager Interconnections
and Assembly

3D Systems Packaging Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: MaRC 355
Phone: 404.385.0511| Fax: 404.894.3842
vanessa.smet@prc.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Interconnections
  • 3D packaging
  • Electronic system reliability
  • Mechanics of micro-scale materials
  • Power electronics
  • Thermo-mechanical modeling
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Venky Sundaram

Principal Research Engineer
Director of Research​

3D Systems Packaging Research Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: MARC 155
​Phone: 404.894.9394          
vs24@mail.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • 3D systems processing
  • Embedded RF passives
  • Biomedical device packaging
  • LED packaging
  • Systems integration
  • Ultra high density interposers
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Madhavan Swaminathan

John Pippin Chair in Electromagnetics
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: Klaus 1358
Phone: 404.894.3340 | Fax: 404.894.9959
madhavan.swaminathan@ece.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Numerical methods in electromagnetics
  • Interconnect design and analysis
  • Power Distribution for GHz Systems
  • Time domain characterization methods
  • IC-Package Co-design
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Manos Tentzeris

Professor Electromagnetics
School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
​Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: TSRB 539
Phone: 404.385.6006  Fax: 404.894.4641 
etentze@ece.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • 3D-printed/inkjet-printed RF electronics, batteries and sensors
  • "Green" and sustainable energy harvesting (e.g. RF, mechanical, thermal, UV)
  • Nanotechnology-based ultrasensitive sensors
  • Origami antennas and RF modules with
    morphing characteristics
  • Novel flexible electronics & 3D
    modules up to mm-wave frequency-range (e.g.LCP)
  • Wearable and implantable wireless
    body-area networks

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Rao Tummala

Joseph M. Pettit Chair in Electronics
Packaging

School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: MARC 352
Phone: 404.894.9097 | Fax: 404.894.3842
rao.tummala@ece.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Microsystems systems packaging
  • Electronic materials

I. Charles Ume

Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: MARC 453
Phone: 404.894.7411 | Fax:  404.894.9342
charles.ume@me.gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Manufacturing and automation
  • Mechatronics
  • Thermo-mechanical reliability in microelectronics and electronic packaging

Eric Vogel

Deputy Director
Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: Love Bldg., Rm 166
Phone: 404.385.7235 | Fax: 404.894.9140
eric.vogel@mse.gatech.edu
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Research Interests
  • Functional electronic and optical materials
  • Ceramics

Ben Wang

Executive Director
Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute
School of Industrial Systems and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: Callaway Bldg., Rm 312
Phone: 404.894.9100
ben.wang@gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Polymer composites
  • Carbon nanotubes

ZL Wang

Hightower Chair
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Regents' and Adjunct Professor
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Adjunct Professor
School or Electrical and Computer
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: RBI 273A
Phone: 404.894.8008 | Fax:  404.894.9140 
zhong.wang@mse.gatech.edu
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Research Interests
  • Nanostructures
  • Nanoenergy

Gleb Yushin

Professor
School of Materials Science and
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: Love 371
Phone: 404.385.3261 | Fax: 404.894.9140
gleb.yushin@mse.gatech.edu
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Research Interests  
  • Ion batteries
  • Desalination
  • Aluminum alloys
  • Rechargeable alkaline batteries
  • Supercapacitors
  • Multifunctional materials
  • Conversion electrodes
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Chuck Zhang

Professor
School of Industrial & Systems
Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: Groseclose 334
Phone: 404.894.4321 | Fax: 404.894.2301
chuck.zhang@gatech.edu

Research Interests  
  • Manufacturing
  • Composites

Laboratories and Centers

Laboratories
  • Electronics Manufacturing and Reliability Laboratory
  • Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory
  • Computer-Aided Simulation of Packaging Reliability
  • Faculty Research Groups:
  • Integrated 3D Systems Group 
  • Mixed Signal Design Group
  • Athena
  • Vogel Group
  • Nanoscience Research Group
  • Nanotech Yushin’s Group
  • Polymer Thin Film Processing (PTFP) Research group
  • Testing and Reliability Engineering Lab 
Centers
  • 3D Systems Packaging Research Center
  • Center for Co-design, Chip, Package, System
  • Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics
  • Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute
  • Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Institute for Materials
  • Institute of Electronics and Nanotechnology
  • Interdisciplinary Research Centers:
  • Interdisciplinary Research Institutes