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Ghodssi, Reza

Ghodssi, Reza

Herbert Rabin Distinguished Chair in Engineering
Director, Institute for Systems Research
The Institute for Systems Research
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
2236 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
Design and development of microfabrication technologies and their applications to micro/nano devices and systems for chemical and biological sensing, small-scale energy conversion and harvesting.

Hanrahan, Waits, Ghodssi paper selected as JMM 'Highlight of 2014'

Raceways fabrication technique caps 25 years of microball bearing research for Ghodssi research group.

UMD Researchers Bridge Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems

“Electronic modulation of biochemical signal generation” published in Nature Nanotechnology

Department of Energy renews NEES EFRC for four years

The center develops highly ordered nanostructures that offer a unique way of looking at the science of energy storage.

Six graduate students participating in UMD-Trento research exchange

The program is part of a broad partnership between Maryland and Trento, Italy.

Rubloff, Ghodssi featured in JVST-A special issue

The Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the American Vacuum Society.

Micro-turbine research on cover of Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering

Ghodssi, Hanrahan and colleagues document the efficacy of using integrated retainer rings in tiny MEMS turbines.

Micro-turbo-generator research featured in Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems

Researchers from MSAL produce the first demonstration of an integrated permanent-magnet micro-turbo-generator supported on micro-ball bearings.

Rubloff Co-Authors Major DoE Report on Emerging Energy Technologies

Publication focuses on opportunities in mesoscale science.

Ph.D. candidate Brendan Hanrahan wins silver medal in ARL competition

Student presented his dissertation work on friction, wear, and lubrication of micro-scale ball bearing systems.

Student team wins best paper award at Mid-Atlantic Micro/Nano Alliance Symposium

The students are part of the MEMS Sensors and Actuators Laboratory.

Preventing Costly, Life-Threatening Catheter Infections

Deutsch Foundation-sponsored Clark School research offers multi-pronged attack on major medical problem.

Rubloff Talks Atomic Layer Deposition with C&EN

Article on thin films also highlights work of MSE grad student Konstantinos Gerasopoulos.

Systems Researchers Partner with Trento, Italy

Joint efforts to target bioengineering, renewable energy, nanomaterials, microsystems, education.

Gerasopoulos Wins Dean's Doctoral Research Award

Grad student takes 1st place and $1500 prize.

Gerasopoulos Wins MSE Graduate Research Award

Student recognized for work on nanoscale, virus-templated batteries.

Bad Virus Put to Good Use: Breakthrough Batteries

Virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity tenfold.

Gerasopoulos Wins Best Poster Award at Micro/Nano Alliance Symposium

Student presents work on microfabricated energy storage devices made with biological templates.

New Battery Research Highlighted by Discovery News, Nanowerk

Viruses used as structural template for lithium ion battery components.

Graduate Student Delivers Micro/Nano Seminar at MIT

Konstantinos Gerasopoulos discussed new virus-based nanomanufacturing technology.

MSE Affiliate, Collaborator Named Director of ISR

Ghodssi to take office October 1.

NanoCenter Improves Energy Storage Options

Maryland NanoCenter researchers create new device to store electrical energy.

Paper Named 2008 'Highlight' by Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering

Reza Ghodssi co-authors paper describing major microbattery breakthrough.

Advance in Creating in Vitro Programmable Biological Microfactories

Research team includes Bentley, Ghossi, Payne, Rubloff.

$2M NSF Grant for "Bacterial Communication"

Cellular and biomolecular engineering research to focus on biofunctionalized devices.

$1 Million For Nano-Bio Initiative

Deutsch Foudation will fund Clark School bioengineering research on the nanoscale.

Crab Nano-Sensor Detects Dangerous Substances

A material found in crab shells is part of a new sensor system.

Toshiba's Tomohiro Iguchi arrives as ISR Visiting Scientist

August 2004—Researcher will be working on microelectronics process technology.