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[Illinois] CNST 2013: Single Molecule and Single Cell Sensing with Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS)

By Michael Roukes

California Institute of Technology

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NanoBio Node, Adeeb Yunus

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Michael Roukes, Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Bioengineering, and Co-Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute, California Institute of Technology

Roukes was founding Director of Caltech's Kavli Nanoscience Institute from 2003-2006, and recently stepped down to return to full-time, collaborative nanoscience research.

Professor Roukes completed undergraduate majors in both physics and chemistry at the University of California Santa Cruz, and thereafter earned a Ph.D. in physics at Cornell University, focusing upon electron transport in microstructures at ultralow temperatures. Subsequently, he joined Bell Communications Research as a Member of Technical Staff / Principal Investigator in the (then-new) Quantum Structures Research Group, where he carried out some of the earliest explorations of the physics of nanoelectronic devices. In 1992 he joined the tenured faculty at the California Institute of Technology, where he built nanofabrication facilities and has established a large nanoscience research group, now heavily involved in cross-disciplinary collaborations. Roukes' scientific interests range from fundamental science to applied biotechnology —with a unifying theme centered upon development, application, and very-large-scale-integration of complex nanostructures. He has published and written extensively on nanoscience and nanotechnology, has lectured at most major research centers world-wide, and is active on many national and international committees that promote this field.

(Source: http://nano.caltech.edu/people/roukes-m.html)

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MNTL, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

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