Microtechnology and Nanotechnology

CHAIR

Mohsen Akbari, MCSME
makbari@uvic.ca

VICE-CHAIR

Rustom Bhiladvala, MCSME
rustomb@uvic.ca

MANDATE

The committee’s principal mandate is to represent CSME members active within the sector of microtechnology and nanotechnology. The committee aims to promote the advancement of micro- and nano-technologies, facilitated by theoretical and experimental research. A major duty is to organize a Symposium on Microtechnology and Nanotechnology (SMN) at the annual CSME Congress; other responsibilities include the promotion of TC opportunities within the microtechnology and nanotechnology community, participation in the SMN by submitting or reviewing papers, and communicating with session participants.

KEYWORDS

MEMS; Microfluidics, Lab-on-a-chip, NEMS, Nanomaterials; Nanofabrication, Nanodevices

Membership List: 

  • Mohsen Akbari (University of Victoria) BioprintingMicrofluidics, Disease modelling

  • Rustom Bhiladvala (University of Victoria) Nanoscale Materials, Mechanics & Transport

  • Tohid Fatanat Didar (McMaster University) Lab-on-chip, organs-on-chip

  • Carlos Escobedo (Queen's University) Microfluidics, Biosensing 

  • Jana Abou-Ziki  (Ontario Tech University) Advanced Manufacturing, Microfluidics, Micro-manufacutring

  • Pouya Rezai  (York University) Microfluidics, Lab-on-Chip

  • Ali Ahmadi  (University of Prince Edward Island) Microfluidics, Bioprinting

  • Zengtao Chen  (University of Alberta) Materials modelling, Mechanics of materials  

  • Mina Hoorfar (University of British Columbia) Digital microfluidics, Microfluidic fuel cells  

  • Derek Rosenzweig (McGill University) Bioprinting, Tissue engineering, Drug delivery

  • Ting Zou (Momorial University of Newfoundland) Microelectroelectromechanical systems (MEMS), Mechatronics and intelligent systems

Current Activities:

  1. Microtechnology and Nanotechnology Symposium at 2020 CSME Congress at University of Prince Edward Island

Past Activities:

  1. Microtechnology and Nanotechnology Symposium at 2019 CSME Congress at Western University