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Chong H. Ahn
University of Cincinnati Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Cincinnati, OH, USA chong.ahn@uc.edu

Chapter B.18

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Dr. Chong H. Ahn is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cincinnati. He obtained his PhD from the School of Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology in 1993. Prior to joining the University of Cincinnati, he worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, NY, USA. His research interests include all aspects of design, fabrication, and characterization of microfluidic devices, polymer lab-on-a-chip, point-of-care testing (POCT) clinical diagnostics, biosensors and bioelectronics, BioMEMS devices, and self-assembled nanostructures. He is currently an Editor of the IEEE/ASME Journal of MEMS, and also serving as an Editorial Board Member of JMM, and the Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. He is the founder of Siloam Biosciences Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Boris Anczykowski
nanoAnalytics GmbH Münster, Germany anczykowski@nanoanalytics.com

Chapter C.26

Dr. Boris Anczykowski is a physicist with an extensive research background in the field of dynamic scanning force microscopy. He co-invented the Q-control technique and received the Innovation Award Münsterland for Science and Economy in 2001 for this achievement. He is a Managing Director and co-founder of nanoAnalytics GmbH, a company specialized in the characterization of surfaces and interfaces on the micro and nanometer scale.

W. Robert Ashurst
Auburn University Department of Chemical Engineering Auburn, AL, USA ashurst@auburn.edu

Chapter H.48

W. Robert Ashurst is currently an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Auburn University. His research focuses on design of molecular precursors for advanced monolayer films, tribology at the micro and nanoscale, and the influence of surface chemical treatments on micro and nanoscale devices. Dr. Ashurst completed his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 2003 and remained at U.C. Berkeley as a post-doctoral researcher until the Fall of 2004 when he joined the faculty at Auburn University.

Massood Z. Atashbar
Western Michigan University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Kalamazoo, MI, USA massood.atashbar@wmich.edu

Chapter A.8

Professor Massood Z. Atashbar received the BSc degree in electrical engineering from the Isfahan University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, and the PhD degree from the Department of Communication and Electronic Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, in 1998. From 1998 to 1999, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Electronic Engineering and Acoustic Materials, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park. He is now an Assistant Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. His research interests include physical and chemical microsensors development, wireless sensors, and applications of nanotechnology in sensors, digital electronics, advanced signal processing, and engineering education.

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Wolfgang Bacsa
University of Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier) Laboratoire de Physique des Solides (LPST),UMR 5477 CNRS Toulouse, France bacsa@ramansco.ups-tlse.fr; bacsa@lpst.ups-tlse.fr

Chapter A.3

Professor Wolfgang Bacsa is an expert in the emerging field of nanooptics and carbon nanotubes. He has a PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich in Physics and has extensive experience in condensed matter physics, optics, microscopy, synthesis of ultrathin films and nanostructured carbon. Professor Bacsa worked at the ETH Zürich, PennState University and EPFL Lausanne.

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Kelly Bailey
University of Adelaide CSIRO Human Nutrition Adelaide, SA, Australia kelly.bailey@csiro.au Chapter B.17

Kelly Bailey received a BS in Nanotechnology from Flinders University, South Australia in 2004. She is currently pursuing a PhD in the Department of Biochemistry with the University of Adelaide and CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies in Adelaide, South Australia. Her current research focuses on assay and array technologies for G-protein coupled receptors and their associated G-proteins. Her project specifically looks at fluorescent signal transduction mechanisms using time-resolved fluorescence resonance energy transfer as well as surface display technologies for GPCRs. Applications for this work include biosensing and microarray platforms in the area of drug discovery and diagnostics.

William Sims Bainbridge
National Science Foundation Division of Information, Science and Engineering Arlington, VA, USA wsbainbridge@yahoo.com

Chapter I.53

William Sims Bainbridge earned his doctorate from Harvard University. He is the author of 11 books, 4 textbook-software packages, and about 180 shorter publications in information science, social science of technology, and the sociology of culture. His software employed innovative techniques to teach theory and methodology: Experiments in Psychology, Sociology Laboratory, Survey Research, and Social Research Methods and Statistics. He is the editor of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction and author of the forthcoming God from the Machine, a study using artificial intelligence techniques to understand religious belief. At the National Science Foundation since 1992, he represented the social and behavioral sciences on five advanced technology initiatives: High Performance Computing and Communications, Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence, Digital Libraries, Information Technology Research, and Nanotechnology, before joining the staff of the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering. Currently, he is director of NSF’s Science and Engineering Informatics program, after having directed the Sociology, Human Computer Interaction, and Artificial Intelligence programs, and a member of the faculty of George Mason University.

Antonio Baldi
Institut de Microelectronica de Barcelona (IMB) Centro National Microelectrónica (CNM-CSIC) Barcelona, Spain antoni.baldi@cnm.es

Chapter A.8

Professor Antonio Baldi is a Ramon y Cajal researcher at the CNM-IMB, Spain. He received his BS degree in telecommunication engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, (1996) and his PhD degree on electronics engineering from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 2001. From 2001 to 2003 he was at the University of Minnesota working in the field of bioMEMS as a postdoctoral fellow. In the summer of 2003 he joined the Chemical Transducers Group (GTQ), at the Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica, where he works on the development of microsystems and instrumentation for chemical and biochemical sensing.

About the Authors

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Wilhelm Barthlott
University of Bonn Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants Bonn, Germany barthlott@uni-bonn.de

Chapter F.41

Dr. Wilhelm Barthlott is a Professor of Botany and head of a Biodiversity Institute and Director of the Botanical Garden of the University of Bonn. Since his post doc time at the University of Heidelberg he has been interested in biodiversity research and in scanning electron and atomic force microscopy of biological surfaces. His discovery of self-cleaning surfaces in the 1970s (Lotus-Effekt) led to an innovation in surface technologies. His interest in biomimetic transfer concentrates currently on air retaining surfaces for ship hulls.

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Roland Bennewitz
INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials Saarbrücken, Germany roland.bennewitz@inm-gmbh.de

Chapter D.30

Roland Bennewitz studied physics in Freiburg and Berlin, Germany, where he received his PhD. He leads the Nanotribology Group at the INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials. He is also Honorary Professor in the Physics Department of Saarland University. His scientific interests include the mechanical properties of surfaces at small scales and the development of new materials with dedicated mechanical properties. Before coming to Saarbrücken, he was at McGill University in Montreal (Canada) and at the University of Basel (Switzerland).

Bharat Bhushan
Ohio State University Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- and Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB²) Columbus, OH, USA bhushan.2@osu.edu

Chapters 1, B.16, C.21, D.28, D.33, D.34, D.37, E.38, E.39, E.40, F.41, F.42, F.44, H.47

Dr. Bharat Bhushan is an Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor in the Professor in the College of Engineering, and the Director of the Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2 ) at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. He holds two MS, a PhD in mechanical engineering/mechanics, an MBA, and three semi-honorary and honorary doctorates. His research interests include fundamental studies with a focus on scanning probe techniques in the interdisciplinary areas of bio/nanotribology, bio/nanomechanics and bio/nanomaterials characterization, and applications to bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics. He has authored 6 scientific books, more than 90 handbook chapters, more than 700 scientific papers (h factor – 45+; ISI Highly Cited in Materials Science, since 2007), and more than 60 scientific reports, edited more than 45 books, and holds 17 US and foreign patents. He is co-editor of Springer NanoScience and Technology Series and Microsystem Technologies. He has organized various international conferences and workshops. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and international fellowships including the Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize for Senior Scientists, Max Planck Foundation Research Award for Outstanding Foreign Scientists, and the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award. He is a member of various professional societies, including the International Academy of Engineering (Russia). He has previously worked for various research labs including IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA. He has held visiting professor appointments at University of California at Berkeley, University of Cambridge, UK, Technical University Vienna, Austria, University of Paris, Orsay, France, ETH Zurich and EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland.

Gerd K. Binnig
Definiens AG Munich, Germany gbinnig@definiens.com

Chapter G.45

Gerd Binnig obtained his PhD from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, and joined IBM Research in 1978. He was corecipient of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope, and he also invented the atomic force microscope. His current research interests are micro- and nanosystem techniques and “Fractal Darwinism”, a theory he developed to describe complex systems.

MS and PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.com Chapter A. Currently.1890 About the Authors Marcie R.31 Dr. France broto@lncmp. and BS from East China University of Science and Technology (China). She earned her BS. His research interests focus on using atomic and mesoscale simulation and theory to understand technologically important processes and materials. Waltham. Professor Brenner’s awards include the 2002 Feynman prize for research achievement in nanotechnology (theory). and joined the North Carolina State University faculty in 1994. Brenner Department of Materials Science and Engineering Raleigh.edu Chapter A. China. He received his BSc from the State University of New York in 1982 and his PhD from Penn.3 Jean-Marc Broto is Professor at the Université Toulouse III. Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. Raleigh. Before joining Bandgap. and Affiliate Professor of Chemistry in Chongqing University. Co-author of a Veridian Medal Paper (1999).washington. Marcie Black is the CTO at Bandgap Engineering. WA.5 Dr. Bandgap Engineering is nanoengineering solar silicon to maximize photovoltiac energy conversion.mit. Marcie was a technical staff member in the applied electromagnetics group at Los Alamos National Laboratory and worked on a variety of nanotechnology and optical systems. She has published over 30 articles in peer reviewed journals and three book sections and has two patents issued and numerous patents pending. Jean-Marc Broto Institut National des Sciences Appliquées of Toulouse Laboratoire National des Champs Magnétiques Pulsés (LNCMP) Toulouse. MA. the Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Achievement Award (2000). Black Bandgap Engineering Inc.edu Chapter D.4 Dr. USA marcie@alum. MS from Shanghai Institute of Ceramics. His recent research is focused mainly on nanomaterials for energy related applications including solar cells. Donald W. lithium-ion batteries. marcie@bandgap. Cao serves as the editor of Annual Review of Nano Research and Associate Editor of Journal of Nanophotonics. authored and edited 5 books and 3 conference proceedings. of Materials Science and Engineering Seattle. Guozhong Cao University of Washington Dept. USA gzcao@u. He is a specialist in electronic transport and magnetization properties under high magnetic fields and contributed to the discovery of the giant magnetoresistance in 1988. both in Chemistry. Guozhong Cao is Boeing-Steiner Professor of Engineering. He has published over 250 refereed papers. Authors Donald W. Brenner is currently a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University. USA brenner@ncsu. Seattle. supercapacitors. He is a member of the North Carolina State University Academy of Outstanding Teachers. and an Outstanding Teacher Award from the North Carolina State College of Engineering (1999). and hydrogen storage. and Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington. WA. He received his PhD degree from Eindhoven University of Technology (the Netherlands). He joined the Theoretical Chemistry Section at the United States Naval Research Laboratory as a staff scientist in 1987.fr Chapter A. State University in 1987.edu. France. NC. . Dr.

His research interests include nanomaterials. Then he finished his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan. SoP. he was elected Fellow of the IEEE. Taiwan. ytcheng@mail. In 2002 he became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics Engineering in National Chiao Tung University. More recently. as a research staff member and was involved in several SoP (system on package) projects. he is working on MEMS drug delivery devices. The University of British Columbia since September 2003 as an Assistant Professor. San Diego in 2007.tw Chapter C.com Chapter G. From 2002 to 2003 he was with Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center. Ann Arbor. He is a member of IEEE. he joined National Central University in Taiwan as an Assistant Professor. Taiwan ichen@ncu. Particularly. In 2006. Mu Chiao Department of Mechanical Engineering Vancouver. where he has been promoted to an Associate Professor recently. and the design and fabrication of microsensors and microactuators. Canada Foundation for Innovations (CFI). Giovanni Cherubini received a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California.ca Chapter H. His research effort was on MEMS power source and nanowire/tube synthesis.O. His current research interests include design and fabrication of MEMS and nanodevices for biomedical applications. Taiwan in 1991 and 1993. Chiao is the recipient of the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) in MEMS and Nanoengineering for biomedical applications.About the Authors 1891 Edin (I-Chen) Chen National Central University Institute of Materials Science and Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering Chung-Li. Switzerland cbi@zurich. R.ubc.nctu. Watson Research Center. Canada muchiao@mech. PA. Yorktown Heights. Then he worked for IBM Thomas J.45 Dr. he contributed to the realization of the first fully functional atomic-force-microscope-based data-storage prototype system. anti-biofouling coating for implantable biomedical sensors and biomaterials for MEMS. Giovanni Cherubini IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Tape Technologies Rüschlikon. USA. His interests comprise high-speed data transmission and data-storage systems.tw Chapter H. He was co-editor of the 100BASE-T2 Standard for fast ethernet transmission over voice-grade cables. Canada. respectively. San Diego. Inc. Pittsburgh.C. in 2000. Chiao has been with the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include the fundamental study of materials for microsystem integration and MEMS applications. After his military service he went to Carnegie Mellon University. Authors Yu-Ting Cheng National Chiao Tung University Department of Electronics Engineering & Institute of Electronics Hsinchu. .52 Mu Chiao received his BS and MS degrees from National Taiwan University in 1996 and a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.ibm. in 1986.edu. solar energy materials and optoelectronic devices.52 Yu-Ting Cheng received his BS and MS degree’s in Materials Science and Engineering from National Tsing Hua University. He joined the research staff of IBM in 1987. Hsinchu. Right after graduation. Dr.22 I-Chen Chen received the PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering from University of California. He is supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). USA in 2002. and got his second MS degree in the same field in 1996. University of California at Berkeley as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.edu. working on MEMS sensors for automotive applications. IOP. From March 2003 to July 2003 he was a senior MEMS engineer at Intpax. Dr. and Phi Tau Phi.

de Boer Carnegie Mellon University Department of Mechanical Engineering Pittsburgh. Baton Rouge. de Boer earned the PhD degree from the University of Minnesota. studying in particular friction and adhesion of contacting micro-systems. as Associate Professor in 2007. Cooper University of Adelaide CSIRO Human Nutrition Adelaide.gov Chapter B.cmu. CT. in 1995 and the MS and PhD degrees in physics from Cornell University.cooper@csiro. USA dehlinger1@llnl. He was employed by Sandia National Labs in Albuquerque. NY. USA corwin@ge. from 1996 to 2007. South Australia. USA mpdebo@andrew. Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department in 1996. NY. Dietrich Dehlinger Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Engineering Livermore. Authors Tamara H. LA. bioelectronics. He held a postdoctoral appointment at Sandia National Laboratories before joining the staff in 2004. and mechanical properties.48 Maarten P. His background is in optics. In 2007 he moved to GE’s global research center where he continues to work on MEMS reliability. NM. and worked in the area of microelectromechanical systems addressing phenomena such as adhesion. and nanofabrication techniques. SA. microfluidic systems for biochemical detection.com Chapter H. During his time at Sandia he worked on MEMS reliability. PA. respectively. Dehlinger is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His current research activities include magnetic particle separators. Additionally. he developed the MEMScript software for making automated and high-resolution measurements on MEMS devices.18 Jin-Woo Choi received his BS and MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University in Korea in 1994 and 1996. Now he is an Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University.edu Chapter B. Corwin received the BA degree in math and physics from Wesleyan University. respectively and his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 2001. in 1998 and 2002.17 Tamara Cooper completed a Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons) at Flinders University in 2004 and is currently undertaking a PhD with the University of Adelaide and CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies in Adelaide. Maarten P. USA choi@ece. Her current research involves constructing fluorescent proteins for time-resolved fluorescence resonance energy transfer technologies involving G-protein coupled receptors and G-protein subunits for cell-free biosensor applications. . Alex D. micro total analysis systems (μ-TAS). San Diego. Middletown. friction. CA.48 Alex D.1892 About the Authors Jin-Woo Choi Louisiana State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Baton Rouge. PA. specializing in thin film fracture mechanics. and bioMEMS components and systems. nanomaterial-based biosensors. MEMS.13 Dr.lsu.au Chapter B. Corwin GE Global Research Niskayuna.edu Chapter H. Ithaca. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He also designed MEMS actuators and sensors. LA. Australia tamara. His current work involves designing devices for di-electrophoretic sample preparation. He received is PhD from the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of California.

In 2004 he joined the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich as a Research Scientist.46 Lixin Dong is an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University. he joined the Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg.gov Chapter H.mit. he served as a Microsystems and Engineering Sciences Applications (MESA) Institute fellow at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque. Switzerland. where he worked on the development of various cantilever2 based sensors and pioneered the process development of an ultra-thick. DelRio National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg. both of Mechanical Engineering. Lixin Dong Michigan State University Electrical and Computer Engineering East Lansing. During his tenure at the University of Colorado. Berkeley. where he has served as the head of the Department of Mechatronics Engineering from 1997 to 1999. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory in 1996.About the Authors 1893 Frank W. USA gene@mgm. University of Neuchâtel.and Nanofabrication Rüschlikon. USA frank. and became Assistant Professor of Micro/Nano Systems Engineering and MechanoInformation Engineering at Nagoya University in 2003.4 Gene Dresselhaus received his PhD in physics from the University of California in 1955. His area of interest is the electronic structure of nanomaterials and he has co-authored with M. mechatronics. He was a faculty member at the University of Chicago.and nanomechanical devices as well as on 3-D microdevice integration for system-on-chip (SoC) applications. His main research interests include nanorobotics. . MA. his work has focused on the development of micro.45 Michel Despont received a degree in Microtechnology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne in 1993 and a PhD in Physics from the Institute of Microtechnology. After working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of California. MD. He serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Trans. and nanobiomedical devices. in 1996. He received the BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Xi’an University of Technology (XUT) in 1989 and 1992. MD. He became a Research Associate in 1992 and a Lecturer in 1995. nanowires.and Nanofabrication group. MI. mechanochemistry. Gene Dresselhaus Massachusetts Institute of Technology Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory Cambridge. Environment and Safety (NEES). He is Chair of the Technical Committee (TC) on Nano Energy. nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS). Authors Michel Despont IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Micro.ibm.delrio@nist. Switzerland dpt@zurich. he spent one year as a visiting scientist at the Seiko Instrument Research Laboratory in Japan. NM and as an Engineering Sciences Summer Institute (ESSI) fellow at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore. he was appointed manager and currently leads the Micro. on Nanotechnology and the IEEE Trans. USA ldong@egr.48 Frank W.msu. In 2005. and nanotubes. Since returning to the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory. Dresselhaus several books on fullerenes. and assistant professor at Cornell before joining MIT Lincoln Laboratory in 1960 as a staff member. He received his PhD degree in Micro Systems Engineering from Nagoya University in 2003.edu Chapter A.com Chapter G. CA. where he led the NanoRobotics Group in the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS).S.edu Chapter G. His current work focuses on the mechanical and tribological properties of thin films and small-scale structures. on Automation Science and Engineering. and an Associate Professor of Mechatronics in 1998 at XUT. DelRio received a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006. high-aspect-ratio UV resist called SU-8. and was a Senior Research Scientist at ETH Zurich from 2005 to 2008. In 1976 he assumed his current position at the MIT Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory. respectively.

Authors Urs T. tech.mit.com Chapter G. Austria andreas.com Urs Dürig received a PhD degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. in 2007. Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche et d’Ingénierie des Matériaux. he was elected Fellow of the IEEE. Chapter C. he joined the Micro/ Nanomechanics group focusing on polymer material issues and thermal modeling. at the at the Biophysics Institute of the JKU Linz. bismuth nanowires. His research focuses on magnetic recording and storage systems. Abraham Prize Paper Award. in 1985.edu Chapter A.fr Chapter A. He is now a permanent CNRS researcher at the University of Toulouse. She is the recipient of the National Medal of Science and 25 worldwide honorary degrees. in 1984. Dr.fritsch@uni-leipzig. Anatol Fritsch University of Leipzig Institute of Experimental Physics I Division of Soft Matter Physics Leipzig. He was co-recipient of the 2003 IEEE Leonard G. Germany. Germany anatol. In 1997. His current research interests include nanotechnology. Switzerland drg@zurich. Dresselhaus Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of Physics Cambridge. and novel forms of carbon. He joined IBM as a post-doc working on near-field optical microscopy. USA millie@mgm.1894 About the Authors Mildred S. Dürig Andreas Ebner Chapter G. Switzerland ele@zurich.45 IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Micro-/Nanofabrication Rüschlikon. Canada. Eleftheriou was co-recipient of the Eduard Rhein Technology Award. Zurich. and joined IBM Research in 1986.de Chapter D. UMR 5085 CNRS Toulouse.ebner@jku. and single molecule-force spectroscopy. He spent then more than one year as a post-doctoral researcher in Malcolm Green’s Group in Oxford to work mainly on the filling of CNTs.27 Johannes Kepler University Linz Institute for Biophysics Linz. France flahaut@chimie. She joined the MIT faculty in 1967. low dimensional thermoelectricity.4 Mildred Dresselhaus received her PhD in Physics from the University of Chicago in 1958. Evangelos Eleftheriou IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Rüschlikon.at Andreas Ebner studied Technical Chemistry at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz and earned his Dr. Currently he is working in Prof. In January 2002.ibm. and in 2005 became an IBM Fellow and was elected to the IBM Academy of Technology.45 He received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University.3 Emmanuel Flahaut obtained his PhD in Materials Science in Toulouse working on CCVD synthesis of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and dense ceramic-based composites including CNTs. Hinterdorfer’s Institute as subgroup leader focusing on AFM-tip chemistry. . Emmanuel Flahaut Université Paul Sabatier CIRIMAT. MA. Ottawa. topography and recognition imaging. In 2005. in particular probe-storage techniques.36 Anatol Fritsch received his diploma in physics from the University of Leipzig.ibm.ups-tlse. Her present research activities focus on carbon nanotubes. especially in carbon science. He is Research Staff Member since 1986: He worked in the field of scanning tunneling and dynamic force microscopy. She has been active in research across broad areas of solid state physics. Working on his PhD degree with Professor Josef Käs his current research interests are the mechanical properties of multicellular cancer spheroids and the development of optical techniques for high resolution single and multiple cell tomography.

gerber@unibas.giessibl@physik.25 Professor Giessibl is working in atomic force microscopy and scanning tunneling microscopy in ultrahigh vacuum at room temperature and low temperatures. H. 1985–1993 Project Manager ‘Ultrathin Organic Films’with BASF AG.15 Professor Christoph Gerber is the Director for scientific communication of the National Center of Competence for Nanoscale Science (NCCR) at the Institute of Physics.uni-regensburg. Switzerland.de Chapters C. He is a Steering Committee Member of the International Conference on Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy.ch Chapter D. Franz J.ch Chapter B. and the Rudolf Kaiser Price in 2001. Switzerland christoph. University of Basel. Since May 2006 he is head of the Department of Experimental and Applied Physics at the University of Regensburg. Ludwigshafen. .de Chapter C. During the past 25 years. He gave numerous plenary and invited talks at international conferences. Rohrer.gnecco@unibas. Gleiter (nano crystalline systems).26 1984 PhD Universität des Saarlandes with Prof. Post doc with IBM Research Lab. Cofounder and Scientific Director of the Center for Nanotechnology (CeNTech). C. Enrico Gnecco University of Basel National Center of Competence in Research Department of Physics Basel. Switzerland enrico. He is an author and co-author of more than 150 scientific papers that appeared in peer-reviewed journals with more than 19 000 citations in cross disciplinary fields. His research interests focus on nanotribology.30 Enrico Gnecco is a senior researcher at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute in Basel. Germany fuchsh@uni-muenster. 2000. He is a veteran in scanning probe microscopy and made major contributions to the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope and the atomic force microscope (AFM) and is a co-inventor of biochemical sensors based on AFM technology. Germany. Germany franz. Since 1993 he is full Professor and Director at the Physical Institute of the University of Münster. Zurich in the group of G. He belongs worldwide to the one hundred most cited researchers in Physical Sciences. atomic force microscopy in ultrahigh vacuum and controlled manipulation of nanoparticles. Germany. Giessibl Universität Regensburg Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics Regensburg.23. Authors Christoph Gerber University of Basel Institute of Physics National Competence Center for Research in Nanoscale Science (NCCR) Basel Basel. He received the R and D 100 Award Chicago 1994. 1984–1985.About the Authors 1895 Harald Fuchs Universität Münster Physikalisches Institut Münster. his research has been focused on nanoscale science. Binnig and H. Switzerland and is a Research Staff Member emeritus in Nanoscale Science at the IBM Research Laboratory in Rüschlikon. He has served as a project leader in various programs of the Swiss National Science Foundation and in the European 6th Framework. the German Nanoscience Award 2000.

Harrison has been a Professor of Chemistry at the United States Naval Academy for the past 16 years. in 1983. MD. and tribochemistry of hydrocarbon systems. Austria hermann. Anselm College and her PhD from the University of New Hampshire. Institute of Organic Chemistry. Gorb’s research focuses on morphology. In 2000.de Chapter F. he is at the University of Linz. USA hafner@rice.and Nanotribology”. Authors Hermann Gruber University of Linz Institute of Biophysics Linz.22 Jason Hafner earned his PhD in Physics from Rice University in 1998.edu Chapter C. In 2001 he returned to Rice University where his research group is pursuing biophysical applications of scanned probe microscopy and nanomaterials. a Research Assistant at the University of Jena. Gorb has authored three monographs. biomechanics. such as indentation. His current and ongoing research includes surface chemistry. Since then. wear. friction. a group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen and Max Planck Institute for Metals Research. For the past 18 years. Germany s. Stuttgart.gruber@jku. Gorb was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Vienna. . She received her BA from St. she won the Naval Academy’s Research Excellence Award and the Department of the Navy’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award. including “Attachment Devices of Insect Cuticle” and “Biological Micro. Judith A.27 Hermann J.S. China. bioconjugation. Germany.43 Stanislav Gorb is a Professor and Chair at the Institute of Zoology.at Chapter C. Harrison U. Gruber earned his PhD from the University of Graz. Newkirk Lecture” at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Keynote address at the 2002 annual meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.mpg. physiology. She has published over 65 technical papers and given more than 80 invited talks. she was a postdoctoral associate at the Naval Research Laboratory. structure.31 Judith A.edu Chapter D. her research has focused on the theoretical examination of nanometer-scale processes. The Maryland Chapter of the American Chemical Society has selected her to be the 2009 recipient of the George Braude Award. and evolution of surface-related functional systems in animals and plants. Germany. including the “Burt L. Jason Hafner Rice University Department of Physics and Astronomy Houston. Institute of Biophysics. as well as the development of biologically inspired technological surfaces and systems. Naval Academy Chemistry Department Annapolis. USA jah@usna. TX. Before joining the faculty of the Naval Academy. Gorb Max Planck Institut für Metallforschung Evolutionary Biomaterials Group Stuttgart. where he holds a position as Associate Professor.gorb@mf. two edited books. and reconstitution of biological interaction. more than 150 papers in peer-reviewed. University of Kiel.1896 About the Authors Stanislav N. He received the Schlossmann Award in Biology and Materials Science in 1995 and was the 1998 BioFuture Competition winner for his works on biological attachment devices as possible sources for biomimetics. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Purdue University (1983-1985). She is a member of various professional organizations including the American Vacuum Society and the American Chemical Society. She has served on the Executive Committee of the Nanoscale Science and Technology Division of the American Vacuum Society and currently is the chair of that committee. and a visiting Professor at both the University of Washington and Nanjing University of Astronautics and Aeronautics. He received his PhD in Zoology and Entomology at the Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in Kiev. He then held an NIH postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University working on carbon nanotube probes for high-resolution biological atomic-force microscopy.

heo@lamrc. Switzerland thomas. Korea in 1997 and 1999.edu Chapter B. 1984–1987. Michael J. Co-founder and CTO. He was a research engineer in the semiconductor division of Samsumg Electronics from 1999 to 2003. Switzerland. In 1996 he joined for three years the research group of C. Supervisor DNA Technology. of Electrical and Computer Engineering La Jolla. He received his BSc and MD in materials engineering from Hanyang University in Seoul. Fremont. Since 2007 he is Associate Professor in the School of Physics at Trinity College Dublin and Principal Investigator at CRANN. San Diego.ethz. Seong-Jun Heo Lam Research Corp. Switzerland where he received his MSc in Electrical Engineering in 2005. Bustamante at University of Oregon and thereafter at University of California at Berkeley. where he is investigating the use of carbon nanotubes as gas sensing elements and as active sensing elements for future micro.14 Thomas Helbling studied at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the ETH Zurich. On joining again the Physical Institute at the University of Basel in 1999. Authors Thomas Helbling ETH Zurich Micro and Nanosystems Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering Zurich. Zurich.15 PD Martin Hegner received the MSc in Life Sciences and his PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Further steps in his career: NIH Postdoctoral Fellow. University of Dublin School of Physics Dublin.About the Authors 1897 Martin Hegner CRANN – The Naughton Institute Trinity College.. In 1994 he was awarded a Ciba Geigy postdoc fellowship for projects at the Physics Institute of University of Basel and worked on single biomolecule experiments involving scanning probe microscopy. Heller is now Professor in the Departments of Bioengineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University California. he built up a biophysically oriented research group focusing on nanomechanical investigations on single biomolecules and lately on multifunctional cantilever arrays for biomedical applications.ch Chapter B.ie Chapter B.and nanoscaled pressure sensors. He is interested in semiconductor process as well as computational simulation related to nanotechnology. Heller received his PhD in Biochemistry of Colorado State University in 1973. Molecular Biosystems. Amoco.mavt. Integrated DNA Technologies. Dr. Northwestern University.and nanosystems technology and the design of integrated electronic circuits (digital and analog). CA. where he developed functional interfaces for optical tweezers single molecule experiments.helbling@micro. USA mjheller@ucsd. USA seongjun. ETH Zurich. He received his PhDin materials science from the University of Florida in 2007. respectively.13 Professor Michael J. Since 2005 he has been a PhD student at the Institute of Micro. Inc. He focused on micro. Co-founder and President. 1987–1989.hegner@tcd. CA. Ireland martin.and Nanosystems. Director Molecular Biology. 1993–2001. Seong-Jun Heo is a process engineer in the conductor etch division at Lam research. .31 Dr. 1976–1984.com Chapter D. Nanogen. His graduate work was in the area of computational simulation of the mechanical properties of nanoscale materials. Heller University of California San Diego Department of Bioengineering Dept.

Austria.at Chapter C.D. Switzerland christofer. Hendrik Hölscher Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe Institute of Microstructure Technology Karlsruhe.hinterdorfer@jku. Micromechanics and Microengineering and Joint Editor of the book series Advanced Micro. His major research at ETH Zurich is now focused on the field of nanotransducers. CA.com Chapter B. He has intensive experience in managing Government supported project and was a Principal Investigator on more than 25 federally funded projects.hierold@micro. and Infineon Technologies AG in Munich.Sc.hokudai. Before. tech.13 Dr. His main research focus is in high-resolution magnetic imaging of magnetic materials surfaces using a scanning force microscope. Germany.27 Peter Hinterdorfer earned a Dr. and Ph. Authors Peter Hinterdorfer University of Linz Institute for Biophysics Linz.and nanofluidics devices as well as large systems with applications in physical and environmental chemistry. San Diego.14 Christofer Hierold is Professor for Micro. Hodko is presently a Director of Advanced Technology at Nanogen. Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST). After two years at the Center of Advanced European Studies and Research (CAESAR) in Bonn he was the head of the research group nanoForce at the Center for Nanotechnology at the University of Münster. Austria peter. he was eleven years with Siemens AG. Since 2002 he has been at Innovation Plaza Hokkaido. He has more than 20 years of industrial experience in the development of innovative technologies (17 issued patents) and products in the areas of bioanalytical and micro. Corporate Research. Institute for Biophysics. TRANSDUCERS. USA dhodko@nanogen.23 Hirotaka Hosoi received the DE degree in Electronic Enginnering from Hokkaido University in 1999. from the University of Linz. degrees in chemical engineering and chemistry from the University of Zagreb. Japan hosoi@cris. Croatia.1898 About the Authors Christofer Hierold ETH Zurich Micro and Nanosystems Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering Zurich. Hodko received his B. Hirotaka Hosoi Hokkaido University Creative Research Initiative Sousei Sapporo. EUROSENSORS) and he is a member of the editorial boards of IEEE/ASME J. Inc. Microelectromechanical Systems and of J..mavt.jp Chapter C. Christofer Hierold is a member of the international steering committees of the major conferences in the field (MEMS. Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics (1992/1993).ac. Inc. working mainly on CMOS compatible microsystems. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Virginia. .hoelscher@imt. Dalibor Hodko Nanogen. Dr. where he holds a position as Associate Professor.26 Hendrik Hölscher studied physics at the University of Hamburg.and Nanosystems at ETHZurich since April 2002. His current research interests includes magnetism on metal-oxide surfaces.ethz. Germany hendrik. evaluation of new materials for MEMS and advanced microsystems. Since spring 2008 he has been working at the Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT) at the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe. Since then he has been at the University of Linz.fzk. M.and Nanosystems. Institute for Biophysics in 1992.de Chapter C. His current and ongoing research includes single-molecule force spectroscopy and high-resolution topography imaging of biological samples. He is the inventor of TREC (topography and recognition) imaging.ch Chapter B.Sc.

Ulm. In 1986 he joined the faculty at University of California. NC.de Chapter D. His research includes centrifuge-based microfluidics for flow-through DNA hybridization and microfluidic PCR chips for rapid DNA amplification.edu Chapter C. After 26 years of research at Bell Labs. Currently he is working with Professor Marc Madou on his PhD degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California. and in 1991 he was awarded the Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research by the AIChE. His research is focused on the study of materials in extreme environments using theoretical and computational approaches that range from multi-scale to electronic structure methods.huebner1@web. San Diego Department of Mechanicaland Aerospace Engineering La Jolla. USA jacob@engineering. He also received the MRS Medal in 2004 and the ACS National Award in Colloid and Interface Science in 2009. Germany. Irving North Carolina State University Materials Science and Engineering Raleigh. electronic materials and biomaterials. Irvine. including those of Professional Fellow and Head of Department. He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering. Santa Barbara as Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Department. USA doug_irving@ncsu. MRS Fellow.ucsb. University of Cambridge. Germany katrin. In 1988 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London. CA. Germany. USA gjia@uci. Irving is an Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University. He held various positions at the Department of Applied Mathematics at the Australian National University (1974–1986). USA jin@ucsd. Douglas L. Guangyao Jia University of California.edu Chapter D. Sungho Jin University of California. Jacob N.edu Chapter D. He received his BS in Physics from Furman University in 1997 and his MS and PhD in MSE from the University of Florida in 2002 and 2004.31 Dr. CA. Afterwards she spent two years on researching pancreatic cancer cells mainly using AFM and PFM.About the Authors 1899 Katrin Hübner Staatliche Fachoberschule Neu-Ulm Neu-Ulm. CA. . APS Fellow.32 Katrin Hübner finalized her Diploma in Physics in the Department of Experimental Physics of Ulm University.22 Sungho Jin received PhD degree in Materials Science from UC Berkeley in 1974. Authors Douglas L. He was elected as a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Engineering in 1996 and to the National Academy of Sciences in 2004.edu Chapter B. His research include nanomaterials. Israelachvili University of California Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Department Santa Barbara. he joined UC San Diego in 2002 as a Distinguished Professor. Irvine Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Irvine.29 Jacob Israelachvili earned his PhD 1971 at the Cavendish Laboratory. and received John Bardeen Award. respectively. UK.19 Guangyao Jia received his BE degree in Mechanical Engineering from Beijing University of Chemical Technology in China in 1990 and his MSc degree in Chemical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology in 2001. Now she is teaching math and physics at the Fachoberschule Neu-Ulm.

France. Cleveland.27 Ruti Kapon received her PhD in applied physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. his attention has focused on two new areas. including design and fabrication of micro/nanostructures for superhydrophobicity. Her research interests include transport phenomena in biological systems. . In 1999. self-cleaning and low adhesion.jung@samsung. Roger Kamm Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Biological Engineering Cambridge. Ohio. ocular and cardiovascular systems. candidate in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University. protein energy landscapes and single molecule techniques. He is the current chair of the US National Committee on Biomechanics and the World Council on Biomechanics.com Chapter F. Israel ruti.edu Chapter H. Belgium jourdain@imec. More recently.. Belgium. Korea yc423.35 Roger Kamm is the Germeshausen Professor of Mechanical and Biological Engineering and Associate Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. and received the PhD degree in 1998 from the University Joseph Fourier of Grenoble. USA rdkamm@mit. the molecular mechanisms of cellular force sensation. His research is focused on MEMS device processing and testing. Senior Engineer Process Development Team Gyeonggi-Do. South Korea in 2001 and the MS degree from University of Southern California. MA. These works have led to over 160 journal publications.ac. and Director of the Global Enterprise for Micro Mechanics and Molecular Medicine. In 2000.kapon@weizmann. she joined the RF-MEMS team where she is currently in charge of the packaging of RF-MEMS devices. His research interests are in bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics.edu Chapter D. she joined the Interuniversity Microelectronics Center (IMEC). He received a BS in metallurgical engineering from Lafayette College and a PhD in electronic materials from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Studies over the past thirty years have addressed issues in the respiratory. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Biomedical Engineering and the American Society for Mechanical Engineering. Harold Kahn Case Western Reserve University Department of Materials Science and Engineering Cleveland.1900 About the Authors Anne Jourdain Interuniversity Microelectronics Center (IMEC) Leuven. He is currently a Ph.be Chapter H. She joined Ziv Reich’s group at the department of Biological Chemistry at the Weizmann institute of Science as a post-doc and is now a staff scientist in the group.49 Anne Jourdain received the MSc degree in Opto-Microelectronics from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Caën. and the development of new scaffold materials and microfluidic technologies for vascularized engineered tissues. particularly wafer-level mechanical testing and shape-memory actuated microfluidics. A primary objective of Kamm’s research group has been the application of fundamental concepts in fluid and solid mechanics to better understand essential biological and physiological phenomena. France in 1994. Ruti Kapon Weizmann Institute of Science Department of Biological Chemistry Rehovot.50 Harold Kahn is Researcher Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. She did her PhD in LETI-CEA. Grenoble.D. OH. Leuven.il Chapter C. USA kahn@cwru.42 Yong Chae Jung received the BS degree from Sungkyunkwan University. France. Authors Yong Chae Jung Samsung Electronics C. where she was involved in the MEMS processing development. Ltd. Los Angeles in 2004.

Her recent research work involves a compact disc-based microfluidic platform for genetic.ac.About the Authors 1901 Josef Käs University of Leipzig Institute of Experimental Physics I Division of Soft Matter Physics Leipzig. in 1999.36 Tobias Kießling received his Diploma in Physics from the University of Leipzig.de Chapter D. His research interests include all fields of cell biophysics with a particular focus on cellular biomechanics probed by optical traps and scanning force microscopy. and integrated nanostructures on MEMS. After a position as Assistant Professor in the Physics Department at the University of Texas at Austin he accepted an appointment at the University of Leipzig. He is currently a doctoral student in mechanical engineering (BioMEMS) at UC.edu Chapter B. Germany. He received his PhD from the Technical University of Munich followed by a Postdoc position at Harvard Medical School. where he is currently an Assistant Professor with the School of Mechanical Engineering. He is currently working on his PhD degree with Professor Josef Käs on an interdisciplinary project including laser physics. She has four years of industrial experience as a circuit engineer. He was with DiCon Fiberoptics. behavioural. Nahui Kim Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology Research and Development Seoul. Seoul.de Chapter D. .. CA. Irvine. His major research interest is CD (compact disk)-based microfluidics for sample preparation in nucleic acid analysis. USA jitaekim@uci. Germany jkaes@physik.edu Chapter B.com Chapter B. Inc. His research interests are modeling. Tobias Kießling University of Leipzig Institute of Experimental Physics I Division of Soft Matter Physics Leipzig. Richmond. Germany Tobias. and the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California. TX. and pharmacological analysis of organismal stress response and antidepressants action. USA hkido@uci. South Korea nahui. in 2004.19 Horacio Kido holds BSc and MSc degrees from Stanford University in Biological Sciences as well as a PhD from the University of California at Davis in Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry. molecular. and microfluidics as well as cellular mechanics and stem cell separation. from 2004 to 2005.kr Chapter H. Berkeley.19 Jitae Kim received the BSc degree from Hanyang University. respectively. CA. Korea. South Korea kimjb@yonsei. South Korea and MS from University of Southern California in 1998 and 2001. Austin.Kiessling@uni-leipzig.52 Jongbaeg Kim received the BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yonsei University. Jongbaeg Kim Yonsei University School of Mechanical Engineering Seoul. where he designed and developed high-performance optical MEMS components for telecommunication applications. design and fabrication of microsystems.36 Professor Josef Alfons Käs is heading the Division of Soft Matter Physics and is Director of the Institute of Experimental Physics I at the University of Leipzig. in 1997.19 Nahui Kim received the MS and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Irvine. He works on microfluidic systems for biological sample preparation.uni-leipzig. Jitae Kim University of California at Irvine Department of Mechanicaland Aerospace Engineering Irvine. the MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas. Germany in 2007. Currently she work in the R&D at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology. Authors Horacio Kido University of California at Irvine Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Irvine.kim@samsung. He then joined the Yonsei University. optics. CA.

Research in his lab involves the development of nanotechnologies for nanomedicine. and nanoimprint lithography. Prof Lal was the UTS Invited Professor in Sydney for their BioNanotechnology initiative and a New Zealand Government International Science Scholar. holds a PhD in Materials Science (ETH Zurich) and was a postdoctoral associate at IBM Research in Zurich. he was a faculty member at the University of Chicago and the University of California at Santa Barbara before assuming his current position as a Professor and the Director of the newly established Center of Nanomedicine at the University of Chicago. microfluidics. fundamental property studies and application with carbon nanomaterials. After postdoctoral training at Caltech. biological surfaces. nanoscale fluid behavior and new TIRF.4 Jing Kong is Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. optoelectronics and nanotubes for medical diagnostics and medical nanodevices. Tobias Kraus Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien gGmbH Saarbrücken. including Time.kristensen@nanotech.rhein-waal. USA rlal@uchicago. MA. He is a Chemical Engineer (TU Munich). Denmark anders. His current research on miniaturized sensor and actuator technology includes optical sensing and actuation in nanofluidic devices. Switzerland. superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic biomimetic surfaces. Her research interests lie in the synthesis. Ratnesh Lal University of Chicago Center for Nanomedicine Chicago. before he joined the Technical University of Denmark in 2001.22 Professor Lal received his MS and M Phil in Physics and Biophysics from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and PhD in Neurobiology from UAB. . Germany tobias. Smithsonian and UPI. USA jingkong@mit. IL. Germany. Anders Kristensen Technical University of Denmark DTU Nanotech Kongens Lyngby.and nanostructures. He worked at University of London and at the Niels Bohr Institute. Biology and Nanobiotechnology Kleve. origin and functions of micro. Germany. molecular architecture of plant surface lipids (waxes). Since 2009 she is Professor for Biology and Nanobiotechnology at the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Science. Authors Jing Kong Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Cambridge.6 Tobias Kraus currently heads a Junior Research Group at the Leibniz-Institute for New Materials (INM) in Saarbrücken. Dr Lal holds several patents based upon AFM cantilever arrays.edu Chapter A. and PhD in Chemistry from Stanford University. In addition to seminal research publications in the field of nanomedicine. She obtained her BS degree in Chemistry from Peking University in China.9 Professor Anders Kristensen received his PhD in Physics from University of Copenhagen in 1994. Germany kerstin.edu Chapter C.koch@hochschule.dk Chapter A. characterization.de Chapter A.kraus@inm-gmbh.41 Professor Dr. He has presented many international keynote lectures and his work has featured in many popular magazines and news media.dtu. PhD and Habillitation (2006) in Biology from the University of Bonn. With his group. de Chapter F. Kerstin Koch received her Diploma. Professor Lal is an authority on biomedical applications of atomic force microscopy (AFM) and nanoscale imaging of complex biological systems. Kleve. he investigates the mechanisms that create ordered structures at small scales. FRET and related optical microscopy. such as nanotubes and graphene. primarily in systems that contain nanoparticles. Germany. The main topics of the research include molecular self-assembly.1902 About the Authors Kerstin Koch Rhine-Waal University of Applied Science Department of Life Science. University of Copenhagen.

Germany. France laurent@chimie.fr Chapter A. National Competence Center for Research in Nanoscale Science (NCCR) Basel Basel. USA carmen. cellular.harvard. ceramic-matrix composites). Dr. OH. He completed his post-doctoral training in Dr.34 Carmen LaTorre holds BSc and MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University. teaching molecular.ch Chapter B. and tissue biomechanics. In particular. he is focusing on how mutations in nuclear envelope proteins such as lamin can render cells more sensitive to mechanical stress.35 Dr. Authors Hans Peter Lang University of Basel Institute of Physics. in addition he is as a lecturer at the Biological Engineering Department at MIT. he directed research in the pulsed laser deposition and low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy groups at the Institute of Physics in Basel. Carmen LaTorre Owens Corning Science and Technology Roofing and Asphalt Granville. he is a project leader in a project focused on biochemical applications of cantilever array sensors. a Diplom Ingenieur degree in Mechanical Engineering from RWTH Aachen University in Aachen. USA jlammerding@rics. Switzerland hans-peter. characterization and mechanical properties of ceramic-matrix nanocomposites. Ohio. Lammerding is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School serving in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. MA before becoming a faculty member at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. and since 1994. He is currently an engineer at the Owens Corning Science and Technology Center in Granville. Richard Lee’s laboratory at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His areas of interest include subcellular biomechanics and the cellular signaling response to mechanical stimulation.edu Chapter D. Since 2000. hydrogen storage.3 Dr.15 Dr. As a postdoc.latorre@owenscorning. carbon nanotubes (synthesis of singleand double-walled CNTs.com Chapter D. where his primary focus is on fiberglass insulation product/process development.About the Authors 1903 Jan Lammerding Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cambridge. Christophe Laurent is Professor of Materials Chemistry at University Paul Sabatier and is the head of the Nanocomposites and Carbon Nanotubes group of CIRIMAT. potentially leading to muscular dystrophy in mechanically strained tissues or increased atherosclerosis in vascular cells exposed to fluid shear stress and vessel strain. . he is working as a postdoc at IBM Zurich Research Laboratory in the field of cantilever array sensors. characterization. Christophe Laurent Université Paul Sabatier CIRIMAT UMR 5085 CNRS Toulouse. Cambridge. MA. Boston. Hans Peter Lang received a PhD in physics from the University of Basel in 1994.lang@unibas. formation mechanisms. His research include in the synthesis. and a PhD in Biological Engineering from MIT. MA. He has given more than 100 scientific presentations and has published about 110 scientific articles in renowned journals. Since 1996.bwh.ups-tlse. localized growth. Lammerding received his BE from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.

edu Chapter B. Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery and other journals in the field. and is author of 5 book chapters. His interests are in enabling technologies for the incorporation of functional proteins and nucleic acids into nanodevices. Lee Ohio State University Biomedical Engineering Center Columbus. Dr. Authors Wayne R.20 Abraham (Abe) P. Lee University of California Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Irvine. a DARPA-industry supported research center. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Biomolecular Screening. Lee is a Professor in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering (BME) and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California at Irvine. He is currently Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Biochemistry.edu Chapter B. owns 33 issued US patents and has published over 100 peer reviewed papers in journals and conference proceedings.au Stephen C.leifert@csiro. SA. having published the first monograph devoted to the topic in 1998. His current research is focused on the development of “digital” micro/ nano fluidic platforms for the following applications: biosensors to detect environmental and terrorism threats. Chapter B. Lee is a pioneer in the field of semi-biological nanodevices (nanobiological devices). Australia wayne. South Australia. Lee currently serves as Editor for the Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems and International Advisory Editorial Board member of Lab on a Chip journal. He also serves as the Director of the Micro/nano Fluidics Fundamentals Focus (MF3) Center. Prior to joining the UCI faculty in 2002. he was a Senior Technology Advisor in the Office of Technology and Industrial Relations at the National Cancer Institute. His recent research has focused on the G-protein coupled receptor signalling processes particularly for construction of cell-free biosensors utilizing nano-and biotechnologies to adapt for multiple applications including medical diagnostics and high throughput drug screening. USA lee@bme.16 Stephen C. His areas of interests are in cell and membrane physiology. CA. He has given more than 100 invited presentations. “smart” nanomedicine for early detection and treatment. and tissue engineering and cell-based therapeutics. Leifert Adelaide Business Centre CSIRO Human Nutrition Adelaide. USA aplee@uci. biochemistry and molecular biology of G-protein coupled receptors. edited two special journal issues. Lee started his career at Lawrence Livermoore NL and led projects on the treatment of stroke and CBW defense. and a program manager in the Microsystems Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). . OH. Dr.ohio-state. Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the Ohio State University. He served as editor of 4 books. owns 33 issued US patents He has given more than 100 invited presentations. automated cell sorting technologies.17 Wayne Leifert received his PhD in Membrane Physiology from the University of Adelaide. point-of-care diagnostics.1904 About the Authors Abraham P. Dr. Lee received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. particularly for application in oncology and cardiovascular disease.

His research focuses on miniaturization science (MEMS and NEMS) with emphasis on chemical and biological applications. Belgium. Taiwan. USA mmadou@uci. NY. CA. C-MEMS and CD based fluidics.edu Chapter H. USA lwlin@me. in 1986. D. in 1991 and 1993.edu Chapter B. Specific contributions include the understanding of transport characteristics in carbon nanotubes. . R. Current projects include polymer actuators (for drug delivery). respectively.4 Dr. and micro/nanoactuators as well as mechanical issues in micro/nanosystems.berkeley. National Taiwan University. Watson Research Center Nanometer Scale Science & Technology Yorktown Heigths. He is the holder of nine U. USA yming@us. solid/fluid mechanics. Watson Research Center in 2003. Berkeley. Othmar Marti Ulm University Institute of Experimental Physics Ulm.ibm. Solid-State Physics Laboratory in 1978.de Chapters C. Since 1999.com Chapter A. Ghent. where he is currently a research staff member in the Physical Science department. micro/ nanosensors. Germany othmar. noise characterization and reduction in carbon nanotube devices and the demonstration of a carbon nanotube ring oscillator. and the MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2000 and 2003. University of Michigan from 1996 to 1999. from 1994 to 1996 and an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department. he has been with University of California. He was awarded Gold Medal by MRS for his graduate studies in 2002. Madou received his PhD from the Rijksuniversiteit. where he is currently Chancellor’s Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department and Co-director at the Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center.S. Dr. respectively. His recent work also involved the fabrication and characterization of graphene RF devices. Hsinchu.. and dynamics.J. Othmar Marti is a specialist for scanning probe microscopies since the very early days of that technique.21. Madou University of California Irvine Department of Mechanical and Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering Irvine.52 Liwei Lin received the BS degree in power mechanical engineering from National Tsing Hua University.marti@uni-ulm. He was an Associate Professor in the Institute of Applied Mechanics.32 Dr. He led the effort to establish the MEMS division in ASME and served as the founding Chairman of the Executive Committee from 2004 to 2005.19 Dr. His research at IBM focuses on the exploration and application of nanoscale electronic devices based on carbon materials. CA. He has a chair for Experimental Physics and the Director of the Institute of Experimental Physics at Ulm University.C.About the Authors 1905 Liwei Lin UC Berkeley Mechanical Engineering Department Berkeley. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). modeling and fabrication of micro/nanostructures. polymer physics and optics and combinations thereof. patents in the area of MEMS. Authors Yu-Ming Lin IBM T.O. Marc J. Berkeley. His research interests are in design. Yu-Ming Lin received the BS in physics from National Taiwan University in 1996. Dr. and the MS and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of California. His current research is focused on life science. Madou is a Chancellor’s Professor at UC Irvine in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. including heat transfer. China. Lin joined the IBM T. J.

and his MSc and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986 and 1990. France) and Prof. John A.51 Jack Martin has been a technologist and manager in research.11. Japan matsui@lasti. Professor Mehregany is the founder/co-founder of several technology companies. Electronics.ac. and his work has been widely covered by domestic and foreign media.com Chapter A. and is a Licensed Professional Engineer. Prior to joining the University of Hyogo.12 Professor Mehran Mehregany received his BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri in 1984. NC. FLX Micro. His significant works were the demonstration of electron-beam induced deposition and atomic-beam holography. In 2005 he obtained a PhD degree in Chemistry from the University “Pierre et Marie Curie” (Paris. he worked at NEC Corporation. He obtained his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Osaka University in 1981. He has a PhD in Materials Science. He served as the Director of the MEMS Research Center at Case from July 1995 until December 2002. Inc. Etienne Menard Semprius.jp Chapter A. where he was a key contributor to ground-breaking research in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS). he has been serving as Chairman of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. ultra-high conversion efficiency quad-junction solar cells and innovative ultra-thin flexible solar technologies. His research interests are in micro. France) and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) under the direction of Denis Fichou at the “Laboratoire des Semi-Conducteurs Organiques” (CEA/SACLAY. actuators. in particular for applications in harsh environments. respectively. Shinji Matsui is a Professor at the University of Hyogo. high performance photovoltaic modules using micro-optic concentrators.edu Chapters A. Since January 2003.7 Dr.1906 About the Authors Jack Martin Foxborough. Professor Mehregany is well known for his research in the area of MEMS. Rogers at UIUC. . He was awarded the Nord Assistant Professorship in 1991 and was promoted to Full Professor in July 1997. He is currently founding scientist of Semprius. when he was appointed the Goodrich Professor of Engineering Innovation. Mehran Mehregany Case Western Reserve University Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Cleveland.menard@semprius. MA. including Advanced Micromachines Incorporated (now part of The Goodrich Corporation).tufts. Computer Science and Hydraulics (ENSEEIHT) at Toulouse (France) in 2002. USA jack. USA etienne. including sensors. Inc. B. His accomplishments include the development of wafer fab and packaging processes that have been used by Analog Devices to produce MEMS products since 1992. Inc. Inc. Authors Shinji Matsui University of Hyogo Laboratory of Advanced Science and Technology for Industry Hyogo. and NineSigma. micromachining and microfabrication technologies. Dively Professor of Engineering endowed chair from January 1998 until July 2000. In 1990 he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics at Case Western Reserve University as an Assistant Professor.martin@alumni.10 Etienne Menard received an engineering diploma in Electronics from the National Polytechnic Institute of Engineering in Electrotechnology.edu Chapter H. His current research is focused on the three-dimensional nanofabrication by focused-ion-beam chemical-vapor-deposition and nanoimprint at room temperature. He holds approximately 50 issued and pending patents. a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering. OH. Durham.u-hyogo. development and manufacture of industrial MEMS products for over 30 years. He held the George S. His additional specialized interest centers on developing silicon carbide as an enabling material for MEMS and NEMS. where he pursues his research interests in flexible display backplanes driven by transfer printed micro-ICs. USA mxm31@cwru. From 1986 to 1990 he was a consultant to the Robotic Systems Research Department at ATandT Bell Laboratories.

Mofrad is currently on the Bioengineering faculty at the University of California. At Berkeley. Authors Robert Modliñski Baolab Microsystems Terrassa.35 Dr. He is interested in friction force and dynamic force microscopy with true atomic resolution. he is member of the Swiss and American Physical Society.ch Chapter D. Professor Mofrad is the founder of the Mechanotransduction Knowledgebase Mechanotransduction. Iran. discovered the ability of single-wall nanotubes in being filled by foreign molecules the same year. . biological transport phenomena. Belgium in 2009 while he was at the Interuniversity Microelectronics Center IMEC between 2002 and 2007. and models of cell mechanics: dynamics of the cytoskeleton and nucleus. of the Editorial Board of Tribology Letters.E.com Chapter H. Mofrad received his BSc degree from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran. post-process programs on dry release etching and 3-D surface modification of CMOS-MEMS integrated systems being the process development and reliability manager at Baolab Microsystems. After earning MSc and PhD degrees from the Universities of Waterloo and Toronto. He is involved in research on carbon nanotubes since 1998. companies and universities. Spain rmodlinski@gmx. he has developed and taught several new courses. and cardiovascular disease. Dr. He was involved in several pan-European research programs on radio frequency MEMS devices. development and fabrication of microsystems. Switzerland ernst. His main research activities are in the area of NEMS/MEMS and CMOS-MEMS integrated products with a strong focus on competitiveness. France monthiou@cemes. Mofrad was a principal research scientist at MIT for nearly two years. Before joining the faculty at Berkeley. Berkeley Department of Bioengineering Berkeley. he spent two years at MIT and Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital as a post-doctoral fellow.meyer@unibas. Mohammad R. Mohammad Mofrad University of California.About the Authors 1907 Ernst Meyer University of Basel Institute of Physics Basel. Poland in 2001 and his PhD from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He is Director of Research at the French National Center for Scientific Research and European Associate Editor of CARBON Journal. respectively. he is running a development program on CMOS-MEMS integrated systems.org. He is also active in the field of sensors based upon micromechanics and magnetic spin resonance detection with force microscopy.Carbons and Carbon-Containing Materials Toulouse. associated with B. molecular cell biomechanics. testing and characterization. Marc Monthioux CEMES . CMOS-MEMS integrated gyroscopes and optical MEMS in cooperation with research centers. Luzzi from University of Pennsylvania. and co-editor of books on atomic force microscopy. CA. Spain.3 Marc Monthioux has been working on carbon materials for more than 20 years. Dr. Dr.49 Robert Modliñski has been a researcher and manager in the design. including a recent book on cellular mechanotransduction: diverse perspectives from molecules to tissue. At present.fr Chapter A. He received the MSc degree in Electronics and Microsystems from the Wroc³aw University of Technology.30 Ernst Meyer is professor of physics at the University of Basel.edu Chapter D. Professor Mofrad is an expert in the areas of molecular cell mechanics and mechanotransduction. Berkeley.K.UPR A-8011 CNRS Carbones et Matériaux Carbonés. including cell mechanics and mechanotransduction. Smith and Professor D. Mofrad has co-edited three books on topics related to cytoskeletal mechanics and computational biomechanics. reliability and price. USA mofrad@berkeley. Awarded from the Swiss Physical Society.

exchange force microscopy. Mukasa is a Professor of Electronics at Hokkaido University.42 Michael Nosonovsky is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Japan smorita@ele. discrimination and control of atoms with atomic resolution and also atom manipulation based on a mechanical method using the noncontact AFM apparatus.ac. In 1987 he moved to the university. His most recent scientific contributions have been in the area of microrobotics. and NEMS. and Professor at ETH in 2002. magnetic force microscopy. Koichi Mukasa Hokkaido University Nanoelectronics Laboratory Sapporo. His primary research direction lies in extending robotics research into emerging areas of science and engineering. sensor integration. USA nosonovs@uwm.eng. he is Scientific Director of JARA-FIT (Jülich-Aachen Research Alliance: Fundamentals of Future Information Technology). Switzerland bnelson@ethz.jp Chapter C. microassembly. Japan.1908 About the Authors Markus Morgenstern RWTH Aachen University II.24 Markus Morgenstern earned his PhD from the Institute of Interface Research and Vacuum Physics of the Forschungszentrum Jülich. F. In 1980 he joined Alps Electric Co. In 2004 he received the Schottky -Prize of the German Science foundation and started as a full Professor at the RWTH Aachen. In 1995 he became Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. and nanorobotics. He got his PhD from Northeastern University (Boston) and worked as a Postdoc at Ohio State University and National Institute of Standards and Technology (Maryland). mechanical manipulation of biological cells and tissue. Sapporo. Germany in 1996. Institute of Physics B and JARA-FIT Aachen. where he worked on the magnetic thin film heads and materials.osaka-u. Nelson Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems Zurich. Michael Nosonovsky University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Mechanical Engineering Milwaukee. After one year of research at the University of Paris VII he joined the Group of Professor Roland Wiesendanger in 1997 as a Senior Scientist.23 Professor Seizo Morita works in atomic force microscopy (AFM) research.ch Chapter G. He has also contributed to the fields of visual servoing.eng.33. biomicrorobotics.ac. an MSc (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Minnesota in 1987. capillary effects. including efforts in robotic micromanipulation. His research interests include surface and contact mechanics.23 K. His research interests include spin-polarized STM.jp Chapter C. Japan mukasa@nano. Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota in 1998. and the PhD degree in Robotics (School of Computer Science) from Carnegie Mellon University in 1995. Ltd. Mott spin detectors. MEMS (sensors and actuators). During these years he also worked as an engineer at Honeywell and Motorola. Professor Nelson received a BSc (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1984. Africa.rwth-aachen. He has discovered two-dimensional friction with a lattice periodicity and two-dimensional solid phase of densely contact-electrified electrons on SiO2 thin films in ambient conditions. and web-based control and programming of robots. Since 1007. In 2002 he completed his Habilitation at the University of Hamburg with the subject scanning tunneling spectroscopy on semiconductor systems and nanostructures. nanotribology. and served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana. Bradley J. WI.de Chapter C. Authors Seizo Morita Osaka University Department of Electronic Engineering Osaka.46 Brad Nelson is the Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems at ETH-Zürich and is the director of the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS). He has achieved mapping. self-organization and biomimetcs. .edu Chapters D. nanostructure concerning electron spin and molecular/biological materials and devices. force control.hokudai. Germany mmorgens@physik.

France peigney@chimie.30 Oliver Pfeiffer studied physics at the University of Basel. . In 1986 he became Director (NFWO) of the clean room facilities for silicon and hybrid circuit technology at the ESAT-MICAS laboratories of the same university. Toulouse.and double-walled carbon nanotubes and the preparation of nanocomposites containing carbon nanotubes. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK). Belgium bob. Since 1994 he concentrates on the synthesis of single.U.3 Professor Alain Peigney is ceramic engineer and has a Doctor in physical chemistry.com Chapter D. on signal processing and coding for optical storage technologies.pfeiffer@gmail.puers@esat.jp Chapter C. in 1998. senior member of the Institute for Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).be Chapter H. MEMS and packaging in reviewed journals or international conferences. After working with Philips Research. Japan oni@net.or. council member of the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS).23 Dr. the Netherlands. Hiroshi Onishi is an experimental chemist at the Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology interested in molecule-scale reaction kinetics at interfaces by observing molecules moving and reacting over metal oxide surfaces with time-lapse imaging with scanning probe microscopes. Switzerland hap@zurich.ac. His research encompasses the synthesis. Pozidis received the PhD in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University. Leuven. for biomedical implantable systems as well as for industrial devices. Authors Alain Peigney Centre Inter-universitaire de Recherche sur l’Industrialisation des Matériaux (CIRIMAT) Toulouse.ksp. MEMS and packaging techniques. he is as a Full Professor at the K.49 Professor Robert Puers recieved his BSc degree in electrical engineering in Ghent in 1974. At present. His research focuses on receiver design for alternative storage technologies.About the Authors 1909 Hiroshi Onishi Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology Surface Chemistry Laboratory Kanagawa. where he received his PhD for work on energy dissipation of oscillating cantilevers in non-contact AFM. Haralampos Pozidis IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Storage Technologies Rüschlikon.U. sintering and microstructural characterization of ceramics and ceramic matrix nanocomposites. He is the author or co-author of more than 300 papers on biotelemetry.ups-tlse. Related to this research field is the examination of damping of torsional oscillations of cantilevers when approaching the sample. where he also obtained his PhD in 1986. Oliver Pfeiffer Individual Computing GmbH Dornach. particularly scanning probe microscopy-based techniques.kuleuven. Eindhoven. Philadelphia. and his MSc degree at the Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven in 1977. Switzerland oliver. Domestic societies encouraged him with awards to further develop his research towards nano-scale chemistry.ibm. Leuven. He is Associate Professor of materials chemistry at the Paul Sabatier University. Dr.fr Chapter A. Robert Puers Katholieke Universiteit Leuven ESAT/MICAS Leuven.45 Dr. France. From 1980 he was employed as a Research Assistant at the Laboratory ESAT at K.com Chapter G. PA. sensors. He was a pioneer in the European research efforts in silicon micromachined sensors. Pozidis joined IBM Research in 2001. with focus on DVD and Blue-Ray-Disc.

France.il Chapter C. and a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. College Park. MD. Rehovot. His work focuses on synthesis of nanoparticles and nanowires for thermoelectrics. the President’s National Medal of Science in 1992. Israel ziv. Dr. Cambridge. Ziv Reich Weizmann Institute of Science Ha’Nesi Ha’Rishon Department of Biological Chemistry Rehovot.3 Professor Manitra Razafinimanana was born in Analalava. Stanford. he has held the position of professor. He has received the IEEE Morris N. Authors Oded Rabin University of Maryland Department of Materials Science and Engineering College Park. His research concentrates on transport phenomena in biological systems. respectively. Stanford University. His research interests lie at the interface of chemistry and biology. and the American Physical Society Keithley Award in 2000.edu Chapter A. Israel.27 Professor Ziv Reich received his PhD at the Department of Organic Chemistry.ac.fr Chapter A. Quate received his BS from the University of Utah in 1944 and the PhD degree from Stanford University. and single-molecule techniques in applications and development. Ginzton Laboratory Stanford. Professor Reich was elected an EMBO young investigator and is recipient of the TEVA Pharmaceutical Founders and the Yigal Alon awards. .reich@weizmann. He has worked on plasma diagnostics. and Doctorat d’Etat des Sciences Physiques degree from the Université Paul Sabatier. in 1982 and 1986. arc-electrode interaction. he is a Faculty Member with the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Applied Physics at Stanford University. His research interests revolve around the scanning probe microscopes. the Rank Prize for Opto-electronics in 1982. Françisco M. protein energy landscapes. MA.ups-tlse. the IEEE Medal of Honor in 1988. Toulouse. Raymo University of Miami Department of Chemistry Coral Gables. Quate Stanford University Edward L. CA.1910 About the Authors Calvin F. an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society. USA fraymo@miami. France razafinimanana@cpat.2 Françisco M. Quate is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences. Madagascar. and a Foreign Member of the Royal Society London. transport coefficients and thermodynamical properties calculation. Manitra Razafinimanana University of Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier) Centre de Physique des Plasmaset leurs Applications (CPPAT) Toulouse. USA quate@stanford.edu Chapter A. Currently. sensing. Israel. Haifa.edu Chapter C. Since 2000.4 Oded Rabin is an Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland. in 1950. Weizmann Institute of Science and did his postdoctoral studies at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. where he has been since 1961. CA. He received the 3rd cycle degree. and medical imaging technologies.25 Calvin F. USA oded@umd. He held positions at Bell Laboratories and Sandia Corporation before joining the faculty at Stanford University. Raymo is Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Miami. In particular. He earned a BA degree in Chemistry from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. an MA degree in Chemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science. he is developing photoswitchable fluorescent probes to image biological samples with nanoscaled resolution. FL. Liebmann Award in 1981.

MS. friction and nanorheology of surfactant. Japan sasahara@jaist.edu Chapter A. and 1998. Rogers was a Junior Fellow in the Harvard University Society of Fellows. from the University of California. Her current research includes adhesion. He is currently Founder Professor of Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. in 1989. Turkey in 2001 and the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering in 2005 from Stanford University. and liquid crystal systems. He joined Bell Laboratories as a Member of Technical Staff in 1997 and served as a Research Director from 2000-2002. He is currently directing the nanomechanical sensing laboratory at the Rowland Institute at Harvard.14 Cosmin Roman obtained his electrical engineering diploma from the Polytechnic University in Bucharest in 2002. Ankara. Austin.D. USA jrogers@uiuc. where he pursues his research interests in unconventional methods for micro/ Authors Cosmin Roman ETH Zurich Micro and Nanosystems Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering Zurich. working on modeling quantum transport and mechanical properties of carbon nanotube-based (CNT) devices for bio-sensing applications. with a specialization in computer science. Dr. Marina Ruths University of Massachusetts Lowell Department of Chemistry Lowell. Ozgur Sahin The Rowland Institute at Harvard Cambridge. During his career.mavt. MA. From MIT. degree in physical chemistry in 1995. She received her Ph. CA. respectively. Akira Sasahara Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology School of Materials Science Nomi. Roman did his doctoral studies at TIMA laboratory. Dr.edu Chapter D. She received an ASLA-Fulbright grant in 1991 and an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship in 1998. USA marina_ruths@uml. at the Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research.ethz. mechanics. .jp Chapter C. Rogers University of Illinois Department of Materials Science and Engineering Urbana. Rogers obtained BA and BS degrees in chemistry and in physics from the University of Texas.23 Professor Akira Sasahara received his BS.ch Chapter B. He is interested in local structures formed on solid surfaces and his current research focuses on elucidation of chemical and physical properties of nanoscale structures on metal oxide surfaces and their effect on chemical reaction using scanning probe microcopy.29 Dr. a research lab that belongs to the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble (INPG). Switzerland cosmin.D. MA.edu Chapter C. and PhD degrees from the University of Tokyo in 1993. His current research interests include transport phenomena. MA.harvard. He is now Assistant Professor in the School of Materials Science. From 1995 to 1997.About the Authors 1911 John A. Germany and at Åbo Akademi University. polymer.10 Professor John A. Santa Barbara in 1996 followed by postdoctoral research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.ac. or more generally the physics of nanostructures.25 Ozgur Sahin received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Bilkent University. USA sahin@rowland. Cambridge. 1995. IL. he received SM degrees in physics and in chemistry in 1992 and the Ph.roman@micro. Roman has acquired various competences ranging from programming to condensed matter physics and mathematical physics. Marina Ruths is Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

edu Chapter C. USA udo. Currently he is working within a cooperation of the Research Department of Beiersdorf AG and Professor Josef Käs. Udo D. where he got promoted to Full Professor in 2009. christian. Germany. Alexander Schwarz belongs to the scientific staff of the Center of Microstructure Research at the Institute of Applied Physics at the University of Hamburg.schift@psi. .de Chapter C.-Ing. Christian Schulze Beiersdorf AG Research & Development Hamburg. Helmut Schift is head of the INKA-PSI Group in the Laboratory for Micro. and the École Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Strasbourg (ENSPS). magnetic force microscopy (MFM) and magnetic exchange force microscopy (MExFM). University of Leipzig. Germany aschwarz@physnet.and Nanotechnology Villigen PSI. His research interests include atomic resolution imaging of surfaces by non-contact atomic force microscopy. Since 1993 he has experience in scientific research in the field of high resolution force microscopy and spectroscopy at cryogenic temperatures in ultrahigh vacuum and high magnetic fields. Apart from his research he is giving lectures on “Nanotechnology for Engineers” and seminar talks on nanotechnology for a non-scientific audience. he joined PSI as a research staff member. After spending a year at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.and Nanotechnology (LMN) at the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) in Villigen. He is a Senior Scientist and works on atomic-force microscopy (AFM) with atomic resolution as well as related magnetically sensitive techniques.com.24 Udo D.schwarz@yale. nanoionics and nanotribology. specialising on low-temperature scanning force microscopy and nanotribology.schulze@uni-leipzig. on his PhD degree. His research includes the characterization of the mechanical properties of human skin cells and tissues. He received his PhD degree in Physics from McGill University. Germany christian. Subsequently he moved to the University of Hamburg. Since 10 years he is involved in the development of nanoimprint lithography (NIL) as an alternative nanopatterning method and has worked in national and international projects. Schwarz received his PhD from the University of Basel in 1993 already using scanning force microscopy. Canada and his habilitation degree from Münster University. he accepted a position as Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Yale University in 2002. i. . Switzerland helmut. His work includes all aspects of replication technology. Alexander Schwarz University of Hamburg Institute of Applied Physics Hamburg.1912 About the Authors Helmut Schift Paul Scherrer Institute Laboratory for Micro. After his graduation in 1994. André Schirmeisen is head of the nanomechanics group at the Center for Nanotechnology (CeNTech) at the University of Münster. self-assembly processes of organic molecules.de Chapter D. Schwarz Yale University Department of Mechanical Engineering New Haven.36 Christian Schulze received the MSc in Physics from the University of Leipzig. Authors André Schirmeisen University of Münster Institute of Physics Münster. from stamp manufacturing to polymer nanorheology. Germany in 2006. CT.uni-hamburg. Germany.de Chapter C.e. Germany. He studied electrical engineering at University of Karlsruhe. Germany. Switzerland.9 Dr.26 Dr. and performed his Ph.schulze@beiersdorf.D. France. studies at the Institute of Microtechnology Mainz (IMM).24 Dr. Germany schirmeisen@uni-muenster.ch Chapter A.

Susan B. Sinnott University of Florida Department of Materials Science and Engineering Gainesville. He has authored more than 150 technical publications.serp@ensiacet.3 Dr. Susan B. California.About the Authors 1913 Philippe Serp Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Arts Chimiques et Technologiques Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination (LCC) Toulouse. .com Chapter A. Sunnyvale. FL. in 1994 with a work on the preparation of supported catalyst.edu Chapter D. She is currently application scientist at Specs Zurich GmbH. Authors Huamei (Mary) Shang GE Healthcare Milwaukee. In 1999 he joined Stanford University where he is now an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. Switzerland socoliuc@nanonis. in 2002 and 1998.com Chapter D. and an active consultant in the MEMS industry.30 Anisoara Socoliuc received her PhD from the University of Basel. fabrication and characterization of x-ray scintillation inorganic materials and devices for healthcare applications. She received her PhD in Physical Chemistry from Iowa State University and was on the faculty at the University of Kentucky prior to joining UF in 2000. USA huamei. Her major awards include O’Brien Memorial Fellowship. Ford Company Fellowship and the Joint Institute of Nanotechnology fellowship. Philippe Serp is Associate Professor in the Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination (LCC) at UPR 8241 Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Arts Chimiques et Technologique.ufl.fr Chapter A. and holds 18 patents. Olav Solgaard Stanford University E. China. design. CA. His research interests are optical devices and systems for communication and measurements with an emphasis on semiconductor fabrication and MEMS technology. Sinnott is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida (UF). France philippe. where she worked on control of friction on the nanoscale. After receiving is PhD from Paul Sabatier University. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California at Berkeley before joining the University of California at Davis as an Assistant Professor in 1995. USA ssinn@mse. CA.shang@ge. Ginzton Laboratory Stanford. Huamei (Mary) Shang is development engineer at GE Healthcare. WA. Shang is the author of over 25 publications and 3 book chapters. He is a co-founder Silicon Light Machines.edu Chapter C. Her research includes examining the fundamental mechanisms associated with tribology using computational methods. WI. Dalian.5 Dr. respectively. in 2006 and both MS and BS degrees from Dalian Institute of Light Industry. Seattle.L. Her current research interests are focused mainly on the processing. His current research interests include CVD preparation of nanostructured materials and catalysis. Dr. France.25 Olav Solgaard received the BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology and the MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Toulouse. USA solgaard@stanford. She received her PhD degree from the University of Washington. he moved to Universidade do Porto to carry out post-doctoral research on catalytic CVD to prepare carbon fibers.31 Dr. Anisoara Socoliuc SPECS Zurich GmbH Zurich.

magnetic nanoparticles. and fabrication of cantilevers equipped with sensor devices such as magnetoresistance sensors. Hokkaido University.eng. especially the noncontact atomic force microscope for the observation of solid surfaces at the atomic and molecular level. Yu-Chuan Su ESS 210 Department of Engineering and System Science 101 Hsinchu.ac. and controlled drug delivery. non-contact atomic force microscopy and surface spin imaging. Kazuhisa Sueoka Graduate School of Information Science and Technology Hokkaido University Nanoelectronics Laboratory Sapporo.tw Chapter H.jp Chapter C. Germany in 2006. His aim is also to develop new nanomaterials and nanodevices by manipulation of single atoms and molecules using the atomic force microscope.1914 About the Authors Dan Strehle University of Leipzig Institute of Experimental Physics I Division of Soft Matter Physics Leipzig. in 1993 and 1995. Germany dan. His research is focused on the mechanical characterization of biopolymer bundles using optical tweezers. Japan sueoka@nano. respectively. ferromagnetic/semiconductor heterostructure.osaka-u. . Yasuhiro Sugawara Osaka University Department of Applied Physics Osaka. His research focuses on the further development of scanning probe microscopes and their applications.36 Dan Strehle received his Diploma in Physics from the University of Leipzig. Japan sugawara@ap. Germany stueber@rz.and microfluidic systems for biomedical applications.de Chapter D. The PhD student in biophysics is researching the internal cell structure using optical technologies as well as cell characterization combining Raman spectroscopy and optical traps.36 Carsten Stüber received his MSc in Physics from the University of Leipzig.nthu.52 Yu-Chuan Su received the BS and MS degrees in Power Mechanical Engineering from the National Tsing Hua University. and is now an Assistant Professor in the Engineering and System Science Department. His research interests include spin polarized scanning tunnelling microscopy and local spin injection. Germany in 2006.23 Yasuhiro Sugawara received his PhD in 1988 from Tohoku University and is Professor in the Department of Applied Physics of the Graduate School of Engineering at Osaka University since 2002..jp Chapter C. Authors Carsten Stüber University of Leipzig Institute of Experimental Physics I Division of Soft Matter Physics Leipzig. he joined the National Tsing Hua University.isthokudai.edu. Taiwan ycsu@ess. Currently he is a PhD student in the Soft Matter Physics group of Professor Josef Käs at the University of Leipzig. Taiwan. he received the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis on MEMS technology from the University of California. In 2004. In 2003.de Chapter D. development of electron spin analyzer and application to scanning electron microscopy. droplet metering and manipulation.ac. including protein crystallization.strehle@uni-leipzig. and single electron transistor. His research interests are in design and fabrication of polymer-based nano.23 Kazuhisa Sueoka is currently Professor at the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology. Berkeley.uni-leipzig. Taiwan.

While in Irvine.About the Authors 1915 Benjamin Sullivan TearLab Corp. working on the application of nanotribological principles to MEMS. San Diego. Inc. He has designed generations of microelectrode arrays. Merlijn van Spengen Leiden University Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory Leiden. specializing in the field of microfluidics with Professor Abraham Lee. MO.13 Benjamin Sullivan is a Biomedical Engineer with a research focus on nanoscale optoentropic transduction mechanisms in order to improve specificity of diagnostic assays. The Netherlands spengen@physics. The Netherlands. Authors Paul Swanson Nexogen. USA bdsulliv@TearLab. He is an inventor on patents ranging fromdevices for molecular biological analysis to laser logic devices. Here he studied MEMS reliability and characterization with a focus on stiction and charge-induced defects. CA. He is currently Chief Scientific Officer of TearLab Corp. USA ytanster@gmail.20 Shia-Yen Teh received a BS in Biosystems Engineering from University of California. and drug delivery. USA steh@uci. Benjamin spent six years researching molecular profiles of the tear film while at the Schepens Eye Research Institute as an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Louis. CA. CA. Her interests include multiphase microfluidics.com Chapter B. In 2004 he obtained the PhD degree from the Catholic University of Leuven. . Swanson is the Vice President of Engineering at Nexogen. monodispersed particle and vesicle formation and their biological applications. with and without integrated active circuitry.nl Chapter H. The Netherlands. Prior to obtaining his PhD in Bioengineering at the University of California. in 1999.20 Dr. Currently. he developed many techniques for droplet microfluidics. Davis in 2004.leidenuniv.49 Merlijn van received the MSc degree in electronic engineering (microelectronics failure analysis) from Eindhoven University of Technology.com Chapter B. Engineering San Diego. Shia-Yen Teh University of California at Irvine Biomedical Engineering Department Irvine. Inc. he is at Leiden University. where she is currently working towards her PhD in Biomedical Engineering. Belgium. San Diego. Yung-Chieh Tan received his PhD from the University of California at Irvine. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois. while staying at the Independent Microelectronics Research Institute IMEC. USA pswanson@nexogentech. He is currently developing micro-transdermal drug delivery devices at Washington University in St.edu Chapter B. for the electrophoretic manipulation of charged nanoscaled materials. She worked in the biotech industry before pursuing a graduate degree at University of California. CA. Louis.com Chapter B. Irvine.13 Dr. Yung-Chieh Tan Washington University School of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Dermatology St. W.

His main research interests include MEMS device design and fabrication. Germany franziska. Switzerland. and PhD degrees from the EECS Department at University of California at Berkeley in 1991.de Chapter D. respectively.com Chapter A. Wolf is a Research Staff Member in the Science and Technology Department at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory. Authors Franziska Wetzel University of Leipzig Institute of Experimental Physics I Division of Soft Matter Physics Leipzig. After three years as a Research Scientist in the Polymer Division at Degussa AG.ch Chapter G. nanofabrication. Switzerland hwo@zurich. Since his retirement. and 1999. Switzerland. Young received his BS. He received a diploma degree in chemistry from the University of Mainz in 1992. Dr.wetzel@uni-leipzig. Japan. he initiated and lead until his retirement in 2002 the millipede probe-storage activities.edu Chapter B. MS. Binnig.K. he still is involved part-time in nanotechnology-related activities at IBM Zurich Research and also at CSEM/University of Neuchatel. In 1995. biology. . and at Kyoto University. He became an IEEE Fellow in 2000 and was honored with a Doctor honoris causa from the University of Basel.36 Franziska Wetzel received her Diploma in Physics from the University of Leipzig. electronic and opto-electronic devices.6 Dr. in 2006. Her research is focused on characterizing benign and cancerous cells via mechanical properties using the optical stretcher method. She is currently working on her PhD degree in the Soft Matter Physics Laboratory of Professor Josef Käs in Leipzig. Germany. He pioneered RF MEMS high-Q tunable passive devices for wireless communications. His current research interests include micro/nanomechanical devices and systems based on probe arrays for imaging and metrology.cwru. he joined the microcontact processing group of IBM’s Zurich Research Laboratory as a Research Staff Member in 1999. His research focuses on self-assembly and transfer methods for nanopatterning applications. 1993. and probe storage applications.45 Peter Vettiger joined the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory in 1963. in 2001.12 Darrin J. Switzerland peter.1916 About the Authors Peter Vettiger University of Neuchâtel SAMLAB Neuchâtel. He joined the EECS Department at Case Western Reserve University as an assistant professor in 1999. In 1995. USA djy@po. Glennan 510 Cleveland. together with G.vettiger@unine. Heiko Wolf IBM Research GmbH Zurich Research Laboratory Rüschlikon. Young Case Western Reserve University Department of EECS. Wolf studied chemistry at the University of Mainz. Darrin J. he received a PhD degree in Chemistry from the University of Mainz for work done in collaboration with IBM’s Zurich Research Laboratory on self-assembled monolayers. He established and lead the micro/nanoscale fabrication activities for superconducting. Germany. OH.ibm.

In addition to teaching. B. Project Engineer at Nanogen Inc. Dr. . He has been instrumental in the construction of APand LPCVD reactors for SiC thin films. micromachined interfaces with the central nervous system. and 5 patents. five book chapters. and MSc and PhD in Physics from Case Western Reserve University in 1991 and 1994. IN. Authors Christian A. Zorman joined the MEMS program at CWRU in 1994 as a Research Associate and immediately began working in the SiC MEMS area. Dr. Sr. 26 journal publications. he has been with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University where he is currently a professor. Zorman Case Western Reserve University Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Cleveland.19 Dr. Dr. Zorman received his BSc in physics and BA in economics from the Ohio State University in 1988. Ziaie is the recipient of the NSF Career award in Biomedical Engineering (2001) and McKnight Endowment Fund Award for Technological Innovations in Neuroscience (2002). OH. He was promoted to Senior Research Associate in 1997 and Researcher in 2000.. Dr. Dr. smart polymers for physiological sensing and active flow control. Irvine in 1996. His doctoral research involved an investigation of the secondary electron emission properties of CVD diamond films for vacuum electronics. Manager of Special Projects Research at Burstein Technologies Inc. In addition to the development of novel bulk and surface micromachining techniques for SiC.edu Chapter A. and ultra-sensitive sensors for biological (molecular and cellular) applications. These include implantable wireless microsystems.About the Authors 1917 Babak Ziaie Purdue University Birck Nanotechnology Center West Lafayette. Research Specialist at University of California.edu Chapter B. Zorman was a key contributor in the development of novel polishing. Professor Zorman is a past chairman of the MEMS Technical Group in the American Vacuum Society and is currently serving as co-chairman. Since January 2005. Jim V. Dr.12 Christian A.11. He subsequently joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Minnesota as an Assistant Professor (1999-2004). and has led the development of recipes for the growth of single and polycrystalline 3C-SiC films for micromachined sensors and actuators. He has published over 120 technical papers. His current research interests include the development of SiC for NEMS. Zoval has both academic and industrial experience. biomimetic sensors and actuators. Zoval held positions as a Research Scientist at LightSense Inc.. USA jzoval@saddleback. Zoval has worked in the biotech industry during his entire career. and low defect density growth processes for SiC. Jim Zoval received his Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of California. and Sr. USA caz@case. respectively. He currently is an Associate Professor in EECS at CWRU. Zoval Saddleback College Department of Math and Science Mission Viejo. From 1995-1999 he was a postdoctoral-fellow and an assistant research scientist at the Center for Integrated Microsystems (CIMS) of the University of Michigan. CA. Zoval’s professional publications include 3 chapters in text books. Ziaie is a member of the IEEE and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. wafer bonding. Most of his work has been in the chemical and engineering areas of medical and clinical diagnostic platform development. Dr.8 Babak Ziaie received his doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1994. Dr. His research interests are related to the biomedical applications of MEMS and Microsystems (BioMEMS).edu Chapters A. USA bziaie@purdue.

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