The Micro and Nanoscale Engineering group conducts fundamental research on a wide range of scientific and technological problems related to fabrication, characterization, design and modeling of small-scale materials, devices and their integration into engineered systems.

The major areas of the research group include mechanical behavior of nanocrystalline thin films, 3D characterization, nanomaterials, multiscale modeling, molecular dynamics, Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS), micro-cooling, molecular motors, nano-biosensors, microfluidics, magnetic droplet manipulation and lab-on-a-chip systems.


  • Micro and Nano Structured Materials and Devices
  • Microfluidic Systems
  • Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS)
  • Single Cell Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy
  • Cell and Molecular Biomechanics