MIT.nano Day at Analog Devices, Inc.

A delegation of students, researchers, and faculty from MIT visited Analog Devices, Inc. in Wilmington, MA on June 1 for a day of talks culminating in a tour of Analog's fabrication facilities.

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The talks began with an overview of Analog Devices presented by Dave Robertson, Director of HCG and a fellow at Analog Devices. The rest of the day's talks were dominated by the MIT visitors, beginning with an introduction from MTL Director Jesús del Alamo and continuing all day. The day's schedule is shared below.

8:30-9:00am

Breakfast

9:00-9:30am

ADI Overview
Dave Robertson, Director HCG, Fellow

9:30-9:35am

Introduction
Jesús del Alamo, Director MTL, Donner Professor, and Professor of Electrical Engineering
Microsystems Technology Laboratories

9:35-10:00am

The Future is Measured in Nanometers
Vladimir Bulovic, Associate Dean for Innovation and
Fariborz Maseeh (1990) Professor of Emerging Technology
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

10:00-10:30am

Low-Voltage, Stiction-Free Nanoelectromechanical Switches:
a Molecular Approach
Farnaz Niroui, Graduate Student
(Advisors: Jeffrey Lang and Vladimir Bulovic, EECS)
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

10:30-10:45am

Break

10:45-11:15am

Microfluidic Tools for Sorting Cells via Intrinsic Properties
Joel Voldman
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

11:15-11:45am

Nanofabrication-Based Technologies for Large-Scale
Electrical Recording of Neural Activity in the Brain
Jorg Scholvin, Research Scientist
(Advisor: Edward Boyden, Media Arts and Sciences)
Media Laboratory

11:45a-12:15pm

Optical Phased Arrays, LiDAR, and Future Applications
Michael Watts, Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

12:15-1:15pm

Lunch

1:15-1:45pm

Energy- Efficient Integrated Circuits and Wireless Systems for Secure IoT
Rabia Tugce Yazicigil, Postdoctoral Associate
(Advisor: Anantha Chandrakasan, EECS)
Microsystems Technology Laboratories

1:45-2:15pm

Medical Sensors and Data: from Blood Pressure to Aerosol Drug Delivery
Brian Anthony, Principal Research Scientist
Mechanical Engineering

2:15-2:45pm

Transforming New Nanotechnologies into New Applications
Max Shulaker, Emanuel E. Landsman (1958)
CD Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2:45-3:00pm

Break

3:00-3:30pm

Hydrogel Bioelectronics and Living Sensors
German Parada, Graduate Student
(Advisor: Xuanhe Zhao, MechE)
Chemical Engineering

3:30-4:00pm

Efficient Heat-to-Electricity Conversion at the Mesoscale
Walker Chan, Postdoctoral Associate
(Advisor: Marin Soljacic, Physics)
Institute for Nanotechnologies

4:00-4:30pm

Nanoporous Materials in Electronic Applications
Mircea Dinca, Associate Professor
Chemistry

4:30-5:30pm

Fab Tour