Director of ZBML

Professor Babak Ziaie

Office: BRK 2023

Birck Nanotechnology Center

1205 W. State St.

West Lafayette, IN 47907

bziaie@purdue.edu

765.494.0725

[Group Photos]

Research in our group is centered on biomedical applications of MEMS (BioMEMS) and nanotechnology. This includes a variety of device and microsystems to address important clinical problems. Our group collaborates closely with physicians in order to transfer the technology to the clinic. This website presents brief descriptions of the current and recent projects pursued in our lab. For more information see the published literature or contact us.

Hongjie Jiang

Hongjie Jiang joined the group in Fall 2013. He holds a BS and MS degree in electrical engineering from China and is currently pursuing a PhD in Purdue University. He is currently working on chemomechanical sensors for biomedical applications.

Vaibhav Jain

Vaibhav received his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2015. Currently, as a graduate research student at Purdue, he focuses on transport phenomena at micro scale and it's applications in the areas of electronic thermal management and biomedical device development. He also keenly participates in technology translation activities of the lab.

Justin Kim

Junyoung Justin Kim received his B. S. degree in computer science from Purdue University in 2013. He is currently working as research assistant. His research interest is on biomedical computer vision and Bio-MEMS field.

Seung Seob Lee

Seung Seob Lee received his B.S. degree in eletrical engineering from Purdue University in 2010 and is currently pursuing his direct Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Purdue University. His research interests lie in the Bio-MEMS field, specifically in developing an implantable device.

Manuel Ochoa

Manuel Ochoa joined the group in Fall 2009. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from Caltech and a MSECE from Purdue. He is currently working on integrating common materials (e.g. paper, tape, yeast, silver) to develop low-cost multi-functional microsystems for transdermal drug delivery and dermal wound healing.

Tejasvi Parupudi

Tejasvi Parupudi joined the group in 2013 to pursue a PhD. His current work includes low-cost flexible electrochemical sensors for biomedical applications.

Rahim Rahimi

Rahim Rahimi joined the group in 2012 to pursue a PhD. His research interests include the development of low-cost electrochemical sensors and flexible soft actuators for wound healing applications.

Chang Keun Yoon

Chang Keun Yoon received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 2011. He is currently pursuing a direct Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Purdue University. His research interest is on Bio-MEMS applications with energy harvesting circuit.

Wuyang Yu

Wuyang Yu received his B.S. degree in Microelectronics from Tsinghua University, China in 2012 and is currently pursuing a direct Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at Purdue University. He is working on microsystems integrated on paper platform for biomedical applications.

Tianshuo (Tony) Zhang

Tianshuo Zhang received his dual B.S. degree in electrical engineering and applied physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2013. He is currently pursuing a direct PhD in electrical engineering at Purdue University. His research focus is on implantable magnetic tracking systems for biomedical applications.

Jiawei Zhou

Jiawei Zhou received his bachelor degree in electrical engineering from Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology in 2013. He is currently pursuing a direct Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Purdue University. His current research interest are Bio-MEMS applications with polymer materials.

Mark Oscai

Thaddeus J. Morken

Name Graduate Institution Degree Year Current Position
Dr. Albert Kim email icon Purdue University PhD 2015Module Engineer at Intel Corp.
Dr. Jun Hyeong Park email icon Purdue University PhD 2015Senior Engineer at Samsung Display
Dr. Seung Hyun Song email icon Purdue University PhD 2014 Research Fellow at Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics (CINAP), Sungkyunkwan University
Dr. Girish Chitnis email icon Purdue University PhD 2013 Postdoctoral Associate at MIT
Dr. Charilaos Mousoulis email icon Purdue University PhD 2011 Postdoctoral Research Associate at Purdue University
Dr. Pinghung Wei Purdue University PhD 2010 Process Development Engineer at MC10
Dr. Zhenwen Ding Purdue University PhD 2010 Process Engineer at Applied Materials Inc.
Dr. Teimour Maleki email icon Purdue University PhD 2010 Product Manager at Bruker Nano, Inc.
Dr. Amani Salim email icon Purdue University PhD 2009 Assistant Professor at International Islamic University Malaysia
Dr. Ming-Fang Wang Purdue University PhD 2007 Researcher at Industrial Technology Research Institute
Dr. Hyunjoong Kim Purdue University PhD 2007 Senior Process Engineer at Applied Materials Inc.
Dr. Chulwoo Son Purdue University PhD 2007 PTD Senior Process Engineer at Intel
Dr. Jayant Parthasarathy University of Minnesota PhD 2006 Director of Innovation and R&D at UnitedHealth Group
Dr. Woohyek Choi University of Minnesota PhD 2006 Samsung Corporation
Dr. Tingrui Pan University of Minnesota PhD 2005 Faculty at UC Davis
Dr. Ming Lei University of Minnesota PhD 2005 Engineer at Intel
Dr. Shramik Sengupta University of Minnesota PhD 2005 Assistant Professor at University of Missouri
Mr. Tianlin Tan Purdue University MS 2015 Field Application/Sales Engineer at EHANG Inc.
Mr. Zachariah Hughes Purdue University MS 2015 Records Specialist at Oncor Electric Delivery
Mr. Marcus Brown Purdue University MS 2013 System Engineer at Nanosphere
Mr. Benjamin Fogle Purdue University MS 2009 National Security Agency
Ms. Jamie Wang Purdue University MS 2008 Motorola
Ms. Eleanor Kai University of Minnesota MS 2004 Intel
Mr. Joe Guimont University of Minnesota MS 2004 Memory Design Engineer at Honeywell International


Previous Post-doctoral Scholars

Dr. Teimour Maleki
Dr. Antonio Baldi


Previous Undergraduate Students

Ms. Rebeca Hannah Oliveira Summer 2016
Ms. Farah Alimagham Spring 2015 – Summer 2015
Mr. Pablo Jimenez Summer 2015 & Summer 2015
Mr. Rodolfo Leiva Summer 2015
Mr. Sam Kenknight Summer 2015
Mr. Mark Oscai Summer 2014
Mr. Pablo Jimenez Summer 2014
Mr. Lior Ben-Yehoshua Summer 2012 – Fall 2014
Mr. Tianlin (Mark) Tan Summer 2012 – Summer 2014
Mr. Yiran Gu Summer/Fall 2013
Mr. Pranav Laxmanan Summer 2013
Mr. Adam Karcz Fall 2013
Mr. Shashik Banda Summer 2013
Ms. Tiffany Huang Summer 2013
Mr. Timothy Scheidler Summer 2012 & Summer 2013
Mr. Renju Liu Summer 2012
Mr. Zheyang Zhu Summer 2012
Ms. Swetha Chandrasekar Summer 2011