Dr. Jalal Ahamed

Assistant Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2682
Office: 2152 CEI


  • PhD (University of Toronto)-2012
  • MASc (University of Toronto)-2006

Research Interests

  • Micro/nano-electromechanical (MEMS/NEMS) based sensors and actuators
  • Micro/nano-fluidic based lab-on-a-chip for biological analysis
  • Micro/nano-fabrication, testing and characterization
  • Mechatronics and Controls

Professional Affiliations


Selected Publications

  • Mohammed Jalal Ahamed, Sara Mahshid, Danillel Berard, Rob Sladek, Walter Reisner and Sabrina Leslie “Continuous confinement fluidics: getting lots of molecules into small spaces with high fidelity”, Macromolecules, vol. 49 (7), pp 2853–2859, 2016. [Impact factor 5.8]
  • Mohammed Jalal Ahamed, Doruk Senkal, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, “Study of High Aspect Ratio NLD Plasma Etching and Post Processing of Fused Silica and Borosilicate Glass”, IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 24, issue 4, pp. 790-800, 2015. doi: 10.1109/JMEMS.2015.2442596., 2015.   [Impact factor 1.754]
  • Sara Mahshid, Mohammed Jalal Ahamed, Danillel Berard, Susan Amin, Rob Sladek, Sabrina Leslie, Walter Reisner, “Development of a Platform for Single Cell Genomics Using Convex Lens-Induced Confinement”, Lab-chip journal, Volume 15, Issue 14, pp. 3013-3020, 2015.   [Impact factor 6.1]
  • Doruk Senkal, Mohammed Jalal Ahamed, M.H.A. Ardakani, S. Askari, and Andrei M. Shkel, “1-million Q-factor Demonstrated in Micro-glassblown Fused Silica Resonators”, IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp.29,37, 2015.
  • D. Berard, F. Michaud, S. Mahshid, Mohammed Jalal Ahamed, M.J. McFaul, P. Burebe, R. Sladek, W. Reisner, S. R. Leslie, "Convex Lens-Induced Nanoscale Templating", Volume 111, No. 37, pp. 13295-13300, PNAS (Proceedings of National Academy of Science), 2014. [Impact Factor 9.73]


MicroNanoSystems Research Group