Micro Nano Mechatronic Research Lab

Micro Nano Mechatronic Research Lab

Research Areas

  • Design, fabrication and characterization of futuristic 3D micro/nano mechatronic sensing and actuation systems.
  • Developing micro/nano-electromechanical (MEMS/NEMS) motion sensors for improved sensitivity, high precision, reduced material footprint and low power consumption.
  • Engineer micro/nano-fluidic based lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technologies to provide portable, self-powered, low cost and disposable tools for biochemical analysis.
  • Develop and implement novel mechatronic principles in dynamic motion sensing as well as emerging applications in biomolecular probing and sensing. 

Research Infrastructure

  • Mechatronics systems design, controls and testing
  • Micro/nano-systems sensor design, component modelling, finite element analysis, mask design, and microscopy
  • MEMS/NEMS vibration characteristics, analysis, single molecule analysis, electronics design, PCB, expertise in material characterization (SEM, AFM, TEM, XRD)
  • Stand-alone and pinpoint navigation system
  • Electromechanical sensor testing
  • Small scale fluidic characterization
  • Dynamic motion testing
  • Sensor fusion and intelligent sensing

To get involved with the Micro Nano Mechatronic Research Lab

Contact: Dr. Jalal Ahamed
Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering 
519-253-3000, Ext. 2682

Visit uwindsor.ca/micronano for more information.