National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology

Technical Liaisons

The NNIN Technical Liaisons are a subset of the NNIN with highly specialized skills or advanced academic training in particular areas. They are often published Ph.D. level scientists who can be a particularly useful resource as you develop your project or as you run into particular processing issues.  Please feel free to contact them.

Namesort descending Contact Expertise and Special Interests
Alpha, Chris
Cornell University
Process Engineer
alpha@cnf.cornell.edu
607-254-4913

Photolithography, electroplating, CMP, Molecular Vapor Deposition

Antoniou, Nicholas
Harvard University
Principal FIB Engineer
nicholas@cns.fas.harvard.edu
617-496-9682

Focused Ion Beam Milling for direct-write pattern generation, TEM sample preparation, cryogenic FIB-SEM, general sample prep and Imaging.

Beach, Katharine
University of Michigan
MEMS Domain Expert
beach@umich.edu
734-255-9487

MEMS fabrication, Microfluidics, Process Integration, Design

Bleier, Alan
Cornell University
Research Associate
bleier@cnf.cornell.edu
607 254-4931

Electron Beam Lithography; Optics; Process development for CNF users by Cornell grad student CNF Fellows; SEM; Energy Research Support.

Bojko, Rick
University of Washington
Sr. Research Engineer
bojko@uw.edu
206-616-3534

Electron Beam Lithography and SEM

Bordonaro, Garry
Cornell University
Photolithography Engineer
Bordonaro@cnf.cornell.edu
607-254-4936

Advanced Photolithography, including DUV

Borsa, Tomoko
University of Colorado at Boulder
Senior Scientist
tomoko.borsa@colorado.edu
303-735-6815

Technical expertise in electron beam lithography,  microscopy, general processing, deposition techniques and dry etching.

Braswell, Scott
University of Washington
Research Engineer
sbras@uw.edu
206-685-6774

Transmission electron microscopy

Brown, Devin
Georgia Institute of Technology
Senior Research Engineer
devin.brown@mirc.gatech.edu
404-385-4220

electron beam lithography and nanofabrication processes

Cibuzar, Greg
University of Minnesota
Lab Manager
cibuzar@umn.edu
612-625-8079

MEMS process development

Cord, Brian M.
University of Minnesota
Research Associate
bcord@umn.edu
612-626-3287

Electron beam lithography and electron microscopy

Craigg, Helene
University of Michigan
Geosciences Domain Expert
helenec@umich.edu
734-615-9668

Geosciences, Environmental Sciences

Deal, Michael
Stanford University
Sr. Research Scientist and SNF Director of Education
mdeal@stanford.edu
650-725-3607

Education Director for SNF.  Also Senior Research Scientist specializing in advanced nanoelectronics materials science.

Drawl, William
Pennsylvania State University
Deposition Technical Lead
wrd1@psu.edu
814 863 1326

Thin film deposition

Eichfeld, Chad
Pennsylvania State University
Nanolithography Research and Development Engineer
cme133@psu.edu
814-865-8976

advanced nanolithography instruments and processes

Gehoski, Kathleen
Pennsylvania State University
Lithography Technical Lead
kag31@psu.edu
814 865 7443

Photolithography

Genova, Vince
Cornell University
Process Engineer
genova@cnf.cornell.edu
(607) 254-4907

Reactive Ion Etching; MEMS; III-V device processing and advanced CMOS device processing; design of experiments

Gottfried, David
Georgia Institute of Technology
Senior Research Scientist
dsgottfried@gatech.edu
404-894-0479

Surface functionalization and characterization; biomolecule and polymer deposition using ink-jet printing and other technologies; nanoparticle characterization; chemical and biological sensor development;

Hathaway, Mac
Harvard University
Senior Process Engineer
hathaway@cns.fas.harvard.edu
617-495-9012

ALD, CVD, Safety, Wetbench and Chemical Safety, Toxic Gas Monitoring, Equipment Access Systems

Henderson, Walter
Georgia Institute of Technology
Research Scientist
walter.henderson@gatech.edu
404-309-8023

Surface-science characterization techniques including XPS, Auger, SIMS/ToF-SIMS

Herrera-Fierro, Pilar C
University of Michigan
Surface Science Domain Expert
pilarhf@umich.edu
734-646-1399

Surface Analysis, CMP, Electrochemistry, Metrology, AFM, SEM, Analytical Chemistry, Soft Lithography, Dip Pen Nanolithography

Hixson, Leonard
University of Washington
Research Engineer
lhixson@uw.edu
206-221-9358

Facility support

Hower, Robert W
University of Michigan
Biomedical MEMS Expert
hower@umich.edu
734-827-4370

MEMS fabrication, Process Integration, Biomedical Sensors

Ilic, Rob
Cornell University
Research Associate
rob@cnf.cornell.edu
607-254-4894

Process integration, Electron Beam and Optical Lithography for aggressively scaled dimensions, microscopy (eletron, optical, scanned probe), nanoscale characterization, Micro and nanomechanical structures, Fluid structure interactions, non-linear dynamics, nanomagnetics

Infante, Phil
Cornell University
Safety Manager and Silicon Process Engineer
infante@cnf.cornell.edu
607-254-4926

CVD processes; lab safety

Joseph, Paul
Georgia Institute of Technology
Senior Research Scientist
paul.joseph@mirc.gatech.edu
404-894-5029

Nanobiotechnology, Bio-MEMS, and Biosensors' applications such as Diagnostics and Detection systems.

Kosar, Turgut Fettah
Harvard University
Technical Manager, NanoMaterials Facilities
fkosar@cns.fas.harvard.edu
617-495-1738

soft lithography, microfluidics, bioMEMS, micro-/nanofabrication, X-ray MicroCT

Lavalle, Guy
Pennsylvania State University
Etch Technical Lead
gpl107@psu.edu
814 865 9339

Wet and dry etching

Lawler, Kris
University of Washington
Research Engineer
kflawler@uw.edu
206-221-5821

Lithography

Lingley, Andrew
University of Washington
Research Engineer
alingley@uw.edu
206-221-6349
Magyari-Kope, Blanka
Stanford University
Computational Scientist
blankamk@stanford.edu
(650)-740-3921

Band structure and electronic transport effects of nanointerfaces between metallic, insulating, and semiconducting materials of novel and technologically relevant materials in metal gate/high-k MOS structures and nonvolatile memories.

Marti, James
University of Minnesota
Outreach Coordinator
jmarti@umn.edu
612-626-0732

Formation and characterization of nano- and micron-scale particles.

McClelland, Arthur
Harvard University
Microscopy Scientist
amcclelland@cns.fas.harvard.edu
617-496-8250

Advanced Microscopy

Mitchell, William J
University of California at Santa Barbara
Principal Development Engineer
mitchell@ece.ucsb.edu
805-893-4974

Electron Beam Lithography/SEM/AFM/ALD

Mnaymneh, Khaled
University of Michigan
NNIN Outreach Coordinator
kmnay@umich.edu
734-764-7077

III-V Semiconductors, Photonics, Mesoscopic Systems, Dispersion Engineering, Epitaxy and Quantum Systems

Myers, Ed

edmyers@stanford.edu
650-725-4702

Process Integration

Myhajlenko, Stephan
Arizona State University
Associate Director, CSSER
myhajlenko@asu.edu
480-965-2697
Palard, Maylene
University of Texas at Austin
Research Associate
marylene@mer.utexas.edu
512-965-6671

Nanoimprint expert: mold making by E-beam lithography,  imprinting, dry plasma transfer etch

Ray, Vishva P
University of Michigan
E-Beam Domain Expert
vpray@umich.edu
(734) 478-1747

E-beam Lithography, Nanofabrication, Biomedical sensors

Reynolds, Tom
University of California at Santa Barbara
Principal Development Engineer
reynolds@ece.ucsb.edu
805-893-3918

lab management UCSB

Rhoades, Beth
Cornell University
Biological Devices Engineer and Research Associate
rhoades@cnf.cornell.edu
607-254-4918

Microfluidics, Biosensors, Biological Applications of Nanotechnology

Schilling, Paul
University of Washington
Research Engineer
schilp3@uw.edu
206-616-5725

chemical vapor deposition section, diffusion, and back end of line (BEOL)

Shiari, Behrouz
University of Michigan
Computational Scientist
bshiari@umich.edu
734-615-4804

Modeling and simulation of micro/nanosytems (MEMS/NEMS, Micro/Nanofluidic Devices), Multiscale Modeling, Coupled Finite Element Analysis, Atomistic Simulations

Thibeault, Brian
University of California at Santa Barbara
Project Scientist
thibeault@ece.ucsb.edu
805-893-2268

Advanced Processing; UCSB User Contact

Thomas, Mikkel
Georgia Institute of Technology
Research Engineer
mikkel.thomas@nrc.gatech.edu
404-385-8536

Processing

Tresback, Jason S.
Harvard University
Senior Metrology Engineer
jtresback@cns.fas.harvard.edu
617-496-1783

Metrology

Tsakirgis, John
Harvard University
Senior Nanofabrication Engineer
jtsakirg@cns.fas.harvard.ed
617-686-2939

CVD Processes

Westly, Daron
Cornell University
Process Engineer / Lab Use Manager/
westly@cnf.cornell.edu
607-254-4938

Electron Beam Lithography; Electroplating

Zhang, Zhiyong
Stanford University
Computational Scientist
zyzhang@stanford.edu
650-804-2856

Computational nanotechnology