People

Faculty and Staff

Prof. Robert White, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Lab Director for the Microscale Sensors and Systems Lab, Faculty Advisor to the Tufts Micro & Nano Fabrication Facility . Expertise in MEMS/NEMS device design, microfabrication processes, acoustics, vibrations, system dynamics, measurement electronics, test and measurement and microelectronic packaging. Member of the Tufts Faculty since 2005.
Dr. James Vlahakis, Director of the Tufts Micro & Nano Fabrication Facility and Researcher, expertise in micro and nano fabrication methods, materials for micro and nanoscale systems, MEMS/NEMS device design, microelectronic packaging, and microfluidics. Expert in semiconductor polishing (chemi-mechanical-planarization, CMP). Staff member working partially in the group, and mainly managing operations of the Tufts Micro & Nano Fab since 2013.

Postdoctoral Scholars

None presently.

PHD Students

Tim Cheng, PhD student. Working on Martian sonic anemometry project, and as a Bray Labs TA. Started September 2021.

Masters Students

Olive Rappoli, MS student and Draper Scholar. Expected graduation May 2023.
Tara Curran, 5 year BS/MS student. Working on the Mars Sonic Anemometer project. Expected graduation (MS) May 2023.

Undergraduate Students

Freidlay Steve, T-Tripods Diamonds, data science (Summer 2021). Working on Mars Sonic Anemometer (Summer 2022). Expected graduation May 2023.
Lillian Fullford, class of 2023. Working on haptic displays. Expected graduation May 2023.
Reid Baris, class of 2023. Working on Cryogenic MEMS microphone arrays. Expected graduation May 2023.
Julia Huckaby, class of 2023. Working on finite element analysis for the sonic anemometer project. Expected graduation May 2023.
David Zhang, class of 2023. Working on cryogenic microphone arrays. Expected graduation May 2023.
Odin Doolittle, class of 2023. Working on cryogenic microphone arrays. Expected graduation May 2023.
Aidan Beckett, class of 2023. Working on cryogenic microphone arrays. Expected graduation May 2023.