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Within the BML, we seek to develop fundamentally
enabling MEMS-based process technologies,
devices, and instruments that address critical
needs in public health and facilitate the
advancement of understanding in areas of medical
relevance. We invite you to peruse our site and
welcome further inquiries.
Masaru (Masa) Rao
UCR campus in winter (Image courtesy of UCR Photo Gallery)
Group photo, Spring 2014
National Academies report on graduate program quality
ranks UCR Mechanical Engineering in the top 25% of all
ME programs in the nation. Link
UCR Engineering & Natural Sciences programs
collectively ranked 10th in the world in research impact
by annual Leiden rankings. Link
BML goes to MRS Spring 2016:
- Harish presents his work on ultrahigh throughput
mechanoporation, performed in collaboration with the Tsutsui
Group (UCR ME).
- Duncan, Vinh, & Kenny present their work on nanoporous
titania growth optimization, performed in collaborarion with
the Christopher Group (UCR CEE).
- Bryan & Duncan present their work on nanocrystalline Ti for
biomedical microdevice applications, performed in
collaboration with the Zhu (NCSU MSE) & Mathaudhu (UCR
Gerardo Ico (Nam Group, UCR BIEN) and Shannon's paper
entitled "A Systematic Approach to Optimize Size-Dependent
Piezoelectric and Mechanical Properties of Electrospun
P(VDF-TrFE) Nanofibers for Enhanced Energy Harvesting"
published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A.
Prashant Ghaiy (UCR ME Undergrad) joins the BML.
Thuy Luu (Liu Group, UCI BME) and Shannon and Bryan's
paper entitled "Micro and nano-patterned topographical cues
for regulating macrophage cell shape and phenotype"
published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.
Prof. Rao invited to give talk at IEEE Nanomed 2015
conference in Nano/Microsystems for Clinical Diagnostics &
Prof. Rao invited to give talk at City of Hope - UC Riverside
Biomedical Research Initiative Workshop.
Profs. G Aguilar (ME), Rao, JE Garay (ME), H Liu (BIEN), and
L Mangolini (ME) awarded NSF grant entitled “PIRE:
Synthesis of optical materials for bioapplications: Research,
Education, Recruitment, and Outreach (SOMBRERO)”. Link to
NSF press release. Link to UCR Today article.