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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, facilitate scientific inquiry, and advance understanding in areas of medical relevance. We invite you to peruse our site and welcome further inquiries.

Masaru (Masa) Rao
Principal Investigator

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

Congrats to Omid for passing his doctoral defense!

Shanthi & Shannon's paper entitled “Comparative Endothelial Cell Response on Topographically Patterned Titanium and Silicon Substrates with Micrometer to Sub-Micrometer Feature Sizes" is accepted for publication in PLOS ONE.

Cara's paper entitled “Modular reservoir concept for MEMS-based transdermal drug delivery systems" is accepted for publication in Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.

Omid's paper entitled “Wafer-scale titanium anodic bonding for microfluidic applications" is accepted for publication in Sensors and Actuators B.

Shannon wins Best Poster Award at UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium for her work on nanopatterned stents.

Harish wins Best Poster Award at UCR ME GSA Symposium for his work on ultrahigh throughput mechanoporation.

Omid wins Audience Choice Poster Award at ASME NEMB 2014 for his work on Ti anodic bonding.

Omid wins Best Poster Award at ASME Society-Wide Micro and Nano Technology Forum at IMECE 2013 for his work on Ti microneedle development for ocular drug delivery. BCOE article, BIEN article

Shanthi & Shannon present their work on endothelial cell response to nanopatterned Ti at the 2013 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Extended abstract is published in Circulation.