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2017

Trade Magazines

Peter Lewis, Robert White, and Brian Smith, "Lessons Learned in the Implementation of Aerosol Jet Printing for Fabricating Multilayer Circuit Boards" in Advancing Microelectronics Magazine: May 2017, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 12-15.PDF of the paper (1.3 MB).

Conference Papers

Ligonde, Gardy K., Torres, Daniela A., Abboud, Eric F., Sung, Wang-Kyung, Vlahakis, J., Banfield D. J., and White, R. D., "Capacitive micromachined ultrasound transducers for acoustic anemometry on Mars", at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts, June 25-29, 2017.

Nikolas Kastor, Ritwika Mukherjee, Eliad Cohen, Vishesh Vikas, Barry Trimmer and Robert D. White, "SLABot: An Experiment in the Design of Soft Bodied Robots", demonstration at the Robot Zoo, in the 8th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines, AMAM 2017, Sapporo, Japan, June 27 - 30, 2017.

Nikolas Kastor, Ritwika Mukherjee, Eliad Cohen, Vishesh Vikas, Barry Trimmer and Robert D. White, "Locomotion of a Simple Foam Robot" in the 8th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines, AMAM 2017, Sapporo, Japan, June 27 - 30, 2017.

Cassandra M. Donatelli, Zachary T. Serlin, Piers Echols-Jones, Anthony E. Scibelli, Alexandra Cohen, Jeanne-Marie Musca, Shane Rozen-Levy, David Buckingham, Robert White, and Barry A. Trimmer, "Soft Foam Robot with Caterpillar-Inspired Gait Regimes for Terrestrial Locomotion" in the 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017), Vancouver, CA, September 24-28, 2017. Accepted article, article in press.

D.A. Torres, S.C Barron, A. Kopa, M.R Miller, A.P Magyar, C.L. Gray, R.D White, "Fabrication and Characterization of Novel Low Inductance Micro-Coaxial Cables" in the 44th iMAPS New England Symposium and Expo, Boxborough, MA, May 2, 2017. [Best Student Paper Award #1]

Nikolas Kastor and Robert D. White, "Fabrication of Conformal Electronics Packaging with Microfluidic Eutectic Metal Interconnects" in the 44th iMAPS New England Symposium and Expo, Boxborough, MA, May 2, 2017. [Best Student Paper Award #2]

2016

MS Dissertations

Raskin, B. "Aeroelastic characteristics of a rapid prototype multi-material wind tunnel model of a mechanically deployable aerodynamic decelerator", M.S. Thesis, Tufts University, May 2016. LINK to the thesis at the Tufts library.

Lewis, P. "Aerosol Jet Deposited Conductors and Dielectrics for Rapid Fabrication of Heterogeneous Electronic Systems", M.S. Thesis, Tufts University, May 2016. LINK to the thesis at the Tufts library.

Conference Papers

Nikolas Kastor and Robert D. White, "Liquid Metal Interconnects for Conformable Sensor Packaging Enabling Inertial Measurements of Animals and Soft Robots" in the 43rd iMAPS New England Symposium and Expo, Boxborough, MA, May 3, 2016.

Robert D. White, Peter Lewis, and Brian Smith "Packaging of MEMS for Aerodynamic Measurements" in the 43rd iMAPS New England Symposium and Expo, Boxborough, MA, May 3, 2016. Invited talk.

Peter Lewis, Brian Smith and Robert D. White, "Printed Transceiver Circuit for System-on-chip Sensor and Processor" in the 43rd iMAPS New England Symposium and Expo, Boxborough, MA, May 3, 2016.

Dinesh C. Sabarirajan, James Vlahakis, Robert D. White, Iryna V. Zenyuk, "Free-standing Platinum Nanoelectrode Array Using Atomic Layer Deposition for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells", presented at the 90th American Chemical Society Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, ACS Colloids 2016, Cambridge, MA, June 5-8, 2016.

Dinesh C. Sabarirajan, James Vlahakis, Robert D. White, Iryna V. Zenyuk, “Electrochemical Characterization of Free-standing Platinum Nanoelectrode Array Using Atomic Layer Deposition for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells”, Transactions of the Electrochemical Society, 75(14) pp. 747-255, 2016.

2015

MS Dissertations

Hill, L. "Robotic Communication and Sensing Using Structural Vibration in Natural Waveguides", M.S. Thesis, Tufts University, July 2015. LINK to the thesis at the Tufts library.

Patents

Robert D. White, Nikolas Kastor, Jeffrey S. Guasto and Nicolas Waisbord, "Flagellum Driven Microswimmer", US provisional patent application Serial No. 62/181,890, filed June 19, 2015.

Paul D. Lehrman, Chris Penny, Cody Chen, Noel Hwang, Robert White, "Synthesizer with Cymbal Actuator", US patent application Serial No. 14/921,267, filed October 23, 2015.

Journal Papers

Magarian, J., White, R. D., and Matson, D., "Real-Time Acoustic and Pressure Characterization of Two-Phase Flow for Quality Control of Expanded Polystyrene Injection Molding Processes", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 138(5):051002-051002-9, 2015. LINK

Conference Papers

Kevin Ligonde and Robert D. White, "Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasound Transducers For Martian Anemometry" , presented at the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Poster Symposium, NeLSAMP 2015, October 23, 2015.

Daniela Torres and Robert D. White, "Fabrication of a MEMS Floating Element Shear Sensor Array for 2D Pressure Gradient and Shear Stress Sensitivity Measurements", presented at the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Poster Symposium, NeLSAMP 2015, October 23, 2015.

Nikolas Kastor, Lloyd Hill, Vishesh Vikas, Robert D. White and Barry Trimmer, "Semi-autonomous Soft Robotic Platform for Terrestrial Locomotion" in the workshop on New Frontiers and Applications for Soft Robotics at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), Hamburg, Germany, September 28 - October 03, 2015. PDF of the poster (1.3 MB).

Maxwell Hill, Prasong Mekdara, Barry Trimmer, Robert David White, "Structural Vibration for Robotic Communication and Sensing on One-Dimensional Structures" in the 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), Hamburg, Germany, September 28 - October 03, 2015. PDF of the paper.

Lloyd Hill, Prasong Mekdara, Barry Trimmer, and Robert David White, "Structural Vibration for Robotic Communication and Sensing on One-Dimensional Structures", in the 7th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2015), Cambridge, MA, June 21-25, 2015. PDF of the poster (1 MB).PDF of the paper.

Nikolas Kastor, Jeffrey S. Guasto, and Robert D. White, "A Synthetic Microswimmer with an Acoustically-Actuated Flagellum", in the 7th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2015), Cambridge, MA, June 21-25, 2015. PDF of the poster (1 MB).PDF of the paper.

Peter Lewis, Parshant Kumar, Robert D. White, and Brian R. Smith, "Deposition Characteristics and Electrical Properties of Silver and CNT Inks Deposited by Aerosol Jet", at the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (iMAPS) New England Chapter 42nd Symposium and Expo, Boxborough, Massachusetts, May 5, 2015. PDF of the poster (1.3 MB).

White, R. D., "Aerodynamic Testing of MEMS Surface Sensors", at the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (iMAPS) New England Chapter 42nd Symposium and Expo, Boxborough, Massachusetts, May 5, 2015.

2014

PhD Dissertations

Zhao, Z. "MEMS Floating Element Sensor Array for Wall Shear Stress Measurement under a Turbulent Boundary Layer", Ph.D. Thesis, Tufts University, January, 2014. PDF of the thesis (6.5 MB).

MS Dissertations

Kastor, N. "Modeling of a MEMS Floating Element Shear Stress Sensor", M.S. Thesis, Tufts University, May 2014. LINK to the thesis at the Tufts library.

Journal Papers

Krause, J., Gallman, J., Moeller, M., and White, R. D., "A Microphone Array on a Chip for High Spatial Resolution Measurements of Turbulence", Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol 23, n 5, pp 1164-1181, 2014. LINK PDF

Minchul Shin, Zhengxin Zhao, Paul DeBitetto, Robert D. White, "Micromachined ultrasonic Doppler velocity sensor using nickel on glass transducers", Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 208, 1 February 2014, Pages 37-49, ISSN 0924-4247. LINK. PDF of the paper.

Zhao, Z., Shin, M., Gallman, J. M., and White, R. D. "A Microfabricated Shear Sensor Array on a Chip with Pressure Gradient Calibration", Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 205, 2014, Pages 133-142, ISSN 0924-4247. LINK PDF of the paper.

Patents

Robert D. White and Zhengxin Zhao, "Shear Sensor Array", US application number PCT/US2014/522653, filed October 24, 2014. Claims the benefit of U.S. provisional application Serial No. 61/895,802, filed October 25, 2013.

Thomas P. James, Robert D. White, and Eric C. Schmitt, "Micro Forming Devices and Systems and Uses Thereof", serial number PCT/US2014/050753, filed August 12, 2014. Claims the benefit of U.S. provisional application Serial No. 61/865,018, filed August 12, 2013.

Conference Papers

Zhao, Z., Long, K., Gallman, J., and White, R.D. "Flow Testing of a MEMS Floating Element Shear Stress Sensor", AIAA2014-1235, in the Proceedings of the 52nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, National Harbor, MD, January 13-17, 2014. PDF of the paper.

Dominic Guri and Robert D. White, "Signal Processing for Velocity and Range Measurement using a Micromachined Ultrasound Transducer" at the 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Undergraduate Research Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 28, 2014.

Devyn P. Curley, Zachary A. Hanan, Dan Luo, Christopher W. Penny, Christopher F. Rodriguez, Paul D Lehrman, Chris B. Rogers, Robert D. White, "Experimental Investigation of Crash Cymbal Acoustic Quality", 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 30, 2014.

2013

Book Chapters

White, R. D., Littrell, R., and Grosh, K., "A Biomimetic Cochlear Like Sensor", pp. 1-20, in Microfluidic Technologies for Human Health, Utkan Demirci, Ali Khademhosseini, Robert Langer, and Jeff Blander, eds., World Scientific Publishing Company, 2013. ISBN 978-9814405515. LINK

Journal Papers

Shin, M., Krause, J. S., DeBitetto, P., and White, R. D. "Acoustic Doppler Velocity Measurement System using Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasound Transducer Array Technology", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134 (2) pp. 1011-1020, 2013. PDF of the paper. (c) 2013 Acoustical Society of America. LINK

Patents

Thomas P. James, Robert D. White, and Eric C. Schmitt, "Micro Forming Devices and Systems and Uses Thereof", U.S. provisional application Serial No. 61/865,018, filed August 12, 2013.

Robert D. White and Zhengxin Zhao, "Shear Sensor Array", U.S. provisional application Serial No. 61/895,802, filed October 25, 2013.

Conference Papers

Kastor, N., Zhao, Z., and White, R. D. "Modeling of a MEMS Floating Element Shear Sensor" in the Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, MRS Fall Meeting, 2013. PDF of the paper.

Schmitt, E.C., Sagar, A., White, R. D., and T.P. James, "Tissue Scaffold Engineering by Micro-Stamping" in the Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, MRS Fall Meeting, 2013. PDF of the paper.

Zhao, Z, Krause, J.S., Liu, S.,Shin, M., Kastor, N., Lewis, P., and White, R. D. "Flow Sensing in Aerospace Applications" at the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society, New England, 40th Symposium & Expo, Boxborough, MA, May 7, 2013.

Zhao, Z., Gallman, J., and White, R.D. "A MEMS Floating Element with Bump Shear Stress Sensor Array on a Chip", AIAA 2013-626, in the Proceedings of the 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, Jan. 7-10, 2013. PDF of the paper.

2012

PhD Dissertations

Shin, M. "MEMS Based Doppler Velocity Measurement System", Ph.D. Thesis, Tufts University, August 2012. PDF of the thesis (6.5 MB).

Liu, S. "Cochlear Properties and Micromachined Hair-like Shear Sensors", Ph.D. Thesis, Tufts University, February 2012. PDF of the thesis (12 MB).

Journal Papers

Lemmerhirt, D. F., Cheng, X., White, R. D., Rich, C. A., Zhang, M., Fowlkes, J. B., and Kripfgans, O. D., "A 32x32 Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducer Array Manufactured in Standard CMOS", IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frqeuency Control, 59 (7), pp. 1521-1536, 2012. PDF of the paper.

Conference Papers

White, R.D., Krause, J., De Jong, R., Holup, G., Gallman, J., and Moeller, M. "MEMS Microphone Array on a Chip for Turbulent Boundary Layer Measurements" at the AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, ASM 2012, Nashville, TN, Jan 8-12, 2012, AIAA 2012-0260. PDF of the paper.

Aryanpur, R. and White, R.D. "Multi-link Piezoelectric Structure for Vibration Energy Harvesting" at SPIE Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, CA, March 11-15, 2012. PDF of the paper.

Shin, M., Zhao, Z., DeBitteto, P., and White, R.D., "Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasound Doppler Velocity Sensor using a Nickel on Glass Process", 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Kansas City, Missouri, October 25, 2012.

2011

PhD Dissertations

Krause, J. S. "Micromachined Microphone Array on a Chip for Turbulent Boundary Layer Measurements", Ph.D. Thesis, Tufts University, August 2011. PDF of the thesis (39 MB).

Journal Papers

Doody, C., Lemmerhirt, D., Cheng, X., Collin, R., White, R. D. "Modeling and Characterization of CMOS-Fabricated Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers", Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, v. 20, n. 1, pp. 104-118, 2011. PDF of the paper.

White, R. D. , Mueller, A. J., Shin, M., Gauthier, D., Manno, V. P., and Rogers, C. B. "Measurement of Microscale Shear Forces during Chemical Mechanical Planarization", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 158 (10), pp. H1041-H1051, 2011. PDF of the paper.

White, R. D., Gray, C., Mandelup, E., Amsden, J. J., Kaplan, D. L., and Omenetto, F. G., "Rapid Nano Impact Printing of Silk Biopolymer Thin Films", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21 (115014), 2011. PDF of the paper.

Shin, M., Gerratt A. P., Metallo, C., Brindle, A., Kierstead, B. P., and White, R. D. "Characterization of a Micromachined Parylene Based Thermal C-Shape Actuator", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21 (095028), 2011.PDF of the paper.

Saunders, F., Golden, E., White, R. D., and Rife, J. "Experimental Verification of Soft-Robot Gaits Evolved Using a Lumped Dynamic Model", Robotica, 29 (6) pp. 823-830, 2011. PDF of the paper.

Metallo, C., White, R. D. , and Trimmer, B. A., "Flexible parylene-based micro-electrode arrays for high resolution EMG recordings in freely moving small animals", Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 195 (2011), pp. 176-184. PDF of the paper.

Gray, C., Rogers, C. B., Manno, V. P., and White, R. D. "Modeling of Dual Emission Laser Induced Fluorescence for Slurry Thickness Measurements in CMP", Experiments in Fluids, 51(1), pp. 281-293, 2011. PDF of the paper.

Conference Papers

White, R.D., Krause, J., Liu, S., Zhao, Z., Gallman, J., and Moeller, M. "Array-on-a-Chip Pressure and Shear Stress Sensors for Boundary Layer Characterization", at the AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, ASM 2011, Orlando, FL, Jan 3-7, 2011.

Minchul Shin, Joshua Krause, Paul DeBitteto, and Robert White, "Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasound Doppler Velocity Sensor" presented at the 161st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, 23-27 May 2011.

Joshua Krause, Alfram Bright, Mark Moeller, Judith Gallman, and Robert White "Micromachined Reconfigurable Microphone Array for Wind Tunnel Testing" presented at the 161st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, 23-27 May 2011. Best student paper in engineering acoustics, Spring 2011

Liu, S. and White, R. D., "Determining the Orthotropic Properties of Gerbil Basilar Membrane from Space Constant Measurements" in the Proceedings of the 11th International Mechanics of Hearing Workshop, C. Shera and E. Olson, eds., July 2011. LINK

Tam, B., Fakhraee, A., and White, R. D., "Coiled Hydromechanical Scale Model of the Inner Ear" in the Proceedings of the 11th International Mechanics of Hearing Workshop, C. Shera and E. Olson, eds., July 2011. LINK

White, R. D., Zhao, Z., Shin, M., Krause, J.S. and Liu, S. "Nickel on Glass Acoustic Microsystems", presented at the 162nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, October 31 - November 4, 2011. Invited talk.

Burns, J. R., Krause, J. S., and White, R. D. "Low Profile Packaging for MEMS Aeroacoustic Sensors" in the Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, MRS Fall Meeting, 2011. PDF

Zhao, Z., Gallman, J., and White, R. D. "Micromachined Nickel Floating Element Shear Stress Sensor Array", in Electrochemical Society Transactions, vol. 41, 2011.PDF

2010

Journal Papers

Amsden, J., Domachuk,,P., Gopinath, A., White, R.D., Dal Negro, L., Kaplan, D. and Omenetto, F. "Rapid Nanoimprinting of Silk Fibroin Films for Biophotonic Applications", Advanced Materials, vol. 22, 2010. PDF of the paper.

Vlahakis, J., Manno, V. P., Rogers, C. B., and White, R. "Stick-Slip Transitions in Chemical Mechanical Planarization", Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 13(6), H206-H208, 2010. LINK to the paper.

Thompson, J., Tepolt, G., Racz, L., Rogers, C. B., Manno, V. P., and White, R. D.. "A Multistep Process for Thinning Individual Die to sub-35 um Thickness." Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging 7(4), pp 189-196, 2010. LINK to the paper.

Conference Papers

Krause, J. S., White, R. D. , Moeller, M. J., Gallman, J. M., Holup, G. and deJong, R. "MEMS Pressure Sensor Array for Aeroacoustic Analysis of the Turbulent Boundary Layer", AIAA 2010-306, in Proceedings of the 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, January 4-7, 2010. PDF of the paper.

Joshua Krause and Robert D. White, "MEMS Microphone Array on a Chip" presented at the 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland, 19-23 April 2010. Best student paper in engineering acoustics, Spring 2010.

Shuangqin Liu and Robert D. White, "Influence of Hair Bundle Configuration on Biomimetic Hair Sensor Sensitivity" (poster) presented at the 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland, 19-23 April 2010.

2009

Patents

R. White, A. Mueller, C. Rogers, V. Manno, D. Gauthier, and H. Stone U.S. Patent: "Shear Sensors and the Uses Thereof", Serial Number PCT/US2009/039415 filed 4/3/09. Claims the benefit of U.S. provisional application Serial No. 61/042,132 filed April 3, 2008.

R. White and J. Krause, U.S. Patent: "MEMS Microphone Array on a Chip", Serial Number PCT/US2009/045289 ,filed May 27, 2009. Claims the benefit of U.S. provisional application Serial Number 61/056,291 filed 5/27/08.

R. White, U.S. Provisional Patent: "Nanopad Technology : Micromachined Force Sensor Arrays for Realtime Measurement of Pad Sealing Forces" U.S. Provisional Application No.: 61/286,436, Filed December 15, 2009.

Journal Articles

Vlahakis, J., Rogers, C., Manno, V., White, R., Moinpur, M., Hooper, D., and Anjur, S., "Synchronous, In Situ Measurements in Chemical Mechanical Planarization", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 156 (10), H794-H802, 2009. LINK to the paper.

Mueller, N., Rogers, C. Manno, V., White, R. and Moinpour, M., "In-Situ Investigation of Slurry Flow Fields during CMP", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 156 (12), H908-H912, 2009. PDF of the paper.

Conference Papers

Krause, J., White, R., Moeller, M., and deJong R., "MEMS Pressure Sensor Array for Aeroacoustic Analysis of the Turbulent Boundary Layer", AIAA 2009-1905, in the Proceedings of the AIAA, AIAA Infotech, Seattle, WA, April 6-9, 2009. PDF of the paper.

Shin, M., Vlahakis, J., Manno, V. P., Rogers, C. B., Paul, E., Moinpour, M., Hooper, D., and White, R. D. "In Situ Metrology for Glass and Copper CMP" in Proceedings of the International Conference on Planarization/CMP Technology, ICPT 2009, Fukuoka, Japan, Nov. 19-21, 2009. PDF of the paper.

2008

Patents

R. White and J. Krause, U.S. Provisional Patent: "MEMS Microphone Array on a Chip", Serial Number 61/056,291 filed 5/27/08.

R. White, A. Mueller, C. Rogers, V. Manno, and D. Gauthier, U.S. Provisional Patent: "Shear Sensors and the Uses Thereof", Serial Number 61/042,132 filed 4/3/08.

Journal Articles

Cheng, L., White, R. D. , and Grosh, K. "Three Dimensional Viscous Finite Element Formulation For Acoustic Fluid Structure Interaction" Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 197, pp. 4160-4172, 2008. PDF of the paper.

Galbraith, C. ,White, R. D. , Cheng, L., Grosh, K. and Rebeiz, G. M. "Cochlea-Based RF Channelizing Filters", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, 55 (4), pp. 969-979, 2008. PDF of the paper.

Liu, S., and White, R. D. "Orthotropic material properties of the gerbil basilar membrane", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123 (4), pp. 2160-2171, 2008. PDF of the paper.

Gray, C., White, R. D. , Manno, V. P., and Rogers, C. B. "Simulated Effects of Measurement Noise on Contact Measurements between Rough and Smooth Surfaces", Tribology Letters, 29 (3), pp. 185-192, 2008. PDF of the paper.

White, R. D. , Cheng, L., and Grosh, K. "Microfabrication of Coupled Fluid-Structure Systems with Applications in Acoustic Sensing", Sensors and Actuators A-Physical, 141 (2), 2008, pp. 288-298. PDF of the paper.

Conference Papers

Thompson, J., Tepolt, G. Racz, L., Rogers, C. B., Manno, V. P., and White, R. D. "A Method for Die Thickness Reduction to sub-35 um" in the Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, MRS Fall Meeting, December 2008.

White, R., Vlahakis, J., Gray, C., Manno, V., Braun, N., Gauthier, D., Mueller, A., Rogers, C. and Moinpour, M. "In Situ Characterization of the Mechanical Aspects of CMP" in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Planarization/CMP Technology 2008, Hsinchu, Taiwan, November 10-12, 2008. PDF of the paper.

C.B. Doody, R. D. White, J.S. Wadhwa, and D.F. Lemmerhirt, "Characterization and Modeling of Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasound Transducers for Diagnostic Ultrasound" in Proceedings of the ASME IMECE, Boston, MA, October 31-November 6, 2008. PDF of the paper.

J. S. Krause, R. D. White, M. J. Moeller, J. M. Gallman, and R. deJong, "MEMS Pressure Sensor Array for Aeroacoustic Analysis of the Turbulent Boundary Layer" in Proceedings of the ASME IMECE, Boston, MA, October 31-November 6, 2008. PDF of the paper.

S. Liu, D. A. Gauthier, E. Mandelup, and R. D. White, "Experimental Investigation of a Hydromechanical Scale Model of the Gerbil Cochlea" in Proceedings of the ASME IMECE, Boston, MA, October 31-November 6, 2008. PDF of the paper.

D. Gauthier, A. Mueller, R. White, V. Manno, C. Rogers, S. Anjur and M. Moinpour, "Micromachined Force Sensors for Characterization of Chemical Mechanical Polishing" in Proceedings of Nanotech 2008, Boston, MA, June 1-6, 2008. PDF of the paper.

J.S. Krause, R.D. White, M.J. Moeller, J.M. Gallman and R. De Jong, "MEMS Pressure Sensor Array for Aeroacoustic Analysis of the Turbulent Boundary Layer on an Airplane Fuselage" in Proceedings of Nanotech 2008, Boston, MA, June 1-6, 2008. PDF of the paper.

P. D. Fallon, A.P. Gerratt, B.P. Kierstead, and R.D. White, "Shape Memory Alloy and Elastomer Composite MEMS Actuators" in Proceedings of Nanotech 2008, Boston, MA, June 1-6, 2008. PDF of the paper.

Meghan Kate, Greg Bettencourt, James Marquis, Aaron Gerratt, Peter Fallon, Brian Kierstead, Robert White and Barry Trimmer, "SoftBot : A soft-material flexible robot based on caterpillar biomechanics" in Adaptive Movement in Animals and Machines, AMAM 2008, Cleveland, OH, June 1-6, 2008. PDF of the paper.

C.B. Doody, J.S. Wadhwa, D.F. Lemmerhirt, and R.D. White, "Characterization and Modeling of Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasound Transducers for Diagnostic Ultrasound" in Proceedings of Nanotech 2008, Boston, MA, June 1-6, 2008. PDF of the paper.

Hughes, M.F., Sanayei, M., Moore, J.A., Zapfe, J.A., and White, R.D., "Experimental Validation of Building Vibration Propagation Using a Four Story Laboratory Model," in the Proceedings of the ASCE, Structures Congress 2008, Vancouver, Canada, April 24-26, 2008. PDF of the paper.

D. Gauthier, A. Mueller, R. D. White, V. Manno, C. Rogers, D. Hooper, S. Anjur, M. Moinpour, "Micromachined Lateral Force Sensors for Characterization of Microscale Surface Forces During Chemical Mechanical Polishing." in the Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, MRS Spring Meeting, March 24-28, 2008. PDF of the paper.

2007

Patents

R. White and K. Grosh, U.S. Patent Pending: "Trapped Fluid Microsystems For Acoustic Sensing", Serial No. 11/656,849 filed January 23,2007. Claims the benefit of U.S. provisional application Serial No. 60/761,166 filed January 23, 2006.

Journal Articles

Martin, M. J., White, R. D. , Kurabayashi, K., and Boyd, I. D., "Fabrication of beam structures with micro-scale cross-sections and meso-scale spans," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 17 (12), pp. 2516-2521, 2007. PDF of the paper.

Conference Papers

N. Braun, C. Gray, A. Mueller, J. Vlahakis, D. Gauthier, V. P. Manno, C. Rogers, R. White, S. Anjur, M. Moinpour. "In-Situ Investigation of Wafer-Slurry-Pad Interactions during CMP" in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Planarization/CMP Technology, Dresden, Germany, October 25-27, 2007. PDF of the paper.

Tsioris, K., White, R. D. , Kaplan, D., and Wong, P. "The Effect of Hydrophobic Patterning on Micromolding of Aqueous-Derived Silk Structures" in the Proceedings of the Material Research Society, MRS Fall Meeting, November 26-30, 2007. PDF of the paper.

White, R. D. , Littrell, R., and Grosh, K. "Copying the Cochlea: Micromachined Biomimetic Acoustic Sensors" 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 11-13, 2007, Palo Alto, CA. PDF of the paper.

Mueller, A. White, R. D. , Manno, V., Rogers, C., Barns, C. E., Anjur, S., and Moinpour, M. "Micromachined Shear Stress Sensors for Characterization of Surface Forces During Chemical Mechanical Polishing" in Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, Vol. 991, Symposium C, Advances and Challenges in Chemical Mechanical Planarization, 2007. PDF of the paper.

Gray, C., Rogers, C. Manno, V., White, R., Moinpour, M., Anjur S. "Determining Pad-Wafer Contact using Dual Emission Laser Induced Fluorescence", in Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, Vol. 991, Symposium C, Advances and Challenges in Chemical Mechanical Planarization, 2007. PDF of the paper.

2006

Conference Papers

Stone, N., Kaiser, K., and White, R. D. "Autotuning of a PID controller for an active vibration suppression device for the treatment of Essential Tremor", Proceedings of the 2006 American Society of Mechanical Engineering International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2006. PDF of the paper.

Mueller, A., and White, R. D. "Residual stress variation in polysilicon thin films", in Proceedings of the 2006 American Society of Mechanical Engineering International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2006. PDF of the paper.

White, R. D. and Grosh, K. "Fully Micromachined Lifesize Cochlear Model" in Auditory Mechanisms: Processes and Models, A. L. Nuttall, ed., World Scientific, 2006. PDF of the paper.

2005 and before

Journal Papers

White, R. D., and Grosh, K. "Microengineered hydromechanical cochlear model" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102 (5), pp. 1296-1301, 2005. PDF of the paper.

Conference Papers

White, R. D. and Grosh, K. "Fluid-Structure Traveling Wave Filters Based on the Mammalian Cochlea" in Proceedings of the uTAS 2005 Conference, Ninth International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Science, K. F. Jensen, J. Han, D. J. Harrison, and J. Voldman, Eds., pp. 666-668. PDF of the paper.


Galbraith, C., White, R. D. , Grosh, K., and Rebeiz, G. M. "A mammalian cochlea-based RF channelizer filter" in Microwave Symposium Digest, 2005 IEEE MTT-S International, 12-17 June 2005 pp. 1935-1938. PDF of the paper.


White, R. D., Cheng, L., and Grosh, K. "Capacitively sensed micromachined hydrophone with viscous fluid-structure coupling", Proceedings of the SPIE, Photonics West: MOEMS-MEMS Micro & Nanofabrication San Jose, vol. 5718, 121 (2005) pp. 121-132. PDF of the paper.


White, R. D. and Grosh, K. "A micromachined cochlear-like acoustic sensor", in Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 4700, 2002 pp. 89-100. PDF of the paper. (680 kB PDF)


White, R. D. and Grosh, K. "Design and characterization of a MEMS piezoresistive cochlear-like acoustics sensor", in Proceedings of the 2002 ASME IMECE. PDF of the paper. (350 kB PDF)


Borenstein, J., Gerrish, N., White, R., Curie, M., and Fitzgerald, E. "Silicon germanium epitaxy: a new material for MEMS", in Proceedings of the MRS, vol. 657, 2000, pp. EE7.4.1-EE7.4.6. PDF of the paper.


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