Reza Ghodssi

Director, Institute for Systems Research, Herbert Rabin Distinguished Chair in Engineering

University of Maryland

Reza Ghodssi is the Herbert Rabin Distinguished Chair in Engineering, Director of the Institute for Systems Research (ISR) and Director of the MEMS Sensors and Actuators Lab (MSAL in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Institute for Systems Research (ISR) at the University of Maryland (UMD) . He is also affiliated with the Fischell Department of Bioengineering (BIOE) , the Maryland NanoCenter , the University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC) , and the Materials Science and Engineering Department (MSE) at UMD. Dr. Ghodssi's research interests are in the design and development of microfabrication technologies and processes in micro/nano/bio devices and systems for chemical and biological sensing, small-scale energy conversion and harvesting with a strong emphasis toward health monitoring applications. Dr. Ghodssi is a University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher and is a Fellow of the IEEE , AVS , and ASME , has more than 130 journal publications and 290 refereed conference papers, and is the co-editor of the MEMS Materials and Processes Handbook published in 2011. He is an associate editor for the Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS ) and Biomedical Microdevices (BMMD ).