Expertise in detection and automation

 

Our Nanotechnology Research Centre's Detection and Automation team specializes in micro and nano sensing device fabrication, including universal sample delivery, electronic signal routing for device controls and optoelectronic and optomechanic signal readout and data analysis.

The team has experience applying this expertise in researching and developing advanced adaptive optics for astronomy, electrochemical pathogen sensors, optomechanic mass sensing, and lab-on-a-chip devices.

Principal areas of expertise and facilities

  • Electrochemical sensor design, fabrication, and systematic testing
  • Microfluidic system design and fabrication, with on-board sensor integration
  • Micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) and nano-electromechanical system (NEMS) device design, fabrication, and testing
  • Novel nanoelectronic devices with targeted new functions in sensing
  • Prototyping and integration
  • Programming of systems for data acquisition (DAQ), control, transmission, and analysis

Our experts

Adam Bergren

Adam Bergren
Team Lead

  • Analytical chemistry
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Optoelectronics

Email: Adam.Bergren@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Telephone: 780-641-1762

Carissa Ouellette

Carissa Ouellette

  • Electronics
  • Software
  • Prototyping
  • Engineering
Miro Belov

Miro Belov

  • Electronics
  • Optics
  • Fabrication and prototyping
Rajesh Pillai

Rajesh Pillai

  • Analytical chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Surface modifications
  • Organic electronics

Bryan Szeto

  • Electronic measurement (DAQ)
  • Data acquisition and processing
  • Micro/nano-fabrication
  • Vacuum systems

Abebaw Jemere

  • Microfluidics
  • Sensors development
  • Electrochemical, mass and fluorescent-based detections
Wayne Hiebert

Wayne Hiebert

  • Optomechanics
  • Devices

Michael Bergen

  • Programming
  • Automation
  • Machine learning

Nikola Pekas

  • Microfabrication
  • Microfluidics
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Optical microscopy
  • Magnetics and electronics
Byoungyoul Park

Byoungyoul Park

  • MEMS and adaptive optics
  • MEMS actuators and magnetic field sensors
  • Microfabrication
  • 3D-printed electronics
Narges Shaabani

Narges Shaabani

  • Microfluidics
  • Electrochemistry

Mehdi Nosrati

  • Microwave and millimeter-wave engineering
  • Design and fabrication of sensors