Prof Roya Maboudian, Department of Chemical Engineering
University of California Berkeley & BSAC
Nov 20, 2014.
Speaker Biography (Roya Maboudian)
Roya Maboudian is Pofessor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and a co-Director of the Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently serving as editor to the IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS), as associate editor to IEEE/SPIE Journal on Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS (JM3), and as advisory board member to ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (AMI).
Prof. Maboudian's research interest is in the surface/interface and materials science and engineering of micro/nanosystems, with applications in harsh-environment sensing, health and environmental monitoring, and energy technologies. She has coauthored over 250 papers in peer-reviewed archival journals. She is recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) the NSF Young Investigator award, and the Beckman Young Investigator award.
Prof. Maboudian received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Physics from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
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