Our research is focused on novel studies of chemical and biological species within fabricated nanoscale devices. We focus on the fundamental science of nanoscale systems and explore their exciting technological possibilities.


  • Congratulations to Bethany who has accepted a position at MIT for her PhD! (04/17/14)
  • We welcome Mike Garcia (starting 5/1) and Joe De Rutte to our lab! (04/17/14)

We fabricate microfluidic channels for use with Surface Plasmon Resonance Microscopy
We detect species in microfluidic channels using a cross-channel geometry
Graduate Student Tom Wynne aligning lasers for our TIRF Microscopy System
Scanning Electron Microscope Micrograph of Surface Micromachining Test Sample
A Velociraptor on a photolithography mask design
Silver DNA Nanoclusters fluoresce at tunable wavelengths
Fluorescence is one of the primary means for characterizing samples in microfluidic systems