Please excuse the many broken links! - eventually, we will update ....
Focus Areas: MEMS, Precision Machines + Machine Elements, Medical Devices + Systems.
|Machines and Methods for Carbon Nanotube Growth
John Hart, Onnik Yaglioglu, Luuk van Laake
Silicon Insert Molded Plastics
Jaime Werkmeister and Patrick Willoughby (Sponsor: NSF)
Jin Qiu, Jian Li, (Sponsor: ABB)
Jin Qiu's Website
Jin Qiu's PhD Thesis (May 2003) and Thesis Defense Presentation (May 2003)
Paper from MEMS2003 Conference: J. Qiu, J. Lang, A. Slocum, and R. Streumpler, "A High Current Electrothermal Bistable MEMS Relay"
Paper from MEMS2001 Conference: J. Qiu, J. Lang, and A. Slocum, "A Centrally-Clamped Parallel-Beam Bistable MEMS Mechanism"
Jian Li's Ph.D Thesis (Feb. 2004) and Thesis Defense Presentation (Feb. 2004)
Joachim Sihler et al.
Couplings for Modular Robots
John Hart, Pat Willoughby, (Sponsors: ABB, Ford)
Kinematic Couplings Website
John Hart's SM Thesis, Pat Willoughby's SM Thesis
Low-Cost Automated Material Handling
Shorya Awtar, John Hart, (Sponsor: CIMIT)
Automation Projects Website
Design of a High-Precison Microscope
John Hart, Sean Montgomery, Shorya Awtar, (Sponsors: UIUC LFD / NIH)
Spherical Joint Design + Calibration
Alec Robertson, (Sponsor: ABB)
Spherical Joint Project Website
Roger Cortesi's SM Thesis
ASPE Article on Axtrusion
Excel File containing Axtrusion Data
of Silicon Wafers by Elastic Averaging
Abstract, Alexis Weber's SM Thesis
Supported and Preloaded Leadscrew Nuts
Alex Slocum, Ahmed Elmouelhi, Tyson Lawrence, Peter How, Joe Cattell