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Meet The Team

Center Leadership​-

Director
Center for High-rate Nano manufacturing
Northeastern University
Email: busnaina@coe.neu.edu
Phone: (617) 373-2992

Ahmed A. Busnaina, Ph.D. is a University Distinguished Professor, the William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor, and the founding Director of National Science Foundation’s Nano scale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nano manufacturing and the NSF Center for Nano and Micro-contamination Control at Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Prior to joining Northeastern University, he was a professor and a director of the Micro-contamination Control Lab at Clarkson U...

Director, CHN Informal Science Education
Museum of Science
Email: calpert@mos.org
Phone: 617-589-0401

Carol Lynn Alpert, director of strategic projects at the Museum of Science in Boston, also serves as director of informal science education for the NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing headquartered at Northeastern University, and as Co-PI and Co-Director for the Center for Integrated Quantum Materials headquartered at Harvard University.

Carol Lynn has worked in the area of nanoscale informal science education since 2001, leading a team that produces museum programs, interactive media, sc...

CHN Nanoscale Informal Science Education Program Manager
Museum of Science
Email: kthate@mos.org
Phone: 617-589-4483

Karine Thate joined the Museum of Science in the Strategic Projects department in 2009.  Her primary role is public education and outreach on the topic of nanoscale science and technology. She develops educational materials, gives live presentations, delivers podcasts, runs science communication workshops for early career researchers, collaborates with partners, and supports our group’s efforts to inform the public about the nanoworld.

She studied Biology at Princeton University a...

Associate Director
Department of Chemistry
University of New Hampshire
Email: glen.miller@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-2456
Website

Education

B.S., 1987, Clarkson University

Ph.D., 1991, Clarkson University

Biography

Postdoctoral Scholar, Exxon Research & Engineering Co., 1990-1992

Research Chemist, Exxon Research & Engineering Co., 1992-1993

Senior Chemist, Exxon Research & Engineering Co., 1993-1995

Adjunct Professor, Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA, 1992-95

Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire, 1995-2001

Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire, 2001-2006

Professor, Univer...

Associate Director
Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
Northeastern University
Email: jaisaacs@coe.neu.edu
Phone: (617) 373-3989
Website

Currently, I work with the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) and lead the research thrust on societal implications of nanotechnology. CHN is an NSF funded Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC), a collaborative effort among several university partners (Northeastern University, the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, the University of New Hampshire, and Michigan State University) and the Boston Museum of Science. The CHN was awarded one...

Deputy Director
Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence
UMass Lowell
Email: Joey_Mead@uml.edu
Phone: (978) 934-3446

Dr. Joey Mead is a Professor in the Plastics Engineering Department at UMass Lowell and Deputy Director of NSF Nano scale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nano manufacturing (www.uml.edu/nano). 

Expertise

Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.

Professional Preparation.

S.B., S.M., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology In addition to her academic experience, Dr. Mead worked for more than 10 years a...

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Center Staff-​

Administrative Coordinator
Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
Northeastern University
Email: kr.brennan@northeastern.edu | chn.neu@gmail.com
Phone: 617-373-6012

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Mechanical Engineering, CHN
Northeastern University
Advisor(s): Prof. Ahmed Busnaina
Email: z.chai@neu.edu
Phone: (617) 373-8297
 

Interests:
Atomic layer deposition; Chemical m...

Nano Fabrication Specialist
The George J. Kostas Nanotechnology & Research Center
Northeastern University
Email: d.mckee@neu.edu
Phone: 617 373 2163

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Graduate Students at Northeastern-

Ph.D. Student
Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
Northeastern University
Advisor(s): Prof. Jackie Isaacs
Email: abbasi.s@husky.neu.edu
Phone: (617) 373-8297

Interests:
MEMS fabrication, increasing manufacturability of nano-enabled devices, investigating upstream and downstream environmental implications of nanoproducts.

Current Projects:
Fabrication of carbon nanotube (CNT) based MEMS devices, CNT assembly using fluidic and...

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Affiliated Faculty at Northeastern-

Dir - Nano Mfg Facility
Kostas Nanoscale Research Center
Northeastern University
Email: s.somu@neu.edu
Phone: (617) 373-5848

Dr. Sivasubramanian Somu is a research associate professor in the department of Mechanical and Industrial engineering at Northeastern University since 2013. His areas of expertise are standard CMOS nanolithography/nanofabrication and characterization methods for solid-state devices, Directed assembly of n...

Professor
Physics
Northeastern University
Email: s.sridhar@neu.edu
Phone: (617) 373-4774
 

Srinivas Sridhar is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics at Northeastern University, and Visiting Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School. He is the Director and Principal Investigator of Nanomedicine Science and Technology, an IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training) program funded by t...

Associate Professor
Philosophy and Religion
Northeastern University
Email: r.sandler@neu.edu
Phone: (617) 373-3636
Website

Ronald Sandler is an associate professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, a researcher in the Nanotechnology and Society Research Group, and a research associate in the Environmental Justice Research Collaborative at Northeastern University. His primary areas of research are envir...

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Northeastern University
Email: r.carrier@neu.edu
Phone: (617) 373-7126
Website

  • Modeling of Drug Delivery 

  • Enhancement of Drug Solubility and Absorption 

  • Characterizing and Controlling Mucus Barrier Transport Properties 

  • Tissue Engineering of Intestine and Retina 

  • Modeling cellular gene delivery processes

Professor
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Northeastern University
Email: adams@coe.neu.edu
Phone: (603) 862-2456
Website

Dr. George G. Adams is College of Engineering Distinguished Professor in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department (Secondary Appointments with Electrical and Computer Engineering and with Civil and Environmental Engineering) at Northeastern University where he has served on the faculty since 1...

Associate Director
Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence
UMass Lowell
Email: Carol_Barry@uml.edu
Phone: (978) 934-3436

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