This course will introduce students to the latest advancements in micro and nano manufacturing. The course will enable students to become familiar with advanced manufacturing techniques in light of the global emphasis on micro and nano manufacturing. Topics to be covered include lithography, mechanical micromachining, laser fabrication, polymers and nanocomposites, and nano imprinting. The important topics of metrology and process control at the micro /nano scale will also be discussed. Students will be required to do a class project integrating the different processes for an application in electromechanical or biomedical field. A lab component is also present where students get a hands on experience with material processing and characterization tools.
Class Level – Senior and Graduate
Semester’s taught – Spring 2016, Spring 2017