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The Nanoscience Centre

Cambridge University nanofabrication and characterisation facility

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Dr Ashwin A. Seshia

Dr Ashwin A. Seshia

Reader in Microsystems Technology

Queens' College


Office Phone: 60333

Biography:

Ashwin A. Seshia received his BTech in Engineering Physics in 1996 from IIT Bombay, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999 and 2002 respectively, and the MA from the University of Cambridge in 2008. During his time at the University of California, Berkeley, he was affiliated with the Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center. He joined the faculty of the Engineering Department at the University of Cambridge in October 2002 where he is presently a Reader in Microsystems Technology and a Fellow of Queens' College. 

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, a Fellow of the Institution for Engineering and Technology and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. His research interests are in the domain of microengineered dynamical systems with applications to sensors and sensor systems. Dr Seshia serves on the editorial boards of the IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical systems, the IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering and the IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 

Departments and Institutes

Engineering:
Reader in Microsystems Technology

Research Interests

Micro-fabricated devices and integrated microsystems, vibratory and resonant phenomena at the MEMS-scale, acoustic wave devices, resonators and oscillators, time and frequency metrology, transducers and interfaces, physical measurements at small length scales, sensors and sensor systems, vibration energy harvesting.

Key Publications