I began working as a research assistant at the Kostas Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing in the summer of 2014 until the summer of 2015. During this time I was exposed to microfabrication techniques such as optical lithography and got an opportunity to work in a class 10 cleanroom. I have been helping with a bioengineering research group at Northeastern from the summer of 2016 to the present day.
Elastomer Assisted Manufacturing
Researched a novel method of using an elastomeric substrate to circumvent the fundamental resolution limit of traditional optical lithography.
- Created elastomeric samples using optical lithography techniques such as substrate preparation, spin coating photoresist, exposing, and developing.
- Researched different methods to improve adhesion to elastomeric substrates such as plasma etching.
- Characterized samples using imaging techniques.
- Work was presented at the Material Research Society.