Summary: Health Related Research Expertise
Mechanical Engineering Department
U. of Washington
Scanning Single Fiber
Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy
Nanogel Fabrication (Amy Shen)
Nov 28th 2011
OVERVIEW OF INCLUDED FACULTY PROFILES
Amy Shen: Soft matter and micro-fluids laboratory, complex fluids, morphologies and
structures, nanotechnology, biotechnology, novel materials (biomaterials, nanomaterials).
Y. (Steve) Shen: vibration, dynamics, sensing, and actuation. (a) piezoelectric thin-film
devices (micro-actuators for hybrid cochlear implants and micro-sensors for totally
implantable cochlear prostheses.) and (b) spindle and rotor dynamics.
Alexander Veress: computational soft tissue and cardiacbiomechanics; finite element
modeling of the heart; organ function; combination of numerical analysis and clinical
imaging to study soft tissue mechanics in both the normal and pathological cases.