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News

2010 

Bassam presented his paper in Hilton Head 10 conference, June 2010

Dr. Agah promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, June 2010.

Bassam won the first place for oral presentations at 2010 VT GSA research symposium, March 2010. 

Mehdi Named as "Graduate Man of the Year" by the University, March 2010.

Mehdi presented his paper in ASME NEMB 2010 Conference, February 2010.

Dr. Agah in collaboration with other faculty members received a grant from ICTAS, January 2010

2009 

Liam successfully defended his Master's thesis, December 2009.

Shree successfully defended his Master's thesis, November 2009.

Bassam presented his paper in IEEE Sensors 2009 Conference, November 2009.

Bassam, Mehdi and Shree presented their papers in IEEE EMBC 2009 Conference, October 2009.

Dr. Agah received an NSF grant ($452,789), September 2009.

Mehdi received NSF fellowship to attend ASME NEMB 2010 conference in Houston TX, September 2009.

Dr. Agah in collaboration with other faculties at Virginia Tech received an NSF grant (EFRI BSBA: Complex microsystem networks inspired by internal insect physiology, $1,992,607), August 2009.

PI: Jake Soha from ESM.  Others involved: Ross, Shane (SKP); Stremler, Mark (SKP); Staples, Anne (co-PI); De Vita, Raffaella (co-PI); Puri, Ishwar (SKP); Vlachos, Pavlos (SKP); Jon Harrison (co-PI); Davalos, Rafael (co-PI); Agah, Masoud (SKP).

Dr. Agah received an NSF grant ($349,039), August 2009.

Dr. Agah promoted to IEEE senior member grade, July 2009.

Amin, Bassam and Phillip presented their papers in Transducers’09, June 2009.

Amin successfully defended his Master's thesis, May 2009.

Dr. Agah named the "College of Engineering Outstanding New Assistant Professor", April 2009.

Amin received the third place in Paul E. Torgersen Graduate Student Research Excellence Award, April 2009.

Mehdi received poster award (third place) in annual VT GSA research symposium, April 2009.

Phillip presented his paper in MMB 09 conference, April 2009.

Dr. Agah presented Shree and Mehdi's paper in MMB 09  Conference, April 2009.

Mehdi Named "The College of Engineering’s 2009 Outstanding Doctoral Student", March 2009.

Dr. Agah presented Amin's paper in MEMS Conference, January 2009.

2008

Mehdi presented his paper in ASME IMECE Conference 08, November 2008

Professor Kensall D. Wise visited VT MEMS LAB, October 2008 

Bassam presented his papers in IEEE Sensor Conference 08, October 2008

Mehdi and Phillip presented their papers in µTAS’08 conference, October 2008

Mehdi was awarded travel grant from Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society, October 2008

Syed Ali successfully defended his Master's thesis, October 2008

Danial Moodie and Louis Cirillo joined the VT MEMS, September 2008

Richard Wilson joined the VT MEMS, September 2008

Bassam, Amin and Mehdi presented their papers in Hilton Head 08, June 2008

Bassam and Amin were awarded travel grant from Transducers Research Foundation, June 2008

Bhanu Peddi joined the VT MEMS, May 2008

Mehdi received "Outstanding Graduate Student Leader" Award in 16th annual university leadership awards, April 2008.

Adedamola was awarded the Virginia Space Grant Consortium Scholarship, March 2008

Mehdi received best poster award (first place) in annual VT GSA research symposium, March 2008

VT MEMS Research on MicroGC featured in Several News Websites

Dr. Agah received the NSF CAREER Award, January 2008   

Adedamola Omotosho joined the VT MEMS, January 2008

2007

Dr. Agah in collaboration with several other faculty members received a grant from ICTAS, PI: Dr. Rafael Davalos, December 2007

Kevin Gantz defended his Master's thesis, December 2007

Shree Narayanan and Phillip Zellner joined VT MEMS, December 2007

Dr. Agah's son "Sepehr Mohammad" was born on December 1st 2007

Dr. Agah presented two papers in µTAS’07, October 2007.

Liam Reneghan joined VT MEMS, September 2007

Dr. Agah presented a paper in EMBC’07, August 2007

Kevin Gantz presented his paper in Transducers’07, June 2007

Mehdi Nikkhah received a poster award in annual VT GSA research symposium, March 2007

Dr. Agah in collaboration with several other faculty members received an NSF grant, PI: Dr. Amy Bell, January 2007

2006

Amin Zareian and Mehdi Nikkhah joined VT MEMS, September 2006

Syed Ali joined VT MEMS, July 2006

Dr. Agah in collaboration with Dr. Heflin and Dr. Taylor received an NSF grant, May 2006

Dr. Agah in collaboration with Dr. Heflin and Dr. Taylor received an NSF SGER grant, May 2006

Kevin Gantz and Bassam Alfeeli joined VT MEMS, February 2006

2005

VT MEMS was established in September 2005

 

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