Welcome to the website of Professor Masoud Agah's research group at Virginia Tech. Research at VT MEMS Lab currently centers on the development of three-dimensional micromachining techniques, micro gas analyzers for environmental and healthcare applications, biochips for cell analysis, cancer diagnosis, and cancer treatment monitoring, and biochips for pathogen detection in water.
- Dr. Mehdi Nikkhah, the first PHD graduate of the BioMEMS thrust, will join the faculty of Biomedical Engineering Department, Arizona State University. Congratulations and wishing him a safe journey in his new endeavors.
- Drs. Agah (Co-PI) and Nazhandali (PI) received a grant from NSF to develop NEMS-Based Power Gating for Future Low Power Design.
- Drs. Agah, Nazhandali (ECE), and Marr (CEE) received an R21 grant from NIOSH to develop a portable GC for monitoring toxic gases in airports.