Sensing and Diagnostic Devices - aide ebrahimi and steve hicks
 

Sensing and Diagnostic Devices

The sensing and diagnostic biodevices thrust is focused on research related to novel materials, devices, or platforms, that can aid detection and monitoring of health-related biomarkers.

Leaders

Aida Ebrahimi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering

Steve Hicks, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Faculty

University Park:

Larry Cheng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

Paul Cremer, Ph.D.
J. Lloyd Huck Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Aida Ebrahimi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering

Christopher Engeland, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Nursing

Weihua Guan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering

Raj Kothapalli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Zhiwen Liu, Ph.D.
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Moriah Szpara
Associate Professor of Biology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mauricio Terrones, Ph.D.
Verne M. Willaman Professor of Physics
Distinguished Professor of Physics
Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering

Yong Wang, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Stephen Wilson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Pak kin Wong, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Tak-Sing Wong, Ph.D.
Wormley Early Career Professor and Associate Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

Jian Yang, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Regenerative Engineering

Hershey:

Gerd Brunner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine

Scott Bunce, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Steve Hicks, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Andrea Hobkirk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Xuemei Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Physician-Scientist Development

Kent Vrana, Ph.D.
Elliott S. Vesell Professor and Department Chair of Pharmacology


Sample Projects

Highly sensitive dopamine detector uses 2D materials
Aida Ebrahimi et al.

Sequence-specific recognition of HIV-1 DNA with solid-state CRISPR-Cas12a-assisted nanopores (SCAN)
Weihua Guan et al.

Detection of bacterial metabolism in lag-phase using impedance spectroscopy of agar-integrated 3D microelectrodes
Aida Ebrahimi et al.


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Novel materials for point-of-care sensors

Molecular diagnostics

Single-molecule sensors

 
 

About

Established in 2020, the Center for Biodevices aims to bridge foundational science and clinical applications of biodevices, while enabling success of faculty, clinicians, and students across multiple disciplines.

Center for Biodevices

The Pennsylvania State University

Reber Building

University Park, PA 16802