People

 

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Richard Brown

Dean, College of Engineering

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, School of Computing

Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering


Office: WEB 1692
Phone: (801) 581-6912
Email: brown@utah.edu

Responsibility

Responsible Professional Engineer, License Number 182900-2202

Technical Areas

Chemical Sensors; Neural Interfaces; Electronic Circuit Clocking; Circuit Design; High Perforamnce Micropocessors; Mixed Signal Processors, Biomedical Implants.

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Florian Solzbacher

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering
Director, Center for Engineering Innovation
Co-Director Utah Nanotechnology Institute

Office: SMBB 3701
Phone: (801) 587-3917
Email: florian.solzbacher@utah.edu

Responsibility

Director

Technical Areas

Harsh Environment MEMS, automotive, process control, aerospace and biomedical devices and applications, system integration.

Prof. Solzabacher’s U Profile
Utah Nanofab
Microsystems Lab

Disclaimer: Florian Solzbacher has comercial and financial interest in the company Blackrock Microsystems


 
Loren Rieth

Research Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Office: SMBB 3721
Phone: (801) 585-9535
Email: loren.rieth@utah.edu

 

Responsibilities

New technologies, infrastructure and technology roadmaps

Technical Areas

Semiconductor devices, including solar cells, materials development, device characterization.

Prof. Rieth’s U Profile
Microsystems Lab

Disclaimer: Loren Rieth has financial interest in the company Blackrock Microsystems


 
Prashant Tathireddy

Research Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Office: SMBB 3745
Phone: (801) 581-8282
Email: p.tathireddy@utah.edu

Responsibility

Key account management

Technical Areas

Packaging and reliability, process control and biomedical devices and applications.

Prof. Tathireddy’s U Profile
Microsystems Lab

Disclaimer: Prashant Tathireddy has financial interest in the company Blackrock Microsystems


 
Sandeep Negi

Research Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Office: SMBB 3715
Phone: (801) 587-0640
Email: s.negi@utah.edu

Responsibility

Business Development (technical)

Technical Areas

Medical devices, materials development and characterization.

Disclaimer: Sandeep Negi has financial interest in the company Blackrock Microsystems


 
Rohit Sharma

Research Associate, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Office: SMBB 2120
Phone: (801) 587-0683
Email: rohit.sharma@utah.edu

Responsibility

Sales and Business development (commercial)

Technical Areas

Process and device development, microfabrication, and assembly.


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Paul Hamric

Technician, Mechanical Engineering

Office: SMBB 2120
Phone: (801) 587-0683
Email:

Responsibility

Mechanical and advanced fine machining and microfabrication

Technical Areas

Process and device development, microfabrication, 3D rapid prototyping, CNC, and EDM.


 
Derek Dosdall

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University

Office: SMBB 3705
Phone: (801) 587-2036
Email: derek.dosdall@utah.edu
Profile: Website

Responsibilities

New technologies, grant specialist

Technical Areas

Medical devices, cardiac and neural electrophysiology, animal models, and clinical partners

 

Collaborators and Affiliated Laboratories

 

 
Milind Deo

Professor and Chair, Chemical Engineering

Office: MEB 3290 D
Phone: (801) 581-7629
Email: milind.deo@utah.edu

Technical Area

Energy exploration and production.


 
Chris Pantelides

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Office: MCE 2113
Phone: (801) 585-3991
Email: chris@civil.utah.edu

Technical Areas

Structural concrete and seismic design, analysis, and rehabilitation.


 
Ramesh Goel

Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Office: MCE 2064
Phone: (801) 581-6110
Email: ram.goel@utah.edu

Technical Areas

Environmental engineering and waste water.


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James Thompson

Associate Director, Business & Technology Development
University of Utah Technology & Venture Commercialization

Office: 615 Arapeen Ste. 310
Phone: (801) 213-3564
Email: james.thompson@tvc.utah.edu

Technical Areas

Technology & venture commercialization liaison


 
Raj Bhandari

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
R&D Manager, Blackrock Microsystems, LLC.

Office: SMBB 37315
Phone: (801) 587-0640
Email: rbhandari@blackrockmicro.com

Technical Areas

Biomedical and implantable devices and systems, MEMS, and small business grants specialist.

Disclaimer: Raj Bhandari has financial interest in the company Blackrock Microsystems

 

Support Staff

 

    

 
Steve Orme

Senior Accountant

Office: MEB 3280A
Phone: (801) 581-6166
Email: steve.orme@utah.edu

Technical Areas

Accounting and budget.


 
Robert Knudsen

Accountant

Office: MEB 3336
Phone: (801) 581-3533
Email: robert.knudsen@utah.edu

Technical Areas

Accounting and budget.