Peer-reviewed publications

  1. Journal publications

1.      X. Zou, P. Thiruvenkatanathan and A. A. Seshia, A high-resolution micro-electro-mechanical tilt sensor, Sensors and Actuators Part A: Physical, 2014, in press.

2.      D. K. Agrawal and A. A. Seshia, An analytical formulation for phase noise in MEMS oscillators, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 2014, in press.

3.      Y. Jia and A. A. Seshia, An auto-parametrically excited vibration energy harvester, Sensors and Actuators Part A: Physical, Vol. 220, pp. 69-75, 2014.

4.      A. Prasad, A. T-H. Lin, V. Ramgopal Rao and A. A. Seshia, Monitoring sessile droplet evaporation on a micromechanical device, Analyst, Vol. 139, pp. 5538-5546, 2014.

5.      X. Zou, P. Thiruvenkatanathan and A. A. Seshia, A seismic-grade resonant MEMS accelerometer, IEEE Journal of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 768-770, 2014.

6.      J. Charmet, R. Daly, P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Woodhouse and A. A. Seshia, Observations of modal interaction in lateral bulk-acoustic resonators, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 105, No. 1, 013502 (4 pp), 2014.

7.      D. K. Agrawal, J. Woodhouse and A. A. Seshia, Synchronization in a coupled architecture of MEMS oscillators, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 115, No. 16, 164904 (13 pp), 2014.

8.      Y. Jia, J. Yan, K. Soga and A. A. Seshia, Parametric resonance for vibration energy harvesting with design techniques to passively reduce the initiation threshold amplitude, Smart Materials and Structures, 2014, Vol. 23, No. 6, 065011 (13 pp), 2014.

9.      Y. Jia, J. Yan, K. Soga and A. A. Seshia, A parametrically excited vibration energy harvester, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 278-289, 2014.

10.  X. Wei and A. A. Seshia, Analytical formulation of the modal frequency split in the elliptical mode of SCS micromechanical disk resonators, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 24, No. 2, 025011 (7 pp), 2014.

11.  L. L. Bell, A. A. Seshia, D. Lando, E. D. Laue, M. Palayret, S. F. Lee and D. Klenerman, A microfluidic device for the hydrodynamic immobilisation of living yeast cells for super-resolution imaging, Sensors and Actuators Part B: Chemical, Vol. 192, pp. 36-41, 2014.

12.  Y. Jia, J. Yan, K. Soga and A. A. Seshia, Parametrically excited MEMS vibration energy harvesters with design approaches to overcome the initiation threshold amplitude, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 23, No. 11, 114007 (10 pp), 2013.

13.  D. K. Agrawal, J. Woodhouse and A. A. Seshia, Observation of locked phase dynamics and enhanced frequency stability in synchronized micromechanical oscillators, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 111, No. 8, 084101 (5 pp), 2013.

14.  D. K. Agrawal, J. Woodhouse and A. A. Seshia, Modelling non-linearities in MEMS oscillators, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, Vol. 60, No. 8, pp. 1646-1659, 2013.

15.  X. Wei and A. A. Seshia, Differential piezoresistive sensing in a bulk-mode micromechanical resonator, IET Micro and Nano Letters, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 107-110, 2013.

16.  W. C. Lin, C. C. Wu, C. J. Shih and A. A. Seshia, Synthesis of zinc oxide nanostructures by microheaters in the ambient environment, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 21-28, 2013.

17.  S. K. Ghosh, V. P. Ostanin and A. A. Seshia, Studying adsorbent dynamics on a quartz crystal resonator using its nonlinear electrical response, Sensors and Actuators Part B: Chemical, Vol. 176, pp. 577-584, 2013.

18.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan and A. A. Seshia, Mode-localized displacement sensing, IEEE/ASME Journal of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 1016-1018, 2012.

19.  M. A. Khaderbad, Y. Choi, P. Hiralal, A. Aziz, N. Wang, C. Durkan, P. Thiruvenkatanathan, G. A. J. Amaratunga, V. Ramgopal Rao and A. A. Seshia, Electrical actuation and readout in a nano-electro-mechanical resonator based on a laterally suspended zinc oxide nanowire, IOP Journal of Nanotechnology, Vol. 23, No. 2, 025501 (7pp), 2012.

20.  A. T-H. Lin, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Electrically addressed dual resonator sensing platform for biochemical detection, IEEE/ASME Journal of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 34-43, 2012.

21.  S. K. Ghosh, V. P. Ostanin, C. L. Johnson, C. R. Lowe and A. A. Seshia, Probing biomolecular interaction forces using an anharmonic acoustic technique for the selective detection of bacterial spores, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 145-150, 2011.

22.  A. Menzel, A. T-H. Lin, P. Estrela, P. Li and A. A. Seshia, Biomolecular and electrochemical charge detection using a micromechanical electrometer, Sensors and Actuators Part B: Chemical, Vol. 160, No. 1, pp. 301-305, 2011.

23.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Woodhouse, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Limits to mode-localized sensing using micro- and nanomechanical resonator arrays, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 109, pp. 104903 (11 pp), 2011.

24.  J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Direct parameter extraction in feedthrough-embedded capacitive MEMS resonators, Sensors and Actuators Part A: Physical, Vol. 167, No. 2, pp. 237-244, 2011.

25.  J. E-Y. Lee, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Study of lateral mode SOI-MEMS resonators for reduced anchor loss, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 21, No. 4, 045010 (10 pp), 2011.

26.  S. K. Ghosh, V. Ostanin and A. A. Seshia, Anharmonic surface interactions for biomolecular screening and characterization, Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 549-554, January 2011.

27.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan, J. Woodhouse and A. A. Seshia, Manipulating vibration energy confinement in electrically coupled micro-electro-mechanical resonator arrays, IEEE/ASME Journal of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 157-164, 2011.

28.  S. K. Ghosh, V. Ostanin and A. A. Seshia, Anharmonic interaction signals for acoustic detection of analyte, Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 82, No. 9, pp. 3929-3935, May 2010.

29.  J. Yan, J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Transduction dependent optimisation of electro-mechanical parameters for electrostatically actuated MEMS resonators, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 10, No. 11, pp. 7533-7536, 2010.

30.  M. Ferri, F. Mancarella, A. A. Seshia, J. H. T. Ransley, K. Soga, J. Zalesky and A. Roncaglia, Development of MEMS strain sensors for crack monitoring in ageing civil infrastructures, Smart Structures and Systems, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 225-238, April 2010.

31.  A. T-H. Lin, J. E-Y. Lee, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Methods for enhanced electrical transduction and characterisation of micromechanical resonators, Sensors and Actuators Part A: Physical, Vol. 158, No. 2, pp. 263-272, March 2010.

32.  J. Yan, A. A. Seshia, K. Le Phan and J. T. M van Beek, Internal electrical and mechanical phase inversion for coupled resonator array MEMS filters, Sensors and Actuators Part A: Physical, Vol. 158, No. 1, pp. 18-29, March 2010.

33.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Differential amplification of structural perturbations in weakly coupled MEMS resonators, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 690-697, March 2010.

34.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan, J. Woodhouse, A. Aziz and A. A. Seshia, Ultrasensitive mode-localized mass sensor with electrically tunable parametric sensitivity, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 96, No. 8, 081913 (3 pp), February 22 2010.

35.  J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Parasitic feedthrough cancellation techniques for enhanced electrical characterisation of electrostatic microresonators, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 146, No. 1, pp. 36-42, 2009.

36.  J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, 5.4 MHz single crystal silicon wine glass mode disk resonator with Quality factor of 2 million, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 146, No. 1, pp. 28-35, 2009.

37.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan, J. Woodhouse and A. A. Seshia, Enhancing parametric sensitivity in electrically coupled MEMS resonators, IEEE/ASME Journal on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 1077-1086, 2009.

38.  J. E-Y. Lee, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Low loss HF band SOI wine glass bulk mode capacitive square-plate resonator, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 19, No. 7, 074003 (10 pp), July 2009.

39.  J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Thermoelastic dissipation in MEMS/NEMS flexural mode resonators, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 1011-1014, February 2009.

40.  J. E-Y. Lee, B. Bahreyni, and A. A. Seshia, An axial strain modulated double-ended tuning fork electrometer, Sensors and Actuators, Part A: Physical, Vol. 148, No. 2, pp. 395-400, December 2008.

41.  W. Shu, S. Laurenson, T. P. J. Knowles, P. Ko Ferrigno and A. A. Seshia, Highly specific label-free protein detection from lysed cells using internally referenced microcantilever sensors, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 233-237, 2008.

42.  Y. Zhu, J. E-Y. Lee, and A. A. Seshia, A resonant micromachined electrostatic charge sensor, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 8, No. 9, pp. 1499-1505, 2008.

43.  J. E-Y. Lee, B. Bahreyni, Y. Zhu and A. A. Seshia, A single-crystal silicon bulk acoustic mode microresonator oscillator, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 29, No. 7, pp. 701-703, July 2008.

44.  J. E-Y. Lee, Y. Zhu and A. A. Seshia, Bulk acoustic mode single crystal silicon resonator with high quality factor, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 18, No. 6, 064001 (6 pp), June 2008.

45.  J. H. T. Ransley, A. Aziz, C. Durkan and A. A. Seshia, Silicon depletion layer actuators, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 92, No. 18, pp. 184103, 2008. Selected for publication in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 17, No. 21, May 26, 2008.

46.  J. E-Y. Lee, Y. Zhu and A. A. Seshia, Room temperature electrometry with sub-10 electron charge resolution, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 18, No. 2, 025033 (8 pp), 2008.

47.  J. E-Y. Lee, B. Bahreyni, Y. Zhu and A. A. Seshia, Ultra-sensitive mass balance based on a bulk acoustic mode single-crystal silicon resonator, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 91, No. 24, pp. 234103, 2007. Selected for publication in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 16, No. 26, Dec. 17, 2007.

48.  W. Shu, E. D. Laue and A. A. Seshia, Investigation of biotin streptavidin binding interactions using microcantilever sensors, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 22, Nos. 9-10, pp. 2003-2009, 2007.

49.  Y. Zhu, J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, System-level simulation of a micromachined electrometer using a time-domain variable capacitor circuit model, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 1059-1065, 2007.

50.  A. S. Phani, A. A. Seshia, M. Palaniapan, R. T. Howe and J. Yasaitis, Modal coupling in micromechanical vibratory rate gyroscopes, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 1144-1152, 2006.

51.  J.H.T. Ransley, M. Watari, D. Sukumaran, R. McKendry and A. A. Seshia, SU-8 bio-chemical sensor microarrays, Journal of Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 83, Nos. 4-9, pp. 1621-1625, 2006

52.  C. B. W. Pedersen and A. A. Seshia, On the optimization of compliant force amplifier mechanisms for surface micromachined resonant accelerometers, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 14, No. 10, pp. 1281-1293, 2004.

53.  A. A. Seshia, M. Palaniapan, T. A. Roessig, R. T. Howe, R. Gooch, T. Schimert and S. Montague, A vacuum-packaged surface micromachined resonant accelerometer, IEEE/ASME Journal of MicroElectroMechanical Systems, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 784-793, Dec. 2002.

  1. Conference proceedings

54.  A. Prasad, A. Zielinsksi, M. Kalberer, R. L. Jones and A. A. Seshia, Studying particulate adsorption by drying droplets on microfabricated electro-acoustic resonators, Proceedings of the 28th European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF) conference, Neuchatel, Switzerland, June 23-26, 2014.

55.  C. Do, A. Erbes, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Low power MEMS oscillators for sensor applications, Proceedings of the 28th European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF) conference, Neuchatel, Switzerland, June 23-26, 2014.

56.  A. Erbes, A. Prasad and A. A. Seshia, High frequency piezoelectric-on-silicon MEMS resonator and numerical method for parameter extraction, Proceedings of the 28th European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF) conference, Neuchatel, Switzerland, June 23-26, 2014.

57.  Y. Jia, J. Yan, K. Soga and A. A. Seshia, Multi-frequency operation of a MEMS vibration energy harvester by accessing five orders of parametric resonance, 13th International conference on Micro- and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion applications (PowerMEMS 2013), The Royal Society, London, UK, December 3-6, 2013 published in Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 476, No. 1, p. 012126.

58.  Y. Zhou, E. A. H. Hall and A. A. Seshia, Microfluidics-based acoustic microbubble biosensor, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors conference (IEEE Sensors 2013), Baltimore MD, USA, November 4-6 2013.

59.  X. Zou, P. Thiruvenkatanathan and A. A. Seshia, Micro-electro-mechanical resonant tilt sensor with 250 nano-radian resolution, Proceedings of the 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25 2013.

60.  A. Erbes, P. Thiruvenkatanathan and A. A. Seshia, Numerical study on the impact of process variations on the motional resistance of weakly coupled MEMS resonators, Proceedings of the 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25 2013.

61.  A. Erbes, X. Wei and A. A. Seshia, MEMS-based mechanical AGC for oscillator circuits, Proceedings of the 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25 2013.

62.  M. Agrawal, Y. Zhou, J. Bellare and A. A. Seshia, Design and modelling of an integrated device for acoustic resonance spectroscopy, Proceedings of the 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25 2013.

63.  A. Erbes, P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Investigating the vibration dynamics of cross-coupled MEMS resonators for reduced motional resistance, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2013), Barcelona, Spain, June 16-20 2013.

64.  Y. Jia and A. A. Seshia, Directly and parametrically excited bi-stable vibration energy harvester for broadband operation, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2013), Barcelona, Spain, June 16-20 2013.

65.  L. Belsito, M. Ferri, F. Mancarella, A. Roncaglia, J. Yan, A. A. Seshia and K. Soga, High resolution strain sensing on steel by silicon-on-insulator flexural resonators fabricated with chip-level vacuum packaging, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2013), Barcelona, Spain, June 16-20 2013.

66.  W. C. Lin, Y. C. Lin, C. J. Shih, Y. L. Chu, M. Esashi and A. A. Seshia, Fabrication and characterization of zinc oxide nanowire devices, Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Conference on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (IEEE MEMS 2013), Taipei, Taiwan, January 20-24, 2013.

67.  Y. Jia, J. Yan, K. Soga and A. A. Seshia, Parametrically excited MEMS vibration energy harvesters, Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Micro- and Nano-technology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2012), Altanta, GA, USA, December 2-5 2012.

68.  X. Zou, P. Thiruvenkatanathan and A. A. Seshia, Micro-electro-mechanical resonant tilt sensor, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Frequency Control Symposium, Baltimore, MD, USA, May 21-24, 2012.

69.  A. Erbes, P. Thiruvenkatanathan and A. A. Seshia, Impact of mode-localization on the motional resistance of coupled MEMS resonators, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Frequency Control Symposium, Baltimore, MD, USA, May 21-24, 2012.

70.  D. K. Agrawal, J. Woodhouse and A. A. Seshia, Modelling non-linearities in a MEMS square wave oscillator, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Frequency Control Symposium, Baltimore, MD, USA, May 21-24, 2012.

71.  W. C. Lin, Y. C. Lin, C. J. Shih, M. Esashi and A. A. Seshia, Local synthesis and alignment of zinc oxide nanowires in aqueous solution using microheaters, Proceedings of the 25th IEEE MEMS conference, Paris, France, January 29 - February 2, 2012.

72.  L. L. Bell, A. A. Seshia, D. Lando and E. D. Laue, A microfluidic device for high density hydrodynamic cell trapping, growth and super-resolution imaging, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors conference, Limerick, Ireland, October 28-31, 2011.

73.  F. Bolognini, K. Shea and A. A. Seshia, Advanced applications of a computational design synthesis method, Proceedings of the 18th international conference on engineering design (ICED 2011), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 15-18, 2011.

74.  X. Zou, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Voltage programmable band-pass/band-stop filter response in a single micro-electro-mechanical device, Proceedings of the 16th international conference on solid-state sensors, actuators and microsystems (Transducers 2011), Beijing, China, June 5-9, 2011.

75.  M. Ferri, L. Belsito, F. Mancarella, L. Masini, A. Roncaglia, J. Yan, A. A. Seshia, J. Zalesky, and K. Soga, Fabrication and testing of high resolution extensometer based on resonant MEMS strain sensors, Proceedings of the 16th international conference on solid-state sensors, actuators and microsystems (Transducers 2011), Beijing, China, June 5-9, 2011.

76.  D. K. Agrawal, P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Electrically coupled MEMS oscillators, 2011 Joint conference of the IEEE Frequency Control Symposium and the European Frequency and Time Forum, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 1-5, 2011.

77.  W-C. Lin, C-C. Wu, Y-C. Lin and A. A. Seshia, Catalyst-free synthesis of zinc oxide nanostructures by microheaters in the ambient environment, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Nano/Micro-Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE NEMS), Kaohsuing, Taiwan, February 20-23, 2011.

78.  A. T-H. Lin, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, 2.2 MHz piezoresistive MEMS oscillator operating in air, Proceedings of Eurosensors XXIV, Linz, Austria, Sept. 5-8, 2010.

79.  L. Bell, A. A. Seshia, C. Davidson and C. R. Lowe, Integration of holographic sensors into microfluidics for the real-time pH sensing of L. Casei growth, Proceedings of Eurosensors conference XXIV, Linz, Austria, Sept. 5-8, 2010.

80.  X. Zou, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, A novel tunable band-pass filter based on a single square-ring MEMS resonator, Proceedings of Eurosensors XXIV, Linz, Austria, Sept. 5-8, 2010.

81.  A. T-H. Lin, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Mechanically coupled bulk-mode dual resonator mass sensor, Proceedings of Eurosensors XXIV, Linz, Austria, Sept. 5-8, 2010.

82.  M. Ferri, F. Mancarella, L. Belsito, A. Roncaglia, J. Yan, A. A. Seshia, K. Soga and J. Zalesky, Strain sensing on steel surfaces using vacuum packaged MEMS resonators, Proceedings of Eurosensors XXIV, Linz, Austria, Sept. 5-8, 2010.

83.  A. T-H. Lin, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Electrostatically transduced face shear mode microresonator, Proceedings of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Newport Beach, USA, June 1-4, 2010, pp. 534-538.

84.  J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Direct parameter extraction in capacitively transduced micromechanical resonators using the anti-resonance, Proceedings of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Newport Beach, USA, June 1-4, 2010, pp. 133-136.

85.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Ultrasensitive mode localized micromechanical electrometer, Proceedings of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Newport Beach, USA, June 1-4, 2010, pp. 91-96.

86.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Topology dependence of mass sensitivities in mode-localised sensors, Proceedings of the 24th European Frequency and Time Forum conference (EFTF), Noordwijk, Netherlands, April 13-16, 2010.

87.  Z. J. Wong, J. Yan, K. Soga and A. A. Seshia, A multi-degree-of-freedom electrostatic MEMS power harvester, 9th International Workshop on Micro- and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2009), Washington DC, USA, Dec. 1-4, 2009, pp. 300-303.

88.  A. T-H. Lin, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Dynamic response of water droplet coated silicon MEMS resonators, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Rome, Italy, September 20-23, 2009, pp. 669-672.

89.  J. Yan, A. T-H. Lin and A. A. Seshia, Suppression of parasitic resonance in piezoresistively transduced longitudinal mode silicon MEMS resonators, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Rome, Italy, September 20-23, 2009, pp. 2149-2152.

90.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Effects of mechanical and electrical coupling on parametric sensitivity of mode localized sensors, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Rome, Italy, September 20-23, 2009, pp. 1183-1186.

91.  S. K. Ghosh, V. Ostanin and A. A. Seshia, Microbead dynamics on Quartz Crystal Microbalance at elevated amplitudes, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Rome, Italy, September 20-23, 2009, pp. 641-644.

92.  G. Ye, J. Yan, Z. J. Wong, K. Soga and A. A. Seshia, Optimisation of a piezoelectric system for energy harvesting from traffic vibrations, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Rome, Italy, September 20-23, 2009, pp. 759-762.

93.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan, J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Enhancing parametric sensitivity using mode localization in electrically coupled MEMS resonators, 15th International conference on solid-state sensors, actuators and microsystems (Transducers 2009), Denver, USA, June 21-24, 2009, pp. 2350-2353.

94.  M. Ferri, F. Mancarella, J. Yan, J. E-Y. Lee, A. A. Seshia, J. Zalesky, K. Soga and A. Roncaglia, Design and prototyping of a MEMS-based crackmeter for structural monitoring, 15th International conference on solid-state sensors, actuators and microsystems (Transducers 2009), Denver, USA, June 21-24, 2009, pp. 315-318.

95.  A. T-H. Lin, J. E-Y. Lee, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Enhanced transduction methods for electrostatically driven MEMS resonators, 15th International conference on solid-state sensors, actuators and microsystems (Transducers 2009), Denver, USA, June 21-24, 2009, pp. 561-564.

96.  P. Thiruvenkatanathan, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Common mode rejection in electrically coupled MEMS resonators utilising mode localisation for sensor applications, Proceedings of the IEEE Frequency Control Symposium, Besancon, France, April 21-24, 2009, pp. 358-363.

97.  J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Internal phase inversion narrow bandwidth MEMS filter, Proceedings of the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Beijing, China, Nov. 2-5, 2008, pp. 701-704.

98.  J. E-Y. Lee, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Anchor limited Q in flexural mode resonators, Proceedings of the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Beijing, China, Nov. 2-5, 2008, pp. 2213-2216.

99.  J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Binary Excitation of a high-Q bulk acoustic resonator by actuation polarity inversion, Proceedings of the ASME Design, Dynamics and Control of MEMS and NEMS symposium, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, USA, Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2008, pp. 443-448.

100.    J. E-Y. Lee, B. Bahreyni and A. A. Seshia, Thin film monitoring with silicon bulk acoustic resonators, Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Sensors conference, Lecce, Italy, October 26-29, 2008, pp. 581-584.

101.    M. Ferri, F. Mancarella, J. H. T. Ransley, A. A. Seshia and A. Roncaglia, Fabrication of DETF sensors in SOI technology with submicron air gaps using a maskless line narrowing technique, Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Sensors conference, Lecce, Italy, October 26-29, 2008, pp. 1131-1134.

102.    J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Square wine-glass mode resonator with a Q-Factor of 4 million, Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Sensors conference, Lecce, Italy, October 26-29, 2008, pp. 1257-1260.

103.    J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, 5 MHz micromechanical silicon bulk mode resonator with Quality factor exceeding 2 million, Proceedings of the 19th Workshop on Micromachining, Micromechanics and Microsystems, Aachen, Germany, Sept. 28-30, 2008, pp. 331-334.

104.    J. E-Y. Lee, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Quality factor enhancement of bulk acoustic mode resonators through anchor geometry design, Proceedings of Eurosensors XXII, Dresden, Germany, September 7-10, 2008, pp. 536-539.

105.    J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Circular wine-glass mode disk resonator with Q of 2 million, Proceedings of Eurosensors XXII, Dresden, Germany, September 7-10, 2008, pp. 276-279.

106.    J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Enhanced electrical characterization of MEMS resonators using on-chip parasitic feedthrough self-cancellation, Proceedings of Eurosensors XXII, Dresden, Germany, September 7-10, 2008, pp. 1349-1352.

107.    J. E-Y. Lee, Y. Zhu and A. A. Seshia, A micromechanical electrometer approaching single electron charge resolution at room temperature, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (IEEE MEMS), Tucson, AZ, USA, January 13-17, 2008, pp. 948-951.

108.    J. Yan, A. A. Seshia, K. Le Phan and J. T. M. van Beek, Mechanical phase inversion for coupled Lamé mode resonator array filters, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (IEEE MEMS), Tucson, AZ, USA, January 13-17, 2008, pp. 1024-1027.

109.    J. Yan, A. A. Seshia, K. Le Phan and J. T. M. van Beek, Internal electrical phase inversion for FF-beam resonator arrays and tuning fork filters, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (IEEE MEMS), Tucson, AZ, USA, January 13-17, 2008, pp. 1028-1031.

110.    J. E-Y. Lee, Y. Zhu and A. A. Seshia, Sub-10 electron charge resolution for room temperature electrometry, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Sensors, Atlanta, GA, USA, October 28-31, 2007, pp. 821-824.

111.    J. E-Y. Lee, Y. Zhu and A. A. Seshia, High Q bulk acoustic mode resonator operating at ambient pressure, Proceedings of the 18th Workshop on Micromachining, Micromechanics and Microsystems, Guimaraes, Portugal, September 16-18, 2007, pp. 293-296.

112.    F. Bolognini, A. A. Seshia and K. Shea, Exploring the use of multi-domain computational synthesis in MEMS design: An algorithmic simulation-based method, International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED), Paris, France, August 28-31, 2007.

113.    W. Domenzain and A. A. Seshia, Rapid prototyping of PDMS-based microfluidic devices with applications to protein crystallisation, 5th ASME ICNMM conference, Universidad De Las Americas Puebla, Mexico, June 18-20, 2007, pp. 519-526.

114.    Y. Zhu, J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, MEMS electrometer system-level simulation using a time-domain variable capacitor model, 14th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers), Lyon, France, June 10-14, 2007, pp. 1685-1688.

115.    J. H. T. Ransley, C. Durkan and A. A. Seshia, A depletion layer actuator, 14th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers), Lyon, France, June 10-14, 2007, pp. 1393-1396.

116.    J. Yan, A. A. Seshia, K. Le Phan, P. G. Steeneken and J. T. M. Van Beek, Narrow bandwidth single-resonator MEMS tuning fork filters, IEEE Frequency Control Symposium, Geneva, Switzerland, May 29-June 1, 2007, pp. 1366-1369.

117.    J. E-Y. Lee, Y. Zhu and A. A. Seshia, A variable capacitor based MEMS electrometer, Proceedings of the European conference on sensors (Eurosensors XX), Goteborg, Sweden, September 18-20, 2006, pp. 452-455.

118.    F. Bolognini, K. Shea, C. Vale and A. A. Seshia, A multi-criteria system-based method for simulation-driven design synthesis, Proceedings of the ASME IDETC/CIE 2006 conference, Philadelphia, USA, Sept 10-13, 2006, pp. 651-661.

119.    J. Yan, A. A. Seshia, P. Steeneken and J. T. M. Van Beek, A silicon MEMS bulk mode Sandwich resonator, Proceedings of the 17th conference on Micromechanics and Microengineering Europe, Southampton, UK, Sept 3-5, 2006.

120.    W. Domenzain and A. A. Seshia, Rapid Prototyping of PDMS based microfluidic systems, Proceedings of the 17th conference on Micromechanics and Microengineering Europe, Southampton, UK, Sept 3-5, 2006.

121.    J. Yan, A. A. Seshia, P. Steeneken and J. T. M. Van Beek, A test structure for Young Modulus extraction through capacitance-voltage measurements, Proceedings of the 4th International conference on Sensors, Irvine, USA, Oct. 31-Nov.3, 2005, pp. 901-903.

122.    J.H.T. Ransley, M. Watari, D. Sukumaran, R. McKendry and A. A. Seshia, SU-8 bio-chemical sensor microarrays, Proceedings of the International Conference on Micro- and Nano- Engineering, Vienna, Austria, September 19-22, 2005.

123.    A. A. Seshia, A linear model for phase noise in silicon micro-electro-mechanical resonator oscillators, Proceedings of the 6th Conference on MEMS for Millimeter-Wave Communications, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23-24, 2005, pp. 87-90.

124.    J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Effects of etch holes in Micro-Electro-Mechanical resonators, Proceedings of the 8th International conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Annaheim, USA, May 8-12, 2005, pp. 577-580.

125.    A. S. Phani and A. A. Seshia, Identification of anisoelasticity and nonproportional damping in MEMS gyroscopes,  Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Boston, USA, Mar. 7-11, 2004, pp. 343-346.

126.    C. B. W. Pedersen and A. A. Seshia, Compliant force amplifier mechanisms for surface-micromachined resonant accelerometers, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Boston, USA, Mar. 7-11, 2004, pp. 331-334.

127.    A. S. Phani, A. A. Seshia, M. Palaniapan, R. T. Howe and J. Yasaitis, Coupling of resonant modes in micromechanical vibratory rate gyroscopes, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Boston, USA, Mar. 7-11, 2004, pp. 335-338.

128.    A. A. Seshia, W. Low, S. A. Bhave, R. T. Howe and S. Montague, Micromechanical Pierce oscillators for resonant sensing applications, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Apr. 22-25, 2002, pp. 162-165.

129.    A. A. Seshia, R. T. Howe and S. Montague, A micromechanical resonant output gyroscope, Proceedings of the 15th International IEEE MEMS Conference 2002, Las Vegas, NV, USA Jan. 20-24, 2002, pp. 722-727.

130.    T. Yamamoto, O. Tabata, A. A. Seshia and R. T. Howe, Integrated resonant accelerometer based on rigidity change, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers 99), Sendai, Japan, June 7-11, 1999, pp. 1538-1541.

131.    A. M. Shkel, R. Horowitz, A. A. Seshia, S. Park, and R. T. Howe, Dynamics and control of micromachined gyroscopes, Proceedings of the 1999 American Control Conference, San Diego, USA, June 2-4, 1999, pp. 2119-2124.

 

Refereed conference abstracts

1.      A. Prasad, A. T-H. Lin, V. Ramgopal Rao and A. A. Seshia, Embedding micromechanical resonators in microfluidics for a biochemical sensing platform, 9th International Workshop on nanomechanical sensing, Mumbai, India, June 6-8, 2012.

2.      A. A. Seshia, Electro-acoustic approaches to biochemical sensing, 8th International Workshop on nanomechanical sensing, Dublin, Ireland, May 11-13, 2011 (invited).

3.      A. A. Seshia, J. E-Y. Lee and P. Thiruvenkatanathan, Vibratory MEMS for room temperature electrometry, 2011 Joint conference of the IEEE Frequency Control Symposium and the European Frequency and Time Forum, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 1-5, 2011 (invited).

4.      S. K. Ghosh, V. Ostanin and A. A. Seshia, Anharmonic QCM signals for the detection of surface-bound species, 11th World Congress on Biosensors, Glasgow UK, May 26-28 2010.

5.      A. T-H. Lin, J. Yan and A. A. Seshia, Detection of biomolecular binding using MEMS bulk acoustic wave sensors, 11th World Congress on Biosensors, Glasgow UK, May 26-28 2010.

6.      A. A. Seshia, Silicon micromechanical resonators for precision sensing, Materials Research Society fall meeting, Boston, USA, November 30 - December 4 2009 (invited).

7.      A. Menzel, A. T-H. Lin and A. A. Seshia, Detection of biotin-streptavidin binding interactions using micromachined electrometers, 11th World Congress on Biosensors, Glasgow UK, May 26-28 2010.

8.      J. Yan, J. E-Y. Lee and A. A. Seshia, Transduction dependent extraction of electro-mechanical parameters for electrostatically actuated MEMS/NEMS resonators, International conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Beijing, China, September 1-3, 2009.

9.      W. Shu, E. D. Laue and A. A. Seshia, Microcantilever sensors: A platform for the investigation of biotin streptavidin binding interactions, 9th World Congress on Biosensors, Toronto, Canada, May 10-12, 2006.

10.  W. Shu, D. Zhou, J. H. T. Ransley, A. A. Seshia and M. E. Welland, Electrical actuation of a DNA-functionalized cantilever sensor, International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Beijing, China, June 9-11, 2005.

11.  A. A. Seshia, Integrated Resonant Microstructures for Sensor and Timing Applications, Smart Sensors and Systems Symposium, NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (Nanotech 2005), Annaheim, CA, USA, May 7, 2005 (invited).