Katsuo Kurabayashi

Katsuo Kurabayashi
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Associate Chair for Graduate Education, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Address

2380B GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
Phone
(734) 615-5211

Degrees

Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 1998
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 1994
B.S., Precision Engineering, University of Tokyo, 1992

Research Interests

Microelectromechanical systems; microscale thermal engineering and design; heat transfer in micro/nano structures; semiconductor processing for micromechanical structure fabrication; microfluidic device; sensors and actuators.

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Professor Award, Pi Tau Sigma, April 2007
Visiting Professorship, Tokyo Instutute of Technology, May 2006 - August 2006
Early Faculty Career Development (CAREER) Award, National Science Foundation, January 2001-December 2005
Robert Caddell Memorial Award, The University of Michigan, 2004-2005
Co-author of SPIE Best Student Paper Award (with Yi-Chung Tung), "Nano-Imprinted Strain-Controlled Elastomeric Gratings for Optical Wavelength Tuning with Visible Light", Optics East 2004, October 2004
Outstanding Paper Award, International VLSI Multilevel Interconnection Conference, 1998
Best Paper Award, TECHCON, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), September 1998

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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