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EPSRC CDT in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future



Michael performed his PhD research on MEMS actuators at the University of Leuven in Belgium and in part at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan. He then joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Michigan, and Harvard University as a postdoc researcher in the field of nanotechnology. He also worked for several years at imecĀ - an industry funded microelectronics research institute - before joining the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. He is a recipient of an ERC starting grant, and holder of several industrial and academic awards including the Iwan Akerman Award and the Barco High-Tech Award. He is a Laureate of the Belgian Royal Academy, vice president of LIAM - a North Carolina based nanotech company and Co-founder of Echion Technologies (UK).


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A list of publications can be found on Google Scholar.

Reader in NanoManufacturing and Engineering Design
Dr Michael  de Volder