TEXPO Winners 2018
Congratulations to our award winners!
Brian L. Barge Award for Microsystems Integration
M. Reza Pazhouhandeh (University of Toronto, supervisor Roman Genov)
BRAIN: Bidirectional Rail-to-Rail Artifact-Insensitive Neural-interface
Presented by: Brian L. Barge
Sponsored by: CMC Microsystems
Honorable mention: Hossam Shoman (University of British Columbia, supervisor Lukas Chrostowski), for “High Quantum Efficiency Photo Conductive Heaters Enable Control of Large Scale Silicon Photonic Ring Resonators Circuits”
Award for Excellence in Nanofabrication
Carlos Gerardo (University of British Columbia, supervisor Edmond Cretu)
PolyCMUTs: Plastics Transducers for Ultrasound Imaging
Presented by: Rainer Schmid
Sponsored by: Raith America, Inc.
Honorable mention: Ehsan Espid (University of British Columbia, supervisor Fariborz Taghipour) for “Design, Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of Photo-activated Micro Gas Sensors based on Semiconducting Nanostructures"
Industrial Collaboration Award
Zhongpan Wu & Karim Hammad (York University, supervisor Sebastian Magierowski)
Hardware-Accelerated DNA Sequencing
Presented by: Ray Filteau
Sponsored by: Teledyne DALSA
Honorable mention: Richard Cheng & Jean-Michel Gariepy (University of Toronto, supervisor Axel Guenther) for “Microfluidic Device Enabled Handheld Bioprinter"
Micro-Nanosystems Design Award
Nahla Abouelkheir (University of Ottawa, supervisors Ralph Mason, Carleton University and Mustapha C.E. Yagoub, University of Ottawa)
A 65nm Compact High-Performance Fully Synthesizable Clock Multiplier Based on an Injection Ring Oscillator
Presented by: Peter Chun
Sponsored by: Huawei Technologies Canada