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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801

 

Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p

 

Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375
email: mntl@illinois.edu

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Rashid Bashir

Rashid Bashir

Professor, Department Head Bioengineering
1270 Digital Computer Lab, MC-MC 278
1304 W. Springfield
Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 333-1867
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PhD, 1992, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Research Statement:
My research interests include BioMEMS, Lab on a chip, nano-biotechnology, interfacing biology and engineering from molecular to tissue scale, and applications of semiconductor fabrication to biology, all applied to solve biomedical problems.
Research Interests:
BioMEMS and Biosensors, BioNanotechnology, Nanomedicine, Applications of MEMS and nanotechnology in medical and biological problems, Multi scale tissue engineering.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities:
We are looking for undergraduate students interested in integrating Nanotechnology with Biotechnology for diagnostics, therapeutics, and tissue engineering.
Graduate Research Opportunities:
Looking for energetic students interested in projects at the interface of nanotechnology, biology and medicine.
Post-Doctoral Research Opportunities:
Looking for energetic post-docs interested in projects at the interface of nanotechnology, biology and medicine.
For more information:
Prof. Bashir's Research Group Page
Web Page for the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements:

  • IEEE EMBS Technical Achievement Award (2012)

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Teaching:

  • "Education and Mentorship Award", 2003 BioMEMS and biomedical Nanotechnology World Congress Meeting, Columbus, OH.
  • Joel and Spira "Outstanding Teacher Award" from School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, 2000.

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Research:

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2013
  • Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS)2012
  • Fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2010.
  • IEEE EDS Distinguished Lecturer, 2009-2011.
  • Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2009
  • Invited to attend and present at the NSF US-EU symposium on BioNanotechnology, Ispra, Italy, May 2008
  • Invited to Attend the Japan-US National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers of Engineering Meeting, Nov 5-7th, 2007, Palo Alto, CA.
  • 2006 College of Agricultural Team Research Award: Biosensors for Food Safety, Purdue University.
  • Small Times Magazine one of five Finalist of "Innovator of the Year" Award, 2005.
  • Purdue University Faculty Scholar, 2005 - 2010.
  • Honorary Member, Golden Key International Honor Society, 2005.
  • "Global Indus Technovator" Award 2003, in Materials and Devices, by the MIT Sloan Business School and the Indian Business Club (http://technovators.mit.edu/). Top 20 technologist South Asian Background in 2003.
  • Member of the United States delegation to Japan for the 2nd Japan-US (NSF/MEXT) Joint Symposium on Nanotechnology in Advanced Therapy and Diagnostics at Yokohama, Japan on October 9-12th, 2003.
  • Selected by National Academy of Engineering to attend the Frontiers in Engineering Workshop in Fall 2003.
  • Student Poster Award at 2003 BioMEMS and biomedical Nanotechnology World Congress Meeting, Columbus, OH. (graduate student Rafael Gomez)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Award 2000-2004.
  • Student Poster Award at 2002 BioMEMS and biomedical Nanotechnology World Congress Meeting, Columbus, OH. (graduate student Haibo Li)
  • Technology Translation Award, 2001, BioMEMS and biomedical Nanotechnology World Congress Meeting, Columbus, OH.
  • Invited to attend DARPA Workshop on Nanotechnology for Biodetection/Bioassay and Delivery of Therapeutics to Individual Cells, December 12th - 13th , 2000, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Patent achievement Awards from National Semiconductor Corp. 1993-1998
  • Highest Ranking Graduate in the College of Engineering," Texas Tech University December 1987.
  • Engineering Scholarship at Texas Tech University, January 1985 to December 1987; President's List/Dean's List, August 1984 to December 1987.