Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Laser-based nanomanufacturing"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Summer 2012 - DURI
Research area(s):
Engineering
Project Description:
This project is to use lasers, micro and nano optical focusing elements, and high precision positioning systems to manufacturer micrometer and nanometer scale features. A laser-based manufacturing system is available in Prof. Xu’s laboratory in the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The undergraduate student will work with graduate students to carry out system improvement, testing, and analysis.
Expected Student Contributions:
Examples of research roles that the undergraduate student can be involved in include developing control algorithms, developing manufacturing strategies, developing precision alignment systems, and carrying out manufacturing processes.
Related Website(s):
https://engineering.purdue.edu/~xxu/
Desired Qualifications:
Junior or senior standing, GPA>3.5
Estimated Weekly Hours:
40
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
No

Professor in Charge

Name:
Xu, Xianfan
Deptartment/College:
mechanical engineering

Student Supervisor

Name:
Xianfan Xu
Title:
Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Mnghao Qi
Deptartment/College:
Electrical and computer engineering