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AMEC 36th 2018

36th Annual Microelectronic Engineering Conference at RIT

April 16, 2018  5 PM Reception and 6 PM Dinner for Seniors, Alumni, Industrial Advisory Board and Invited Guests at RIT INN and Conference Center

April 17, 2018  8 AM to 5 PM at  RIT SLA Hall rm. 2210-2240

Free Registration at or contact Dr. Robert Pearson at


Opening Remarks, TBA

Invited Talks



RIT Microelectronic Engineering Senior Research/Design Project Titles – 2018

PZT Peristaltic Hydraulic Pump, Nicholas Amendola

Process Development and Droplet Movement Automation of Electrowetting on Dielectric Devices as a Platform for DNA Synthesis, Hee Tae An

Installation and DOE Characterization of an Inductively-Coupled Plasma (ICP) Etching Tool,  Eve Arnold

Fabrication of MOSFET on InGaAs with Al2O3 Gate Dielectric, John Colern

Characterization of Aluminum Junction Spiking in Silicon with a TiN-TiSi2 Buffer Layer, Mark Davis

Monolayer doping for ultra-shallow junction MOSFET device fabrication, Jenna Doran

n-Channel Ferroelectric Field Effect Transistors (FeFETs) with Ultrathin Ferroelectric Zr-doped HfO2 and Al Replacement Gate, Joshua Eschle

Fabrication of Transparent Vertical MESFET in GaN, Matthew Hartensveld

Evaluating the Mixing of Laminar Flows Using Inertial Pumps, Brandon Hayes, Austin Hayes, Alexander Borghetti Ferreira,  James Krisher

Design and Fabrication of MEMS Capacitive 3-Axis Accelerometers, Eddie Huang

ALD Characterization of Al2O3 Films and Al2O3 Capacitor Analyses, Jesse Judd

Improvements in GaSb Homoepitaxial and IMF Solar Cells Grown via Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition, Emily Kessler

Vacuum Field Emission Devices with Integrated Carbon Nanotubes, Leo Kheyn-Kheyfets

Fabrication and Characterization of Bubble-driven Micropumps Used to Mix Laminar Flows, Matthew Rolleston

Xenon Flash-Annealed Polycrystalline Silicon TFTs:  Dopants and Defects, Adam Rosenfeld

Flexible Silicon Nanowire Solar Cells by Metal-Assisted Chemical Etching, Cody Soule

Characterization of Ferroelectric Tunnel Junctions with Different Bottom Electrodes, Justin Zwick