Engineer with advanced technical skillset, including 4 years of research experience in Microsystems Technology. Proactive, multitasker with valuable exposure to recent trends in nanotechnology manufacturing and techniques used in a semiconductor process environment. Able to work together with researchers, technicians and engineers to produce high quality components in accordance with project standards with limitations of process window and timeline. Q Nanotechnology Q Assembly &Packaging technology Q MEMS fabrication and Process technology Q Micro/nano metrology Q Sensors and actuators Q Cleanroom (Lithography and process techniques) Q Photonics
Measurement and Characterization Atomic force microscope (AFM), Scanning electron microscope (SEM), White light interferometer, Surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy (SPR), X-ray reflectometry, Contact angle measurement, Ellipsometry, pressure measurement of microfluidic channels.
In-situ and Post-experimental analysis Micro-nano Polymer and metal structures: Structural, Physical changes, Statistical quality control, Repeatability & Reliability issues, Design of process parameters, Failure analysis
Simulation and analysis software M3D software for analysis of Photonic crystals, Voxel structure in 3D printing, Nanoscope and WSxM for AFM imaging, MeterPro for White light Interferometer, Lumerical FDTD solutions for Diffraction analysis, Mold flow simulation for injection moulding Research Software M3D: photonic crystals and Voxel nanostructures Nanoscope, WSxM : AFM imaging MeterPro : White light interferometer Lumerical FDTD : Diffraction analysis Moldflow Simulation: Injection moulding
Applications Entire Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Visio, Powerpoint, etc)
Graduate Research Assistant IMTEK
Laboratory for Process Technology, IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Microfluidic sample extraction with an integrated pressure.
measurement for medical applications Milling of microfluidic system in PMMA and sealing with ultrasonic bonding studying surface hydrophobicity for efficient sample extraction Analysis of pressure across microchannels and documentation of results.
Chemistry and Physics at Interfaces, IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Tailor-made nanoantennas for surface plasmons induced.
topography change in polymer films (Master Thesis.
Design and fabrication of an optical micro actuator for nano sized particle movement Study of surface plasmon generation at metal dielectric interface and topographic analysis of photosensitive layer Fabrication of metal nanostructures using Two photon lithography and colloidal lithography FDTD simulation to determine the micro actuator performance parameters.
Laboratory for MEMS Applications, IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Development of an adaptive production process for high.
efficient solar cells.
Screen printing of wafers and post processing to remove solvents Fabrication of Pipejet for nanoliter dispensing of test fluids.
Tata Group LtdAssistant systems Engineer
Devised the project plan, budget and risk minimization models, executed and monitored system enhancement models in a multi project environment First level support for all the critical issues, Business issues, Release and configuration issues, Browser issues.
Organize and manage customer oriented events and sales campaigns and interacted constantly with the clients for further enhancements Capstone projects Cleanroom Manufacturing of MEMS "On Chip" Micro heater device Fabricated and characterized the micro heater chip on silicon substrate Worked in Cleanroom - fabrication processes like Lithography, Etching and various techniques PECVD, PVD, CVD, Reactive Ion Etching, Lift Off and electroplating were used.
Measurement techniques using Profilometer, Ellipsometer for topographic analysis Surface Analysis Lab at Chemistry and physics of Interfaces Thickness of hydrogel coatings Ellipsometry and X-ray reflectometry Contact angle measurement determination of surface energy using zisman plot Adsorption of blood proteins on surfaces using SPR CONFERENCES Fabrication of metallic nanostructures for surface plasmon induced topography changes in polymer films, A.
Geetha- Loganathan, T.
Rühe and S.
Santer, DPG, Spring Meeting, Mar 2011, Dresden.
Surface plasmon induced topography changes in photosensitive polymer films, A.
Rühe and S.
Santer, IMTEK research day, July 2011, Freiburg.
Education and Training
University of Freiburg, Institute for Microsystem technique (IMTEK)GermanyMaster of Science: Microsystems EngineeringMicrosystems Engineering
SASTRA UniversityIndiaBachelor of Technology: Electrical and Electronics EngineeringElectrical and Electronics Engineering
English (Proficient), German (Basic User)
Eligible to work in USA (L2 visa with EAD approval)
Willing to relocate