Staff

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Sivasubramanian Somu - Director

448 Egan Center
Boston, MA
Phone: (617) 373-5848
Email: s.somu@neu.edu

Dr. Sivasubramanian Somu is a research associate professor in the department of Mechanical and Industrial engineering at Northeastern University since 2013. His areas of expertise are standard CMOS nanolithography/nanofabrication and characterization methods for solid-state devices, Directed assembly of nanomaterials, NEMS, Carbon nanotube based chemical and biological sensors, Infrared energy harvesting systems, Anisotropic magneto resistive sensors, Spintronics and Magneto electric devices. He has published over 40 refereed journal papers and has been part of numerous grants from government and industry. He has authored more than 10 worldwide and US patents.

Dr. Somu received his BS from Bharathidasan University in 1994, his MS from Annamalai University in 1996 and his Ph.D. from Northeastern University in 2004. He served as junior research fellow at Madras University from 1996-1997. In 2004 he joined the NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing as a post-doctoral researcher. He was promoted as a Research scientist in 2008 and as a Technology Development Manager in 2010. He has served in several NSF panels and has organized sessions for various local and regional nanotechnology conferences. He is a member of APS and IEEE and has served as an advisor for Advanced Nano Technology Laboratory Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI) at Bangalore India.

Scott McNamara – Lab Engineer
448 Egan Center
Boston, MA
Phone: (617) 373-7728
Email: s.mcnamara@neu.edu

Fab Notices

  • Parks Scientific XE7 AFM

    The AFM Vibration table will be available for use from Tuesday evening, Jan 17 2017.

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  • Thermal Evaporator

    The Thermal Evaporator went down over the weekend with a problem with the Cryo Pump Compressor. There was an issue with the Cooling Water for the Egan

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  • ICP Plasma-Therm Etch Tool

    The ICP Plasma-Therm Etch Tool is back online. The Turbo Pump Controller was repaired and reinstalled back in the system. Also the cooling water lines

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Upcoming Events

  • 04/14/2015 - 04/30/2015

    Kostas User meeting

    We are planning to have the next Kostas User meeting soemtime during the week of July 20th. During this meeting The users would have a chance to meet

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Kostas Center News

  • New website

    The new website is active from July 1st. The old website will be archived on July 1st. Any booking event should be done through the new website. User

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Contact Kostas Center

448 Egan Center, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, Massachusetts 02115 Phone: 617-373-5848
Email: s.somu@neu.edu