Staff

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Sivasubramanian Somu - Director

120 Forsyth Street
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 magnetoresistive sensors, Spintronics and Magnetoelectric 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
120 Forsyth Street
448 Egan Center
Boston, MA
Phone: (617) 373-7728
Email: s.mcnamara@neu.edu

 

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Siddhi Mangle - Administrative Assistant
120 Forsyth Street
448 Egan Center
Boston, MA
Phone: (617) 373-8369
Email: staff@kostas.aeroweb.net

Siddhi is a current graduate student at Northeastern University pursuing her Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She has been a member of the staff at the Kostas Research Center since October 2016. Her major responsibilities include maintaining financial records, handling expenses and inventory.

 

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Akshay Kulkarni -Administrative Assistant
120 Forsyth Street
448 Egan Center
Boston, MA
Phone: (617) 373-8369
Email: kulkarni.aksh@husky.neu.edu

Akshay is an M.S in Regulatory Affairs graduate student at Northeastern University and has been a member of the staff at the Kostas facility since 2016. At the facility, Akshay looks after the inventory; and maintains cleanliness of the facility up to the standards.

Fab Notices

  • MRC 8667

    June 2nd, 2017 Target 2 for the MRC will be up by June 10th, 2017

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    June 2nd, 2017. The equipment will be back online by June 3rd, 2017.

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    June 2nd, 2017. The Perkin Elmer 2400 is back online.

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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