Previous Investigators

  • Professor Patrick Koelsch 2011-2015
    Dr. Koelsch is now working in the R&D department at Synrad in Mukilteo Washington.

  • Professor Xiaohu Gao 2011-2014
    Professor Gao’s current research interests include Nano Science & Engineering, Multiplexed Biomolecule Screening & Drug Discovery, Molecular Diagnostics, in vivo Molecular Imaging, Targeted & Traceable Drug Delivery and Imaging Instrumentation.

  • Shaoyi Jiang 2004-2007
    Dr. Jiang is currently a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington working on synthesizing and characterizing novel materials for inhibiting the non-specific adsorption of proteins. As an Investigator at NESAC/BIO he was involved in Core research involving the structure of oriented proteins and DNA microarrays.

  • Viola Vogel 1992-2002
    Dr. Viola Vogel is currently a Professor in the Department of Materials heading the Laboratory for Biologically Oriented Materials at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich. After completing her graduate research at the Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, she received her Ph. D. in Physics at Frankfurt University, followed by two years as postdoctoral fellow at the University of California Berkeley. She joined the Department of Bioengineering faculty at the University of Washington in 1990 with an adjunct appointment in the Physics. She served as an Investigator at NESAC/BIO She was the Founding Director of the Center for Nanotechnology at the University of Washington ('97-'03) prior to her move to Switzerland in 2004. As a NESAC/BIO investigator from 1992-2002, she consulted and collaborated on research involving the structure of proteins at lipid interfaces and those involving optical spectroscopy, lipid assembly,and Langmuir-Blodgett methods.

  • Allan Hoffman 1983-2009
    Dr. Hoffman is a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Washington. After many years as an NESAC/Bio Investigator he is now a NESAC/Bio Consultant on contact angle measurements, surface modification and smart polymeric materials. He also continues as an instructor in the annual NESAC/Bio Surface Characterization Workshop.

  • Tom Horbett 1983-2009
    Dr. Horbett is a Professor in the Departments of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington. After many years as an NESAC/Bio Investigator he is now a NESAC/Bio Consultant on protein and cell interactions with surfaces.

Previous Staff

  • Seth Whelan 2005-2012
    Seth was NESAC/BIO's Senior Computer Specialist. He is currently a Computer Analyst for Stark Aerospace, Inc. Analytical Methods Division in Redmond, WA.

  • Megan Grobman 2003-2008
    Megan Grobman worked as a SARC Laboratory Assistant from 2003 - 2007 and as SARC Research Scientist from 2007 - 2008. She currently is studying veterinary medicine at Washington State University in Pullman, WA.

  • Collin May 2002-2003
    Collin was a Research Scientist at NESAC/BIO participating in Core and Collaborative research. He is now studying medicine at Harvard Medical School.

  • Andrew Nelson 2000-2005
    Andrew was NESAC/BIO's Senior Computer Specialist. He currently is an Independent Contractor and Consultant at dummydata in Seattle, WA.

  • Jeff Nesiba 1999-2002
    Jeff was a Lab Assistant for NESAC/BIO. He is currently studying Law at Seattle University.

  • David Englert 1997-2008
    David worked for SARC as an Instrument Specialist. Currently he is retired in Lyndon, WA.

  • Laura Martinson 1996
    Laura was a Research Scientist.

  • Felix Simonovsky 1996
    Felix was a Research Scientist for NESAC/BIO. Currently, he is a Research Scientist at UWEB working for Dr. Ratner.

  • Esmaeel Naeemi 1996
    Esmaeel was a Research Scientist for NESAC/BIO. Currently, he is a professor at Seattle Central Community College.

  • Stephen Golledge 1995-2003
    Steve was NESAC/BIO's Research Coordinator. He is now the Director of the CAMCOR Surface Analytical Facility at the University of Oregon.

  • Connie Payton 1995-1998
    Connie was a secretary for NESAC/BIO. She left to attend graduate school in Biblical Archeology.

  • Deborah Leach-Scampavia 1988-2004
    Deborah worked for NESAC/BIO and SARC as ESCA Laboratory Coordinator and Research Scientist from 1988 - 2004. Currently she is an Education and Outreach Administrator for Scripps Florida (The Scripps Research Institute), in Jupiter, Florida, writing grants and implementing community outreach.

  • Samuel Herschbein 1988-2000
    Sam was a Software Engineer for NESAC/BIO. He left in 2000 for an opportunity at The Institute for Systems Biology. Sam is currently working for UWEB.

  • Dorothy DeCoster 1987-1990
    Dorothy was an Administrative Assistant for NESAC/BIO.

  • Thomas Menduni 1985-1993
    Tom was an editor at NESAC/BIO.

  • Mady Lund 1983-2015
    Mady was program manager for NESAC/BIO since its inception in 1983. Mady is enjoying her retirement!

  • Nancy Mateo
    Nancy was an editor at NESAC/BIO.

Previous Postdocs

  • Hannah Aitchison 2016
    Hannah is working for the Royal Society of Chemistry in their publishing group (Cambridge, UK).

  • Julia Kokesch-Himmelreich 2016
    Julia was a postdoc at NESAC/BIO optimizing the sample preparation and storage of mammalian cells for ToF-SIMS analysis. Currently she is working with MALDI-imaging at the University of Bayreuth, Germany.

  • Adam Taylor, Ph.D. 2014-2015
    Adam Tayler was a NB Postdoc from 2014-2015 and studied multilayer polymer depth profiling and extracellular matrices using ToF-SIMS. Dr. Taylor, is now doing research using MALDI at NPL.

  • Li-Jung Chen 2012-2013
    Li-Jung Chen was a Postdoc at NESAC/BIO studying depth profiling of polymer materials. Currently she lives in Portland, OR and is seeking employment in the analytical chemistry field.

  • Ali Rafati 2011-2013
    Ali Rafati was a Postdoc at NESAC/BIO studying the surface characterization of gold nanoparticles. Currently, he is a Senior Analytical Chemist at 3M in St. Paul, MN.

  • Sang-hun Song 2010-2013
    Sanghun Song was a Postdoc at NESAC/BIO studying molecules at interfaces using SFG. Currently, he is a Senior Researcher at LG Household & Health care products in Daejeon, South Korea.

  • Nicolas Vandencasteele 2009-2010
    Nicolas was a Visiting Scientist at NESAC/BIO from 9/2009 - 9/2010 and a Postdoc from 9/2010- 11//2010 studying the structure and hybridization properties of surface bound DNA molecules. Currently, he is a Post-Doc at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.

  • Líney Árnadóttir 2008-2011
    Liney was a Postdoc at NESAC/BIO studying the structure of proteins and DNA molecules at surfaces. Currently, she is an Assistant Research Professor of Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR.

  • Tobias Weidner 2007-2011
    Tobias was a Postdoc and Research Assistant Professor at NESAC/BIO in charge of the center’s sum frequency generation (SFG) spectrometer that is used for in situ studies of proteins on surfaces, nanomaterials and thin films. Currently he is a Group Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy at Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany.

  • Gilad Zorn 2007-2010
    Gilad was a Postdoc at NESAC/BIO studying the functionalization and characterization of semiconductors quantum dots for tumor imaging and detection. Currently, he is a Surface Scientist at GE Global Research, in Niskayuna, NY.

  • Jeremy Brison 2007-2009
    Jeremy worked at NESAC/BIO as a postdoc from 2007-2009 on ToF-SIMS imaging of biological cells. Currently he works as a Postdoc at the LISE laboratory in Belgium focusing on ToF-SIMS molecular depth profiling of biological samples in collaboration with NESAC/BIO.

  • Manish Dubey 2007-2009
    Manish worked at NESAC/BIO as a postdoc from 2007-2009 on imaging XPS and ToF-SIMS analysis of biological systems. Manish is currently a Failure Analysis Engineer at Intel Corporation in Chandler, AZ.

  • Phuong-Cac Nguyen 2006-2008
    PC worked at NESAC/BIO as a postdoc from 2006-2008. She is currently a postdoc in the Pratt Lab at Puget Sound Blood Center in Seattle.

  • Guilin Jiang 2006-2008
    Guilin is currently a postdoc in Matt Linford's lab in the Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.

  • Roger Michel 2004-2007
    Roger worked at NESAC/BIO as a postdoc from 2004-2007 and as a Research Scientist at SARC and NESAC/BIO in 2007. Currently, Roger is Director of 4th Dimension Racing, Seattle, WA.

  • Heather Canavan 2002-2005
    Heather is now an Associate Professor at the in the Dept. of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico.

  • Sally McArthur 2000-2002
    Sally is a Professor at Swinburne University of Technology in Hawthorne, Australia.

  • Peter Kingshott 1999-2000
    Peter is a Professer at Swinburne University of Technology in Hawthorne, Australia.

  • Sandro Ferrari 1998-1999
    Sandro is a Researcher at the Laboratorio MDM (Materials and Devices for Microelectronics Laboratory) at the Instituto Nazionale per la Fisica Della Materia (National Institute for the Physics of Matter) in Agrate Brianza, Milan, Italy.

  • Professor Lara J. Gamble 1997-1999
    Lara Gamble is now NESAC/BIO's Assistant Director.

  • Jean-Benoit Lhoest 1997-1999
    Jean-Benoit is a Research & Development Coordinator for Glaverbel S.A. in Jumet, Belgium.

  • Morgan Alexander 1995-1996
    Morgan is a Professor in Biomedical Surface Analysis at the University of Nottingham in Nottingham, U.K.

  • Anna Belu 1995-1996
    Anna is a Principal Scientist in Materials and Biosciences for Medtronics, Inc. in Minneapolis, MN.

  • Kajsa Uvdal 1992-1994
    Kajsa is a Professor in the Sensor Science & Molecular Physics Group at Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden.

  • Gerard Llanos 1991-1993
    Gerry is the Manager of the Biosurfaces Department at Cordis Corp. in Warren, NJ.

  • Graham Leggett 1991-1992
    Graham is a Professor of Nanoscale Analytical Science at the University of Sheffield in Sheffield, UK.

  • Ron Rahman 1991
  • David Mantus 1990-1991
    Dave is Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Cubist Pharmaceuticals in Lexington, Massachusetts.

  • Kenneth Lewis 1988-1992
    Ken is currently Principal Development Scientist at CMC ICOS Biologics in Seattle, WA.

  • Sung Chul Yoon 1986-1987
    Sung Chul is a Professor in the Biomaterials Science Laboratory at Gyeongsang National University, Chinju, South Korea.

  • Yasmeen Haque 1984-1985

Previous Graduate Students

  • Craig McDonald 2015-2016
    Craig is working in the research group at Michell Instruments where he develops optical and capacitative based sensors for gas and humidity detection, with the goal of characterizing what gasses are present down in the parts per billion range (Cambridge, UK).

  • Rami Foster 2015
    Rami is now working at Intel as a Process Engineer.

  • Michael Robinson 2014
    Michael graduated with his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2014 and is currently working at Intel Corporation in Oregon.

  • Elizabeth Beaudry 2011
    Beth graduated in Sept 2011 with a M.S. in Chemical Engineering. Her thesis was entitled "Surface Analysis of Polymeric Block Nanoparticles". She is currently a Consultant at Trinity Consultants in Seattle, WA.

  • Sirnegeda Techane 2011
    Sirne graduated in May 2011 with a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. Her thesis was entitled "Functionalization and Characterization of Gold Nanoparticles". She is currently a Yield Engineer at Intel in Chandler, AZ.

  • Shin Muramoto 2011
    Shin graduated in July 2011 with a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His thesis was entitled "Characterization of ToF-SIMS Primary Ion Sources for Biomedical Applications". He is currently a Postdoc at the Natl. Inst. of Standards & Technology in Gaithersburg, MD.

  • Julia Apte 2009
    Julia graduated in July 2009 with a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. Her thesis was entitled "Investigating Peptide Adsorption and Orientation using Surface Analysis Techniques". She is currently a Principal Engineer at Western Digital in Irvine, CA.

  • Fang Cheng 2008
    Fang's thesis was entitled, "XPS, ToF-SIMS, and SPR Characterization of Protein Immobilization onto Self-Assembled Monolayer Surfaces" and he graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in December 2008. He is currently Associate Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian City, China.

  • Elaine Hillenmeyer 2007-2012
    Elaine is now a regulatory consultant for biotechnology and medical devices and lives in the Portland Oregon area.

  • Joe Baio 2007-2011
    Joe Baio is now an Assistant Professor in Bioengineering at Oregon State University. His research involves studying biomaterials, biomimetics and molecular self-assembly.

  • Jim Hull 2007
    Jim was a graduate student at NESAC/BIO from 2002 - 2007 and earned a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. From 2007 - 2011, Jim was a Research Scientist at SARC. Currently, Jim is a Research Scientist in Fluids and Lubricants at Boeing, in Seattle, WA.

  • Chi-Ying Lee 2007
    Chi-Ying's thesis was entitled, "Characterization of DNA-functionalized Surfaces for Microarray and Biosensor Applications" and she graduated with a Ph.D.in Chemical Engineering in December, 2006. She is currently a Scientist at 3M Singapore

  • Gaurav Rayal 2006
    Gaurav's thesis was entitled, "Multivariate Statistical Analysis and Enhancement of ToF-SIMS Images of Biomolecular Patterns at the Micron and Nanometer Scale" and he graduated with a M.S. in Chemical Engineering in June, 2006. He is currently a Scientist at Shell Technology India in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Newton Samuel 2005
    Newton's thesis was entitled, "Structural Characterization of Adsorbed Peptides" and he graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in August 2005. He is currently a Senior Research Scientist at CIBA Corp. in Duluth, Georgia.

  • Nan (Shannon) Xia 2003
    Shannon's thesis was entitled, "Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Characterization of the Conformation and Orientation of Adsorbed Protein Films" and she graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in June 2003. She is currently a Scientist at Evans Analytical Group in Sunnyvale, California.

  • Matt Wagner 2002
    Matt's thesis was entitled, "Characterization of Adsorbed Protein Films using Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and Multivariate Analysis" and he graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in June, 2002. He is currently a Scientist at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Dan Graham 2001
    Dan first came to NESAC/BIO as a visiting undergraduate summer intern in 1995. He did his graduate work and a postdoc at NESAC/BIO from 1997 - 2003. Dan worked as a Research Scientist at NESAC/BIO & SARC from 2003 - 2006 and Principal Scientist at Asemblon in Redmond, WA from 2006 - 2009. Dan currently is a Research Scientist at NESAC/BIO.

  • Bronwyn Wickes 2001
    Bronwyn's thesis was entitled, "Development and Application of a Two-Step Algorithm for Static ToF-SIMS Image Analysis" and she graduated with a M.S. in Chemical Engineering in December, 2001. She is now a high school science teacher in Seattle, WA

  • Mike Garrison 2000
    Mike Garrison is a Scientist at Edwards LifeSciences in Irvine, CA

  • Jesse Cherian 1999
    Jesse's thesis was entitled, "Practical Surface Analysis for Composites Manufacturing," and he graduated with a Materials Science & Engineering degree in August, 1999. (Co-chaired with R.M. Fisher of Materials Science and Engineering). He currently owns ST Fabrication, Inc. in Federal Way, Washington.

  • Sheng Pan 1999
    Sheng is an Acting Instructor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.

  • Stephen Porter 1999
    Stephen is Senior Engineering Manager at Stryker Neurovascular in Fremont, CA.

  • Caren Tidwell 1999
    Caren is currently a Research Scientist at UWEB21 in the Ratner Group in the Dept. of Bioengineering at the Univ. of Washington in Seattle.

  • Erika Johnston 1998
    Erika is a scientist in the Biomaterials and Surgical Products division of Genzyme Corp. in Cambridge, MA.

  • Niraj Shah 1998
    Niraj is Vice President Global Sales, Cardiac Surgery at MAQUET Cardiovascular in San Jose.

  • Galen Shi 1997
    Galen is Group Leader / Principal Research Scientist at Eli Lilly in West Point, PA.

  • Victor Perez-Luna 1997
    Victor is an Associate Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL.

  • Angelika Mein 1996
    Angelika is raising children on the eastside of Lake Washington, Seattle.

  • Ann Schmierer 1996
    Ann Schmierer is currently Director of Biosciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA.

  • Gabriel Lopez 1993
    Gabriel is a Professor of Biochemical Engineering at Duke University in Durham, NC.

  • Thomas Boland 1992
    Thomas is a Professor in the Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso and Director of the Biomedical Engineering program there.

  • Claire Haycox 1992
    Claire has established a private practice in Dermatology in Sequim, WA.

  • Bonnie Tyler 1992
    Bonnie is a research scientist at National Physcial Laboratory (NPL) in the U.K.

  • Ashutosh Chilkoti 1991
    Ashutosh is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University in Durham, NC.

  • Joseph Chinn 1991
    Joe is a Director at SurModics in Minneapolis, MN.

  • Anne Bright Johnson 1991
  • Jeff Stuart 1991

Previous Undergraduate Students

  • Michael Hughes 2012
    Michael Hughes studied the protein adsorption properties of titanium oxide surfaces grafted with sodium styrene sulfonate films and the competitive adsorption of albumin and fibrinogen onto these surfaces using ESCA, ToF-SIMS and radiolabeling.

  • Megan Dunn 2010
    Megan did a summer National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) REU research project at NESAC/BIO on Surface Analysis of DNA Microarrays in 2010. She is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Arkansas.

  • Yung-Chun Chen 2009
    Yung-Chun worked at the SARC Lab from 2007 to 2009 as a Lab Assistant. He currently works at Sound Ergonomics in Kenmore, WA as an electrical engineer contractor.

  • Heidi Jones 2009
    Heidi was NESAC/BIO's Office Assistant and assisted the program manager with budgets, travel, office errands, word processing and invoicing. She got her B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 2009 and is working at Neah Power Systems in Bothell, WA designing and testing fuel cell systems.

  • Erik Newman 2008
    Erik Newman participated in the Clinical Research Experience for Engineers (CREE) program in 2007. He was in Professor Castner’s research group from 2007-2008 researching the characterization and operation of an RF glow discharge (RFGD) reactor, as well as the characterization and optimization of antibody immobilization onto surfaces modified by RFGD deposition. He got his B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 2008.

  • Sophia Vuong 2008
    Sophia was NESAC/BIO's Office Assistant and assisted the program manager with budgets, travel, office errands, word processing and invoicing. She got her B.S. in Biochemistry/Microbiology in 2009 and will be attending pharmacy school in the fall.

  • Jenny Chan 2007
    Jenny did a NESAC/BIO research project on gold nanoparticles. She is currently an undergraduate at the University of Washington majoring in Bioengineering.

  • Kevin Ruther 2006
    Kevin, a Chemical Engineering undergraduate at the UW, did a research project at NESAC/BIO on "Cationization of Polymers with SIMS" in 2005 and 2006. He received is B.S. in Chemical Engineering in June, 2007.

  • Max Greenfeld 2005
    Max was a UWEB USIRP researcher working on a cooperative project between the Castner and Ratner groups characterizing the condition of extracellular matrices after cell detachment. He is currently a Chemical Engineering graduate student at Stanford University in Stanford, CA.

  • Ryan Hartmaier 2005
    Ryan was a Bioengineering undergraduate working on his senior capstone research project. His project dealt with characterizing specific functional groups in potential polymer biomaterials. He is currently a graduate student at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.

  • Alan Tam 2005
    Alan was NESAC/BIO's Office Assistant and assisted the program manager with budgets, travel, office errands, word processing and invoicing.

  • Tim Woodcock 2005
    Tim was NESAC/BIO's Computer Assistant. He assisted the senior computer specialist with user technical support, system and hardware upgrades and website maintenance.

  • Josh Rapkin 2004
    Josh was a NESAC/BIO Lab Assistant who assisted Newton Samuel's graduate research. Their primary research topic was DNA immobilization. He majored in Biochemistry and eventually in Applied Mathematics.

  • Joseluis Espinosa 2003
    Joseluis was a UWEB REU researcher working on a joint project between the Castner and Ratner groups, which involved elucidating the properties of the smart polymer n-isopropylacrylamide (NIPAM) in self-assembled monolayers (SAMs).

  • Elizabeth Hager 2003
    Elizabeth Hager, a Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate from MIT, did a summer REU research project at NESAC/BIO on “Protein Adsorption on Hydroxyapatite” in 2003. She is currently a graduate student at Stanford University.

  • Janet Lee 2003
    Janet was NESAC/BIO's Office Assistant and assisted the program manager with budgets, travel, office errands, word processing and invoicing.

  • Eiko Nishiuchi 2003
    Eiko was an REU student for the summer of 2003. Her project involved creating a flat surface of silane on mica, which provides a suitable environment for imaging proteins. She graduated from University of Washington with a Chemistry degree, and is planning on pursuing graduate study in engineering.

  • Marie Vendettuoli 2002
    Marie was a UWEB/REU in the Castner Lab (under postdoc Sally L. McArthur) from 2000-2002. Her research focused on elucidating effects of underlying matrices in detecting proteins by Tof-SIMS. She received her BS in Biochemistry in 2003. Currently, she is a graduate student in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at Iowa State University.

  • Albert Chen 1999
    Albert was a Chemical Engineering undergraduate student who did a research project characterizing adsorbed proteins with ToF-SIMS. He is currently a postdoc in the Department of Radiology at UC San Francisco doing medical imaging research. He is soon to move to GE Healthcare's Applied Science Lab in Toronto, Canada doing collaborative MR research with Sunnybrook HSC.

Previous Visiting Scientists

  • Luisa Azevedo Scudeller 2013-2014
    Luisa is continuing her Ph.D. at Doutorado no Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Patrik Johansson 2013
    Patrik Johansson, from Linkoping University in Sweden, is visiting NESAC/BIO from January to May, 2013 to work on a research project studying the interactions of the proteins collagen and osteocalcin with surfaces. He will be using SFG, ToF-SIMS and XPS in these studies.

  • Felicia Green 2008
    Felicia Green, from the National Physical Laboratory in the United Kingdom, visited NESAC/BIO in August of 2008 to work on a project studying the emission of immobilized biomolecules from model surfaces with ToF-SIMS and DESI.

  • Ellen Fisher 2005
    Ellen is a Professor in the Dept. of Chemistry at Colorado State University. Ellen came to the UW to collaborate on surface imaging experiments.

  • Claudia Mendoza 2004-2005
    Claudia is now a researcher in the Dept. of Physics at CINVESTAV in Mexico City, Mexico. While at NESAC/BIO Claudia used ESCA and ToF-SIMS to characterize the adsorption of proteins to calcium phosphate surfaces.

  • Sandra Ristori 2003
    Sandra is a Professor in the Dipartimento di Chimica (Dept. of Chemistry) at the Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy. Sandra came to NESAC/BIO for ToF-SIMS training.

  • Federica Piras 2002-2003
    Federica is a researcher in the Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche e dei Biosistemi (Department of Science and Technologies, Chemistry of Biomaterials) of the Universita degli Studi di Siena in Siena, Italy. Federica came to NESAC/BIO for ToF-SIMS training, working on a joint project with Buddy Ratner.

  • Denis Favez 2001
    Denis was a graduate student at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne who came to NESAC/BIO to do his Diploma thesis research on the topic of “RF-plasma Deposition and Surface Characterization of a Biodegradable Thin Film Coating”. He worked on this joint project with Buddy Ratner.

  • Takehiko Otoyo 1994-1995
    Take is a Researcher for the Asahi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. in Kanagawa, Japan.

  • Hideomi Kobe 1992-1993
  • Agnese Magnani 1992
    Agnese is an Associate Professor at CRISMA in the University of Siena in Siena, Italy.

  • Marc Jobin 1992
    Marc is the CEO of NanoFeel, in Carouge, Switzerland. NanoFeel manufactures manipulators for AFM.