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Ian Foulds

Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Electrical Engineering
Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division


Electromechanical Microsystems & Polymer Interation Research Lab

Affiliations

Education Profile

  • ​​​​​​​​Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2007
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2004
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2003

Research Interests

​Professor Foulds' research interests are in the area of microsystems fabrication with special interest in the use of polymer materials. He has worked extensively with different polymer resists and polymer specific patterning techniques. Foulds has active projects in areas of low-cost deep-UV lithography, microsystems device design and microfluidics.

Selected Publications

  • ​​M. Valencia, T.A., D. Castro, D. Conchouso, M. Dosari, R. Hammad, E. Rawashdeh, A. Zaher, J. Kosel, I.G. Foulds, "Development of Untethered SU-8 Polymer Scratch Drive Microrobots". in IEEE 24nd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, (MEMS 2011). Cancun, Mexico: IEEE, 2011.
  • Sakaki, K., I. Foulds, W. Liu, N. Dechev, R. Burke, and E. Park, "RoboSCell: an automated single cell arraying and analysis instrument". Biomedical microdevices, 11(6): p. 1317-1330, 2009.
  • Liu, W., N. Dechev, I. Foulds, R. Burke, A. Parameswaran, and E. Park, "A novel permalloy based magnetic single cell micro array". Lab on a Chip, 9(16): p. 2381-2390, 2009.
  • Foulds, I.G., R.W. Johnstone, S.H. Tsang, M. Hamidi, and M. Parameswaran, "Polydimethylglutarimide (PMGI) as a structural material for surface micromachining". Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 18(4): p. 045026. 2008.
  • Foulds, I.G., R.W. Johnstone, and M. Parameswaran, "Polydimethylglutarimide (PMGI) as a sacrificial material for SU-8 surface-micromachining". Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 18(7): p. 075011, 2008.