Herbert Shea

EPFL STI IMT LMTS
MC B4 157 (Microcity)
Rue de la Maladière 71b, CP 526
CH-2002 Neuchâtel 2

Unité: SMT-ENS

Unité: EDMI-ENS

Données administratives

Compétences

Dielectric elastomer actuators, polymer actuators, soft robotics, haptics, shape memory polymers


Parcours professionnel

Postdoctoral Fellow IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA 1997-1999
Member of Technical Staff Bell Labs Lucent Technologies 1999-2001
Technical Manager MEMS Reliability Group Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies 2001-2004
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track LMTS EPFL 2004 - 2011
Associate Professor EPFL 2011 - 2017
Full Professor Soft Transducers Lab (EPFL-LMTS) 2017 - present

Education

PhD Physics Harvard University 1997
MA Physics Harvard University 1993
BSc Physics McGill University 1991

Publications

Enseignement & Phd

Enseignement

  • Microengineering,

Programmes doctoraux

  • Doctoral Program in Microsystems and Microelectronics
  • Doctoral Program in Electrical Engineering
  • Doctoral program in robotics, control, and intelligent systems

Doctorants

Cours

Scaling laws & simulations in micro & nanosystems

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Scaling in MEMS

  • Introduction to scaling laws: scaling of classical mechanical systems, scaling of classical electrical systems, breakdown in scaling, quantum breakdown.
  • Thermal effects: conduction, convection, dynamics, breakdown, thermal micro-a... goto


    Reliability of MEMS (EDOC)