Martinus Gijs

BM 3128 (Bâtiment BM)
Station 17
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Fields of expertise

Microsystems Microfluidics Bio-MEMS Magnetic Applications Microfabrication technologies 


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Teaching & PhD




Microfabrication technologies

The student will learn process techniques and applications of modern micro- and nanofabrication technologies, as practiced in a standard clean room, with focus on silicon mainstream and microsystems technologies.

Microfabrication practicals

The goal of this course is to introduce students to the practical aspects of some basic micro-fabrication techniques.

Materials and technology of microfabrication

The student will learn procedures and applications of modern microfabrication technologies, as practiced in a clean room environment, in particular modern techniques that go beyond the classical steps of deposition, lithography and etching, with a focus on materials and multidisciplinarity.

MOOC: Micro and Nanofabrication (MEMS)

Micro- and nanofabrication can be taught to students and professionals by textbooks and ex-cathedra lectures, but the real learning comes from seeing the manufacturing steps as they happen. This MOOC will not only explain the basics of microfabrication but also show the practice through videos.

Microstructuring of glass

The course will provide fundamental key aspects governing glass as a material and the microstructuring of glass using a variety of techniques, like dry and wet etching, mechanical and laser machining, as well as sol gel technology. Also concrete application examples will be discussed.

Theoretical Microfluidics

Navier-Stokes equation and basic flow solutions / Hydraulic resistance and compliance Capillary effects / Diffusion and mixing on the microscale Electrohydrodynamics and Electroosmosis, Nanofluidics Dielectrophoresis and Magnetophoresis