Peter Ryan

Advisor(s): Prof. George Adams and Prof. Nicol McGruer

Senior Development Engineer

Boston Micromachines Corp.


Nanomechanics, MEMS and NEMS, Atomic Force Microscopy, Nanomanipulation, Electron Beam Lithography, Carbon Nanotubes, Low Level Electrical Measurements


  • Design, fabrication, and testing of single walled nanotube based switches. In situ electromechanical measurements in SEM and AFM with labview control. Nanomanipulation and nanolithography.
  • Electron beam lithography process development. Dielectrophoretic assembly of nanoelements.