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RAMA SREENIVASAN





















Contact Information
Room 66-419
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambrige, MA 02139 USA
Phone: 443.845.0968
FAX: 617.253.6480
Email: rsreeniATmitDOTedu




Education
Ph.D., 2003-2007 Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
M.S., 1998-2000 Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
B.S., 1993-1997 Institute of Technology, IT-BHU, Varanasi India

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Research Interests
  • Engineering implantable biomedical devices from synergistic research efforts bringing together micro/ nano fabrication, microfluidics and biomedical technologies.
  • Engineering ultra-thin films and surface modification based on reactive and stimuli-responsive polymeric materials to impart desired properties like hydrophobicity, hydrophilicity, conductivity, biocompatibility, anti-fouling, permeability etc. for tissue engineering.
  • Biomimicry of thin membranes and films found in the human body and in nature.
  • Research enabling micro fabrication thin film technologies transition into the biomedical domain.

    Selected Publications
    R. Sreenivasan, T. Gougousi, Y. Xu, J. Kidder, E. Zafiriou and G. W. Rubloff, “Run to Run Control in tungsten chemical vapor deposition using H2/WF6 at low Pressures”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B. 19(5), Sep/Oct 2001 (link)
  • R. Sreenivasan, R. A. Adomaitis, and G. W. Rubloff, “A Demonstration of Spatially Programmable Chemical Vapor Deposition: Model-Based Uniformity/Non-uniformity Control”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B. 24(6), Nov/Dec 2006. (link)
  • R. Sreenivasan, R. A. Adomaitis, and G. W. Rubloff, “A Comparative Study of Reactor Designs for the Production of Graded Films with Applications to Combinatorial CVD Model-Based Uniformity/Nonuniformity Control”, Journal of Crystal Growth 310, 2008. (link)
  • R. Sreenivasan, K. K. Gleason, “Overview of Strategies for the CVD of Organic Films and Functional Polymer Layers”, Chemical Vapor Deposition 2009, 15, 77-90.(link)


    Personal
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Promoting community education/science through video based web 2.0 platforms.
  • Popular Science, Tennis, Magic and Mountaineering
     

    What motivates me: "God put me on earth to accomplish a certain number of things, right now I am so far behind that I am certain I shall never die "- Calvin&Hobbes

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