Faculty + Staff

 Mansoor Nasir
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Mansoor Nasir


PhD, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2007
MS, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, 2001



Assistant professor of biomedical engineering, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 2012-present
Mechanical engineer, US Naval Research Lab (NRL), Washington, DC, 2010-2012
Postdoctoral researcher, US Naval Research Lab (NRL), Washington, DC, 2007-2010
Microfabrication engineer consultant, Arkal Medical Fremont, California, 2006
Graduate research assistant, University of California, Berkeley, 2002-2007
Fabrication and microcontroller group lab co-op engineer, Dallas Semiconductor (now MAXIM) Dallas, Texas, 1999-2000
Aircraft test engineering group, co-op engineer, Avtron Manufacturing, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998-1999



(1) Nasir M., Lim J.H., Gupta S., Liepmann D., Piezoreistive multiaxis force and torque sensor for detection of aerodynamic forces in tethered insect flight, In preparation (2012).
(2) Justin, G., Denisin A.K., Nasir M., Shriver-Lake, L.C., Golden, J.P., Ligler F.S., Hydrodynamic focusing for impedance-based detection of specifically bound microparticles and cells: Implications of fluid dynamics on tunable sensitivity, Sensors and Actuators (2012), DOI:10.1016/j.snb.2012.02.077
(3) Golden J.P., Justin G., Nasir M. and Ligler F.S., Hydrodynamic focusing – a versatile tool, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (2012), 402, p325-35, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-011-5415-3
(4) Justin G., Nasir M., Ligler F.S., Hydrodynamic and electrical considerations in the design of a fourelectrode impedance-based microfluidic device, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (2011) ,5, p1347-1358, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-011-4872-z
(5) Nasir M., Mott D.R., Kennedy M.J., Golden J.P., Ligler F.S., Parameters affecting the shape of a hydrodynamically focused stream, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, (2011), 2, p119-128, DOI: 10.1007/s10404-011-0778-5
(6) Johnson B.J., Anderson N.E., Charles P.T., Malanoski A.P., Melde B.J., Nasir M., Deschamps J.R., Porphyrin-Embedded Silicate Materials for Detection of Hydrocarbon Solvents, Sensors (2011), 11, p886-904; doi:10.3390/s110100886
(7) Nasir M., Price D., Shriver-Lake L.C., Ligler F.S., Effect of diffusion on impedance measurements in a hydrodynamic flow focusing sensor, LabChip (2010) DOI:10.1039/C005257D
(8) Nasir M., Ateya A.D., Burke D., Golden J.P, Ligler F.S. Hydrodynamic focusing of conducting fluids for conductivity-based biosensors, (2010), Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 5, p1363
(9) Golden J.P., Kim J.S., Erickson J.S., Hilliard L.R., Howell P.B., Anderson G.P., Nasir M. and Ligler F.S., Multi-wavelength microflow cytometer using groove-generated sheath flow, (2009), Lab Chip, 9, p1942
(10) Thakar R.G., Patel S.H., Nasir M., Chu J., Liepmann D., Li S., Cell Shape-Regulation of Smooth Muscle Cell (2009), Biophysics Journal, 96, p3423
(11) Kim J.S., Anderson G.P., Erickson J.S., Golden J.P., Nasir M., Ligler F.S., Multiplexed Detection of Bacteria and Toxins Using a Microflow Cytometer,(2009) Analytical Chemistry, 81 , p5426


Courses taught

BME 4013 Projects I
BME 4503 Bioelectrical Engineer Physics
BME 4991 Biomedical Eng. Directed Study (Advanced MEMS Lab)


Honors and Awards

2010 - 2011 Recipient of Karle Distinguished Scholar Fellowship
2010 NRC/ASEE Postdoctoral Research Publication Award
2007 - present     National Academy of Sciences NRC Postdoc Associateship
2000 - 2001 University of Cincinnati Honors scholarship
1999 - 2000 University of Cincinnati College of Engineering merit scholarship
  Dean’s List the last four years of undergraduate degree
  Member Engineering Honor Societies: Tau Beta Pi, Golden Key and Eta Kappa Nu
  University of Cincinnati squash intramural champion



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