MEMS and Chip Design Group

Dr. Shafaat Bazaz, PhD France 1998

Areas of interest
  1. Telemedicine system
  2. Retinal Image Analysis
  3. Neural Probes for Brain Implants
  4. Development of MEMS based gyroscopes & accelerometer
  5. Integration of Force sensors with microgrippers for biomedical applications
  6. Development of inertial navigation systems
Profile of Dr Shafaat Bazaz
  1. Vice chancellor & Acting Dean Faculty of Engineering, SS-CASE-IT
  2. Foreign Professor, HEC, GIKI
  3. VP, University of Waterloo, Canada
  4. Senior Staff Scientist in Microsystem Engineering, CMC Microsystems, Canada
  5. Integration of Force sensors with microgrippers for biomedical applications
  6. Assistant Professor , Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Group Research Areas & Publications

Research Areas
  1. Design and Fabrication of Microgrippers for Molecule Inspection
  2. Development of MEMS Cell Library
  3. Design and Fabrication of Accelerometer for the measurement of earth vibrations for mineral detection
  4. Development of Signal Processing chip
  5. Design and Fabrication of path planning for autonomous robot motion using Gyroscope and accelerometer
  6. Controlling mobile robot movement through hand gestures using inertial sensors
Publications
  1. 35UG, 30 MS and 1 PhD students already graduated almost all completed their PhDs from Abroad serving in Pakistani and Foreign universities and Companies
  2. Presently, 2 Phds, 1 Masters and 7 Undergrad

Funded Projects

Ongoing funding
  1. MEMS Sensor and chip design lab under National Center of Robotics and Automation Funding of 75 million PKR by HEC
  2. Development of Accelerometer for the measurement of earth vibrations for mineral detectionFunding of 3 million PKR by NESCOM
Publications
  1. Ignite Technology Fund, 2008, 2012, 2015, Rs 40 Millions
  2. HEC, 2007, 2008, 5 millions
  3. NESCOM, 2012, 0.5 Millions

Scholarships & Collaborations

Scholarships
  1. 3 MS Scholarships available each Rs 20,000 per month
  2. 1 PhD Scholarships available each Rs 20,000 per month
Collaborations
  1. Queen University, Kingston, Canada
  2. Air University, Islamabad
  3. EME College, Rawalpindi
  4. First MEMS Design Startup in Progress

Facilities

Chip Design Software
  1. Intellisence
  2. MEMSPro
  3. ANSYS
Chip Testing Equipment
  1. Rate Table
  2. High voltage Amplifiers
  3. Probe Station
  4. Signal Generators