Microfabrication industry has developed tools and approaches to controllably and reproducibly produce at nanoscale. One direction where the nanotechnology is having huge impact is biological and biomedical manipulation. this talk will present work done on imparting selectivity to surfaces and devices for the diagnosis of diseases like cancer.
Dr. Iqbal received his Ph.D. from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA in 2007. He worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Discovery Park of Purdue University before joining University of Texas at Arlington in 2007. He is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering as well as holds a courtesy appointment in the Bioengineering Department. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. UT Southwestern Medical Center is one of the top medical universities of USA. He is a senior member of IEEE, and professional member of many professional organizations like American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Biophysical Society, Biomedical Engineering Society, Sigma Xi. He has been recipient of a number of awards, especially CAREER award from USA National Science Foundation (equivalent to DST).