End of activities

Due to retirement of Prof. Nico de Rooij, the SAMLAB laboratory closed on January 2016. If you have questions on SAMLAB related to scientific work, 2 persons are still working at EPFL but for another lab who can be contacted:

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Chair of Prof. Nico F. de Rooij

The Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Laboratory was created in 1982 by professor Nico F. de Rooij. Since then, SAMLAB has increased in size and has reached a staff of about 50 people, including 15 PhD students.

SAMLAB is funded by the EPFL, the Commission of Technology and Innovation (KTI/CTI), the Swiss Federal Office for Education and Science, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) and the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR).

The collaboration of SAMLAB with Swiss and foreign industrial partners has resulted in a variety of new products, successfully introduced into the market. SAMLAB has published over 400 papers and patents in the field of microsensors, microactuators and microsystems. It has largely contributed to the development of innovative microfabrication processes such as electrochemical etch stops, surface micromachining and deep dry etching.