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Email: qu2@oakland.edu
Hongwei Qu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Oakland University
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Selected Recent Publications

Book Chapter

  • H. Qu and H. Xie, “CMOS-MEMS Fabrication Technologies”, Encyclopedia of Nanotechnologies, Springer, 2016. ISBN: 978-94-017-9779-5. (book chapter)

Journal Papers

  1. V. Petrov, J. Zhang, H. Qu and G. Srinivasan, “Theory of Magnetoelectric Effects in Multiferroic Core-Shell Nanofibers of Hexagonal Ferrites and Ferroelectrics”, Journal of Applied Physics, JR17-4227, under review.
  2. P. Qu, G. Sreenivasulu, R. Bidthanapally, V. Petrov, G. Srinivasan and H. Qu, "Fabrication and characterization of a MEMS nano-Tesla ferromagnetic-piezoelectric magnetic sensor array", Applied Physics Letters, 108, 242412 (2016).
  3. G. Sreenivasulu, P. Qu, V. Petrov, H. Qu and G. Srinivasan, "Sensitivity enhancement in magnetic sensors based on ferroelectric-bimorphs and multiferroic composites", Sensors, 16 (2), (2016), pp. 262-274.
  4. H. Qu, "CMOS-MEMS Technologies and Devices", (invited review), Micromachines, 7 (1), (2016), pp.14-32.
  5. G. Sreenivasulu, P. Qu, V. Petrov, H. Qu and G. Srinivasan, " Magneto-electric interactions at bending resonance in an asymmetric multiferroic composite: Theory and experiment on the influence of electrode position". Journal of Applied Physics, 117 (17), 2015, 174105.
  6. G. Sreenivasulu, P. Qu, E. Piskulich, V. M. Petrov, Y. K. Fetisov, A. P. Nosov, H. Qu, and G. Srinivasan, “Shear strain mediated magneto-electric effects in composites of piezoelectric lanthanum gallium silicate or tantalate and ferromagnetic alloys”, Applied Physics Letters, 105, 032409 (2014).
  7. G. Sreenivasulu, H. Qu, and G. Srinivasan, “Multiferroic oxide composites: synthesis, characterization and Applications”, Materials Science and Technology, 30(13), 2014, pp. 1625-1632.
  8. P. Qu and H. Qu, "Design and Characterization of a Fully Differential MEMS Accelerometer Fabricated Using MetalMUMPs Technology", Sensors, 13(5), pp.5720-5736.
  9. J. Khazaai and H. Qu, "Electro-Thermal MEMS Switch with Latching Mechanism: Design and Characterization," IEEE Sensors Journal, 12(9), pp.2830-2838.
  10. J. Khazaai, H. Qu, M. Shillor, and L. Smith, “An electro-thermal MEMS gripper with large tip opening and holding force: design and characterization”, Journal of Sensors and Transducers, 13(12), 2011, pp.31-43.
  11. M. Haris, H. Qu, and P. Qu, “A Low-Cost CMOS-MEMS Piezoresistive Accelerometer with Large Proof Mass”, Sensors, 11(8), (2011), pp.7892-7907.
  12. Hongzhi Sun, Deyou Fang, Kemiao Jia, Fares Maarouf, Hongwei Qu and Huikai Xie, “A Low-Power Low-Noise Dual-Chopper Amplifier for Capacitive CMOS-MEMS Accelerometers”, IEEE Sensors Journal, 11(4), (2010), pp. 925-933.
  13. Mohd Haris and Hongwei Qu, "A Fully-Differential CMOS-MEMS Z-axis Accelerometer Based on Planar Comb Fingers", Journal of Microlithography, MEMS and MEOMS, 9(1), (2010), pp.013031.
  14. Hongwei Qu, Deyou Fang and Huikai Xie, "A Monolithic CMOS-MEMS 3-axis Accelerometer with a Low-noise, Low-power Dual-chopper Amplifier", IEEE Sensors Journal, 8(9), (2008), pp. 1511-1518.
  15. Hongwei Qu and Huikai Xie, “Process Development for CMOS-MEMS Sensors with Robust Isolated Bulk Silicon Microstructures”, IEEE/ASME Journal of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, 16(5), (2007), pp. 1152-1161.

Patents

  1. US8445234, "Method of wafer-level fabrication of MEMS devices," Issuing date: May 21, 2013. Designee: Hongwei Qu, Oakland University. (Chosen as one of the Most Innovative Inventions in Southeast Michigan in 2014 by Crain’s Detroit Business.)
  2. US8324519, "MEMS Switch with Latch Mechanism," Issuing date: December 4, 2012. Designee: Hongwei Qu, Oakland University, and James M. Slicker, MicroStar Technology, West Bloomfield, Michigan.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. P. Qu and H. Qu, “A CMOS Fuse for Safe Release of CMOS-MEMS Devices”, under review for 2017 IEEE Sensors Conference.
  2. X. Zhang, P. Qu, J. Khazaai and H. Qu, “A MetalMUMPs Electro-thermal MEMS Switch with Latching Mechanism”, under review for 2017 IEEE Sensors Conference.
  3. G. Srinivasan, G. Sreenivasulu, P. Qu, H. Qu and V. Petrov, “A pico-Tesla magnetic sensor with PZT bimorph and permanent magnet proof mass”, The 9th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2015), Dec. 8-10, Auckland, New Zealand, pp.550-554.
  4. S. Rajasekaran, H. Qu and K. Zakalik, “Thermal Measurement of Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow Rate in Hydrocephalus Shunt”, IEEE Sensors Conference, Nov. 1-4, 2015, Busan, Korea, pp.946-949.
  5. P. Qu, H. Qu, S. Gollapudi and G. Srinivasan, “Design and Fabrication of MEMS Magnetic Sensors Based on Ferromagnetic-Piezoelectric Composites”, IEEE Sensors Conference, Nov. 1-4, 2015, Busan, Korea, pp.922-925.
  6. S. Rajasekaran, S. Kovar, D. Inwald, E. Williams, P. Qu and H. Qu, “Mechanism for Measurement of Flow rate of Cerebrospinal Fluid in Hydrocephalus Shunts”, IEEE EMBC 2014, Aug. 26-30, Chicago, IL, pp.2153-2156.
  7. P. Qu and H. Qu, “A Novel CMOS-MEMS Scanning Micro-mirror Using Vertical Comb Drives”, IEEE Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics Conference, Banff, Canada, Aug. 6~9, 2012, pp.63-64.
  8. P. Qu and H. Qu, “A Novel Release Mechanism Utilizing Micro-fuse for CMOS-MEMS Micro-mirror”, IEEE Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics Conference, Banff, Canada, Aug. 6~9, 2012, pp.79-80.
  9. J. Khazaai, H. Qu, M. Shillor, and L. Smith, “Design and Fabrication of Electro-thermally Activated Micro Gripper with Large tip Opening and Holding Force”, Proceedings of IEEE Sensors Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2011, Limerick, Ireland, pp.1445-1448.
  10. Sathish Rajasekaran, Chris Luteran, Hongwei Qu and Cheryl Riley-Doucet, "A Portable Autonomous Multisensory Intervention Device (PAMID) for Early Detection of Anxiety and Agitation in Patients with Cognitive Impairment", to appear in IEEE EMBC 2011, Boston, MA.
  11. Peng Qu, Adelia Wong Hongwei Qu and Subra Ganesan, "Design And Characterization Of A Fully Differential MEMS Accelerometer Fabricated Using MetalMUMPs Technology", to be presented on MicroTech Conference , June 13-15, 2011, Boston, MA.
  12. Jay J. Khazaii, Hongwei Qu, Meir Shillor, Lorenzo Smith and Ka. C. Cheok, "Design and Fabrication of a Metallic MEMS Gripper Using Electro-thermal Actuators", to be presetned on MicroTech Conference, June 13-15, 2011, Boston, MA.
  13. Sathish Rajasekaran, Chris Luteran, Hongwei Qu and Cheryl Riley-Doucet, "Interface and Packaging of the Portable Autonomous Multisensory Intervention Device", Proceedings of the Portable Life-style Devices, Nov. 8-10, 2011, Marina del Rey, CA.
  14. Jay J. Khazaai, Mohd Haris, Hongwei Qu and James Slicker, “Displacement amplification and latching mechanism using V-shape actuators in design of electro-thermal MEMS switches”, Proceedings of IEEE Sensors Conference, Nov. 4-7, 2010, Hawaii, USA, pp. 1454-1459.
  15. H. Xie, H. Sun, K. Jia, D. Fan, and H. Qu, “Multi-axis Integrated CMOS-MEMS Inertial Sensors”, Proceedings of the 10th  IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), November 1-4, 2010, Shanghai, China, pp.1394-1396.
  16. Jay J. Khazaai, Hongwei Qu and James Slicker, “Design and Fabrication of a Low Power Electro-thermal V-shape Actuator with Large Displacement”, Proceedings of the MicroTech Conference, June 21-24, 2010, Anaheim, CA, pp. 2364-2368.
  17. Mohd Haris, Thanawit Pornthanomwong, Robert Loh and Hongwei Qu, “Nonlinear Controller and Estimator Designs of a CMOS-MEMS Nano-Newton Force Sensor”, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems, June 15-17, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 203-208.
  18. Haris, M. and Qu, H., “A CMOS-MEMS Piezoresistive Accelerometer with a Large Proof Mass”, IEEE NEMS 2010, January 20-24, Xiamen, China, pp.177-181.
  19. Haris, M. and Qu, H., “A Capacitive MEMS Force Probe for Biomedical Applications,” IEEE NEMS 2010, January 20-24, Xiamen, China, pp.309-312.
  20. Haris, M. and Qu, H., Jain, A. and Xie, H., “Design and Microfabrication of an Electrostatically Actuated Scanning Micromirror with Elevated Electrodes”, Proceedings of Nanotech 2008, June 1-5, 2008, Boston, MA, Vol. 3, pp.203-206.