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Opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology   NIST

Integrated Microfluidics and Photonics for Chemical and Cellular Measurements


Material Measurement Laboratory, Materials Measurement Science Division

opportunity location
50.64.31.C0288 Gaithersburg, MD

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.


name email phone
Gregory Alan Cooksey 301.975.5529
Marcelo Ishihara Davanco 301-975-3089
Babak Nikoobakht 301.975.3230


Microscale sensing technologies that integrate microfluidics and photonics are well-suited for chemical detection and cytometry (e.g. characterization of single cells and microdroplets in flow). This project focuses on designing, fabricating, and testing state-of-the-art photonic light sources and microfluidic networks. Our goal is to develop systems that enable accurate, high-throughput, and dynamic measurement of materials in flow, which will, for example, improve the ability to specify composition and describe variability in manufacturing for biotechnological applications. We offer a collaborative environment that couples multidisciplinary scientific interactions with state-of-the-art nanofabrication capabilities and advanced measurement tools.

Microfluidics; Nanofluidics; cytometry; flow metrology; Biosensors; photonics, Nanodevice


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$74,950.00 $3,000.00
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