Electrofluidic devices for biosensors, beam steering, lab-on-chip, displays, and electronic paper
Professor at University of Cincinnati
Dr. Heikenfeld received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cincinnati in 1998 and 2001, respectively. During 2001-2005 Dr. Heikenfeld co-founded and served as principal scientist at Extreme Photonix Corp. In 2005 he returned to the University of Cincinnati as a Professor in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computing Systems. Dr. Heikenfeld's university laboratory, The Novel Devices Laboratory ( www.ece.uc.edu/devices ) is currently engaged in electrofluidic device research for biosensors, beam steering, lab-on-chip, displays, and electronic paper. He has been awarded National Science Foundation CAREER award and is both an Air Force Office of Scientific Research and Sigma Xi Young Investigator. Dr. Heikenfeld is a senior member of the Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers, a senior member of the Society for Information Display, a member of the International Society for Optics & Photonics (SPIE), a member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. In addition, Dr. Heikenfeld is now launching his 3rd startup company, and has lead the creation of programs and coursework at the University of Cincinnati that foster innovation, entrepreneurship, and an understanding of the profound change that technology can have on society.