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Professor Ashwin Seshia


Ashwin Seshia

Professor in Microsystems Technology

Academic Division: Mechanics, Materials and Design

Research group: Applied Mechanics

Telephone: +44 1223 3 32755


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Research interests

Micro-fabricated devices and integrated microsystems, vibratory and resonant phenomena at the MEMS-scale, acoustic wave devices, resonators and oscillators, time and frequency metrology, transducers and interfaces, physical measurements at small length scales, sensors and sensor systems, vibration energy harvesting.


Ashwin A. Seshia received his BTech in Engineering Physics in 1996 from IIT Bombay, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999 and 2002 respectively, and the MA from the University of Cambridge in 2008. During his time at the University of California, Berkeley, he was affiliated with the Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center. He joined the faculty of the Engineering Department at the University of Cambridge in October 2002 where he is presently a Reader in Microsystems Technology and a Fellow of Queens' College. Dr Seshia serves on the editorial boards of the IEEE/ASME Journal of MicroElectroMechanical Systems and the IEEE Transaction of Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control.