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  • PhD (1998), Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut

Research & Scholarship Interests

Piezoelectric-based actuators and sensors, dynamic modeling and vibration control of distributed-parameters systems, dynamics and control of MEMS and NEMS sensors and actuators, control and manipulation at the nanoscale
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College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Outstanding Faculty Service Award
  • 2015 Northeastern University Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2015 College of Engineering (CoE) Translational Research Award
  • 2013 Northeastern University College of Engineering Martin Essigman Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2013, 2012 and 2011 Mechanical Engineering Professor of the Year Awards for best teaching performance
  • 2011 ASME Service Award in recognition of outstanding service and extraordinary dedication as General Conference Chair for 2011 ASME IDETC/CIE
  • 2009 Clemson University College of Engineering and Science (CoES) McQueen Quattlebaum Faculty (Research) Achievement Award for highest distinctions and exemplary leadership in the engineering profession
  • 2008 Clemson University CoES Murray Stokley Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2007 ASME Service Award in recognition of outstanding service and extraordinary dedication as Technical Program Chair for the 2007 ASME IDETC/CIE
  • Recipient of the Inaugural Clemson University CoES Collaboration Award for demonstrated exemplary and synergetic collaboration in research
  • 2007 Clemson University Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year Award
  • 2003 National Science Foundation CAREER Award
  • Clemson University Board of Trustees Awards for Excellence in Research for 6 yrs (2003-08)
  • Recipient of the 2002 DOE Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Teaching Interests

  • Dynamic Systems and Control
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Sensors and Actuators Dynamic and Control
  • Dynamics for Design

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers International (Fellow since 2011)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)

Selected Publications

  • M. Khabiry, N. Jalili, A Microfluidic Platform Containing Sidewall Microgrooves for Cell Positioning and Trapping, Nanobiomedicine, 2015
  • S. Faegh, N. Jalili, S. Sridhar, A Novel Sensor System Utilizing Piezoelectric Microcantilever Coupled with Resonating Circuit, US Patent, 2015
  • S. Faegh, N. Jalili, S. Sridhar, Ultrasensitive Piezoelectric-Based Microcantilever Biosensor: Theory and Experiment, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 20(1), 2015, 308-312
  • S. Eslami, N. Jalili, Model Development and Boundary Interaction Force Control of a Piezoresistive-Based Microcantilever, Robotica, 2014, 1-19  
  • S. Faegh, N. Jalili, Comprehensive Distributed-Parameters Modeling and Experimental Validation of Microcantilever-Based Biosensor with Application to Ultrasmall Biological Species Detection, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 23(2), 2013, 025007
  • N. Jalili, Piezoelectric-Based Vibration Control: From Macro to Micro/Nano Scale Systems, Springer, New York, NY, 1st Ed., 2010,  517 pages, with 293 figures
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