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Addae-Mensah, Kweku
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, December 2008

Research Information

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, December 2008


Ph.D. Dissertation
A Micro-fabricated Vertical Micocantilever Array: A Platform for Investigation of Cellular Biomechanics and Microforces in-vitro

Ph.D. Advisor
John Wikswo, Physics

Ph.D. Committee
Franz Baudenbacher
Michael Miga
Paul Moore
Kevin Parker, Harvard University


Selected Publications

Cryogenic Etching of Silicon: An Alternative Method for Fabrication of Vertical Microcantilever Master Molds. Addae-Mensah, KA; Retterer, S; Opalenik, SR; Thomas, D; Lavrik, NV; Wikswo, JP, JOURNAL OF MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS, 19, 64-74 , (2010)

Measurement techniques for cellular biomechanics in vitro. Addae-Mensah, KA; Wikswo, JP, EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, 233, 792-809 , (2008)

A flexible, quantum dot-labeled cantilever post array for studying cellular microforces. Addae-Mensah, KA; Kassebaum, NJ; Bowers, MJ; Reiserer, RS; Rosenthal, SJ; Moore, PE; Wikswo, JP, SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL, 136, 385-397 , (2007)

Poly(vinyl alcohol) as a structure release layer for the microfabrication of polymer composite structures. Addae-Mensah, KA; Reiserer, RS; Wikswo, JP, JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING, 17, N41-N46 , (2007)

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