Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center

Robert Schneider

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Robert Schneider

Graduate Student Researcher
Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center

Mailing address:
403 Cory Hall #1774
Berkeley, CA 94720

 

Phone: (360) 513-0145
E-mail: schneid@berkeley.edu

Univ. of California, Berkeley    Ph.D.      EECS - MEMS                   2015 (Expected)
Univ. of Washington, Seattle   B.S.        Electrical Engineering      2009


Biography

Robert was born in California in 1987.


Research Interests

MEMS resonators and filters, micro/nanofabrication, radio front ends, IC design, and frequency control.


Teaching (GSI)  

Fall 2010: EE C245 Introduction to MEMS Design


Publications

T. O. Rocheleau, A. J. Grine, K. E. Grutter, R. A. Schneider, N. Quack, M. C. Wu, and C. T.-C. Nguyen, “Enhancement of mechanical Q for low phase noise optomechanical oscillators,” in Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 2013 IEEE 26th International Conference on, 2013, pp. 118–121. pdf

Henry G. Barrow, Thura Lin Naing, Robert A. Schneider, Tristan O. Rocheleau, Victor Yeh, Zeying Ren, and Clark T.-C. Nguyen, “A Real-Time 32.768-kHz Clock Oscillator Using a 0.0154-mm^2 Micromechanical Resonator Frequency-Setting Element,” in Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 2012. pdf

Mehmet Akgul, Robert Schneider, Zeying Ren, Gerry Chandler, Victor Yeh, and Clark T.-C. Nguyen, “Hot Filament CVD Conductive Microcrystalline Diamond for High Q, High Acoustic Velocity Micromechanical Resonators,” in Proceedings of the 2011 International Frequency Control Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 2011.
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W. C. Li, Y. Jiang, R. A. Schneider, H. G. Barrow, L. Lin, and C. T.-C. Nguyen, “Polysilicon-filled carbon nanotube grass structural material for micromechanical resonators,” in Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on, Cancun, Mexico, 2011, pp. 477–480. pdf


Course Projects

R. Schneider, “Extreme UV (EUV) Lithography,” EE243 Advanced IC Processing Term Paper, 2011, pdf


MEMS Videos

Modal Simulations http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~bschneid/Videos/ModalSimulations/
Resonators http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~bschneid/Videos/Resonance/


Images  

Interesting SEMs http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~bschneid/Images/SEMs
Optical Micrographs http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~bschneid/Images/OpticalMicrographs
Photos http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~bschneid/Images/Photos


Links  

Nguyen Research Group http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~ctnguyen/
BSAC website http://www-bsac.eecs.berkeley.edu/
UC Berkeley EECS Dept. http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/
UC Berkeley Electrical Engineering Graduate Student Association (EEGSA) http://inst.eecs.berkeley.edu/~eegsa/
IEEE UFFC Society http://www.ieee-uffc.org/main/index.asp
MEMS 2014 http://www.mems2014.org/
UCB Nanolab Lab Manual http://nanolab.berkeley.edu/labmanual/labmantoc.html
UC Berkeley Webcasts http://webcast.berkeley.edu/
Online Circuit Simulator http://www.falstad.com/circuit/


Last updated on 7/18/2013.