Ahmed Busnaina

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Ahmed A. Busnaina, Ph.D. is the William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor and Director of National Science Foundation’s Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nanomanufacturing [1] and the NSF Center for Nano and Microcontamination Control[2] at Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Dr. Busnaina is internationally recognized for his work on nano and micro scale defects mitigation and removal in semiconductor fabrication. He specializes in directed assembly of nanoelements and in the nanomanufacturing of micro and nanoscale devices. Professor Busnaina authored the only Nanomanufacturing Handbook published in 2006, ISBN 0-8493-3326-1.[3] He authored more than 420 papers in journals, proceedings and conferences.[4]

He is an associate editor of the Journal of Nanoparticle Research. He also serves on many advisory boards including Samsung Electronics; Chemical Industry Nanomaterials Roadmap, the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors, Journal of Particulate Science and Technology,[5] Journal of Environmental Sciences (Journal of the IEST), Semiconductor International, Journal of Advanced Applications in Contamination Control.[6]

He is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Adhesion Society, a Fulbright Senior Scholar and listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World, ISBN 978-0-8379-1145-8, Who's Who in America, ISBN 978-0-8379-0283-8, Who's Who in science and engineering, ISBN 978-0-8379-5770-8, etc.). He was awarded the 2006 Nanotech Briefs National Nano50 Award, Innovator category,[7] the SØren Buus Outstanding Research Award, Northeastern University 2006, the 2005 Aspiration Award, Northeastern University.[8]