Michael Wadas

  • Program Year: 1
  • Academic Institution: University of Michigan
  • Field of Study: Fluid Mechanics and High Energy Density Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Eric Johnsen
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2017

Publications

Journal Publications

M. J. Wadas, M. Tweardy, N. Bajaj, A. K. Murray, G. T.-C. Chiu, E. A. Nauman, J. F. Rhoads, "Detection of Traumatic Brain Injury Biomarkers with Resonant Microsystems," IEEE Sensors Letters. 2017. 1(6): 2501304.

Patents

M. Wadas, M. Tweardy, N. Bajaj, A. Murray, G. Chiu, E. Nauman, J. Rhoads, Integration of micropipette system and microelectromechanical resonant system to minimize the biological sample volume required for disease diagnostics. U.S. Patent Pending.

Oral Poster Presentations

M. Wadas, M. Henry de Frahan, C. Kuranz, E. Johnsen. (2018 November). Evolution of perturbed interfaces subjected to transient accelerations. Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering Graduate Student Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI.

M. Wadas, M. Henry de Frahan, C. Kuranz, E. Johnsen. (2018 November). Evolution of perturbed interfaces subjected to transient accelerations. Applied Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

M. Wadas, E. Johnsen. (2018 October). A semianalytical solution for rarefaction-driven fluid interfaces. Engineering Graduate Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI.

M. Wadas, S. Pellone, C. Kuranz, E. Johnsen. (2018 April). Circulation dependence of late-time scaling of blast wave accelerated interfaces. Omega Laser Facility Users Group Workshop, Rochester, NY.

M. Wadas, M. Tweardy, N. Bajaj, G. Chiu, E. Nauman, J. Rhoads. (2017 April). Detection of traumatic brain injury protein biomarkers with resonant microsystems. Bottomley Undergraduate Research Symposium, West Lafayette, IN.

M. Wadas, M. Tweardy, N. Bajaj, G. Chiu, E. Nauman, J. Rhoads. (2016 October). Resonant microsystems and their potential to enable disease diagnosis. Igniting Curiosity: A Stamps Symposium, West Lafayette, IN.

M. Wadas, M. Tweardy, N. Bajaj, G. Chiu, E. Nauman, J. Rhoads. (2016 October). Detection of traumatic brain injury protein biomarkers with resonant microsystems. Purdue Industrial Advisory Committee Meeting, West Lafayette, IN.

Awards

Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering (MIPSE) Graduate Student Symposium Best Poster Award

Michigan Engineering Graduate Symposium Best Poster Award

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Honorable Mention

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG) Finalist

Stamps Leadership Scholarship

Purdue Trustee Scholarship

Bottomley Research Fellowship

Charles C. Chappelle Fellowship

Malott Innovation Award Finalist

Fannie & John Hertz Foundation Fellowship Finalist

First in Class in Purdue University Mechanical Engineering

Purdue University Top 10 Research News Stories

Tom Riley Principal Trumpet Scholarship

Leath Scholarship

Purdue Bands & Orchestras Outstanding Senior

Purdue University Dean's List and Semester Honors