Welcome to Optical MEMS

Talghader Research Group @ University of Minnesota Electrical and Computer Engineering

Optical MEMS Group research combines aspects of optoelectronics, micromachining, and microelectronics, incorporating aspects of optics, MEMS, microfabrication, and nanotechnology. Explore our site to learn more about us and our research.


  • June 4, 2013

    Optical MEMS Group congratulates Ryan Shea for a successful final Ph.D defense today. Dr. Shea departs for Cypress Semiconductor.
  • May 1, 2013

    Congratulations to Anand Gawarikar for completing his Ph.D today! The newly-minted Dr. Gawarikar will take up a position at Intel.
  • February 15, 2013

    Congratulations to Sangho Kim, who officially defended his Ph.D thesis today. The new Dr. Kim can now be found at Seagate.
  • January 19, 2011

    Optical MEMS Group bids a fond farewell to Nick Gabriel, who successfully defended his Ph.D thesis today and departs shortly for a post at Honeywell.