Dr. Gary Friedman

(215) 895-2108, (215) 917-5378

e-mail: gary@ece.drexel.edu

 

Brief Summary of Research Interests and Areas of Expertise

·        Magnetic nano-technology and devices: magnetic drug delivery, magnetic microsystems and analytical tools, magnetic sensors, miniature Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) systems, NMR micro-probes and their application to NMR monitoring of biological cells and tissue, magnetic fluids.

·        Computational methods and modeling for electromagnetics with specific emphasis on magnetic systems, micromagnetics and magnetic nano-structures, magnetic fluids.

·        Atmospheric pressure cold plasma technology and its biomedical applications with specific emphasis on dielectric barrier discharges, interaction with bacteria and tissue, sterilization.

·        Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) with specific emphasis on embedded flow micro-sensors, micro-fluidic systems for delivery of liquid micro-drops, liquid-drop optical devices, liquid-drop micro-valves.

·        Theoretical and numerical modeling of quasi-static irreversible processes, metastability and hysteresis in complex systems and networks

 

Brief academic employment history

2001-present

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Drexel University

1995-2001

Associate Professor,

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,

The University of Illinois at Chicago

1998-2001

Associate Professor,

Department of Bioengineering,

The University of Illinois at Chicago

1989-1995

Assistant Professor,

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,

The University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Brief education history

 

1981-1985

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

1985-1989

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

 

 

Papers published in refereed journals

 

1.      Applied Plasma Medicine, G. Fridman, G. Friedman, A. Gutsol, A.B. Shekhter, V.N. Vasilets, A. Fridman, Plasma Process. Polym., 2007, submitted.
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2.      Nanosecond Pulsed Uniform Dielectric Barrier Discharge, H. Ayan, G. Fridman, A. Gutsol, V.N. Vasilets, A. Fridman, G. Friedman, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, accepted.

3.      Heating effect of dielectric barrier discharges in direct medical treatment, H. Ayan, G. Fridman, D. Staack, A. Gutsol, V.N. Vasilets, A. Fridman, G. Friedman, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, accepted.

 

4.      Boris Polyak, Ilia Fishbein, Michael Chorny, Ivan Alveriev, Darryl Williams, Ben Yellen, Gary Friedman, Robert Levy, “High field gradient targeting of magnetic nanoparticle-loaded endothelial cells to the surfaces of steel stents”, PNAS, Vol. 105, No. 2, pp. 698–703, January 15, 2008

 

5.      S.U. Kalghatgi, G. Fridman, M. Cooper, G. Nagaraj, M. Peddinghaus, M. Balasubramanian, V.N. Vasilets, A. Gutsol, A. Fridman, G. Friedman, “Mechanism of Blood Coagulation by Non-Thermal Atmospheric Pressure Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma“, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 35, Issue 5, Part 2, , pp. 1559-1566, Oct. 2007

 

6.      Michael Chorny, Boris Polyak, Ivan S. Alferiev, Kenneth Walsh, Gary Friedman, and Robert Levy,  “Magnetically driven plasmid DNA delivery with biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles”, FASEB J. 21, 2510-2519, August 2007

 

7.      G. Friedman, “Comment on the swimming of animalcules”, Phys.Fluids., 19, 079101, July 2007

 

8.      Francisco, H., Yellen, B., Halverson, D., Friedman, G., Gallo, G. “Regulation of Axon Guidance and Extension by 3-Dimensional Constraints”, Biomaterials, 28:3398-3407, 2007

 

9.      G. Fridman, A.D. Brooks, M. Balasubramanian, A. Fridman, A. Gutsol, V.N. Vasilets, H. Ayan, G. Friedman, “Comparison of Direct and Indirect Effects of Non-Thermal Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma on Bacteria”, Plasma Process. Polym. Vol. 4., pp. 370-375, 2007

 

10.  Fridman, G., Shereshevsky, A., Jost, M.M., Brooks, A.D., Fridman, A., Gutsol, A., Vasilets, V., Friedman, G., Floating Electrode Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma in Air Promoting Apoptotic Behavior in Melanoma Skin Cancer Cell Lines”, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 27, 2, 163-176,  2007

 

11.  Bhat S, Guez J, Kurzweg TP, Guez A., Friedman G., ”Controllability of magnetic manipulation of a few microparticles in fluids”, IEEE Trans. Mag., 43 (6): 2427-2429 June 2007

 

12.  D. Halverson, G. Friedman, “Magnetic Field Assisted Fractionation of Nonmagnetic Colloids in Ferrofluid”, IEEE Trans. Mag., 43 (6): 2692-2694, June 2007

 

13.  O. Hovorka, A. Berger, G. Friedman, “ Estimation of Exchange Coupling Distribution in All-Ferromagnetic Bilayers”, IEEE Trans. Mag., 43 (6): 2953-2955, June 2007

 

14.  O. Hovorka, A. Berger, G. Friedman, Experimental Comparison of Exchange Bias Measurement Methodologies”, J. Appl. Phys., 101, 09E515, May 2007

 

15.  D. Mattia, G. Korneva, A. Sabur, G. Friedman, Y. Gogotsi, “Multifunctional carbon nanotubes with nanoparticles embedded in their walls”, Nanotechnology 18 (15): Art. No. 155305,  April 2007

 

16.  J.R. Freedman, D. Mattia, G. Korneva, Y. Gogotsi, G. Friedman, A. Fontecchio, “Magnetically assembled carbon nanotube tipped pipettes”,  Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 103108, March 2007

 

17.  Yellen, BB; Erb, RM; Halverson, DS; Hovorka, O; Friedman, G., Arraying nonmagnetic colloids by magnetic nanoparticle assemblers, IEEE Trans. Mag., 42 (10): 3129-3131 Oct., 2006

 

18.  Hovorka O, Berger A, Friedman G., Preisach model of exchange bias in antiferromagnetically coupled bilayers, IEEE Trans. Mag., 42 (10): 3548-3553 Oct., 2006

 

19.  O. Hovorka, A. Berger, G. Friedman, Center of Mass Method for Exchange Bias Measurements, Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 89, 14513, 2006

 

20.  Forbes ZG, Barbee KA, Stoddard FR, Morgan DA, Brooks AD, Friedman G., Improving the efficacy of cellular therapy by magnetic cell targeting, Cytotherapy 8: Suppl. 1, 2006

 

21.  G. Fridman, M. Peddinghaus, H.Ayan, A. Fridman, M. Balasubramanian, A. Gutsol, A. Brooks and Gary Friedman, Blood Coagulation and Living Tissue Sterilization by Floating-Electrode Dielectric Barrier Discharge in Air, Plasma Chem. Plasma Process., DOI: 10.1007/s11090-006-9024-4, June, 2006

 

22.  K. Komaee K, B. Yellen, G. Friedman, N. Dan, Cooperativity in the adsorption of magnetic colloidal particles, J. Colloid and Interface Sci., 297 (2): 407-411 May, 2006

 

23.  D. Halverson, S. Kalghatgi, B. Yellen, G. Friedman, Manipulation of nonmagnetic nanobeads in dilute ferrofluid, J. Appl. Phys., 99 (8): Art. No. 08P504 April, 2006

 

24.  O. Hovorka, G. Friedman, Energy losses in disordered hysteretic systems with dipolar interactions, J. Appl. Phys., 99 (8): Art. No. 08D708 April 2006

 

25.  O. Hovorka, G. Friedman, Effects of interaction topology, sign and strength on hysteretic losses, Physica B-Cond.Matt., 372 (1-2): 234-238 February, 2006

 

26.  Komaee K, Friedman G, Dan N., The kinetics and saturation of reversible adsorption on patterned (heterogeneous) surfaces, Langmuir 22 (3): 871-876 Jan. 2006

 

27.  Schonfeld D, Friedman G, On the optimality of hysteresis operators in signal processing and communication systems, J. Franklin Inst-Eng. & Appl Math 342 (7): 749-759 Nov. 2005

 

28.  B.B.Yellen, M. Chorny, I. Fishbein, N. Dai, A. Ottey, C. Klingerman, I. Alferiev, O. Nyanguile, R. Wilensky, G. Friedman, R. Levy, Site specific gene delivery using magnetic forces to localize adenoviral vector-magnetic nanoparticle complexes to stented arterial segments, Circulation 112 (17): U715-U716 3076 Suppl. S, Oct 25 2005

 

29.  G. Friedman, B. Yellen, Magnetic separation, manipulation and assembly of solid phase in fluids, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Sci., 10 (3-4): 158-166 Oct. 2005

 

30.  Fridman, G.; Mengyan Li; Lelkes, P.I.; Friedman, G.; Fridman, A.; Gutsol, A.F.;Nonthermal plasma bio-active liquid micro and nano-xerography”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, Vol. 33,  No. 3,  pp:1061 – 1065, June 2005

 

31.  B. Yellen, O. Hovorka, G. Friedman, “Arranging Matter by Magnetic Nanoparticle Assemblers”, PNAS , Vol. 102, no. 25, pp. 8860-8864 , June 2005

 

32.  G. Korneva, H. Ye, Y. Gogotsi, D. Halverson, G. Friedman, J.-C. Bradley, K. G. Kornev, Carbon nanotubes loaded with magnetic particles, Nano Letters, Vol. 5, pp. 879-884, (2005)

 

33.  O. Hovorka, B.B. Yellen, N. Dan, G. Friedman, “Self-consistent model of field driven particle aggregation in magnetic fluids”, J Appl Phys., Vol.97:10Q306, 2005

 

34.  B. Yellen, Z. Forbes, D. Halverson, G. Fridman, R. Levy, M. Chorny, K. Barbee, G. Friedman, “Targeted drug delivery to magnetic implants for therapeutic applications ”, J.Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 293, No. 1, pp. 647-654, May 2005

 

35.  O. Hovorka, G. Friedman, “Onset of reptations and critical hysteretic behavior in disordered systems”, J.Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 290-291, Part 1, pp. 449-455, April 2005

 

36.  V. Pavlovic, D. Schonfeld, and G. Friedman, “Stochastic Noise Process Enhancement of Hopfield Neural Networks”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems, II: EXPRESS BRIEFS, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 213-217, April 2005

 

37.  Z.L. Wan, A. Feinerman, H.J. Zeng, G. Friedman, “Electrocapillary Piston Motion and a Prototype of Phase-Manipulating Micro-mirror”, J. Micromech. Sys., 13 (4) 620-627 August 2004

 

38.  B.Yellen, G. Friedman, “Programmable Assembly of Heterogeneous Colloidal Particle Arrays” Adv. Mater. Vol. 15, No. 2, pp.111-115, January 2004

 

39.  B.Yellen, G. Friedman, “Programmable Assembly of Colloidal Particles Using Magnetic Micro-well Templates”. Langmuir , 20 (7), pp. 2553 – 2559, 2004

 

40.  B. Yellen, G. Fridman, G. Friedman, “Ferrofluid Lithography”, Nanotechnology 15, Vol.10, pp.S562-S565, 2004

 

41.  Zimanyi GT, Friedman G, Liu K, “Fingerprinting hysteresis”, J. Appl. Phys., 95 (11): 7040-7042 Part 2, June, 2004

 

42.  B.Yellen, G. Friedman, K. A. Barbee, “Programmable self-aligning ferrofluid masks for lithographic applications”, IEEE Trans. Mag. 40 (4): 2994-2996 Part 2, July 2004

 

43.  D. Halverson, I. Tsukerman, G. Friedman, “Flexible Local Approximation Method for Magnetostatic Problems with Open Boundaries”, IEEE Trans.Mag., 40 (4): 2152-2154 Part 2, July 2004

 

44.  O. Hovorka, B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Modeling Stability of Trapped Ferromagnetic Nanoparticle Chains”, IEEE Trans. Mag., vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 2549-2551, September 2003

 

45.  Z. Forbes, B. Yellen, K. Barbee, G. Friedman, “An Approach to Targeted Drug Delivery Based on Uniform Fields”, IEEE Trans. Mag., vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 3372-3377, September 2003

 

46.  Y. Huang, A. Nehorai and G. Friedman, “Mutual Coupling of Two Collocated Orthogonally Oriented Thin-Wire Loops”, IEEE Trans. Ant. and Prop., Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 1307-1314, June 2003

 

47.  B. Yellen, G. Friedman, A. Feinerman “Printing superparamagnetic colloidal particle arrays on patterned magnetic film”, J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 93 (10), pp. 7331-7333, May 2003

 

48.  B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Analysis of repulsive interactions in chains of superparamagnetic colloidal particles for magnetic template-based self-assembly”, J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 93 (10), pp. 8447-8449, May 2003

 

49.  Plaks, A.; Tsukerman, I.; Friedman, G.; Yellen, B., “Generalized finite-element method for magnetized nanoparticles”, IEEE Trans. Mag., vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 1436-1439, May 2003

 

50.  S. Eroglu, B. Gimi, B. Roman, G. Friedman, R. Magin, “NMR Spiral Surface Microcoils: Design, Fabrication, and Imaging”, Concepts in Magnetic Resonance, Part B (Magnetic Resonance Engineering), Vol. 17B (1), pp. 1-10, May 2003

 

51.  B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Statistical Analysis of Weakest Link in Chains of Magnetic Particle Carriers for Applications in Printing Biochemical Arrays”, European Cells and Materials Vol. 3. Suppl. 2, 2002 (pages 88-91)

 

52.  X. Xu, G. Friedman, K.D. Humfeld, S.A. Majetich, S.A. Asher, “Synthesis and Utilization of Monodisperse Superparamagnetic Colloidal Particles for Magnetically Controllable Photonic CrystalsChem. Mater. 2002, 14, 1249-1256

 

53.  B. Yellen, G. Friedman, A. Feinerman, “Analysis of interactions for magnetic particles assembling on magnetic templates”, J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 91, No. 10, p. 8552-8554,15 May 2002

 

54.  X. Xu, G. Friedman, K.D. Humfeld, S.A. Majetich, S.A. Asher, “Superparamagnetic Photonic Crystals”, Adv. Mater. 2001, 13, No. 22, p. 1681, November 16

 

55.  G. Friedman, K. Cha, “The Representation of Hysteresis with Wipe-Out Memory”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 89, No. 11, pp. 7236-7238, June 2001

 

56.  J.H. Carpenter, K.A. Dahmen, G. Friedman , S. Loverde, R.A. Vanderveld, J. SethnaSubloops, Barkhausen Noise and History Induced Critical Behavior”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 89, No. 11, pp. 6799-6801, June 2001

 

57.  S. Grant, L. Murphy, R.L. Magin and G. Friedman, "Analysis of multi-layer radio frequency microcoils for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy", IEEE Trans. Mag., vol. 37, no. 4, part II, pp. 2989-2998, July 2001

 

58.  S. Eroglu, G. Friedman, R.L. Magin “Estimate of losses and signal-to-noise ratio in planar inductive micro-coil detectors used for NMR”, IEEE Trans. Mag., Vol. 37, no. 4, part I, pp. 2787-2789, July 2001

 

59.  I.M. Obaidat, J.S. Kouvel, Y. Huang, G. Friedman, “Stoner-Wohlfarth Model Applied to Ferromagnetic Particle Aggregates Rotated in Fixed Magnetic Fields”, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 223, January 2001, pp. 88-96

 

60.  G. Friedman, K. Cha, Y. Huang, J. Kouvel, "Vector form of the wipe-out memory and its experimental testing", IEEE Trans. Mag., Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 3185-3188, September 2000

 

61.  G. Friedman and K. Cha, “Power Series Expansion of Irreversible Processes with Wipe-Out Memory”, J. Material Processing and Manufacturing Science, Vol. 9, pp.70-78, July 2000

 

62.  G. Friedman, I.D. Mayergoyz, "On the estimate of eddy current losses in current carrying conductors", J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 87, No. 9, pp. 6926-6928, May 2000

 

63.  Y. Huang, G. Friedman, I. Obeidad, J. Kouvel, "Identification of the switching field function in vector hysteresis models", J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 87, No. 9, pp. 4777-4779, May 2000

 

64.  G. Friedman, "Method for characterisation of hysteresis in two dimensions", IEEE Trans. Mag., Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 216-222, January 2000

 

65.  G. Friedman, "Second order Preisach model of scalar hysteresis", Physica B: Condensed Matter, Vol. 275, pp.173-178, January 2000

 

66.  E. Growney, G. Friedman, R. Gerald, "Computation of distortions in magnetic field and spectrum for NMR instruments", J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 85 No. 8, pp. 5205-5208, April 1999

 

67.  G. Friedman, "Conditions for the representation of vector hysteresis by the vector Preisach model", J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 85 No. 8, pp. 4379-4382, April 1999

 

68.  G. Friedman, I.D. Mayergoyz, "Hysteretic energy losses in media described by vector Preisach model", IEEE Trans.Mag. Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 1270-1273, July1998

 

69.  G. Friedman, D.Ahya, “Algorithm for Fast Implementation of Vector-Type Preisach Hysteresis Models for magnetic materials”, IEEE Trans.Mag. Vol. 30, No. 6, pp4386-4388, Nov. 1995

 

70.  G. Friedman, L.Liu and J. Kouvel, "Experimental Testing of Applicability of the Preisach Hysteresis Model to Superconductors", J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 75 No. 10,  pp 5683-5687, 1994.

 

71.  G. Friedman, D.Ahya, “Hybrid boundary-volume Galerkin’s method for solution of electromagnetic problems with hysteresis”, J.Appl.Phys., Vol. 73, No.10, pp.5836-5838,  May 1993

 

72.  V.Yu. Kuperman, G. Friedman, "The effect of an applied magnetic field on ion generation processes in rarefied gas", Phys. Fluids B, 5(5) May 1993

 

73.  G. Friedman, I.D. Mayergoyz, "Stoner-Wohlfarth Hysteresis Model with Stochastic Input as a Model of Viscosity in Magnetic Materials", IEEE Trans.Mag. Vol. 28, No.5, Sept. 1992, pp.2262-2264

 

74.  V.Yu. Kuperman, G. Friedman, "Production of net positive charge in rarefied neutral gas for strong focusing of electron beams", J. Appl. Phys., 72(9) 1 Nov. 1992, pp. 3867-3873

 

75.  G. Friedman, “Computation of fields in electromagnetic systems with hysteresis”, Electromagnetics, Vol.11, No.3-4, June 1991, p.393.

 

76.  G. Friedman, "Generalization of the vector Preisach hysteresis model", J. Appl. Phys., 69 (8) 15 April, 1991, p4832-4834

 

77.  G. Friedman, I.D. Mayergoyz, "Input-dependent Preisach model and hysteretic energy losses", J. Appl. Phys., 69(8) 15 April 1991, p. 4611-4613

 

78.  G. Friedman, "New formulation of the Stoner-Wohlfarth hysteresis model and the identification problem", J.Appl.Phys. 67(9) 1 May 1990, pp.5361-5363

 

79.  I.D. Mayergoyz, A.A. Adly, G. Friedman, "New Preisach-type models of hysteresis and their experimental testing", J.Appl.Phys., 67(9) 1 May 1990, pp. 5373-5375

 

80.  G. Friedman, I.D. Mayergoyz, "Computation of Magnetic Fields In Media with Hysteresis", IEEE Trans.Mag., Vol.25, No.5, Sept. 1989, pp.3934-3936

 

81.  G. Friedman, I.D. Mayergoyz, C. Salling, "Comparison of the classical and generalized Preisach hysteresis models with experiments", IEEE Trans.Mag, Vol.25, No. 5, pp. 3925-3927, 1989

 

82.  I.D. Mayergoyz, G. Friedman, "Generalized Preisach model of Hysteresis", IEEE Trans.Mag, Vol.24, No.1, 1988, pp. 212-217

 

83.  I.D. Mayergoyz, G. Friedman, "Identification Problem for 3-D Anisotropic Preisach Model of Vector Hysteresis", IEEE Trans.Mag., Vol. 24, No. 6, 1988, pp.2928-2930

 

84.  I.D. Mayergoyz, G. Friedman, "On the integral equation of the vector Preisach Hysteresis Model", IEEE Trans. Mag., Vol 23, No. 5, Sept 1987, pp.2638-26-40

 

85.  I.D. Mayergoyz, G. Friedman, "The Preisach model and hysteretic energy losses", J. Appl. Phys., 61(8), 15 April 1987 pp. 3910-3912

 

86.  I.D. Mayergoyz, G. Friedman, "Isotropic vector Preisach model of hysteresis", J. Appl. Phys., 61(8), 15 April 1987, pp. 4022-2024

 

87.  I.D. Mayergoyz, G. Friedman, "Analytical investigation of eddy currents in Nonlinear Ferromagnetic Media for Weak magnetic fields", IEEE Trans.Mag, Vol. 22, No. 4, July 1986, pp. 259-271

 

 

Recent Conference Papers and Presentations (last 7 years)

G. Fridman, P. I. Lelkes, G. Friedman, A. Fridman, A. Gutsol, "Non-Thermal Plasma Bio-Active Liquid Micro and Nano-Xerography," 17th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, August 7-12, 2005, Toronto, Canada

 

G. Fridman, A. Gutsol, G. Friedman, M. Balasubramanian, M. Peddinghaus, A. Fridman, "Non-Thermal Plasma Blood Coagulation and Sterilization of Surface Wounds," 17th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, August 7-12, 2005, Toronto, Canada

 

G. Fridman, L. Peddinghaus, T. Vinovrski, A. Jah, A. Fridman, M. Balasubramanian, A. Gutsol, G. Friedman, "Use of Non-Thermal Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Discharge for Coagulation and Sterilization of Surface Wounds,"  32nd IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, June 18-23, 2005, Monterey, California

 

A. Fridman, G. Fridman, M. Peddinghaus, M. Balasubramanian, A. Gutsol, G. Friedman, "From Plasma Biology to Plasma Medicine: Sterilization, Tissue Engineering, Treatment of Surface Wounds and Skin Diseases," The 58th Annual Gaseous Electronics Conference (GEC), October 16-20, 2005, San Jose, California.

 

D. Halverson, B. Yellen, S. Kalaghatgi, G. Friedman, Magnetically Controlled Patterning of Biomolecules on Surfaces, MRS Confererence, April 2005, San Francisco, CA

 

M.Peddinghaus, G. Fridman, A. Jah, M. Balasubramanian, A. Fridman, A. Gutsol, G. Friedman, "Use of Non-Thermal Atmospheric Pressure Plasma for the Coagulation and Sterilization of Wounds," College of American Pathologists 2005 Meeting, September 11-14, 2005, Chicago, Illinois

 

D. Halverson, Z. Forbes, B. Yellen, G. Friedman, "Validation of Static Magnetic Drug Capture Technique", 49th Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials: November 7-11, 2004, Jacksonville, Florida

 

O. Hovorka, B. Yellen, N. Dan, G. Friedman, "Self-Consistent Modeling of Magnetic Particle Aggregation in Ferrofluids", 49th Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials: November 7-11, 2004, Jacksonville, Florida

 

O. Hovorka, G. Friedman, "Energy Losses in Disordered Complex Systems with Hysteresis", 5th International Conference of Hysteresis and Micromagnetic Modeling (HMM), Budapest, Hungary, June 1-3, 2005 (INVITED)

 

B. B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Ferrofluid masking for lithographic applicationsMRS Spring Meeting 2004, San Francisco, CA, April 12-16, 2004.

 

B. B. Yellen, G. Friedman, I. Tsukerman “Modeling and Experiments on Magnetic Template Based Assembly,” 5th Magnetic Microsphere Conference, Lyon, France, May 20-22, 2004. (INVITED)

 

B. B. Yellen, Z. G. Forbes, D. Halverson,  G. Fridman, K. A. Barbee, M. Chorny, R. J. Levy, G. Friedman “Targeted Drug Delivery to Magnetic Implants for Therapeutic Applications,” 5th Magnetic Microsphere Conference, Lyon, France, May 20-22, 2004.

 

B. B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Programmable masking of magnetic alignment marks for lithographic applicationsNanotech 2004, Boston, MA, March 7-11, 2004.

 

B. B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Programmable Ferrofluid masking for lithographic applications”, IEEE-NDSI (Nanoscale Device Systems Integration) Conference, Miami, FL, Feb. 15-19, 2004.

 

B. B. Yellen, G. Friedman, K. A. Barbee, “Programmable self-aligning ferrofluid masks for lithographic applications”, 9th Joint MMM/Intermag Conference, Anaheim, CA, Jan. 5-9, 2004.

 

M. Gallagher, G. Friedman, A. Dolgopolsky, A. Gutsol, A. Fridman, “Non-Thermal Plasma Applications in Air Sterilization“, Rural Homeland Defense Technology Exposition, October 21-22, 2004, Johnstown, PA (INVITED)

 

M. Gallagher, G. Friedman, A. Dolgopolsky, A. Gutsol, A. Fridman “Non-Thermal Plasma Applications in Air Sterilization “, SMART Tech Trends Conference (sponsored by IEEE), August 4-5, 2004, Pittsburgh, PA

 

M. Gallagher, G. Friedman, A. Dolgopolsky, A. Gutsol, A. Fridman, “Non-Thermal Plasma Applications in Air Sterilization”, International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), June 28 – July 1, 2004, Baltimore, MD

 

M. Gallagher, G. Friedman, A. Gutsol, A. Fridman, “Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Sterilization of Air”, Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, August 15-20, 2004, Holderness School, Plymouth, NH

 

G. Fridman, M. Li, C. Baez, G. Friedman, A. Gutsol, P. I. Lelkes, A. Fridman, “NOn-thermal plasma bio-active liquid nanolithography”, Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, August 15-20, 2004, Holderness School, Plymouth, NH (INVITED)

 

G. Fridman, M. Li, C. Baez, G. Friedman, A. Gutsol, P. I. Lelkes, A. Fridman, “NON-thermal plasma bio-printer with nanoscale precision”, International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), June 28 – July 1, 2004, Baltimore, MD

 

B. Yellen, K. Barbee, G. Friedman, “Model of an Approach to Targeted Drug Delivery Based on Uniform Magnetic Fields”, 6th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials, Somerset, NJ, October 17-18 2003

 

Yellen, G. Friedman, “Patterning Colloidal Particles Using Micromagnet Arrays”, SPIE Conference on Microtechnologies , January 2003, San Francisco, CA

 

B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Magnetically Driven Assembly”, May 2003, MRS Conference, San Francisco, CA

 

O. Hovorka, G. Friedman, “Hysteresis in Random Coercivity Ising Models with Anti ferromagnetic Interactions”, FORC Workshop, Davis, CA, May 2003 (INVITED)

 

O. Hovorka, G. Friedman, “Onset of Return Point Memory in Hysteretic Systems”, HMM2003 (Hysteresis and Micromagnetic Modeling), Salamanca, Spain, June 2003

 

B. Yellen, K. Barbee, G. Friedman, “Model of an Approach to Targeted Drug Delivery Based on Uniform Magnetic Fields”, 6th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials, Somerset, NJ, October 17-18 2003

 

B. Yellen, G. Friedman, Nanoimprint 2002, “Magnetic Printing of Colloidal Particles”, San Francisco, December 3-5, 2002 (INVITED)

 

G. Friedman, B. Yellen, “Patterning colloidal magnetic particles for biochemical micro-array fabrication”, NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Kiev, Ukraine, August 3-8, 2002 (INVITED)


Eroglu, S.; Gimi, B.; Leoni, L.; Roman, B.; Friedman, G.; Desai, T.; Magin, R.L.;NMR imaging of biocapsules for monitoring the performance of cell and tissue implants”, Microtechnologies in Medicine & Biology 2nd Annual International IEEE-EMB Special Topic Conference on , 2-4 May 2002 , Page(s): 193 -198

 

B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Method for Printing Biochemical Arrays with Magnetic Particle Carriers”, 2nd Annual Particles Conference, Orlando, FL, April 20-23

 

B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Statistical Analysis of Weakest Link in Chain of Magnetic Particle Carriers for Applications in Printing Biochemical Arrays” Tallahassee, FL, May 9-11, 2002

 

Eroglu, S.; Gimi, B.; Leoni, L.; Roman, B.; Friedman, G.; Desai, T.; Magin, R.L. NMR imaging of biocapsules for monitoring the performance of cell and tissue implants”, Microtechnologies in Medicine & Biology 2nd Annual International IEEE-EMB Special Topic Conference on , 2002, Page(s): 193 -198

 

Yikun Huang; Nehorai, A.; Friedman, G, “Mutual coupling of two collocated orthogonal loops”, Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, 2002. IEEE , Volume: 2 , 2002, Page(s): 834 -837

 

B. Yellen, G. Friedman, “Analysis of Interactions of Colloidal Magnetic Beads with Magnetic Templates”, International Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Seattle, WA, November 2002

 

“NUMERICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF WIPE-OUT MEMORY IN HYSTERETIC SYSTEMS”, The 3rd International Symposium on Hysteresis and Micromagnetic Modeling, May 21-23rd, 2001 - Ashburn, VA (INVITED)

 

Pavlovic, V.; Schonfeld, D.; Friedman, G.; Enhancement of Hopfield neural networks using stochastic noise processes, Neural Networks for Signal Processing XI, 2001. Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE Signal Processing Society Workshop, 10-12 Sept. 2001

 

Hysteresis And Return-Point Memory In Complex Systems” UNDERSTANDING COMPLEX SYSTEMS Symposium: Behavior of Open Multivariant Systems, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, May 15, 2001 (INVITED)

 

Grant*, S.C.; Blackband, S.J.; Webb, A.G.; Friedman, G.; Magin, R.L.“Application of RF microcoils to the analysis of single cells via MR microscopy” Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, 1st Annual International, Conference On. 2000 , 2000 Page(s): 101 –105

 

Eroglu*, S.; Grant*, S.C.; Friedman, G.; Magin, P.L. “Investigation of RF spiral surface coils for NMR spectroscopy” Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, 1st Annual International, Conference On. 2000, 2000 Page(s): 92 -96

 

Gimi, B.; Grant*, S.; Friedman, G.; Magin, R.Investigation of NMR signal-to-noise ratio for RF scroll microcoils” Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, 1st Annual International, Conference On. 2000 , 2000 Page(s): 88 -91

 

G. Friedman, “THEORY OF APPROXIMATING SCALAR HYSTERESIS WITH RETURN-POINT MEMORY”, International Workshop on Hysteresis, Metastability and Aftereffect, Chicago, USA, September 2000

 

K. Cha*, Y. Huang*, G. Friedman, “EXPERIMENTAL TESTING OF SPIRAL REDUCTION IN PARTICULATE MAGNETIC MATERIALS”, INTERMAG-2000, Toronto, Canada, April 2000

 

S.Grant*, G.Friedman, R.Magin, "MINIATURIZED MAGNETIC RESONANCE SYSTEMS FOR SPECTROSCOPY AND IMAGING", NanoSpace 2000 - The International Conference on Integrated Nano/Microtechnology for Space Applications, Houston, TX, January 24-27, 2000 (INVITED)

 

S.-H. Lee, T. J. Royston and G. Friedman, “Modeling and compensation of

hysteresis in piezoceramic transducers for vibration control,1999 ASME Winter Annual Meeting: Adaptive Structures and Material Systems Symposium (Nashville, TN, November 14 -19, 1999) pp. 11 - 18.

 

T. J. Royston, S.-H. Lee, and G. Friedman, “Comparison of Two

Rate-Independent hysteresis models with Application to Piezoceramic Transducers”, 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference Symposium on Nonlinear Response of Hysteretic Oscillators (Las Vegas, NV, September 12 - 15, 1999) 12 pages.

 

Growney, Eric*; Friedman, Gary; Gerald II, Rex; Klingler, Robert;

Rathke, Jerome; Nunez, Luis; "EVALUATION AND DESIGN OF TOROID CAVITY

PROBES BASED ON CALCULATED DISTORTIONS", The 40th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Orlando, FL. February 28 - March 5, 1999.

 

Grant, Samuel*; Friedman, Gary; Growney, Eric*; Magin, Richard;

"SIGNAL-TO-NOISE IMPROVEMENT WITH MULTILAYERED RF MICROCOILS", The 40th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Orlando, FL. February 28 - March 5, 1999.

 

Friedman, Gary; Huang, Yikun*; "HYSTERESIS MODELS BASED ON MULTI-STABLE RELAYS", The 2nd International Symposium on Hysteresis Modeling and Micromagnetics, Perugia, Italy, June 7-9, 1999

 

"CONDITIONS FOR REPRESENTATION OF VECTOR HYSTERESIS BY VECTOR PREISACH MODEL", International Workshop on Hysteresis, Berlin, Germany, September 20-24, 1999 (INVITED)

 

"HYSTERESIS MODELS BASED ON MULTI-STABLE RELAYS", The 2nd International Symposium on Hysteresis Modeling and Micromagnetics, Perugia, Italy, June 7-9, 1999 (INVITED)

 

"ON REPRESENTATION OF HYSTERESIS BY VECTOR PREISACH HYSTERESIS MODEL", The 43rd Annual Conference on  Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Miami, FL. November 9-12,1998. (INVITED)

 

Growney, E.*; Friedman, G.; Gerald II, R.; Klingler, R.; Rathke, J.;

"BOUNDARY ELEMENT TECHNIQUE FOR CALCULATIONS OF FIELD AND SPECTRAL DISTORTIONS", ISMRM Workshop on Computational Electromagnetics in Magnetic Resonance, College Station, TX.  May 30 - June 1, 1998.

 

Growney, E.*; Gerald II, R.E.; Klingler, R.J.; Rathke, J.W.; Nunez, Friedman, G.

L.H.; Aumeier, S.E.; "NMR FOR NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF NUCLEAR

MATERIALS", NMR Symposium of the 40th Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytic

Chemistry, Denver, CO.  July 25-30, 1998.

 

Growney, Eric*;  Friedman, Gary; "COMPUTATIONS OF DISTORTIONS IN

MAGNETIC FIELD SPECTRUM FOR NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE INSTRUMENTS", The 43rd Annual Conference on  Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Miami, FL. November 9-12,1998.

 

Friedman, Gary "ON REPRESENTATION OF HYSTERESIS BY VECTOR PREISACH HYSTERESIS MODEL", The 43rd Annual Conference on  Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Miami, FL. November 9-12,1998.

 

Professional Activities and Honors

·        Session Chair, Magnetic Fluids, 9th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference, Anaheim, CA, Jan. 5-9, 2004.

·        Member of the program committee for the International Symposium on Hysteresis Modeling and Micromagnetics, Salamanca, Spain, 2003

·        Session Chair, Magnetic Fluids, INTERMAG-03 Conference, Boston, MA, April, 2003

·        Session Chair, Magnetic Fluids, Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Tempa, Florida, November 2002

·        Eddy Currents session chair, 8th Joint INTERMAG-MMM Conference, January 2001, San Antonio, TX

·        Member of program committee and Micromagnetics session chair, The 3rd International Symposium on Hysteresis and Micromagnetic Modeling, May 21-23rd, 2001 - Ashburn, VA

·        Session Chair, Magnetic Fluids, Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Seattle, Washington, November 2001

·        Guest Editor, Journal of Materials Processing and Manufacturing Science, October 2000 and January 2001 issues

·        Member of program committee and Micromagnetics session chair, The 3rd International Symposium on Hysteresis and Micromagnetic Modeling, May 21-23rd, 2001 - Ashburn, VA

·        Eddy Currents session chair, 8th Joint INTERMAG-MMM Conference, January 2001, San Antonio, TX

·        Primary organizer and chair of the International Workshop on Hysteresis, Metastability and Aftereffect, University of Illinois at Chicago, September 2000

·        Member of program committee and Computational Magnetics session chair, INTERMAG Conference, April 2000, Toronto, Canada

·        Computational Magnetics session chair,7th Joint INTERMAG-MMM Conference, San Francisco, CA, January 1998

·        Field Computation session chair, The 43rd Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM), Miami, FL., November, 1998

·        Silver Circle Teaching Award, University of Illinois at Chicago

·        Computational Magnetics session chair, 6th Joint INTERMAG-MMM Conference, Albuquerque, NM, January 1994

·        Eddy Currents session chair, INTERMAG Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 1992

·        Continually serve as a reviewer for Journal of Applied Physics, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Advanced Materials, Langmuir

 

Summary of funded research activity

List of active grants

 

  1. Autofolding Porous Capsules for Encapsulating Pancreatic Islets

Agency: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,

Amount: $400,000 with Annual Drexel Subcontract of $40,000.

PI: Barjor Gimi (Southwestern Med School), co-PI: Gary Friedman (Drexel)

 

  1. Atmospheric Room Temperature Plasma For Treatment of Leishmania

Agency: DARPA

Amount: $150,000

PI: Alexander Fridman, Co-PI: Gary Friedman, Ari Brooks, Alex Gutsol

 

  1. Atmospheric Room Temperature Plasma For Treatment of Living Tissue and Blood Coagulation

Agency: DARPA

Amount: $300,000

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Alex Friedman, Manjula Balasubramanian, Alex Gutsol

 

  1. Ultra-Wide Band Radio Test Range for Testing of Soldier Localization in Buildings

Agency: US Army (CERDEC, through ACIN Center, NJ)

Amount: $50,000

PI: Adam Fontecchio, Co-PI: Gary Friedman, Kapil Dandekar, Moshe Kam

 

  1. NIRT: Active Nanofluidic Devices

Agency: NSF

Amount: $1,000,000

PI: Yuri Gogotsi (Drexel), Co-PI: Gary Friedman (Drexel), Haim Bau (Penn), Dino Megaridis (UIC)

 

  1. NMR Detection of Gene Expression

Agency: NIH

Amount: $250,000 (Drexel Subcontract), $1,500,000 Total

PI: Brian Roman (University of Chicago), Gary Friedman (Drexel), Richard Magin (University of Illinois at Chicago)

 

  1. RET: Interdisciplinary Nanotechnology Education

Agency: NSF

Amount: $450,000

PI: Y. Gogotsi, Co-PI: G. Friedman, M. Choi

 

  1. Major Research Instrumentation: Acquisition of Inductively Coupled Reactive Ion Etching System within Two Universities, One Campus Framework

Agencies: NSF, Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Institute

Amount: $450,000

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Adam Fontecchio, Y. Gogotsi

 

  1. NIRT: Magnetically Driven Assembly of Heterogeneous Nanosystems

Agency: NSF

Amount: $1,390,000

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PIs: N. Dan, S. Majetic, S. Asher, I. Tsukerman

 

Grants and Awards in the past

 

  1. Equipment for Plasma Treatment of Nanoparticles and Surface

Agency: Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Institute

Amount: $120,000

PI: Alexander Fridman, Co-PI: Gary Friedman, Alexander Gutsol

 

  1. Magnetic Drug Delivery to Cardiovascular Stents,

Agency: Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Institute

Amount: $90,000

PI: Gary Friedman (Drexel), Robert Levy (UPenn)

 

  1. Magnetographic Fabrication of Biochemical Micro-arrays on Nano-structured Substrates

Agency: DARPA

Amount: $750,000, Period 6/2001-6/2004

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: A. Feinerman, V. Metlushko

 

  1. MRI intravascular catheter micro-sensors

Agency: Sci-Med Corporation, Division of Boston Scientific

Amount: $160,000, Period 6/2001-6/2003

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Alan Feinerman

 

  1. Imbedded flow micro-sensors for automotive gaskets

Agency: Dana Corporation, Victor Reinz Division

Amount: $125,000, Period 6/2000-6/2002

PI: Gary Friedman

 

  1. Micro-drop based micro-valves

Agency: Honewell Corporation

Amount: $60,000, Period: 9/1999-1/2002

PI: Gary Friedman

 

  1. Miniature NMR spectrometer for In-Situ characterization and monitoring,

Agency: United States Department of Energy, Environmental Science program,

Amount $580,000, Period: 1/1998-9/2001

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Alan Feinerman

 

  1. Fast Micro-drop Pivoted Micro-mirror Arrays

Agency: DARPA

Amount: $550,000, Period 6/2000-6/2003

PI: A. Feinerman, Co-PIs: Gary Friedman (35%), C. Megaridis

 

  1. Liquid-drop Pivoted Micro-Mirror Arrays

Agency: NASA

Amount: $550,000, Period 8/2001-8/2004

PI: A. Feinerman, Co-PIs: Gary Friedman (35%), D. Megaridis

 

  1. Online Learning: Electromagnetics and Microfabrication Web Based Courses

Agency: UI Online, State of Illinois

Amount: $150,000, Period: 1/1999-1/2000

PI: George Uslenghi, Co-PIs: Gary Friedman, Peter Hesketh

 

  1. Design and Performance Study of Polyimide Seals for Microfluidic Applications

Agency: Baxter Corporation through Microfluidics Center at UIC

Amount: $40,000, Period: 9/1996-9/1997

PI: Gary Friedman

 

  1. Four Tube Oxidation and Diffusion Furnace,

Agency: Campus Research Board, University of Illinois

Amount: $15,000, Period: 6/96-12/96

PI: D. Naylor, CO-PIs: D. Babic, R. Drayton, A.Feinerman, G. Friedman, P.Hesketh, J. Maclay and K. Shenai

 

  1. Design and Fabrication of Arrays of Miniature Acceleration Switches

Agency: Electrodynamics Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Amount: $80,000, Period: 9/1994-9/1996

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Alan Feinerman (20%)

 

  1. Computation of Magnetic Fields in Media with Hysteresis

Agency: National Science Foundation, Research Initiation Award

Amount: $90,000, Period: 9/1991-9/1994

PI: Gary Friedman

 

  1. Microfabrication Applications Laboratory Development

Agency: State of Illinois, Technology Challenge Grant

Amount: $900,000, Period: 7/1990- 6/1992

PI: J. Maclay, Co-PIs: Gary Friedman, Alan Feinerman, David Naylor, Peter Hesketh (equal participation of all PIs and Co-PIs )

 

  1. Modeling of hysteresis in recording materials

Agency: Campus Research Board, University of Illinois

Amount: $15,000, Period: 1/1990-1/1991

PI: G. Friedman

 

Student Supervision

Post Doctoral Students:

 

Dr. Soonghong Lee, worked with me on development of flow sensors imbedded in automotive gaskets

V. Kuperman, developed models of electron beam focusing by neutral gas

 

Ph.D. students graduated:

 

Ben Yellen, August 2004, currently Assistant Professor at Duke University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials

 

Yikun Huang, graduated July 2002, currently Research Professor at Montana State University, Physics Department

 

Sam Grant, March 2000, currently an Assistant Professor at Florida State University, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

 

Liwen Liu, graduated May 1996, was Research Professor at Rush Presbyterian University in Chicago as recently as 1998

 

Deepak Ahya, graduated May 1994, was at Motorola as recently as 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ph.D students in progress:

 

Ondrej Hovorka, topic is Solution of Optimization Problems by Hysteretic Annealing

 

Derek Halverson, “Magnetically controlled nano-assembly”

 

Greg Fridman, Plasma Treatment of Living Tissue

 

Sameer Kalgatgi, Interaction of Plasma with Proteins

 

Joshua Freedman, Carbon Nanotube Pipettes for Subcellular Interrogation

 

Halim Ayan, Uniform Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma for Medical Applications

 

 

M.S. Students graduated:

 

Eric Growney, graduated Summer 1999, thesis on "Calculations of Magnetic Field Distortions and Subsequent NMR Spectral Distortions", currently at Motorola

 

Lisa Murphy, graduated Summer 1999, thesis on "Electrical characterization of miniature NMR probes", currently with HP

 

Ying Xu,  graduated Summer 1997, thesis on  "Surface Mount Packaging and Interconnection for Microfluidic Circuits", current position unknown

 

Liwen Liu, graduated Spring 1995, thesis on "Microfabricated Acceleration Switches",

 

Kwanchul Cha, thesis on modelling of return point memory in interacting assemblies of magnetic nano-particles