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Dr. K. Takahata

Dr. K. Takahata

2332 Main Mall, 3113 Kaiser Bldg.
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada
Tel: 1-604-827-4241
Fax: 1-604-822-5949
E-mail: takahata@ece.ubc.ca
http://www.ece.ubc.ca/~takahata/

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Education

PhD

Research Interests

Micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS),
Implantable microdevices,
Wireless sensing and control in micro/nano domain,
Microfabrication techniques,
Micro-electro-discharge machining (EDM) and control

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Dr. K. Takahata

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    2012
    Tanveer Saleh, Masoud Dahmardeh, Anas Bsoul, Alireza Nojeh, and Kenichi Takahata, "High-precision dry micro-electro-discharge machining of carbon-nanotube forests with ultralow discharge energy", IEEE 25th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 29/01/2012. Tagged XML BibTex
    Anas Bsoul, Mohamed Sultan Mohamed Ali, Alireza Nojeh, Kenichi Takahata, "Piezoresistive strain sensing using carbon nanotube forests suspended by Parylene-C membranes", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, issue 21, 05/2012. Tagged XML BibTex
    2011
    M. Dahmardeh, W. Khalid, M.S. Mohamed Ali, Y. Choi, P. Yaghoobi, A. Nojeh, K. Takahata, "High-Aspect-Ratio, 3-D Micromachining Of Carbon-Nanotube Forests by Micro-Electro-Discharge Machining in Air", Proceeding IEEE MEMS, Cancun, Mexico, 23/01/2011. Tagged XML BibTex
    M.S. Mohamed Ali, K. Takahata, "Selective RF wireless control of integrated bulk-micromachined shape-memory-alloy actuators and its microfluidic application", Proceeding IEEE MEMS, Cancun, Mexico, 23/01/2011. Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    Tanveer Saleh, Masoud Dahmardeh, Anas Bsoul, Alireza Nojeh, and Kenichi Takahata, "Field-emission-assisted approach to dry micro-electro-discharge machining of carbon-nanotube forests", Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 110, issue 10, 10/2011. Tagged XML BibTex
    Anas Bsoul, Mohamed Sultan Mohamed Ali, and Kenichi Takahata, "Piezoresistive pressure sensor using vertically aligned carbon-nanotube forests", IET Electronics Letters, vol. 47, issue 14, 07/2011. Tagged XML BibTex
    2010
    Somaya Rahimi, Elie H. Sarraf, Gregory Wong, Kenichi Takahata, "Implantable drug delivery device using frequency-controlled wireless hydrogel microvalves", BIOMEDICAL MICRODEVICES, 12/2010. Tagged XML BibTex
    W. Khalid, M.S. Mohamed Ali, M. Dahmardeh, Y. Choi, P. Yaghoobi, A. Nojeh, K. Takahata, "High-Aspect-Ratio, Free-Form Patterning of Carbon Nanotube Forests using Micro-Electro-Discharge Machining", Diamond and Related Materials, vol. 19, issue 11: Elsvier, pp. 1405-1410, 10/2010. Tagged XML BibTex
    M.S. Mohamed Ali, K. Takahata, " Frequency-controlled wireless shape-memory-alloy microactuators integrated using an electroplating bonding process ", Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, vol. 163, issue 1: Elsvier, pp. 363-372, 09/2010. Tagged XML BibTex
    M.S. Mohamed Ali, K. Takahata, "A wirelessly controlled shape-memory-alloy MEMS gripper microfabricated using an electroplating-based bonding process", Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA, pp. 396-399, 06/2010. Tagged XML BibTex
    2009
    Elie H. Sarraf, Gregory Wong, Kenichi takahata, "Frequency-selectable wireless actuation of hydrogel using micromachined resonant heaters toward implantable drug delivery applications", IEEE International Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Conference, TRANSDUCERS, 06/2009. Tagged XML BibTex
    2008
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., " Micromachined Capacitive Pressure Sensor Using a Cavity-Less Structure with Bulk-Metal/Elastomer Layers and its Wireless Telemetry Application", Sensors, vol. 8, pp. 2317-2330 , 2008. Tagged XML BibTex
    Sridhar, V., Takahata, K., "A Hydrogel-Based Wireless Sensor Using Micromachined Variable Inductors with Folded Flex-Circuit Structures for Biomedical Applications", 21st IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Tucson, AL, USA, pp. 70-73, 2008. Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "A Cavity-Less Micromachined Capacitive Pressure Sensor for Wireless Operation in Liquid Ambient", Proc. Solid-State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2008), USA, 2008. Tagged XML BibTex
    Chaitanya, C.R.A., Takahata, K., "Micro-Electro-Discharge Machining by MEMS Actuators with Planar Electrodes Microfabricated on the Work Surfaces", 21st IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Tucson, AL, USA, pp. 375-378, 2008. Tagged XML BibTex
    2007
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "Bulk-Metal-Based MEMS Fabricated by Micro-Electro-Discharge Machining", Proc. 20th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2007), pp. 1-4, 2007  . Tagged XML BibTex
    2006
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., Wise, K.D., "Micromachined antenna stents and cuffs for monitoring intraluminal pressure and flow", J. Microelectromech. Syst. (USA), vol. 15, pp. 1289-98, oct. Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    2005
    Chu, L.L., Takahata, K., Selvaganapathy, P., Gianchandani, Y.B., Shohet, J.L., "A Micromachined Kelvin Probe with Integrated Actuator for Microfluidic and Solid-State Applications", IEEE/ASME J. Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 14, issue 4, pp. 691-698, 2005  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., "Batch Manufacturing Technology Based on Micro-Electro-Discharge Machining (Micro-EDM) and Application to Cardiovascular Stents", Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2005  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "A micromachined polyurethane/stainless-steel capacitive pressure sensor without cavity and diaphragm", TRANSDUCERS '05. The 13th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems. Digest of Technical Papers (IEEE Cat. No. 05TH8791), vol. Vol. 1, Seoul, South Korea, IEEE, pp. 483-6, 2005  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "Micromachined intraluminal devices for active and passive electromagnetic measurements of flow", 18th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (IEEE Cat. No.05CH37610), Miami Beach, FL, USA, IEEE, pp. 863-6, 2005  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    2004
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "A planar approach for manufacturing cardiac stents: design, fabrication, and mechanical evaluation", J. Microelectromech. Syst. (USA), vol. 13, pp. 933-9, dec. Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "A Micromachined Stainless Steel Cuff for Electromagnetic Measurement of Flow in Blood Vessels", Proc. Solid-State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2004), USA, pp. 290-293, 2004  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., DeHennis, A., Wise, K.D., Gianchandani, Y.B., "A wireless microsensor for monitoring flow and pressure in a blood vessel utilizing a dual-inductor antenna stent and two pressure sensors", 17th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. Maastricht MEMS 2004 Technical Digest (IEEE Cat. No.04CH37517), Maastricht, Netherlands, IEEE, pp. 216-19, 2004  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    2003
    Chu, L.L., Takahata, K., Selvaganapathy, P., Shohet, J.L., Gianchandani, Y.B., "A micromachined Kelvin probe for surface potential measurements in microfluidic channels and solid-state applications", TRANSDUCERS '03. 12th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems. Digest of Technical Papers (Cat. No.03TH8664), vol. vol.1, Boston, MA, USA, IEEE, pp. 384-7, 2003  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "Coronary artery stents microfabricated from planar metal foil: design, fabrication, and mechanical testing", Proceedings IEEE Sixteenth Annual International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (Cat. No.03CH37426), Kyoto, Japan, IEEE, pp. 462-5, 2003  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., DeHennis, A., Wise, K.D., Gianchandani, Y.B., "Stentenna: a micromachined antenna stent for wireless monitoring of implantable microsensors", Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE Cat. No.03CH37439), vol. Vol.4, Cancun, Mexico, IEEE, pp. 3360-3, 2003  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
    2002
    Takahata, K, Gianchandani, Y.B., "Batch Mode Micro-Electro-Discharge Machining", IEEE/ASME J. Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 11, issue 2, pp. 102-110, 2002  . Tagged XML BibTex
    2001
    Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "Batch Mode Micro-EDM for High-Density and High-Throughput Micromachining", Proc. 14th IEEE Int’l Conf. Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2001), pp. 72-75, 2001  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Grimes, C.A., Jain, M.K., Singh, R.S., Cai, Q., Mason, A., Takahata, K., Gianchandani, Y.B., "Magnetoelastic Microsensors for Environmental Monitoring", Proc. 14th IEEE Int’l Conf. Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2001), pp. 278-281, 2001  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K, Gianchandani, Y.B., "Parallel Discharge with Partitioned Electrode Arrays for Accelerated Batch Mode Micro-EDM", Proc. 11th IEEE Int’l Conf. Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2001), pp. 1598-1601, 2001  . Tagged XML BibTex
    2000
    Wada, T., Masaki, T., Takahata, K., "Study of Micro V-Groove Machining Method : Application to Three Dimensional Surface", Proc. JSME Annual Meeting, pp. 533-534 (in Japanese), 2000. Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Shibaike, N., Guckel, H., "High-Aspect-Ratio WC-Co Microstructure Produced by the Combination of LIGA and Micro-EDM", Microsystem Technologies, vol. 6, issue 5, pp. 175-178, 2000  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Aoki, S., "Micromachining Based on Micro Electro-Discharge Machining", KEC Joho, vol. 172, pp. 21-24 (in Japanese), 2000  . Tagged XML BibTex
    1999
    Takahata, K., Shibaike, N., Guckel, H., "A Novel Micro Electro-Discharge Machining Method Using Electrodes Fabricated by the LIGA Process", Proc. 12th IEEE Int’l Conf. Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 1999), pp. 238-243, 1999  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Shibaike, N., Guckel, H., "High-Aspect-Ratio WC-Co Microstructure Produced by the Combination of LIGA and Micro-EDM", Proc. 3rd Int’l Workshop on High Aspect Ratio Microstructure Technology (HARMST 1999), pp. 100-101, 1999  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Aoki, S., "Micromachining Using Micro Electro-Discharge Machining", Proc. 1st SEMI Micromachine Seminar, pp. 3-6 (in Japanese), 1999  . Tagged XML BibTex
    1998
    Takahata, K., Masaki, T., "High Precision Machining of Micro V-grooves", Proc. JSPE Kansai-Region Annual Meeting, pp. 35-36. (in Japanese), 1998  . Tagged XML BibTex
    1997
    Takahata, K., Aoki, S., Sato, T., "Fine Surface Finishing Method for 3-Dimensional Micro Structures", IEICE Trans. Electronics, vol. E80-C, issue 2, pp. 291-296, 1997  . Tagged XML BibTex
    1996
    Takahata, K., Aoki, S., Sato, T., "Fine Surface Finishing Method for 3-Dimensional Micro Structures", Proc. 9th IEEE Int’l Workshop on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 1996), pp. 73-78, 1996  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Aoki, S., "Micromachining and Micro Surface Finishing Method", Proc. 26th JSDMT Molding Technology Seminar, pp. 41-45. (in Japanese), 1996  . Tagged XML BibTex
    1995
    Nakamura, K., Takahata, K., Ono, A., Ogura, H., Aoki, S., "An Electrostatic Micro Wobble Motor for Nondestructive Testing", Proc. 1st Int’l Micromachine Symp., pp. 147-150, 1995  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Aoki, S., Sato, T., "A Study on Surface Finishing Method for Micro-Parts", Proc. Asian Electrical-Machining Symp. and Annual Meeting of JSEME, pp. 67-68. (in Japanese), 1995  . Tagged XML BibTex
    Takahata, K., Aoki, S., Sato, T., "A Study on Finishing Method for Surfaces Machined by Micro-EDM", Proc. Spring Annual Meeting of JSPE, pp. 963-964. (in Japanese), 1995  . Tagged XML BibTex