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Shubhra Gangopadhyay C.W. LaPierre Endowed Chair Professor



Shubhra Gangopadhyay is the C.W. LaPierre Endowed Chair in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Missouri as well as co-director of the MU International Center for Nano/Micro Systems and Nanotechnology, which researches and develops miniaturized systems and nanomaterials. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Army and the National Institutes of Health. A fellow of the American Physical Society, Gangopadhyay received the 2002 Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Scientist of the Year Award at Texas Tech University. In 2008, she was a Nano 50 award recipient for the invention of nanoengineered thermites and applications. In 2004, Gangopadhyay co-founded a company, Nems/Mems, with a vision to develop novel products in the area of nanotechnology.

Technical Focus

  • Nanomaterial processing using top down and bottom up (self-assembly) approaches
  • Nanoengineered energetic materials and their integration with MEMS for various applications
  • Bio-micro and nano electro-mechanical systems (Bio MEMS/NEMS)


  • PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology
  • MS and BS from Jabalpur University


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