Don L. DeVoe

Wilson H. Elkins Professor
Associate Chair of Research
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park
5226 A. James Clark Hall



Maryland MEMS & Microfluidics Lab


Affiliate Appointments:
    – Fischell Institute for Bioledical Devices
    – Fischell Department of Bioengineering
    – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 

    – Greenebaum Cancer Center
    – Maryland Robotics Center
    – Maryland Nanocenter

Prof. DeVoe is a Wilson H. Elkins Professor and Associate Chair of Research & Administration in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He holds affiliate appointments in the Department of Bioengineering and Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and is a core faculty member of the Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices. Dr. DeVoe received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1997 with a focus on microsystems technology. His current research interests in the development of MEMS and microfluidic systems include nucleic acid diagnostics, cancer immunology, exosome analysis, liposomal nanomedicines, and advanced technologies for studying viral aerobiology. He was named an Elkins Professor by the University System of Maryland in 2020, and is a recipient of the 2013 University System of Maryland Regents Award for Research. Dr. DeVoe was named a 2008 Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, and was recognized with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from the National Science Foundation in 2000 for advances in microsystems technology. He is a Senior Editor for the IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (J. MEMS), and currently serves as Treasurer for the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society (CBMS). He is a Fellow of the Royal Socity of Chemistry (RSC) and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).


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