Faculty Profile

Dr. Manu Mannoor

Room: EAS 305
Phone: 201.216.8791
Fax: 201.216.8315
Email: [email protected]
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University (2014).
  • M.A., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University (2012).
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (2008).
  • B.Tech., Electronics & Communication Engineering, University of Calicut, India (2006).

Research Interests:

  • Bionic Organs and Devices
  • Bio-integrated Electronics & Sensors
  • Bio-Robotics
  • Bio-inspired Materials & Biomimetic Systems
Professional Service
  • Reviewer service: ACS Nano, Nano Today, Materials Research Society Bulletin, Applied Physics Letters, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Langmuir, Analytical Chemistry.
  • Professional memberships: Scientific advisory board, Lifeboat Foundation, IEEE, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineer (ASME), Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), International Association of Nanotechnology, American Chemical Society (ACS), International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Materials Research Society (MRS).
Honors & Awards
Patents & Inventions
  • “Creation of Multi-Functional Hybrid Devices/Structures by Three-Dimensional Integration of Individual Components Using 3D Printing” U.S. Patent Application 61/774,913.
  • “Use and Making of Biosensors Utilizing Antimicrobial Peptides for Highly Sensitive Biological Monitoring.” U.S. Patent Application 13/171,120.
Selected Publications
  1. Mannoor M. S., Z. Jiang, T. James, Y. L. Kong, K. A. Malatesta, W. O. Soboyejo, N. Verma, D. H. Gracias, M. C. McAlpine. (2013). "3D Printed Bionic Ears", Nano Letters 13. [Highlighted in: Science: "The Cyborg Era Begins." Science 340, 1162-1165 (2013), Nature: "Bioelectronics: An Ear by Printing." Nature 499, 129 (2013), Nature Nanotechnology: "Bioelectronics: Printing Bionic Ears." Nat. Nanotech 8, 390 (2013).] . 2634 - 2639.
  2. Mannoor, M. S.; Tao, H.; Clayton, J. D.; Sengupta, A.; Kaplan, D. L.; Naik, R. R.; Verma, N.; Omenetto, F. G.; McAlpine, M. C.. (2012). "Graphene-based wireless bacteria detection on tooth enamel.", Nature Communications 3. 763.
  3. Tao, H.; Brenckle, M. A.; Yang, M.; Zhang, J.; Liu, M.; Siebert, S. M.; Averitt, R. D.; Mannoor, M. S.; McAlpine, M. C.; Rogers, J. A.; Kaplan, D. L.; Omenetto, F. G.. (2012). "Silk-based conformal, adhesive, edible food sensors.", Advanced Materials 24 (8). 1067 - 1072.
  4. Mannoor, M. S.; Zhang, S.; Link, A. J.; McAlpine, M. C.. (2010). "Electrical detection of pathogenic bacteria via immobilized antimicrobial peptides.", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107 (45). 19207 - 19212 .
  5. Mannoor, M. S. *; James, T. *; Ivanov, D. V.; Beadling, L.; Braunlin, W.. (2010). "Nanogap dielectric spectroscopy for aptamer-based protein detection.", Biophysical Journal, 98 (4). 724 - 732 .
  6. Mannoor, M. S.*; James, T.*; Ivanov, D. V.. (2008). "BioMEMS - Advancing the frontiers of medicine.", Sensors journal special issue: BioMEMS, 8 (9). 6077 - 6107.
Conference Proceedings
  1. Materials Research Society (MRS). (Dec 2012). "Biointerfaced graphene nanosensors for wireless detection of pathogenic bacteria", Fall meeting, Boston, MA.
  2. Materials Research Society (MRS). (Dec 2011). "Antimicrobial Peptide Functionalized Graphene Nanosensors for Highly Sensitive Pathogen Detection", Fall meeting, Boston, MA.
  3. SPIE symposium on MOEMS-MEMS. (Jan 2009). "Label-free affinity based geno-sensors for point-of-care diagnostic applications", Sanjose, CA.
  4. Materials Research Society (MRS). (Dec 2008). "Active Field Effect Capacitive Sensor Array for High-Throughput Biomolecular Screening.", Fall meeting, Boston, MA.
  5. Materials Research Society (MRS). (Dec 2008). "Nano-scaled Debye Capacitive Sensors for Highly Sensitive, Label-free, Nucleic Acid Analysis", Fall meeting, Boston, MA.
  6. Biophys. J. (2008). "Tunable Affinity Ligands for the Separation of Proteins and Biomacromolecular Complexes".
  7. 5th International Congress of Nano-Bio Clean Tech. (Oct 2008). "Ultra-Sensitive Debye Capacitive Sensors with Nano-scale Electrode spacing for Label-free Nucleic Acid Analysis", San Francisco, CA.
  8. Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering. (Sep 2008). "NEMS Capacitive Sensors for Highly Sensitive Label -Free Nucleic-acid Analysis", 3rd International Conference on Nano-Networks, Boston, MA.
  9. 35th annual conference of Federation of Analytical Chemistry & Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS). (Sep 2008). "Active MOS Capacitive Sensor Array for Lab-On-a-Chip Applications", Reno, NV.
  10. NSTI Nanotech. (Jun 2008). "Debye Capacitive sensor for biomolecular detection", Boston, MA.
  1. SPIE. (May 2014). "3D Printing: An Emerging Technology for Micro/Nano Device Fabrication", Baltimore, MD.
  2. 3D Printshow. (Feb 2014). "Bio-Integrated Electronics-from 2D to 3D", New York, NY.
  3. NASA Tech Briefs - National Nano Engineering Conference, (NNEC). (Nov 2008). "Diagnostics/Biosensors", Boston, MA.
  4. NanoTX'08 - International Nanotechnology Conference & Trade Expo. (Oct 2008). "Electronics & Materials", Dallas, TX.
Book Chapters
  1. Manu Sebastian Mannoor, Teena James and Dentcho V. Ivanov. "BioMEMS - Integrating Micro/Nano fabrication with Biomolecular Technologies", Standard Hand Book of Biomedical Engineering & Design, Myer Kutz, McGraw-Hill. 1.
  • E 126 Mechanics of Solids