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Publications

Book Chapters

3.    Cullinan, M. “Design and Fabrication of the Mechanical Systems for a Remote Control Car—A Design Project Case Study.” Fundamentals of Machine Component Design, Sixth Edition, Wiley, 2017.

2.    Cullinan, M. “Micro/Nanoscale Machine Elements.” Fundamentals of Machine Component Design, Sixth Edition, Wiley, 2017.

1.    Cullinan, M. “Nanoscale Sensors and Actuators for MEMS and NEMS.” Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Third Edition, Taylor & Francis, 2013.

Publications in Refereed Journals

20. *Roy, N., Dibua, O., Jou, W., He, F., Jeong, J. Wang, Y, and Cullinan, M. “A Comprehensive Study of Copper Nanoparticles using Femtosecond, Nanosecond and Continuous Wave Lasers.” Journal of Micro and Nanomanufacturing, 2017 (Accepted).

19. *Yuksel, A., Yu, E., Murthy, J., and Cullinan, M. “Effect of Substrate and Nanoparticle Spacing on Plasmonic Enhancement in 3D Nanoparticle Structures.” Journal of Micro and Nanomanufacturing, 2017 (Accepted)

18. *Moser, D., Yuksel, A., Cullinan, M., and Murthy, J. “Use of detailed particle melt modeling to calculate effective melt properties for powders.” Journal of Heat Transfer, 2017 (Accepted) 

17. *Cho, J.H., Gorman, J., Na, S., and Cullinan, M. “Growth of monolayer graphene on nanoscale copper-nickel alloy thin films.” Carbon, Vol. 118, 2017, pp. 441–448. [PDF]

16.*Yao, T.F., Duenner, A., and Cullinan, M. “In-Line Metrology of Nanoscale Features in Semiconductor Manufacturing Systems.” Precision Engineering, Vol. 47, 2017, pp. 147-157. [PDF]

15.*Yao, T.F., Duenner, A., and Cullinan, M. “In-Line Dimensional Metrology for Nanomanufacturing Systems Enabled By a Passive Semiconductor Wafer Alignment Mechanism.”  Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, Vol. 5, 2017, pp. 011001. [PDF]

14.*Duenner, A. Yao, T.F., De Hoyos, B., Gonzales, M. Riojas, N. and Cullinan, M. “A Low-Cost, Automated Wafer Loading System with Sub-Micron Alignment Accuracy for Nanomanufacturing and Nanometrology Applications.” Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, Vol. 4, 2016, pp. 041006. [PDF]

13.*Yuksel, A. and Cullinan, M. “Modeling of Nanoparticle Agglomeration and Powder Bed Formation in Microscale Selective Laser Sintering Systems.” Journal of Additive Manufacturing, Vol. 12, 2016, pp. 204-215. [PDF]

12. Cullinan, M. and Culpepper, M. “Noise Mitigation Techniques for Carbon Nanotube-Based Piezoresistive Sensor Systems.” ASME Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, Vol 1, 2013, pp. 001001 [PDF]

11. Cullinan, M. and Culpepper, M. “Effects of Chirality and Impurities on the Performance of Carbon Nanotube-Based Piezoresistive Sensors.” Carbon, Vol. 51, 2013, pp. 59 [PDF]

10. Cullinan, M., Panas, R., and Culpepper, M. “A Multi-Axis MEMS Sensor with Integrated Carbon Nanotube-Based Piezoresistors for Nanonewton Level Force Metrology.” Nanotechnology, Vol. 23, 2012, pp. 325501. [PDF]

9. Cullinan, M., Panas, R., DiBiasio, C., and Culpepper, M. “Scaling Electromechanical Sensors Down to the Nanoscale.” Sensors and Actuators A, Vol. 187, 2012, pp. 162. [PDF]

8. Panas, R., Cullinan, M., and Culpepper, M. “Design of Piezoresistive-based MEMS Sensor Systems for Precision Microsystems.” Precision Engineering, Vol. 36, 2012, pp, 44. [PDF]

7. Eusner, T., Cullinan, M., Ruggiero, C., Zarrouati, N., and Chepko, A. “Measurement of Human Response to Tactile Temperature Sensing Using Stochastic System Identification.” Measurement, Vol. 44, 2011, pp. 965. [PDF]

6. Cullinan, M. and Culpepper, M. “Carbon Nanotubes as Piezoresistive Microelectromechanical Sensors: Theory and Experiment.” Physical Review B, Vol. 82, 2010, pp. 115428. [PDF]

5. Howell, L.L., DiBiasio, C.M., Cullinan, M.A., Panas, R., Culpepper, M.L. “A Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model for Large Deflections of Fixed-Guided Carbon Nanotubes.”  Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 2, 2010, pp. 034501. [PDF]

4. Cullinan, M. and Culpepper, M. “Control of Carbon Nanotube Geometry via Tunable Process Parameters.” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 93, 2008, pp. 103106. [PDF]

3. DiBiasio, C., Cullinan, M., and Culpepper, M. “Difference Between Bending and Stretching Moduli of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes that are Modeled as an Elastic Tube.” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 90, 2007, pp. 203116. [PDF]

2. Hafiz, J., Mukherjee, R., Wang, X, Cullinan, M., Heberlein, J., McMurry, P., and Girshick, S. “Nanoparticle-Coated Silicon Nanowires.” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, Vol. 8, 2006, pp. 995. [PDF]

1. Hafiz, J., Mukherjee, R., Wang, X., Marshall, M., Twesten, N., Cullinan, M., Heberlein, J., McMurry, P., and Girshick, S. “Effect of process Parameters on the Structure of Si-Ti-N Nanostructured Coatings Deposited by Hypersonic Plasma Particle Deposition.” Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 200, 2005, pp. 1524. [PDF]

Conference Publications

* Paper with Student from Nanoscale Design and Manufacturing Laboratory as Lead Author

46. *Roy, N. Dubia, O. Foong, C.S. and Cullinan, M. “Preliminary Results on the Fabrication of Interconnect Structures using Microscale Selective Laser Sintering.” Proceedings of the ASME 2017 International Technical Conference and Exhibition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Microsystems, San Francisco, CA, August 30, 2017.

45. *Cho, J., Ladner, I., Hong, N. and Cullinan, M. “Design and Fabrication of a Strain-Based Tunable Graphene NEMS Resonator.” Proceedings of the Napa Microsystems Workshop, Napa, CA, August 22, 2017.

44. *Dubia, O. Yuksel, A., Roy, N., Foong, C.S. and Cullinan, M. “Modelling Nanoparticle Sintering in a Microscale Selective Laser Sintering Process.” Proceedings of the Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, TX, August 8, 2017.

43. *Yuksel, A, Yu, E., Murthy, J., and Cullinan, M. “Analysis of Near-Field Thermal Energy Transfer within Nanoparticles.” Proceedings of SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, CA, August 9, 2017.

42. *Yuksel, A. Murthy, J., and Cullinan, M. “Thermal Energy Transport below the Diffraction Limit in Closed-Packed Metal Nanoparticles.” Proceedings of the ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, WA, July 10, 2017.

41. *Roy, N., Jou, W., He, F., Jeong, J., Wang, Y., and Cullinan, M. “Laser Sintering of Copper Nanoparticles: A Simplified Model for Fluence Estimation and Validation.” Proceedings of the ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 2017

40. *Cho, J and Cullinan, M. “Graphene Growth on and Transfer from Platinum Thin Films.” Proceedings of the ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 2017

39. *Connolly, L. and Cullinan, M. “Design of a Tip Based, In-Line Metrology System for Roll-to-Roll Manufactured Flexible Electronic Devices.” Proceedings of the ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 2017

38. *Yuksel, A., Murthy, J. and Cullinan, M. “Effect of Substrate and Nanoparticle Spacing on Plasmonic Enhancement in 3D Nanoparticle Structures.” Proceedings of the ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 2017

37. Panas, R, Saha, S., Cullinan, M., and Hopkins, J. “Micro-Nano TLC Overview of Research in Precision Micro- and Nano-Technology.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Portland, OR, October 26, 2016.

36. *Yao, T-F., Duenner, A. and Cullinan, M., “Quick Approach Mechanism For Tip-Based In-line Nanometrology Systems.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Portland, OR, October 26, 2016.

35. *Roy, N. and Cullinan, M., “Design of a Flexure Based XY Precision Nanopositioner with a Two Inch Travel Range for Micro-Scale Selective Laser Sintering.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Portland, OR, October 26, 2016.

34. *Duenner, A., DeHoyos, B., Gonzales, M., Riojas, N., and Cullinan, M., “Low-Cost, Automated Wafer Handling System for High-Throughput Nanometrology.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Portland, OR, October 26, 2016.

33. *Moser, D., Cullinan, M., and Murthy, J., “Particle-Scale Melt Modeling of the Selective Laser Melting Process.” International Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 8, 2016.

32. *Yuskel, A. and Cullinan, M., “The Effect of Nanoparticle Clustering on Optoelectronic Property.” International Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 8, 2016.

31. *Roy, N., Foong, C.S., and Cullinan, M. “Design of a Micro-scale Selective Laser Sintering System.” International Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 8, 2016.

30. *Roy, N., Yuksel, A., and Cullinan, M. “Design and Modeling of a Microscale Selective Laser Sintering System.” ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Blacksburg, VA, June 27, 2016.

29. *Cho, J., Sun, G., and Cullinan, M. “A Method to Manufacture Repeatable Graphene-Based NEMS Devices at the Wafer Scale.” ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Blacksburg, VA, June 27, 2016.

28. *Yao, T-F., Duenner, A., and Cullinan, M. “In-Line Dimensional Metrology for Nanomanufacturing Systems.” ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Blacksburg, VA, June 27, 2016.

27. *Cho, J., Gorman, J. and Cullinan, M. “Growth of High Quality Graphene on Sub-300 nm Thick Copper Thin Films.” The 60th International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication, Pittsburg, PA June 1, 2016. 

26. Yao, T-F. and Cullinan, M. “In-line, Wafer-Scale Inspection in Nano-Fabrication Systems.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Austin, TX, November 5, 2015.

25. Duenner, A. and Cullinan, M. “Passive Semiconductor Wafer Alignment Mechanism to Support In-line Atomic Force Microscope Metrology.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Austin, TX, November 5, 2015.

24. Sun, G. and Cullinan, M. “Design of a MEMS-Based Tunable Graphene Resonator System with Precision Strain and Force Metrology.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Austin, TX, November 5, 2015.

23. Ladner, I. and Cullinan, M. “Carbon Nanotube Growth Force Detection on Multi-Axis MEMS Sensor with Integrated Microheater.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Austin, TX, November 5, 2015.

22. Ladner, I. and Cullinan, M. “Design of a Multi-Axis MEMS Force Sensor for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Drug Coatings for Implantable Devices." Workshop on Enabling Nanofabrication for Rapid Innovation, Napa, CA, August 22, 2015.

21. Roy, N., Yuksel, A., and Cullinan, M. “μ-SLS of Metals: Physical and Thermal Characterization of Cu Nanopowders.” International Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 12th, 2015.

20. Roy, N. and Cullinan, M. “Design of the Powder Spreading System and the Powder Bed Actuation.” International Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 11th, 2015.

19. Ladner, I. and Cullinan, M. “Localized Growth and Force Detection of Carbon Nanotubes on Multi-axis MEMs Sensor.” Proceedings of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Boston, MA, November 11, 2014.

18. Cullinan, M., Cheng, G., Sperling, B., Hight Walker, A., Davydov, A., and Gorman, J., “Transfer-Free Wafer-Scale Growth of Graphene on Thin-Film Copper.” The 58th International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication, Washington, D.C., May 28th, 2014.

17.  Cullinan, M. and Gorman, J., "Transfer-Free, Wafer-Scale Fabrication of Suspended Graphene Nanoelectromechanical Structures." Proceedings of the Workshop on Enabling Nanofabrication for Rapid Innovation, Napa, CA, August 20, 2013.

16.  Cullinan, M. and Gorman, J., "Transfer-Free, Wafer-Scale Fabrication of Graphene-Based Nanoelectromechanical Resonators." Proceedings of the Microsystems for Measurement and Instrumentation Workshop, Gaithersburg, MD, May 14, 2013.

15. Panas R. M., Cullinan, M.A., and Culpepper, M.L. “Non-Lithographically-Based Microfabrication of Precision MEMS Nanopositioning Systems.” Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Precision Engineering. Denver, CO, November 13-18, 2011.

14. Cullinan, M., Panas, R., Daniel, C., Gafford, J., and Culpepper, M. “Non-Cleanroom Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube-Based MEMS Force and Displacement Sensors.” Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences. Washington D.C., August 29-31, 2011. 

13. Cullinan, M. and Culpepper, M. “Design and Fabrication of Single Chirality Carbon Nanotube-Based Sensors.” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2011). Portland, OR, August 15-18, 2011. 

12. Cullinan, M., Panas, R., and Culpepper, M. “Design and Fabrication of a Multi-Axis MEMS Force Sensor with Integrated Carbon Nanotube Based Piezoresistors.” Proceedings of the Nanotech 2011 Conference and Expo. Boston, MA, June 13-16, 2011. 

11. Cullinan, M., Panas, R., and Culpepper, M. “A Multi-Axis MEMS Sensor with Integrated Carbon Nanotube-Based Piezoresistors for Precision Force Metrology.” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology. Lake Como, Italy, May 23-27, 2011. 

10. Cullinan, M. and Culpepper, M. “Noise Mitigation Techniques for Carbon Nanotube-based Piezoresistive Sensor Systems.” Proceedings of the 2010 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society. Boston, MA, November 29 – December 3, 2010. 

9. Gafford, J., Panas, R., Cullinan, M. and Culpepper, M. “Design Principles and Best Practices for Rapid Prototyping of Meso- and Micro-scale Flexures via Micromilling.” Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Precision Engineering. Atlanta, GA, October 31 – November 5, 2010. 

8. Cullinan, M., Panas, R., Daniel, C., and Culpepper, M. “Carbon Nanotube-Based Sensors for Small-scale Force and Displacement Sensors.” Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of American Society for Precision Engineering. Atlanta, GA, October 31 – November 5, 2010. 

7. Panas R. M., Cullinan, M.A., and Culpepper, M.L. “A Systems Approach to Modeling of Piezoresistive MEMS Sensors.” Proceedings of the 2010 American Society for Precision Engineering,Control of Precision Systems Conference. Boston, MA, April 10-13, 2010. 

6. Cullinan, M., Panas, R, and Culpepper, M. “Design of Micro-Scale Multi-Axis Force Sensors for Precision Applications.” Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Precision Engineering. Monterey, CA, October 4-9 2009. 

5. Cullinan, M. and Culpepper, M. “Controlling the Stiffness of Carbon Nanotube Based Compliant Mechanisms.” Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing. Singapore, January 23-25, 2008, pp. 47. 

4. Cullinan, M., DiBiasio, C., Howell, L, Culpepper, M., and Panas, R. “Modeling of a Clamped-Clamped Carbon Nanotube Flexural Element for use in Nanoelectromechanical Systems.” The 13th National Conference on Mechanisms and Machines, Bangalore, India, December 12, 2007. 

3. Culpepper, M., DiBiasio, C., Panas, R., and Cullinan, M. “Modeling and Design of Carbon Nanotube-based Flexures and Compliant Mechanisms for Nanomechanical Devices.” Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing, Cambridge, MA, November 1-4, 2006, pp. 253. 

2. Hafiz, J., Mukherjee, R., Wang, X., Marshall, M., Twesten, N., Cullinan, M., Heberlein, J., McMurry, P., and Girshick, S. “Effect of Process Parameters on the Structure of Si-Ti-N Nanostructured Coatings Deposited by Hypersonic Plasma Particle Deposition.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films. San Diego, CA, February 5, 2005. 

1. Cullinan, M., Ward, M., and MacDonald, N. “Porous Nanostructured Titania.” NNIN REU Research Accomplishments, Vol. 8, August 11, 2005, pp. 24.