933 Rhodes Hall
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221
Lab: (513) 556-4990
Office: (513) 556-4763
Fax: (513) 556-7326
| Welcome to the Novel Devices
Laboratory (NDL) at the University of Cincinnati!
With UC having +43,000 students and having been ranked
among the top 25 of U.S. public
research universities, we are part of a top destination
for both cutting edge research and education!
NDL performs highly multidisciplinary research, primarily in electrofluidics and biosensors, spanning fundamental science to more applied work through industrial partnerships (see our Research page). Furthermore, NDL has the practical knowledge, facilities, and a strong track-record for rapidly transforming novel concepts into commercially viable prototypes. Since 2006, NDL has partnered with numerous U.S., European, and Asian companies in pushing new technologies to market (click here for support map). NDL is also a founding member of the NSF Center for Advanced Design and Manufacturing of Integrated Microfluidics (CADMIM), lead founder for the Ohio Center for Microfluidic Innovation (OCMI), and founding member of the Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC).
10.22.14-- NDL's article "Sweat Sensors Will Change How Wearables Track Your Health" is featured in IEEE Spectrum.
06.27.14-- Okeanos, which is partnered with NDL, was featured in Popular Science: Removing Salt To Relieve The Worlds Thirst
06.23.14-- Successful NDL alumni return to Cincinnati for 2014 Electrowetting Conference
06.04.14-- UC News featuring 9th International Electrowetting Conference
06.04.14-- NDL Research on sweat sensors featured on CBSNEWS
04.21.14-- NDL Research Co-Op student Daniel Griffin wins a prestigious National Goldwater Scholarship !
04.16.14-- Dr. Phillip Schultz receives the Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award for the year 2013!
12.10.13 Dr. Heikenfeld named
Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
01.01.13 10.30.12 NDL publishes paper on " Bright e-Paper by Transport of Ink through a White Electrofluidic Imaging Film ", in the journal Nature Communications, which has been picked up by major media outlets including Yahoo! News , LiveScience , MSNBC.com and materials360online.
10.09.12 See our collection of articles and our podcast involving a interesting relation between nature and our E-Reader technology: " Can Octopuses Help Us Make Better Kindles? ",