Michael L. Reed, Professor and Associate Dean for Academics, came to SCUPI in 2015 from the University of Virginia, where he was Professor of Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. He held previous positions at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Carnegie-Mellon University, University of Twente, ETH Zürich, and the University of Freiburg. He received B.S. and M.Eng. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the Ph.D. from Stanford University.
Prof. Reed’s research interests are in microfabrication, nanotechnology, and microsystems applications. He was a founder of Setagon, Inc., a biomedical device startup company developing microfabricated drug and gene delivery systems which was acquired by Medtronic in 2007. He is the author of approximately 160 research publications, an introductory engineering textbook, and holds 17 issued patents related to microsystems technology and microfabricated medical devices. Dr. Reed is the recipient of the Hertz Prize and a Presidential Young Investigator Award, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.