Dr. Nathan Lazarus is a researcher in the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate at US Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, MD. He obtained his BSE degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Carnegie Mellon in 2010 and 2012 respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. During his academic career, he has worked extensively in areas ranging from mixed signal IC design to MEMS fabrication, before joining ARL as a researcher in May 2012. Dr. Lazarus’s current research focuses on soft materials and design of stretchable systems in addition to new fabrication approaches such as 3D printing of microfluidics and self-folding origami.
April 2020 – The Flexisense senior design team co-advised by Dr. Lazarus wins ‘Most Innovative’ and ‘Viewer’s Choice’ Awards in Penn’s M&T Integration Lab Competition. Congratulations!
February 2020 – Our group’s Ph.D. student intern Jorge Cardenas wins second place in the student competition at Flex2020. Congratulations Jorge!
October 2018 – Dr. Lazarus is selected as ARL’s Early Career Award winner for 2019.
June 2018 – Our recent paper on laser folded inductors is featured on IEEE Spectrum Blog:
May 2018 – MS student advisee Sabrina Curtis defended her thesis at University of Maryland. Congratulations to Sabrina!
November 2017 – Dr. Lazarus is asked to write an article on his recent Laser Origami paper for the popular science website ScienceTrends:
November 2017 – UMD Stretchable Photovoltaics team, co-mentored by Dr. Lazarus, competes in the national finals of the Collegiate Inventors Competition as one of the top six undergraduate teams in the nation. Congratulations!
April 2017 – MS student advisee Sabrina Curtis wins 2nd place in the student poster competition at MAMNA 2017. Congratulations Sabrina!
November 2016 – Dr. Lazarus and collaborator Dr. Chris Meyer selected for ARL’s Honorary Award for Engineering 2016.
May 2016 – Dr. Lazarus is selected as the Rookie Employee of the Year Award (Gold) -Technical/Scientific Category (2016) by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board.