Dr. Nathan Lazarus is an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Delaware. 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. From 2012 to 2022, Dr. Lazarus was a researcher in the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate at US Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, MD. Nathan Lazarus was a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2019, the highest honor bestowed by the US government on researchers beginning their independent research careers.
Dr. Lazarus’s current research focuses on soft materials and design of stretchable systems for wearable devices and soft robotics, in addition to new fabrication approaches such as 3D printing 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!