James W. Bayne Professor
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Mark A. Shannon is the Director of the U.S.
National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center for Advanced Materials
for the Purification of Water with Systems (WaterCAMPWS), which is a multiple
university and government laboratory center for advancing the science and engineering
of materials and systems for revolutionary improvements in water purification
for human use.
He is also the Director of the Micro-Nano-Mechanical
Systems (MNMS) Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
a 2000 sq. ft class 10 and 100 cleanroom laboratory devoted to research and
education in the design and fabrication of micro- and nanoelectromechanical
systems (MEMS & NEMS), microscale fuel cells and gas sensors, micro-nanofluidic
sensors for water and biological fluids.
He was a Charter Member and Chair of the Instrument Systems Development Study
Session for the National Institutes of Health. He is the James W. Bayne Professor
of Mechanical Engineering at UIUC, and received his B.S. (1989) M.S. (1991)
and Ph.D. (1993) degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California