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MSEE from University of South Florida
BSEE from University of South Florida
Patents and Publications
4 - peer reviews publications
9 - publications and proceedings
11 - presentations
2 - patents pending
2 - patents awarded and licensed
2 - trade secret disclosures
D Fries, A. Farmer, M. Smith, S. Ivanov, J. Wilson, Anal. Chem, A Fieldable Programmable Fluidic Process Module, in preparation, 2009
D.P Fries, S. Ivanov, P. Bhanushali, J Wilson, H. Broadbent, A. Sanderson, Low Cost, High Bandwidth, Coastal Sensor Networks, Oceanography, Vol 20, No 4, 74-79, Dec 2007
M. Smith, S. Ivanov, G. Steimle and D. Fries An Integrated Portable Hand-held Analyzer for Real-Time Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Anal Chim Acta. 2007, 598 (2):286-94
Heather Broadbent, Stan Ivanov, David Fries, Development of Underwater PCB MEMS Conductivity and Temperature Sensors for Environmental Measurements, J. Micromech. Microeng. 17 (2007) 722-729
David P. Fries, Stanislav Ivanov, Geran W. Barton, "3D Microsensor Imaging Arrays Networks", iMAPS Device
Packaging, March 17-18, 2015, Phoenix, AZ
D Fries, S. Ivanov, H. Broadbent, Polymer MEMS and PCBMEMS Packaging for Multiparameter BioTags in the Environment, IMAPS 2008 International Symposium on Electronic Packaging, Scottsdale, Arizona, March 9-11, 2009
D Fries, S. Ivanov, H. Broadbent, Polymer MEMS and PCBMEMS Packaging for BioTags in the Environment, IMAPS 2008 International Symposium on Electronic Packaging, Phoenix, Arizona, March 5-7 2008
H. Broadbent, S. Ivanov, D Fries PCBMEMS Environmental Sensors in the Field, IEEE 7th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Vigo, Spain June 5-7 2007
D Fries S. Ivanov, G. Steimle, R Willoughby, E. Sheehan, Micro Ion-Optical Systems Technology (MIST) for Mass Spectrometry Using PCBMEMS, IEEE 7th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Vigo, Spain June 5-7 2007
Arthur C. Sanderson, Vadiraj Hombal, David P. Fries, Pragnesh I. Bhanushali, Stanislav Z. Ivanov, James A. Wilson, Heather A. Broadbent, Mark Luther, Steve Meyers, “Distributed Environmental Sensor Network: Design and Experiments,. 6th IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems Heidelberg, Germany, September 3-6, 2006.
D. Fries, H. Broadbent, G. Steimle, S. Ivanov, A. Cardenas-Valencia, , J. Fu, M. Janowiak, T. Weller, S. Natarajan, L. Guerra, PCBMEMS for Environmental Sensing Systems, IECON 2005, 32nd Annual Conference of IEEE, Nov, p 2346-2350.
D. P. Fries, R Willoughby, E Sheehan, S. Ivanov, G. Steimle Micro Ion-Optical Systems Technology [MIST] for Atmospheric Pressure Sources, 54th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry, May 28-June 1, 2006, Seattle, WA
D. Fries, M. H. Broadbent, M. Janowiak, A. Cardenas-Valencia, S. Ivanov, R. Benson, G. Steimle Printed Circuit Board Based Oceanographic Microfluidic Systems. uTAS 2003, The 7th International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and BioChemical Analysis Systems, October 5-9, 2003, Squaw Valley, California USA.
Stan Ivanov, David Fries, Geran Barton, "2D to 3D Microsensor Imaging Arrays" and session chair for "PCB & Laminate Devices", iMAPS Device Packaging, March 17-18, 2015, Phoenix, AZ
David P. Fries, Heather A. Broadbent, James A. Wilson, Pragnesh I. Bhanushali, Stanislav Z. Ivanov, Art P. Sanderson, Mark Luther, Steve Meyers, “Aquatic Microsystems Technology Sensor Networks For Environmental Monitoring Utilizing Optimized Sampling Algorithms.” AGU Ocean Sciences Conference, Honolulu, HI, February 20-24, 2006.
H. Broadbent, S. Ivanov, G. Steimle, D. Fries, Development of a miniature oceanographic CTD system., ASLO 2005 Aquatic Sciences meeting, Feb. 20-25, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT.
D. Fries, H. Broadbent, G. Steimle, M. Janowiak, X. Fu, A. Cardenas, A. Farmer, M. Smith, T. Batheja, S. Samson, E. Kaltenbacher, J. Paul, S. Ivanov Marine MEMS: Applications and Opportunities, Micro and Nano Technology at PIM 2004, Manaus, Brazil, September, 2004. Oral Presentation.
H. Broadbent, D. Fries, S. Ivanov, S. Natarajan, A. Cardenas, J. Fu, T.Weller, and G. Steimle. LCP PCB/MEMS for Field Systems, IPC Annual Conference, October 1, 2003, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
D. Fries, A. Farmer, H. Broadbent, G. Steimle, M. Janowiak, S. Natarajan, S. Ivanov. “PCBMEMS (Microelectricalmechanical Systems) for Marine Sensing.” Aquatic Sciences Meeting, ASLO, Salt Lake City, UT, February 9-14, 2003.
H. Broadbent, G. Steimle, D. Fries, S Ivanov, S. Natarajan, A. Cardenas, M. Janowiak, T.Weller, R. Benson and J. Fu. Maskless Lithographic LCP PCB/MEMS for Field Sensors. Liquid Crystalline Polymer Material Processing and Applications Symposium, PMTEC Conference at Huntsville, AL, on October 29, 2002.
H. Broadbent, D. Fries, G. Steimle, S Ivanov, S. Natarajan, T.Weller. “PCB/MEMS Salinity Analyzer.” Conference for New Horizons for Environmental Analytical Chemistry through Miniaturization and Nanotechnology, 6th Euroconference on Environmental Analytical Chemistry at Peer, Belgium on October 18-22, 2002.
D. Fries, G. Steimle, H. Broadbent, S Ivanov, S. Natarajan, A. Cardenas, M. Janowiak, T.Weller, R. Benson and J. Fu. Maskless Lithographic PCB/Laminate MEMS for Marine Sensing Systems. 35th International Symposium on Microelectronics. International Microelectronics and Packaging society. IMAPS 2002 Conference at Denver Co, September 4-6, 2002.
David Fries, A. Farmer, H. Broadbent, G. Steimle, M. Janowiak, S. Natarajan, and S. Ivanov. PCB MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems) For Marine Sensing. American Society for Limnology and Oceanography. Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 8-14, 2003. Oral Presentation
Fries, D.P. Farmer, A. Broadbent,, H., Steimle, G, Janowiak, M., Natarajan, S. Ivanov, S.PCBMEMS for Marine Sensing, ASLO, Feb 2003, Salt Lake City UT
Patents - Pending
20050269213 - Electrochemical Corrosion Monitoring Device and Method
XXXXXXXXX – Thermoelectric Hotplate
Patents - Awarded
7,259,566 - Micro sensor system for liquid conductivity, temperature and depth (Licensed)
7,705,339 - Portable reactor for real-time nucleic acid amplification and detection comprising a reaction chamber formed from a flexible printed circuit board
Fries, D. P. Ivanov S. Wilson J. (2008). Robotic Multi Material Fabricator (Trade secret Disclosure). University of South Florida (License Pending June 2008)
Fries, D. P. Ivanov S. Wilson J., Gregson, B. (2008). Automated Sample Prep for MS (Trade secret Disclosure). University of South Florida (License Pending June 2008)