Nathan Jackson


Phone: 505-277-0247
Fax: 505-277-1571

Physical Address

Room 319
Mechanical Engineering Building
Building # 122 on the UNM map

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Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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PhD, Bioengineering, Arizona State University, 2009

MS, Bioengineering, Arizona State University, 2008

BS.E, Bioengineering, Arizona State University, 2003


Dr. Nathan Jackson joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2017 after working at Tyndall National Institute in Cork, Ireland as a Senior Staff Researcher for 8 years. He has an extensive background in developing Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS). His research focuses on developing microfabricated Smart Materials and applying them to MEMS applications. He has a particular interest in piezoelectric MEMS devices for biomedical applications. He is a Senior Member in IEEE and is a technical committee member for IEEE MEMS conference. He has published >30 journal papers and >35 conference papers

Teaching Interests

  • MEMS
  • Microfabrication

Research Interests

  • MEMS Fabrication
  • Smart Material Development
  • Flexible/stretchable systems
  • Neural Interface Devices