People

Amal Hajjaj

PhD Students

Research Interests

Linear and Nonlinear Dynamics of Micro-Structures with their Application in MEMS and NEMS, Parametric Excitation of Micro-Structures

Selected Publications

Journal Papers
·         A.Z. Hajjaj, N. Alcheikh, M. A. Al Hafiz, S. Ilyas, and M. I. Younis, "A scalable pressure sensor based on an electrothermally and electrostatically operated resonator," Applied Physics Letter, 2017.
·         S. N. R. Kazmi, A. Z. Hajjaj, M. A. Al Hafiz, P. M.F.J Costa, and M. I. Younis, " Highly Tunable Electrostatic Nanomechanical Resonators," IEEE Trans. On Nanotechnology, 2017. (Equal contributor with S. N. R. Kazmi).
·         A. Z. Hajjaj, N. Alcheikh, and M. I. Younis, " The effect of initial curvature on the static and dynamic behavior of MEMS resonators,"2017.
·         A. Z. Hajjaj, M. A. Hafiz, and M. I. Younis, "Mode Coupling and Nonlinear Resonances of MEMS Arch Resonators for Bandpass Filters," Scientific Reports, vol. 7, 2017.
·         A. H. Ramini, A. Z. Hajjaj, and M. I. Younis, "Tunable Resonators for Nonlinear Modal Interactions," Scientific Reports, vol. 6, 2016.
·         A. Z. Hajjaj, N. Alcheikh, A. Ramini, M. A. Al Hafiz, and M. I. Younis, "Highly tunable electrothermally and electrostatically actuated resonators," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 25, pp. 440-449, 2016.
 
Conference Papers            
·         A. Z. Hajjaj, A. Ramini, N. Alcheikh, and M. I. Younis, "Highly Tunable Electrothermally Actuated Arch Resonator," in ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IDETC, 2016.
·         A. Z. Hajjaj, M. A. Al Hafiz, and M. I. Younis, "Tunable Bandpass Filter Based on Electrothermally and Electrostatically Actuated MEMS Arch Resonator," in ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE, 2016.
·A. Z. Hajjaj, N. Alcheikh, and M. I. Younis, " The effect of initial curvature on the static and dynamic behavior of MEMS resonators,” in ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IDETC , 2017.
·         S. N. R. Kazmi, A. Z. Hajjaj, P. M.F.J Costa, and M. I. Younis, “Highly tunable NEMS shallow arches," in IEEE 17th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 2017.

Education

MS:Master Degree in Computational Mechanics at Ecole Polytechnique de Tunis

BS:Engineering Degree at Ecole Polytechnique de Tunis

Awards

2017, Best paper award in the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC 2017), Cleveland, Ohio, USA