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Todd Duncombe

Todd A. Duncombe

Undergraduate Student
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Washington
Box 352500, 253J EE/CSE Building
Seattle, WA 98195-2500, USA


tel: 541 760-9343
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I’ve been working in Professor Böhringer’s MEMS lab since April 2007.  My research has been focused on the design and characterization of novel microfluidic systems.  My current project aims at developing a robust micro-diagnostic device via electrochemistry.

In the summer of 2008 I received a NSF IREE grant which enabled me to join Fujita Sensei’s lab at the University of Tokyo for the summer.  It turned out to be a life changing experience!


Recent Publications


  • Todd A. Duncombe, Momoko Kumemura, Hiroyuki Fujita, K. F. Böhringer, “Integrating EWOD with Surface Ratchets for Active Droplet Transport and Sorting.” 22nd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS’09), Sorrento, Italy, 25-29 January 2009. Paper. Poster.