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Research Focus

Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS), design and manufacturing of microfabricated sensors and actuators, mechatronics and control systems.

Education

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1998

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, IEEE
  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2009

Research Overview

Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS), design and manufacturing of microfabricated sensors and actuators, mechatronics and control systems.

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Selected Publications

  • Z. Liu, S. Yoshida, D.A. Horsley, and S. Tanaka, “Fabrication and Characterization of Row-Column Addressed pMUT Array with Monocrystalline PZT Thin Film Toward Creating Ultrasonic Imager,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, p.113666. June, 2022.
  • G. -L. Luo, Y. Kusano, and D. A. Horsley, “Airborne Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers for Long-Range Detection,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 81–89, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1109/JMEMS.2020.3037298.
  • Y. Kusano, I. Ishii, T. Kamiya, A. Teshigahara, G. Luo, and D. A. Horsley, “High-SPL Air-coupled Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers based on 36% ScAlN Thin-film,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, June, 2019.
  • P. Taheri-Tehrani, M. Defoort, and D. A. Horsley, “Observation of the Effect of Fractional Synchronization on Amplitude and Frequency Stability in Micromechanical Oscillators,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, pp. 1-8, May, 2019.
  • P. Taheri-Tehrani, A. D. Challoner, and D. A. Horsley, “Micromechanical Rate Integrating Gyroscope With Angle-Dependent Bias Compensation Using a Self-Precession Method,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 18, pp. 3533-3543, 2018.
David Horsley

Faculty

Jul 06, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: David Horsley

David Horsley joins the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in July 2023 as a Professor in Oakland, CA.

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