Address: Packard Lab
19 Memorial Dr. West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Areas of Research
- Bio Microelectromechanical Systems
- Micro- and Nanofabrication
- Micro- and Nanoscale Manufacturing
- Micro- and Nanosensors
- Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
- Sensor Technology
Dr. Tatic-Lucic's research interests include BioMEMS, micro-fabrication technology, and design, packaging and reliability of micro-sensors. Her research team is focused on fabrication, design and applications of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) for application in cell biology and neuroscience. She is currently developing a system for extracellular recording of electrical signals from cultured neuronal networks for eventual use in neuroscience and as a sensor for detecting the presence of neuroactive compounds. Her research team is also designing a bioMEMS device capable of accurately measuring the mechanical properties of biological cells, to help mitigate the impact of certain diseases such as osteoporosis. Dr Tatic-Lucic's research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, and the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance.
Before joining Lehigh University, Tatic-Lucic began her research career with Ford Microelectronics and Coventor, Inc. She is recipient of an NSF CAREER award for work that focused on the development of a system for extracellular recording from patterned neural networks. Prof. Tatic-Lucic is the recipient of the Alfred Noble Robinson Award from Lehigh University, and the P.C. Rossin Assistant Professorship. for the unusual promise of professional achievement.
- Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
- M.S., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
- B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade (Serbia)