Ioana Voiculescu

Assistant Professor

Main Affiliation

Mechanical Engineering


Steinman Hall






Ioana Voiculescu


  • Engineering Diploma (B.S.+M.S., Valedictorian), 1982, Technical University "Politehnica", Timisoara, Romania. Specialization: Precision Mechanics & Robotics
  • Ph. D., Mechanical Engineering, 1997, Technical University "Politehnica", Timisoara, Romania, Specialization: Precision Mechanics
  • Sc. D., Mechanical Engineering, 2005, The George Washington University, Specialization: Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) sensors

Research Interests

Microelectromechanical (MEMS) sensors for biological and chemical applications, lab on chip devices, stretchable and flexible electronics and devices.




I. Voiculescu, M. Zaghloul (Editors): Nanocantilever Beam, Modeling, Fabrication and Applications, Publisher Pan Stanford, Singapore, ISBN 9789814613231, 520 pages, 2016.


Journal Papers

I. Voiculescu, M. Liao, M. Zakerin, R. Berger, T. Ono, M. Toda,” Pico-thermogravimetric Material Properties Analysis Using Diamond Cantilever Beam”, Sensors and Actuators, Physical, A vol. 271, pp. 356–363, 2018.

 X. Zhang, W. Wang, F. Li, I. Voiculescu, “Stretchable Impedance Sensor for Mammalian Cell Proliferation Measurements”, Lab on a Chip, vol. 17(12), pp. 2054-2066, 2017.

X. Zhang, W. Wang, A.N. Nordin, F. Li, S. Jang, I Voiculescu, “The Influence of the Electrode Dimension on the Detection Sensitivity of Electric Cell–Substrate Impedance Sensing (ECIS) and its Mathematical Modeling”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol. 247, pp. 780–790, 2017.

I. Voiculescu, M. Toda, T. Ono, F. Liu, I. Voiculescu, “Investigation of Bimaterial Cantilever Beam for Heat Sensing in Liquid”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 242, pp. 58–66, 2016.

X. Zhang, F. Li, A. N. Nordin, J. Tarbell, I. Voiculescu, “Toxicity Studies Using Mammalian Cells and Impedance Spectroscopy Method”, Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, vol. 3, pp. 112–121, 2015.

F. Liu, A. N. Nordin, F. Li, I. Voiculescu, “Lab-on-Chip Cell-based Biosensor for Label-free Sensing of Water Toxicants”, Lab on a Chip, no. 14, pp. 1270-1280, 2014.

F. Liu, F. Li, A. N. Nordin, I. Voiculescu, “A Novel Cell-Based Hybrid Acoustic Wave Biosensor with Impedimetric Sensing Capabilities”, Sensors, vol. 13, pp. 3039-3055, 2013.

I. Voiculescu, F. Li, F. Liu, X. Zhang, L.M. Cancel, J.M. Tarbell, A. Khademhosseini, “Study of Long-term Viability of Endothelial Cells for Lab-on-a-chip Devices”, Sensors and Actuators B, Chemical, vol. 182, pp. 696–705, 2013.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

I. Voiculescu, A. N. Nordin, “Acoustic Wave Based MEMS Devices for Biosensing Applications”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 33, issue. 1, pp. 1-9, 2012.