David Erickson

Sibley College Professor
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering

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David Erickson
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Contact Information

369 Upson Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 342-1799

David Erickson

Sibley College Professor
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering

Expertise

Global health; point-of-care diagnostics; nanotechnology; photonics; microfluidics

Current Research Interest

Point-of-care diagnostics for global health; nutrition; infectious diseases; solar energy; CO2 conversion

Distinction

Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME
Philadelphia Life Sciences Start-up of the Year
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, PECASE

Selected Publications

Snodgrass, Ryan, Andrea Gardner, Aggrey Semeere, Varun Lingaiah Kopparthy, Jens Duru, Toby Maurer, Jeffrey Martin, Ethel Cesarman, and David Erickson. “A Portable Device for Nucleic Acid Quantification Powered by Sunlight, a Flame or Electricity.” Nature Biomedical Engineering 2 (2018): 657-665.

Lu, Zhengda, Dakota O’Dell, Balaji Srinivasan, Elizabeth Rey, Ruisheng Wang, Sasank Vemulapati, Saurabh Mehta, and David Erickson. “Rapid Diagnostic Testing Platform for Iron and Vitamin A Deficiency.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, no. 51 (2017): 13513-13518.

Cornell Research Website Article

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