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

240 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
Mobile health; point-of-care diagnostics; nanotechnology; photonics; microfluidics

Current Research Interest
Smartphone-based nutrition and cholesterol analysis; solar-powered diagnostic devices for limited resource settings; nanoparticle and protein aggregate analysis in biological pharmaceuticals; cortisol tracking on mobile devices

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, Li Jiang, Cheng Fu, Ethel Cesarman, and David Erickson.  “KS-Detect – Validation of Solar Thermal PCR for the Diagnosis of Kaposi’s Sarcoma Using Pseudo-Biopsy Samples.” PLOS One 11, no. 1 (2016): e0147636.

Seoho, Lee, Vlad Oncescu, Matt Mancuso, Saurabh Mehta, and David Erickson. “A Smartphone Platform for the Quantification of Vitamin D Levels.” Lab on a Chip 14, no. 8 (2014): 1437-1432.

Cornell Research Website Article
Smartphones Help Care for Our Health