Nick Toombs


Nick joined Professor Ferreira’s group as an undergraduate research assistant while pursuing his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois. He continued at Illinois in 2013 as an Masters student. His research focuses on Laser Micro Transfer Printing and heterogeneous material integration. He is working to reduce the temperature of the laser transfer printing process to extend the life of the elastomeric stamps and to enable printing of temperature sensitive components and materials.