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LiMMS is an international research unit on MEMS and NEMS (Micro- and Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems) operated in joint names of France, CNRS - Institut des sciences de l'ingenierie et des Systemes INSIS, and Japan, Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), The University of Tokyo.

LiMMS is located on Komaba Campus (II), in Tokyo. Our Research activities are focused on 3 main fields related to micro- and nano- technologies: Bio MEMS, Nanotechnologies, Advanced MEMS.


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BNR #50 - Dr. Sebastian Volz (LEM2C, UPR-CNRS 288, France), July 30th 2013, PM5:00- C-lounge

Title : Nanostructure based Design of Materials Properties for the Thermal Management of Micro and Nanosystems.

BNR #49 - Pr. Philippe Cinquin (TIMC-IMAG, CNRS UMR5525, France), July 4th 2013, PM5:00- E-lounge

From Computer Assisted Medical Inverventions to Energetically Autonomous Implanted Medical

BNR #48 - Pr. Nicolas Bredeche (Univ. Paris VI), June 25th 2013, PM5:00- C-lounge

Evolutionary robotics: from evolutionary optimization to in silico experimental evolution.
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Blood vessel-on-a-chip

A collaborative project in the frame of SMMIL-E has led to the production of blood vessel on a microfluidic chip.

LIMMS-iLite Tokyo workshop February 2nd 2018

LIMMS-iLite Tokyo workshop February 2nd 2018

SMMIL-E Workshop Dec 15th 2017

SMMIL-E workshop in Lille - Dec. 15th, 2017

The CNRS press release about our Appl. Phys. Lett. paper was published online

LIMMS Energy Harvesting Mini-Workshop, Tokyo, November 13, 2017

On November 13, 2017, LIMMS will organize the Energy Harvesting Mini-Workshop at RCAST (Building 3, M2 floor Seminar Room), The University of Tokyo.

The CNRS press release about our paper was published online

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Open Positions

PhD project in SMMIL-E

SMMIL-E opens a PhD project starting in september/october 2017. The project will aim to use microsystems to analyze and isolate small population of Leukemia cells with physical phenotype. phenotype
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