Dr. Apratim Chakraborty

Recent Graduate

Contact information

Email: a6chakra@uwaterloo.ca

Office: DC 2713

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  • Current: PhD Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (NANO) at University of Waterloo
  • 2016: MASc Mechanical Engineering from University of Waterloo
  • 2014: BASc Electrical Engineering (Honours) from University of Waterloo

Research interests

  • Simulation, Nano-Fabrication and Packaging of Graphene-based Field Effect Transistors
  • Simulation of Nano-wire Bonding for NEMS electronic devices
  • Shape Memory Alloy Spring Actuators
  • Wire-Bonding and Interconnection Mechanisms in N/MEMS


  • W. Ahmed, M. Irannejad, A. Chakraborty, M. Yavuz, "Numerical studies of thermoelectric cooling for a GaAs laser diode", EuroSimE International Conference on Thermal, Mechanical and Multi-Physics Simulation and Experiments in Microelectronics and Microsystems, 2018
  • M. Yavuz, M. Irannejad, A. Chakraborty, N. Udayakumar, K.H. Ibrahim, W. Alyalak, A. Brzezinski,  “Nano-bonding and Packaging Graphene/NEMS Devices”,  International Semiconductor Science Technology Conference, Izmir, Turkey, May 11-13, 2015
  • N. Udayakumar, A. Chakraborty, M. Irannejad, A. Brzezinski, M. Yavuz, “Effects of using 2D-material buffer layer on the wire bonding graphene-based devices”, Poster Presentation, Graphene Conference, 4th ed., May 6-9, 2014, Tououse (France)
  • N. Udayakumar, A. Chakraborty, M. Irannejad, B. Cui, A. Brzezinski, M. Yavuz, “The Effects of Using Buffer Layers on Nanowire Bonding and Conductance Properties of Graphene-based Electronic Devices”, Oral Presentation, IEEE Nano Conference, 14th ed., August 18-21, 2014, Toronto (Canada)


  • Earned merit certificate in CHAMP (Credit Humber Association for Mathematics Professionals) contest held in 2006 and Canadian Open Mathematics Contest held in December 2008.
  • Achieved University of Waterloo President’s Entrance Scholarship and University of Waterloo Entrance Bursary in September 2009.
  • Won Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship in September 2009.
  • Won Graduate Research Studentship in May 2014 and May 2017 at University of Waterloo.


  • Dr. Mustafa Yavuz