PhD theses


Implementation of Functional Microfluidic Dispensing Tools Enabling Enhanced Control in Extrusion Bioprinting

L. Serex / P. Renaud; T. M. Braschler (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2019. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-9281.


What is the role of fish intestine as environment-organism barrier? Mechanistic investigations using fish intestinal cells on a chip

C. Drieschner / P. Renaud; K. Schirmer (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2018. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8708.

Electrostatically gated nanofluidic membranes: Technological developments and use of electrochemically polarizable materials

S. S. G. Varricchio / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2018. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8366.


Microdevice for Sedimentation-based Separation of Blood Microsamples at the Point of Collection

D. Forchelet / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7782.

Impedance Spectroscopy for Single Cell Analysis and Dispensing

D. V. Bonzon / P. Renaud; D. Bertrand (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6082.

A Microfluidic Brain Interface for In Vivo Recording of Neurochemical Activity

G. C. Y. Petitpierre / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7816.


Towards brain-on-a-chip

Y. Ren / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2016. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6854.


Investigation of the thermal effects in nanofluidic transport and their application in gating

M. Taghipoor / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2015. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6825.

Microfluidic Scintillation Detectors for High Energy Physics

P. Maoddi / P. Renaud; A. Mapelli (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2015. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6620.


Functional and Responsive Nanoporous Silicon Nitride Membranes

A. Z. I. Bojko / P. Renaud; R. Pugin (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6203.

Ionic and molecular transport through active nanoporous membranes

F. Wildhaber / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6107.

Thermal gradients on a chip for the local stimulation of biological systems

S. Delasoie-Baranek / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6058.

Microimpedance spectroscopy for local characterization of tissue structures

P. Joris / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6099.


Impedance spectroscopy for in vitro toxicology

R. Meissner / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2013. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5875.

Design and construction of a portable whole-cell living bacterial biosensor for the detection of arsenic in water

N. Buffi / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2013. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5690.

Flexible Micro/Nanofabricated Systems for Medical Devices and Implants

W. Hasenkamp Carreira / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2013. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5512.


On chip cellular dielectric spectroscopy

L. Colella / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2012. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5514.

AFM Based Single Cell Microinjection

J. K. Bitterli / P. Renaud; A. Meister (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2012. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5489.

Microtechnologies to Map the Fate of Single Stem Cells and their Progeny

S. Kobel / M. Lutolf; P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2012. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5322.

Micro-engineering the Cerebral Cortical Cell Niche

A. Kunze / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2012. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5290.


Fully-integrated CMOS Probes for Magnetic Resonance Applications

J. Anders / P. Renaud; G. Boero (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2011. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5154.

Analysis of Factors Affecting the Performance of Retinal Prostheses Using Finite Element Modelling of Electric Field Distribution in the Retina

S. H. Kasi Raj / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2011. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5048.

Scintillation Particle Detectors Based on Plastic Optical Fibres and Microfluidics

A. Mapelli / P. Renaud; P. L. G. Grafström (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2011. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5033.

Development of MEMS Programmable Diffraction Gratings for Spectroscopic Applications in the Visible, Near- and Mid-Infrared

R. Lockhart / P. Renaud; R. Stanley (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2011. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4978.


Fluid Manipulation Using Thermoexpandable Polymer Based on Ploydimethylsiloxane and Expancel

L. Metref / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2010. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4889.

Biomolecular Diffusion in Nanofluidics

N. Durand / P. Renaud; T. Lasser (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2010. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4736.


Controlled entrapment of cells in hydrogels on chip and cell sorting by dielectrophoresis using liquid electrodes

T. Braschler / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2009. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4432.

Dielectrophoresis-based continuous-flow particle microreactor

R. Tornay / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2009. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4426.

The tissue reaction to neuroprostheses

A. Mercanzini / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2009. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4339.


Continuous-flow separation of cells in a lab-on-a-chip using "liquid electrodes" and multiple-frequency dielectrophoresis

N. Demierre / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2008. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4099.


Microfabricated thin film strain gage sensor with telemetry microprocessor embedded in a soft contact lens for minimally invasive intraocular pressure monitoring

M. Leonardi / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2007. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3978.

On-chip liquid/solid chromatography for continuous analysis

M. Schlund / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2007. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3866.


Electrical cell manipulation in microfluidic systems

U. Seger / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2006. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3610.

Two-dimensional microimpedance imaging for cell culture monitoring

O. P. Linderholm / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2006. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3604.

Transport phenomena in nanofluidics

R. B. Schoch / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2006. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3538.


Guided-wave micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) optical switches for telecommunication applications

R. Guerre / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2005. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3269.


Microfabrication d'objets composites fonctionnels en 3D et à haut facteur de forme, par procédés UV-LIGA et microstéréolithographie

S. Jiguet / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2004. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3096.

Dielectric spectroscopy in a microfabricated flow cytometer

S. D. Gawad / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2004. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3011.

Study of gas ionization in a glow discharge and development of a micro gas ionizer for gas detection and analysis

R. G. Longwitz / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2004. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2919.


Polyimide-based microfabrication technologies for microelectrodes and microfluidic devices in biomedical engineering

S. Metz / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2003. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2807.


Exploration and exploitation of surface tension and electrokinetic liquid microflow effects in microfluidic systems

Y-S. Leung Ki / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2001. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2406.

New micromachining technologies using porous silicon

G. Lammel / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2001. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2387.

Fabrication of multi-electrode array devices for electrophysiological monitoring of in-vitro cell/tissue cultures

M. O. Heuschkel / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2001. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2370.

Thermally actuated micro-mirror for one and two-dimensional optical beam scanning

S. Schweizer / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2001. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2359.


Technologies for high-temperature silicon microreactors

C. Alépée / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2000. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2298.


Miniature photoacoustic gas sensors

M. Weber / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 1999. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2075.


Operational limits of micromachined inertial sensors

Y. Ansel / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 1998. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-1874.

Nouvelles technologies de microstructuration de type UV-LIGA et fabrication de composants micromécaniques

H. Lorenz / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 1998. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-1770.


Methodology for the modeling and simulation of microsystems

B. Romanowicz / P. Renaud (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 1997. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-1680.