Glen Fitzpatrick

Chief Scientific Officer
Micralyne Inc.

Glen has been inventing, developing, designing and testing key technologies utilized in MEMS based optical, biomedical and industrial sensors and devices for more than 30 years. Glen has deep expertise in thin films, microfabrication, microfluidics, lithography, micro and nano materials and metrology. Glen is an avid cyclist, photographer, astronomer and hiker.

Glen Fitzpatrick Posts

Surface to Air and Everywhere – Big Problems in a Small World

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Dec 18, 2018

MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) geometries, measured usually in microns, don’t sound too imposingly small when compared to integrated circuit geometries, but ICs have one saving grace, which is that the electronic…

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Much Ado About Almost Nothing: the role of thin film growth in MEMS architectures

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Sep 05, 2018

As I go through some pictures of recent hikes, I remembered that one striking feature of a winter’s day hike was the growth of frost on the branches of trees…

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What little (devices) I remember: the genesis of MEMS design and development in Alberta, Canada

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May 22, 2018

As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Micralyne as a private company (Micralyne was privatized on April 3rd 1998), we thought that it was the perfect opportunity to begin blogging…

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