Dr. McCormick founded Advanced MEMS in 2005, where he is currently President and CTO, to focus on the development and commercialization of MEMS systems for biophotonic and biomedical applications. AdancedMEMS’ imaging systems have been employed in human research trials for approximately 4 years.
From 2003 to 2006, Daniel was a post-doctoral researcher and a visiting research associate with the Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center and EECS at the University of California, Berkeley, continuing his research on RF and biomedical applications of MEMS. His research at UC Berkeley focused on the integration of MEMS and microelectronics for high-precision instrumentation, biomedical instrumentation, tag-less detection of proteins, nanobiology and RF/microwave devices. Dan received his B.S.E. degree with distinction in biomedical engineering and electrical engineering from Duke University, Durham, NC, in 1999 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, in 2002 and 2003, respectively. His doctoral dissertation focused on micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) for in vivo optical coherence tomography imaging and radio frequency (RF) applications.