Skip to content. Skip to main navigation.

avatar

Nancy L Michael

Name

[Michael, Nancy L]
  • Senior Lecturer, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Professional Preparation

    • 1983 B.S in Ceramic EngineeringIowa State University
    • 1999 M.S. University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2002 Ph.D.

Appointments

    • May 2007 to Present Senior Lecturere and Undergraduate Advisor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • May 2002 to May 2007 Faculty Associate Research
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • May 1998 to May 2002 Graduate Research Assistant
      University of Texas at Arlinton
    • May 1997 to May 1998 Graduate Teaching Assistant
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • May 1988 to May 1990 Safety Manager
      U.S. Naval Station Panama Canal, Panama
    • May 1985 to May 1988 Aerospace Engineer
      6585th Test Group, Guidance Division, Holloman, AFB, NM
    • May 1983 to May 1984 Materials Engineer
      Motorola, Inc, Ceramic Products, Albuquerque, NM

Awards and Honors

    • May  2013 Various Awards 1998-2009 sponsored by Various Sponsors

Research and Expertise

  • Funded Research
    • C.-U. Kim, N. Michael, "Study of thermo-mechanical instability of porous low-k dielectrics: Impacts to electrical and mechanical reliability of interconnects and possible route to air-gap technology", SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation), 2/1/2008-1/31/2011, $241,000.
    • C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Development of Ultra-large grained Cu interconnects for Enhanced Scaling Performance: Exploration of Directional Annealing", SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation), 12/2006, $40,000 (gift).
    • C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Electromigration properties of ARF5 Cu interconnects", Agere Systems, 8/2004-7/2005, $89,300.
    • C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Further studies on the size effect in Cu interconnects", International SEMATECH, 6/2002-1/2003, $50,000. 

Publications

      Journal Article 2008
      • N. M. Meng and C. U. K. Park. "Analysis of Barrier Defects in Low-k/Cu Interconnects Based on Electrochemical Response and Simulation Cell," J. Electron. Mater., vol. 37, pp. 428, 2008.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2006
      • N. L. M. Meng and J. Y. P. Kim. "Study of pore structure and stability in porous low-k interconnects using electrolyte voltammetry," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 88, pp. 261911, 2006.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2003
      • J. Y. P. Kim, P. G. Michael, and R. Augur. "Study of Electron Scattering Mechanism in Nanoscale Cu Interconnects," Journal of Electronic Materials, vol. 32, pp. 982, 2003.
        {Journal Article }
      2003
      • N. L. Michael, C. U. Kim, P. Gillespie, and R. Augur. "Electromigration failure in ultra-fine copper interconnects," Journal of Electronic Materials, vol. 32, pp. 988, 2003.
        {Journal Article }
      2003
      • C. U. K. Michael, P. Gillespie, and R. Augur. "Mechanism of Reliability Failure in Cu Interconnects with Ultralow-k Materials," Applied. Physics Letters, vol. 83, pp. 1959, 2003.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2002
      • C. U. K. Michael, R. A. A. Jiang, and P. Gillespie. "Mechanism of electromigration failure in submicron Cu interconnects," Journal of Electronic Materials, vol. 31, pp. 1004, 2002.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2001
      • N. L. M. Kim and R. A. Jiang. "Efficient electromigration testing with a single current source," Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 72, pp. 3962, 2001.
        {Journal Article }
      2001
      • C. U. K. Michael. "in Cu thin films with Sn and Al cross strips," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 90, pp. 4370, 2001.
        {Journal Article }

Projects

  • 2013
    • May 2013 to Present Various Sponsors
      C.-U. Kim, N. Michael, "Study of thermo-mechanical instability of porous low-k dielectrics: Impacts to electrical and mechanical reliability of interconnects and possible route to air-gap technology", SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation), 2/1/2008-1/31/2011, $241,000. C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Development of Ultra-large grained Cu interconnects for Enhanced Scaling Performance: Exploration of Directional Annealing", SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation), 12/2006, $40,000 (gift). C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Electromigration properties of ARF5 Cu interconnects", Agere Systems, 8/2004-7/2005, $89,300. C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Further studies on the size effect in Cu interconnects", International SEMATECH, 6/2002-1/2003, $50,000. 
      Role: Other PI: Not Specified
  • 2002
    • May 2002 to May 2011 Various Projects
      C.-U. Kim, N. Michael, "Study of thermo-mechanical instability of porous low-k dielectrics: Impacts to electrical and mechanical reliability of interconnects and possible route to air-gap technology", SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation), 2/1/2008-1/31/2011, $241,000. C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Development of Ultra-large grained Cu interconnects for Enhanced Scaling Performance: Exploration of Directional Annealing", SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation), 12/2006, $40,000 (gift). C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Electromigration properties of ARF5 Cu interconnects", Agere Systems, 8/2004-7/2005, $89,300. C.-U. Kim, and N. Michael, "Further studies on the size effect in Cu interconnects", International SEMATECH, 6/2002-1/2003, $50,000. 
      Role: Other PI: Not Specified

Courses

      • MAE 3324-001 STRUCTURE & MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 1312-001 ENGINEERING STATICS

        Fundamental principles, Forces, Force Components, Statics of Particles, Moments, Couples, Equivalent Force-Couple Systems, Distributed Forces, Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies, Structural Analysis, Internal Forces of Structural Members, Friction, Centroid, Center of Gravity, Moments of Inertia.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 1312-001 Engineering Statics

        Fundamental principles, Forces, Force Components, Statics of Particles, Moments, Couples, Equivalent Force-Couple Systems, Distributed Forces, Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies, Structural Analysis, Internal Forces of Structural Members, Friction, Centroid, Center of Gravity, Moments of Inertia

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials

        This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and mechanical properties of materials

        Description of Course Content:  This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and mechanical properties of materials

        Description of Course Content:  This course introduces the interrelationships between processing, structure (crystal and microstructure) and mechanical and chemical properties of engineering materials, with emphasis on the mechanical behavior of metals, polymers and composite materials.

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2014Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 3344-001 Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering
        No Description Provided.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MAE 3344-001 Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MAE 3324-001 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Materials
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MAE 1104-001 Introduction to Engineering
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MAE 2321-001 Introduction to Materials Science and engineering
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MAE 2321-001 Introduction to Materials Science and engineering
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the Profession

  • Elected
    • May 2005 to  Present Various Service
      • Symposium organizer, Recent developments in semiconductor, electro-optic and radio frequency      materials, TMS annual meeting (2007)
      • Committee member, TMS Thin Films and Interfaces (2005 – present)
      • Secretary, TMS Thin Films and Interfaces (2008 – 2011)
      • Vice-chair, TMS Thin Films and Interfaces (2012)
      • Special issue editor,  Journal of Materials (JOM), June 2010, June 2009