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Biomedical Engineering

Academic Rank


Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

Stanford University, 1978 Ph.D.

Stanford University, 1976 M.S.

Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1969 B.S.

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1989-2019

Selected Publications

William Yee, Guna S Selvaduray and Benjamin G. Hawkins. "Characterization of silver nanoparticle-infused tissue adhesive for ophthalmic use" Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials Vol. 55 (2016) p. 67 - 74

Meena Mahmood, Philip Fejleh, Alokita Karmakar, Ashley Fejleh, et al.. "Enhanced bone cells growth and proliferation on TiO2 nanotubular substrates treated by rf plasma discharge" Advanced Engineering Materials Vol. 7 (2010) p. 5409 - 5418

Guna S Selvaduray and D. Leung. "Effect of Design Factors on Microvia Reliability of Flip Chip Ball Grid Array Polymeric Substrates" Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging Vol. 5 (2008)

Xuhui Sun, Gabe Calebotta, Bin Yu, Guna S Selvaduray, et al.. "Synthesis of germanium nanowires on insulator catalyzed by indium or antimony" Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures Vol. 25 Iss. 2 (2007) p. 415 - 420

Steven M. Vukazich, Guna S Selvaduray and Jessica Tran. "Conducting a Soft First-Story Multifamily Dwelling Survey: An Example Using Santa Clara County, California" Earthquake Spectra Vol. 22 Iss. 4 (2006) p. 1063 - 1079

Guna S Selvaduray, S. Vukazich and J. Tran. "Santa Clara County Soft First Story Multi Unit Building Survey" Earthquake Spectra, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Vol. 22 Iss. 4 (2006)

Guna S Selvaduray and S. Trigwell. "Effects of welding on the passive oxide film of electropolished 316L stainless steel" Journal of Materials Processing Technology Vol. 166 Iss. 1 (2005)

Guna S Selvaduray and S. Trigwell. "Effects of welding electropolished 316L stainless steel as used in ultra-pure fluid delivery systems for the semiconductor and pharmaceutical industries" Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science Vol. 56 (2002)

Guna S Selvaduray, W.F. Chen and C. Scawthorn. "Hazardous Materials: Earthquake Caused Incidents and Mitigation Approaches" Earthquake Engineering Handbook (2002)

Guna S Selvaduray, W. Lee and S. Yee. "Fluxless Soldering: A Review" Microelectronic Packaging Vol. 1 (2001)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Every Problem Presents an Opportunity" Guest Editorial, MEPTEC Report (2000)

Guna S Selvaduray and M. Abtew. "Lead-Free Solders in Microelectronics" Materials Science & Engineering Reports Vol. 27 Iss. 5-6 (2000)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Recyclability of Microelectronic Systems" Advances in Packaging Development and Research (2000)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Sintered Architectural Glass Tiles from Recycled Glass" Advances in Packaging Development and Research (2000)

L. T. Nguyen, W. Lee and Guna S Selvaduray. "Solder Joint Fatigue Models – Review and Applicability to Chip Scale Packages" Microelectronics Reliability Vol. 40 Iss. 2 (2000)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Transforming the Mechanical Engineering Curriculum to meet the Challenges of the 21st Century" Journal of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering Vol. 101 Iss. 959 (1998)

Guna S Selvaduray and M. Abtwew. "Lead-Free Solders for Surface Mount Technology Applications" ChipScale Review Vol. 2 Iss. 4 (1998)

Guna S Selvaduray and R. Brindos. "Effect of Temperature on Wetting Angle" National Educators' Workshop: Update 96 - Standard Experiments in Engineering Materials Science and Technology, NASA Publication 3354 (1997)

S. Trigwell, R. Hayden, K. Nelson and Guna S Selvaduray. "Effects of Treatment on the Surface Chemistry of NiTi Shape Memory Alloys" Surface and Interface Analysis Vol. 26 Iss. 7 (1997)

S Thomas, E Hasenkamp and Guna S Selvaduray. "Determination of Oxygen Diffusion in Ionic Solids" The Journal of Materials Education Vol. 19 Iss. 3 (1997)

Hilden, J., , K. Lewis, , A. Meamaripour and Guna S Selvaduray. "Measurement of Springback Angle in Sheet Bending" The Journal of Materials Education Vol. 19 Iss. 3 (1997)

J Chao, J.,, S Curotto, Guna S Selvaduray and C Anderson. "The Effect of Surface Finish on Tensile Strength" The Journal of Materials Education Vol. 19 Iss. 3 (1997)

Guna S Selvaduray, W Lee and S Yee. "Effect of Surface Treatment on the Wetting Force of Eutectic Pb-Sn Solder on Copper Substrates" PennsylvaniaDesign and Reliability of Solder Joints and Interconnects (1997)

Guna S Selvaduray. "The Significance of Corporate Earthquake Programs - Similarities and Differences between Japan and the U.S.A. (Invited paper, in Japanese)" Journal of The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Vol. 99 Iss. 935 (1996)

Guna S Selvaduray, S. Trigwell and A. Singh. "Effects of Intermetallic Compound Formation on the Electrical Performance of Wirebonded Interconnects" International Journal of Microcircuits and Electronic Packaging Vol. 19 Iss. 1, First Quarter (1996)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Undergraduate Engineering Ceramics Laboratory Development" International Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 11 Iss. 4-5 (1995)

Guna S Selvaduray and A. Singh. "Modeling of Flip-Chip-Bonded and Wire-Bonded MCM Interconnects for Electrical Performance Comparison" International Journal of Microcircuits and Electronic Packaging Vol. 17 Iss. 1 (1994)

Guna S Selvaduray and L. Sheet. "Aluminum Nitride: A Review of Synthesis Methods" Materials Science and Technology Vol. 9 (1993)

C. Zhang and Guna S Selvaduray. "Effect of CO2 on the Processing of Y-Ba-Cu-O Superconductors" Journal of Materials Research Vol. 7 Iss. 2 (1992)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Materials Selection Parameters for Ceramic Substrates: Property-Processing Relationships" Materials Developments in Microelectronic Packaging: Performance and Reliability (1991)

Guna S Selvaduray, D. Richard, D. Quinn and D. Rowland. "Relationship Between Microstructure and Physical Properties of Al2O3 and SiC Reinforced Aluminum Alloys" Interfaces in Metal Ceramics Composites (1990)

Guna S Selvaduray and L. Martinez. "Thin Alumina Coatings on Borosilicate Glass: Interfacial Interactions During Heat Treatment" Interfaces in Metal Ceramics Composites (1990)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Die Bond Materials and Bonding Mechanisms in Microelectronic Packaging" Thin Solid Films Vol. 153 Iss. 1-3 (1987)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Industrial Uses for Liquid Tin" Tin International (1985)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Industrial Earthquake Preparedness in Shizuoka and the Role of the Prefectural Government" Earthquake Spectra Vol. 1 Iss. 2 (1985)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Earthquake Emergency Preparedness in Japan" People and National Land Policy Vol. 10 Iss. 3 (1984)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Liquid Tin as a Solvent Metal and Reaction Medium" Tin and Its Uses Iss. 141 (1984)

Guna S Selvaduray. "The Liquid Tin Process: An Experimental Investigation of a Potential Pyrometallurgical Process for Reprocessing Irradiated Carbide Fuels for Fast Breeder Reactors" European Applied Research Report - Nuclear Science Technology Vol. 4 Iss. 6 (1983)

T. Ohto and Guna S Selvaduray. "Effect of Backup Roll Length and Roll Neck Length on Profile for 4-h Mills" Iron and Steel Engineer Vol. 58 Iss. 3 (1981)

Guna S Selvaduray, M. Goldstein and R. N Anderson. "Review of Reprocessing Technologies" Conservation and Recycling Vol. 3 (1979)

Guna S Selvaduray and L. Heising. "Proliferation Resistant Reprocessing Methods" Nuclear Engineering International Vol. 24 Iss. 292 (1979)

Guna S Selvaduray, M. Goldstein and R. N. Anderson. "Finding a Site to Store Spent Fuel in the Pacific Basin" Nuclear Engineering International Vol. 24 Iss. 290 (1979)

Guna S Selvaduray, Mark Goldstein and Robert N. Anderson. "Survey of nuclear fuel reprocessing technologies" Conservation & Recycling Vol. 3 Iss. 2 (1979) p. 93 - 134

Guna S Selvaduray, R. N. Anderson and M. Goldstein. "Separation Technologies Reviewed" Nuclear Engineering International Vol. 23 Iss. 275 (1978)

Guna S Selvaduray. "Comparative Evaluation of Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Technologies for Advanced Fuel Cycle Concepts" Ph. D. Thesis, Department of Applied Earth Sciences, Stanford University, California (1978)

Personal Commentary

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Guna Selvaduray is an educator, researcher and consultant. He is Professor in Materials Engineering at San Jose State University, where he teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses including bio-materials, engineering ceramics, microelectronic packaging, thermodynamics of solids, experimental methods in materials engineering, materials processing methods, corrosion and design for the environment. He initiated the Microelectronic Packaging concentration area within the MSE Program. The highly successful interdisciplinary Biomedical Devices Graduate Concentration Area was also developed and established by him. He is currently in the process of developing the College of Engineering's B.S. Bioengineering program.



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