Dr. Ryan C. Tung received the B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA, in 2006, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, in 2008 and 2012, respectively. He completed a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO, USA in 2014. He is currently an assistant professor in mechanical engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. His current research interests include the dynamics of contact resonance atomic force microscopy, fluid-structure interactions in microsystems, and novel metrology techniques.