The United States Department of Energy (US DOE) recently announced an investment of $36 Million in a number of projects to improve situational awareness of solar energy systems, especially at critical infrastructure sites. This investment will increase resilience to cyber and physical threats, and strengthen solar integration on the grid.
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Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering have created the first silicon nanomembrane based flexible photonic crystal cavity. This new form of silicon photonic devices is believed to have numerous applications in wearable devices and biomedical instruments.
UT ECE assistant professor and Kilby Endowed Faculty Fellow Deji Akinwande has been named the 2015 recipient of the IEEE Nanotechnology Early Career Award.
Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering have created the first transistors out of silicene, the world’s thinnest silicon material. This new “wonder material” could make computers and other electronics more efficient.
UT ECE graduate student Scott Maddox has been named the recipient of the Best Student paper Award from the 2014 MRS Electronic Materials Conference for his talk "Effects of Growth Rate, Substrate Temperature, and a Bi Surfactant on Doping Limits in InAs: Si Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy.” Scott