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UT ECE Graduate Student Xingyu Zhang recently won a Best Student Paper Award at the Organic Photonics + Electronics Symposium, held at the SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference, San Diego, CA, August 17-24, 2014.
Imagine trying to fill up a glass of water, and the more you pour in, the emptier the glass gets. It sounds far-fetched, but if you try this same experiment with electrons instead of water, it’s actually quite possible.
Image: Erik Zumalt, The University of Texas at Austin
Ping-Chun Li, a graduate student researcher in Prof. Edward Yu’s group in UT ECE was recently selected as a recipient of a Material Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award at the 2014 MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco, CA.