Texas ECE graduate student, Amritesh Rai, was awarded the IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Individual Achievement Award at the 2019 IEEE Region 5 Annual Conference & Business Meeting held earlier this month in Lafayette, LA. Amritesh was awarded in recognition for his role as the IEEE Region 5 Young Professionals Chair, for helping with the regional logistics during the 2018 IEEE-USA Future Leaders Forum that was held in Austin, and for establishing the first-ever graduate student-led Chapter of IEEE in the whole of IEEE Region 5.
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UT ECE professor Zheng Wang has received a 2013 Sloan research Fellowship. Sloan Fellowships are highly competitive and prestigious.“The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
Professor Li Shi is pictured holding a cryostat, which is an instrument used for measuring the thermal property of graphene (a form of carbon one atom thick) as reported in the journal Science.
UT ECE professor Deji Akinwande and his research group have made a breakthrough with state-of-the-art flexible graphene field-effect transistors with record current densities and the highest power and conversion gain ever.
UT ECE professor Seth Bank is part of a research team that recently was awarded funding through the Department of Defense's Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI).
UT ECE professors Mikhail Belkin and Neal Hall have been named recipients of 2012 DARPA Young Faculty Awards. According to DARPA, "The objective of the DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) program is to identify and engage rising research stars in junior faculty positions at U.S.